A dancer ends up in wheelchair; says, 'it's scary'

Later, Yasmine underwent scans and further tests and was eventually diagnosed with the condition Functional Neurological Disorder (FND), which affects the functioning of the nervous system. 

published on : 23rd July 2022

 Climate change to impact India’s solar, wind energy potential: Study

The analysis could turn out to be a setback for India’s ambitious renewable energy targets.

published on : 10th June 2022

Glasgow to host Billie Jean King Cup Finals in November

The International Tennis Federation issued a statement Tuesday confirming the Emirates Arena in Glasgow as the venue.

published on : 7th June 2022

Warming can be kept just below 2 degrees Celsius if all Paris Agreement pledges are fulfilled: Study

Currently, there’s a huge gap between the rhetoric on tackling climate change and the reality on the ground. 

published on : 14th April 2022

INTERVIEW| 'For a sportsman, striking the right balance between mind and body is of utmost priority'

Joshna Chinappa on what it takes to gear up for the Commonwealth and Asian Games

published on : 13th April 2022

Twin gold for Indian squash stars

In the year of the CWG and Asiad, the tournament was a perfect preparation for the seasoned trio of Dipika, Joshna and Ghosal who continue to bring laurels to the country.

published on : 10th April 2022

Months after pledge at UN climate conference, India yet to submit emissions targets

The more urgent deadline was to get the submission in before the November negotiations in Glasgow and most nations did. Of the five top-emitting nations, only India has not submitted its plans.

published on : 4th March 2022

34 SCCL mines facing losses in Telengana: Coal Minister

Union Coal Minister Prahlad Joshi said in Rajya Sabha on Monday that during 2020-21, 34 mines in Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) had incurred losses. 

published on : 8th February 2022

Coal to stay as major source of energy in foreseeable future: Union Minister Pralhad Joshi

Despite push for renewables, the country will require base load capacity of coal-based generation for stability and also for energy security, Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi said.

published on : 20th December 2021

Glasgow climate meet kept 1.5-degree Celsius limit alive, but it was a fragile win: COP 26 president

Speaking at a session on 'Climate Action: The Road Beyond COP26 Glasgow', Alok Sharma said that countries and companies must honour the promises made at the conference.

published on : 13th December 2021

Explain PM Modi's surprise 'NetZero' announcement at Glasgow: Opposition in Lok Sabha

The discussion on climate change was initiated by DMK member Kanimozhi in Lok Sabha.

published on : 10th December 2021

Striking balance between climate change and growth

Developing countries feel the developed world should bear the cost of mitigation as well as help with technology and resources to achieve carbon neutrality. 

published on : 5th December 2021

Nations compromise on coal for UN climate agreement, India argues against phase-out

Indian Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav argued against a provision on phasing out coal, saying that developing countries were “entitled to the responsible use of fossil fuels.”

published on : 14th November 2021

Climate deal emerges at COP26 summit, India intervenes on phasing out of fossil fuel

Countries, as part of the agreement, have also agreed to meet next year to discuss further carbon cuts so that the goal to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius can be reached.

published on : 14th November 2021

Climate talks soften stance on fossil fuel phaseout

The latest draft proposals from the meeting’s chair called on countries to accelerate “the phaseout of unabated coal power and of inefficient subsidies for fossil fuels.”

published on : 13th November 2021

The climate in our brain must change

Hate is capital. It can be mined endlessly from the nether regions of online behemoths. Climate catastrophe? What’s that? We are too united in our ways of being hateful to bother about the real world

published on : 12th November 2021

Climate finance isn't charity, says Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav at COP26

Currently, rich nations provide an estimated $80 billion annually, which poorer nations say isn't enough to develop clean energy systems and to adapt to worsening climate shocks.

published on : 11th November 2021

China, US unveil surprise climate pact at COP26 summit

The declaration said both countries "recognise the seriousness and urgency of the climate crisis", especially during the "critical decade of the 2020s".

published on : 11th November 2021

Evasive prospering nations sour climate talks

But what could be a red line for developing nations is the weak commitment of rich nations on climate and adaptation finance.

published on : 11th November 2021

India, US are natural allies, especially in field of education: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan 

Representatives of most American universities said they would like to partner with India on some specific topics like cybersecurity, healthcare, biotech, artificial intelligence, data sciences etc.

published on : 11th November 2021
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