International Solar Alliance
22 Apr 2019
Delhi Metro first rail-network to go completely solar by 2021
The Delhi Metro is hopeful to go completely solar in all its operations by the year 2021.
06 Dec 2018
India is the fourth highest emitter of Carbon Dioxide: Study
India is the fourth highest emitter of carbon dioxide in the world, accounting for 7% of global emissions in 2017, a study said yesterday.
08 Oct 2018
India's success in 2030-SDGs can change face of world: UNGA
India's success in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals can change the face of the world, UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa said, describing the country as a "very important player" of the multilateral system.
03 Oct 2018
#ChampionsOfTheEarth: "Clean and green environment is NDA government's priority"
A clean and green environment is at the root of his government's policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Delhi today as he was presented the UN's 'Champions of the Earth' award by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
03 Oct 2018
PM Modi receives 'Champions of the Earth' award from UN
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was awarded the 'Champions of the Earth' award, which is UN's top environmental honor, on Wednesday.
01 Oct 2018
UN chief Antonio Guterres arrives on maiden India visit
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in New Delhi today on his maiden visit to India as the head of the world body that coincides with the commencement of events marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
29 Sep 2018
Environment Ministry might ban these 4 plastic products
The Union Environment Ministry might impose a uniform, countrywide blanket ban on four single-use plastic products - styrofoam cups, plastic water bottles, disposable plastic cutlery, and all plastic carry bags.
27 Sep 2018
PM Modi, French President Macron get UN's highest environmental honor
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have been jointly awarded the UN's highest environmental honor for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and promoting new areas of cooperation on environmental action.
22 Sep 2018
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres to visit India in October
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres will travel to India early next month, his first trip to the country as the UN Secretary-General.
10 Jun 2018
#ModiInChina: PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance
PM Narendra Modi today held a "productive" meeting with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and invited his country to join International Solar Alliance (ISA).
12 Mar 2018
PM Modi, French President Macron inaugurate UP's largest solar plant
Taking a step forward in the direction of green energy, PM Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated 75 MW solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur.
11 Mar 2018
PM Modi calls for concessional, less-risky financing for solar energy
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for concessional and less-risky finances for raising the share of solar electricity in the energy mix and pledged to generate 175 gigawatts (GW) of electricity in India from renewable energy sources by 2022.
10 Mar 2018
France's Emmanuel Macron arrives in India, gets Modi's hug
PM Narendra Modi's greeting of foreign head-of-states indicates a distinct pattern. If he disapproves or doesn't consider them strategically important, he doesn't meet them at the tarmac with his now-famous jhappis, as Canadian PM Justin Trudeau discovered the hard way.
09 Mar 2018
Solar Summit, Odisha Parba to choke Delhi roads this weekend
As dignitaries arrive in Delhi for the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (March 11), residents should expect heavy traffic congestion starting today till March 12.
04 Dec 2017
India-led International Solar Alliance to become legal entity on Wednesday
The International Solar Alliance (ISA), Indian PM Narendra Modi's bid to bring over 121 solar energy-rich countries under a single umbrella, will come into force this week.
05 Sep 2017
India claims crucial diplomatic wins during eventful BRICS Summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has departed from China to Myanmar after an eventful BRICS summit.
04 Sep 2017
Modi's International Solar Alliance to be operational soon
The International Solar Alliance (ISA), PM Modi's bid to bring over 121 solar energy-rich countries under a single umbrella, has been in the works for the past two years.
04 Jun 2017
France visit: Modi, Macron pledge to fight climate change, terrorism
Wrapping up his four-nation Euro-trip with a visit to France, PM Modi and French Prime Minister, Emmanuel Macron pledged to fight climate change and terrorism.
01 Jun 2017
PM Modi in Russia: Agreement on Kudankulam to be finalized
Completing fruitful visits to Germany and Spain, PM Modi is currently undertaking a visit to Russia, as a part of the third leg of his four-nation trip.
29 May 2017
Modi embarks upon Europe visit, makes first stop in Germany
Having completed three years in power at home, PM Modi has embarked upon a four-nation Euro-trip, making his first stop in Germany. He will also visit Russia, Spain and France.
23 May 2017
India to invest $2 bn for solar projects in Africa
Three countries, Ivory Coast, Somalia and Ghana signed up for the International Solar Alliance, on the sidelines of the African Development Bank's annual meeting held in Gandhinagar, taking the total number of signatories to 31.