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India’s CO2 Target: Include Unrecognised MSMEs In Green Energy Initiatives, Experts Demand

NEW DELHI: Academicians, industry leaders, and experts on Monday asked the government to bring unrecognized micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) within the ambit of initiatives aimed at facilitating small industrial units to switch to clean energy. They also agreed that the sector has an important role for India to achieve the net-zero carbon target. …

International Migration Review Forum: MoS V Muraleedharan To Represent India

  NEW DELHI: Union minister of state for external affairs and parliamentary affairs V Muraleedharan is slated to deliver an official statement at the Plenary Session of the first International Migration Review Forum. Muraleedharan will travel to the US along with a contingent from India on Wednesday for the first International Migration Review Forum. It …

PM Modi To Attend Global COVID Summit

  NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to address the opening session of the second Global COVID Virtual Summit on Thursday. The PM will deliver remarks on the theme of ‘Preventing Pandemic Fatigue and Prioritising Preparedness’ at the summit that is hosted by US president Joe Biden, the foreign affairs ministry said in …

EXPLAINED: Why India Abstained From UNGA Voting Against Russia

NEW DELHI: The 193-member United Nations General Assembly went to a poll on Wednesday, demanding Russia to immediately stop its military operation in Ukraine. India and 34 other states abstained from voting. Five states however voted in favour of Russia. The vote also saw a sharp division among the neighbours of India to vote. Bangladesh, …

Modi Embraced by Indian Diaspora in Scotland; Will Reduce 1BN Carbon Emissions By 2030: PM

GLASGOW: The 26th United Nations Climate Change conference currently being held in Glasgow, Scotland saw a frenzy of international leaders take part and discuss global climate recovery from a devastating pandemic.  Before heading for the opening ceremony of the summit, Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi interacted with members of the Indian diaspora in Scotland, meeting …