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Delhi Metro first rail-network to go completely solar by 2021

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.

India is the fourth highest emitter of Carbon Dioxide: Study

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.

India's success in 2030-SDGs can change face of world: UNGA

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.

#ChampionsOfTheEarth: "Clean and green environment is NDA government's priority"

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.

PM Modi receives 'Champions of the Earth' award from UN

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.

UN chief Antonio Guterres arrives on maiden India visit

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.

Environment Ministry might ban these 4 plastic products

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.

PM Modi, French President Macron get UN's highest environmental honor

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.

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres to visit India in October

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.

#ModiInChina: PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance

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).

PM Modi, French President Macron inaugurate UP's largest solar plant

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.

PM Modi calls for concessional, less-risky financing for solar energy

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.

France's Emmanuel Macron arrives in India, gets Modi's hug

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.

Solar Summit, Odisha Parba to choke Delhi roads this weekend

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.

India-led International Solar Alliance to become legal entity on Wednesday

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.

India claims crucial diplomatic wins during eventful BRICS Summit

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.

Modi's International Solar Alliance to be operational soon

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.

France visit: Modi, Macron pledge to fight climate change, terrorism

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.

PM Modi in Russia: Agreement on Kudankulam to be finalized

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.

Modi embarks upon Europe visit, makes first stop in Germany

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.

India to invest $2 bn for solar projects in Africa

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.