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‘Clean energy path’ is the mantra for Government - Prakash Javadekar 1.8.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar today conferred the Climate Solver Awards which seek to encourage cutting edge technologies that ultimately contribute to reduction in Carbon Emissions.
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Energy security to be high on the agenda during Modi's US visit 1.8.2014 ET: Power
Narendra Taneja said Indian firms have invested a lot in the shale gas sector in the US and many issues would be discussed.
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India-US strategic dialogue: 5 things John Kerry and Sushma Swaraj should discuss 31.7.2014 DNA: Urban Tales
United States Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in India today , and for the next couple of days, the media will keep its eyes glued on the high level political talks to be held between the two countries. Kerry's meeting with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj can be seen as a prologue to Narendra Modi's visit to the United States in October. The meeting is strategically important firstly due to the change in the government, and both the countries know that. India and US are important allies for each other, especially against the continuous rise of China in global politics as a formidable power. Here are five things Kerry and Swaraj could be discussing about on Kerry's first official visit to India after the Narendra Modi government came to power: 1. Trade reforms and WTO: This is important and could be at the top of their discussions. India has backed out of signing the trade deal that the US claims could create 21 million jobs. India is ready to go for a global regime of trading only if ...
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John Kerry presses India on WTO deal ahead of arrival 30.7.2014 ET: Foreign Trade
The deadline for the deal, which economists say could save members of the World Trade Organisation more than one trillion dollars eventually, is Thursday.
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Joint Working Group – Important Platform for addressing concerns of Environment and Sustainable Development: Shri Prakash Javadekar US Special Envoy for Climate Change meets Shri Prakash Javadekar 30.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
First Meeting of India-USA Joint Working Group on Climate Change convened Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar today met the Special Envoy Climate Change, USA Mr. Todd Stern. The meeting between the two key principals was followed by the first Meeting of the Joint Working Group on combating Climate Change.
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Impact of Abnormal Weather Condition 30.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Many parts of the country are affected by tsunami, heavy rain, drought and global warming due to abnormal weather conditions.
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John Kerry presses India on WTO deal ahead of arrival 30.7.2014 TOI: Intl Business
Kerry said India stood to gain by setting up a level playing field instead of erecting trade barriers.
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John Kerry presses India on WTO deal ahead of arrival 30.7.2014 DNA: Top News
United States Secretary of State John Kerry, on his way to India for an official visit, has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to global trade reforms, saying it was a test of the country's commitment to advance trade and investment liberalisation. Kerry made the call in a newspaper article, penned along with US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, hours ahead of his arrival for talks aimed at revitalising ties that have been mired in disputes over trade, intellectual property rights and climate change. India has threatened to block a worldwide reform of custom rules, saying it must be accompanied by a parallel agreement allowing developing countries more freedom to subsidise and stockpile foodgrains. The deadline for the deal, which economists say could save members of the World Trade Organisation more than $1 trillion eventually, is Thursday. Kerry said India stood to gain by setting up a level playing field instead of erecting trade barriers. "In this regard, as we work with our trading partners ...
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PM’s call to boost agri production 30.7.2014 The Assam Tribune
PM’s call to boost agri production
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Genetically modified crops' field trials put on hold 30.7.2014 Rediff: Business
The decision marks first successful policy intervention.
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With bagful of admiration for Modi, John Kerry to arrive in India today 30.7.2014 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Seeking to seize "transformative moment" in ties with India, US Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive in New Delhi on Wednesday for talks on key issues with the new Indian leadership.
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10 reasons to be hopeful that we will overcome climate change 30.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

From action in China and the US to falling solar costs and rising electric car sales, there is cause to be hopeful

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PM Modi calls for ‘per drop, more crop’ 30.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Calling for a “lab to land” approach to increase farm productivity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked agricultural scientists to disseminate technologies to farmers in simple and acceptable manner and make “per drop, more crop” a mantra to promote farming through optimum utilization of ...
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PM holds meet with Sushma, Jaitley ahead of Kerry visit 29.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Ahead of the visit of US secretary of state John Kerry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a meeting with external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and finance minister Arun Jaitley to discuss various aspects that are expected to figure in his talks ...
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Prime Minister give Mantras of "Kam Zameen, Kam Samay, Zyaada Upaj","Per Drop, more Crop", and "Lab to Land" 29.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Addressing the agricultural scientific community on the 86th Foundation Day of ICAR, here today, the Prime Minister – who was earlier greeted with a "standing ovation" – called upon the audience to give a "standing ovation" to the millions of Indian farmers, who, he said, have played a huge role in changing India's fortunes.
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Climate change cooperation can start new phase in ties: John Kerry 29.7.2014 DNA: Popular News
Asserting that the solution to climate change is energy policy, Secretary of State John Kerry has fully supported the "saffron revolution" call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stating that cooperation between India and the US in the field would kick off a new chapter in bilateral ties. "He (Modi) has called for a Saffron Revolution, because 'the saffron color represents energy'. He (Modi) said that 'this revolution should focus on renewable energy sources such as solar energy, to meet India's growing energy demand. "He (Modi) is absolutely right, and together I believe that we can at last begin a new constructive chapter in the US-India climate change relationship," Kerry told an audience in Washington on Monday.  "The United States has an immediate ability to make a difference here, and we need to eliminate the barriers that keep the best technology out of the Indian market. "The US can help India find and develop new sources of energy through renewable technologies and greater export capacity for ...
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More US companies will come to India if Modi government keeps its promise of liberalisation and economic reform, says John Kerry 29.7.2014 DNA: Urban Tales
Calling India an indispensable partners for the 21st century, US Secretary of State John Kerry said today said the dynamism and entrepreneurial spirit of this bilateral relationship is needed to solve some of world's greatest challenges. Laying out a roadmap for a long-term strategic partnership between the largest and oldest democratic countries, Kerry said that deepening America's ties with India is a strategic imperative. Noting that the India-US ties is yet to "blossom" together, Kerry said, "This is a potentially transformative moment in our relationship with India." Kerry was referring to the post-election scenario and the formation of the new government, which he said has received historic mandate from its people to deliver change.  "The US and India can and should be indispensable partners for the 21st century. The dynamism and entrepreneurial spirit of our relationship is needed to solve some of world's greatest challenges," he said. He said the two countries can work together to tackle global ...
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Science Express to chug 17,000 km, create awareness on biodiversity 29.7.2014 TOI: India
The Science Express Biodiversity Special train, an innovative exhibition on wheels that will cover 57 locations across the country in the next 194 days, showcasing India’s biodiversity, was flagged off from Delhi on ...
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The challenges ahead will not be easy to overcome 29.7.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
India’s relations with the United States of America need to be put back on track. The relationship has lost steam in the recent months with many contentious issues surfacing that remain unaddressed. We have now to see whether, with the change of government in Delhi, a new start can be made.
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Deepening US-India ties is a strategic imperative: Kerry 29.7.2014 Rediff: News
Calling India an indispensable partner for the 21st century, United States Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday the dynamism and entrepreneurial spirit of this bilateral relationship is needed to solve some of world's greatest challenges.
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