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Cyclone Asani inches closer to east coast, may recurve

Severe cyclone Asani is expected to recurve tonight and move parallel to the coast in the north-northeast direction, the India...

India

In Pics: Shimla clad in white after a snowy first weekend of 2022

The tourist destination of Shimla welcomed the first snowfall of 2022. Enjoy the views of snowclad parts of Shimla city, including Jakhoo,...

Journeys

Delhi's Diwali pollution off the charts as residents defy cracker ban

The air quality in India's capital deteriorated from "severe" last night to ''hazardous'' category this morning, following the festival of...

India

Johnson, Modi launch Green Grid Initiative at COP26 summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson jointly launched a new flagship international initiative late...

Global

COP26: India, UK to unveil project aimed at creating solar grid that connects world

India and Britain will be rolling out a solar grid project that is aimed at connecting countries in different parts of the world at the...

Global

Gautam Adani commits USD 70 bn to clean energy in meeting with UK PM

Indian billionaire and Adani group chairman Gautam Adani met United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday at the Global Investment...

UK

India, UK set to jointly propose ‘green grid’ at COP26 summit

India and the UK are likely to announce a joint declaration on “one sun, one world, one grid” — or OSOWOG at the upcoming COP26,...

Global

India, US meet to discuss climate change, energy transition

RK Singh had met John Kerry to discuss further collaboration on climate change issues and to work towards a genuine partnership between the...

Global

UK unveils USD 1.2 billion package to drive India's green growth

The UK and India have unveiled a USD 1.2 billion package of public and private finance to help drive green growth in the latter country.

Global

UK unveils GBP 5 million research programme in fight against climate change

The United Kingdom government is stepping up efforts to prepare and protect against the impacts of climate change, launching a new GBP 5...

UK

UK issues heat warning amid sweltering conditions

United Kingdom's Met office has issued extreme heat weather warning as sweltering conditions have continued for several days in parts of the...

UK

Heavy rain lashes central and eastern UAE

Unsettled weather hit the UAE's east and more rain is forecast for the weekend. The National Centre of Meteorology yesterday reported...

UAE

Singapore, India among eight countries to accept invitation to US President's upcoming climate summit

Singapore and India are among the few countries that agreed to attend US President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate, with less than...

Global

UK PM hails India's progress in solar energy sector during climate summit

Speaking at a virtual climate summit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed the “incredible things” being done by India in the...

UK

UK invites PM Modi to attend upcoming virtual climate summit

The United Kingdom has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Climate Ambition summit that will take place in December. Sir...

UK

UK announces GBP 3 mn fund for COVID, climate change studies in India

The United Kingdom government has launched a GBP 3 million innovation challenge fund in India to support scientists in academia and industry...

Global

Experts in SE Asia call for regional collaboration in fighting air pollution

Experts from various south Asian countries have emphasised the need for regional coooperation in fighting air pollution and agreed that...

Health & Fitness

We take care of our air; India, China, Russia don't, says US President Trump

Defending his withdrawal from the international Paris Climate Accords, US President Donald Trump has alleged that India, China and Russia do...

Global

Five Indian-origin techies among UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering 2020 list

Five Indian-origin engineers were named among the United Kingdom's Top 50 Women in Engineering for 2020 list.

UK

Former IPCC, TERI chief RK Pachauri dies at 79

RK Pachauri, the former chief of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

Global

Rabindranath Tagore’s poetry, a Hollywood star and a climate change protest make for a viral moment

A video of veteran Hollywood star Martin Sheen reciting Rabindranath Tagore’s Where the Mind is without Fear during his speech at a recent...

USA

HDB raises solar target for a greener Singapore

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) has raised the national solar target from 220 MWp to 540 MWp by 2030, reinforcing its commitment to...

Singapore

Climate change is existential for Singapore: PM Lee at UN Summit

Speaking at the Climate Action Summit on September 23, 2019, at the United Nations, PM Lee highlighted the importance of cooperation between...

Singapore

“The world needs to act now,” says Prime Minister Modi at UN Climate Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reinforced India’s commitment to combat climate change.

Global

India, UK to launch global coalition for disaster relief

India and the UK will jointly launch a new Global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure, first mooted by Prime Minister Narendra...

Global