Plane with Indians held in France over suspected human trafficking concerns lands in Mumbai

An Airbus A340 bound for Nicaragua, which was carrying mostly Indians and grounded in France for four days over suspected human trafficking charges, has landed in Mumbai. The departure comes after hours of uncertainty about the plane’s status, with several reports indicating that many passengers were reluctant to return to their home countries. The Legend […]

Always aimed to support people-to-people diplomacy, says outgoing Italian Consul General to Kolkata

Italian consul general Gianluca Rubagotti, who will soon be leaving Kolkata at the end of his tenure, on Friday said his aim was always to support people-to-people diplomacy. Gianluca Rubagotti, who began his tenure as the Consul General of Italy in Kolkata during COVID-19 pandemic, told IBNS: “My effort as the Consul General of Italy […]

COP28 Summit enters final week, negotiations ramp up on emissions cuts and fossil fuels in Dubai

After a break, COP28 continued its work on Friday. Negotiators are aiming to agree on how to bolster emissions-cutting targets set by the Paris Agreement and what to do about the future of fossil fuels like oil, gas and coal. On Wednesday (December 6, 2023), UN climate chief Simon Stiell told a press conference that […]

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