User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
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Last updated: Apr 03 2020 23:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What will a post-coronavirus world look like? Here are four possible scenarios 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A descent into barbarism, robust capitalism, radical socialism or a society built on mutual aid?
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Cabinet nod to allow NRIs to own 100 pc stake in Air India 1.4.2020 Central Chronicle

New Delhi, To allow foreign investment up to 100 per cent in Air India by NRIs, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amending the extant FDI policy to permit foreign investment in the disinvestment-bound national carrier through automatic route.Briefing reporters here, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said the Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cleared the proposal to raise the limit for NRIs to own stakes in the public carrier from the current 49 per cent."Regarding the strategic sale of Air India, Non-resident Indians (NRIs) can now acquire 100 per cent stake in the airlines. Earlier it was 49 per cent," he said. The Government has already announced its decision to sell 100 per cent stake in the carrier and set March 17 deadline for submitting bids.

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Learn from history. Don't allow the coronavirus pandemic to undo globalisation 31.3.2020 Scroll.in
Currently, our economies do not have the luxury of retreating into isolationism and nationalism.
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India might soon implement a plan to ensure that businesses consider their human rights impact 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Experts have hailed the move, but also called for more attention to indigenous land rights and corporate accountability.
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A 2018 health programme could be India’s answer to tackling animal-to-human diseases 29.3.2020 Scroll.in
The WHO recommended the ‘One Health’ framework in 2008 and India implemented it in 2018.
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Humanity may be doomed – and we’re dealing with it through memes 22.3.2020 Scroll.in
We are reacting like teenagers in an era where leadership has come from actual teenagers like Greta Thunberg.
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Washing hands is key to containing coronavirus – but 2.2 billion people lack access to clean water 22.3.2020 Scroll.in
Countries must enact strong policy measures to provide access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities facilities to their most vulnerable residents.
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India’s push for ease of doing business will weaken environmental checks on development projects 21.3.2020 Scroll.in
A recent draft notification flouts National Green Tribunal norms and weakens public consultation.
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Could the coronavirus pandemic lock down Indian publishing for some time? 21.3.2020 Scroll.in
Online and brick-and-mortar retailers have cut back drastically on orders as customer footfalls and sales dwindle.
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With coronavirus fight, can India set an example? 21.3.2020 Rediff: News
India lacks China's culture of collective discipline, so what will provide the glue for people to co­operate rather than follow their raw survival instincts? asks Ravi Bhoothalingam.
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In these Ahmedabad slums, an NGO is helping women make homes energy efficient 19.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Residents have invested in devices like metal sheet roofs for cooler indoor temperatures.
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A forest on 20 cents for Asramam 18.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Area will be transformed into a thick Miyawaki forest with native trees in 3 years
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No, ‘global warming’ was not rebranded as ‘climate change’ because of a failed prediction 16.3.2020 Scroll.in
Although that is what climate change deniers would have us believe.
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Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders hit out at Donald Trump over his response to pandemic 16.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
While Mr. Sanders accused the President of fomenting confusion and eroding public trust in a time of crisis, Mr. Biden asserted that Mr. Trump was an “existential threat to the United States of America.”
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In 2018, floods cost India 1,808 lives and farmland the size of Mizoram 14.3.2020 Scroll.in
On average, floods and extreme rainfall led to 14 deaths per day during the 2019 monsoons.
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Getting ready to design future cities 13.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Members of top civil engineering bodies in India and the U.S. discuss possible scenarios down the line. By M.A. Siraj
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Boris Johnson calls PM Modi to discuss coronavirus crisis 13.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Boris Johnson calls PM Modi to discuss coronavirus crisis
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It’s official: BNP’s eco-sensitive zone reduced by 100 sq.km. 13.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Centre issues gazette notification; Environmentalists upset
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Gov. plans to auction red sanders 12.3.2020 Hindu: National
Process to be initiated soon after obtaining DGFT clearance
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Former Pakistan Minister Kasuri recalls plan for Sir Creek pact 10.3.2020 Hindu: Home
He says Pakistan had invited then PM Manmohan Singh to sign the agreement
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