The UN has chosen Ahmedabad's Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) as a showcase project to highlight that addressing climate change is not a burden, but an opportunity to improve the lives of people.

Ban says more countries must follow Australia’s climate lead Ban Ki-moon re-elected as UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemns terror attack in Delhi Sandy battered US cities brace for another storm Don’t bl

India is estimated to have one of the lowest economic growth rates among the South Asian Association For Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations over the next two years, despite being the largest econ

Poor infrastructure and environment have pulled down the Capital’s ranking on ‘State of the World’s Cities’ list to 58, putting Delhi among cities with “medium-level” prosperity.

UNITED NATIONS, 10 OCT: While the Opposition is going hammer and tongues at the UPA government over various issues, BJP leader LK Advani complimented its flagship programme, MGNREGA, which he said

Senior BJP leader L K Advani has praised the UPA government’s flagship programme, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), for empowering villagers and reviving econ

HYDERABAD, 3 OCT: The ongoing UN convention on bio-safety is expected to take decisions to ensure the safe transfer, handling and use of living modified organisms (LMOs).

During the Meeting of Parties (MOP-6) of United Nations Convention of Biodiversity that kick starts on Monday, the Indian government will push for a “no punitive action” against countries failing t

The severity of the worst US drought in 56 years may be peaking, while its effects on corn and soya beans, the nation’s two biggest crops, may not be known until the harvests, Agriculture Secretary

The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation has cut its global forecast for rice paddy production this year by 7.8 million tonnes to 724.5 million tonnes — the downward revision mainly be

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