NEW DELHI: More than 22 countries have confirmed participation in a two-day international meet India is hosting along with the UN from Monday to build a global coalition for development of disaster resilient infrastructureon the lines of the Sol ...

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‘Enormous potential backed by reforms, when compared with other economies’ India’s growth rate in 2018 is projected to hit 7.3% and 7.5% in the next two years, according to the World Bank, which said the country has “enormous growth potential” c ...

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But Keeping Temp Rise At 1.5°C Can Restrict Damage Paris: More than a quarter of Earth’s land surface will become “significantly” drier even if humanity manages to limit global warming to 2°C, the goal espoused in the Paris Agreement, scientists ...

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Set To Become Third Largest By 2027 New Delhi: India is set to emerge as the world’s fifth largest economy by overtaking Britain and France, a report by a global forecaster showed on Tuesday. And, India will emerge as the world’s third largest e ...

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NGT tells DJB to place report before principal panel in 2 weeks The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to submit a detailed action plan with respect to drains falling under phase II of the Yamuna cleaning ...

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New Delhi: Several plans and a decade later, Delhi Development Authority has finally begun work on its ambitious plan to develop the Yamuna riverfront. In the first phase — the project will be implemented in four phases — DDA will create parks, ...

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Green panel imposes ₹5,000 fine on violators Reiterating its previous orders, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday imposed a ban on plastic items, including plastic bags and cutlery, in Haridwar and Rishikesh. Further, the bench headed by ...

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Olivia Petter A viral selfie documenting one woman’s skin cancer treatment prompted record high Google searches for prevention of the condition, a study has found. Tawny Willoughby was 27 years old when she posted the graphic snap on Facebook, w ...

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Innovators and entrepreneurs in digital technologies have to be promoted With almost every vertical market being transformed by digital technologies, the nature of businesses is changing. To enable the delivery of innovative new services as well ...

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The district administration said they tried their best to persuade villagers to vote. "Villagers had announced a few months ago that they would refrain from voting. Zero voting was recorded at Gajadi village in Morbi district of Gujarat today as ...

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