MTNL shares rise as it seeks shareholder nod for fundraising, monetisation of assets
On BSE, the scrip increased 4.88 per cent to Rs 7.95.
MCA opposes GVK firm Novopan’s exit plan for minority shareholders
Novopan got itself delisted from the stock exchanges in November 2014, aft...
MTNL seeks shareholders' nod for fundraising, monetisation of land & buildings
MTNL said the company's extraordinary general meeting will be held on January 8, 2020, in this regard.
Infosys faces legal trouble in US for allegation of false financial statements
IT major Infosys faces another round of legal trouble. The company is facing a class action suit from a US national shareholder rights litig...
Meet Licypriya Kangujam, the 8-yr-old Indian 'Greta' who is urging leaders at COP25 to save the planet
The young activist from Manipur has already spoken in 21 countries on climate change.
Nancy Pelosi announces agreement on USMCA trade pact
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Ca...
QIA deal may renew foreign interest in power distribution
A shareholder subordinated debt investment is also part of the deal in which QIA’s total investment is pegged at Rs 3,200 crore.
US, Canada and Mexico sign agreement again to replace NAFTA
The signing ceremony in Mexico City launched what may be the final approval effort for U.S. President Donald Trump's three-year quest to revamp the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a deal he has blamed for the loss of millions of U.S. manufacturing jobs.
BASIC countries call on industrialised nations to step up efforts to meet goals under Kyoto Protocol
These commitments—made in terms of emission reduction and provision of financial and technological support for developing countries—are supposed to be achieved by 2020 that is ahead of the operationalization of the Paris Agreement regime. For the BASIC, “progress on the pre-2020 agenda will be the benchmark of success” for the current round of the UN climate talks.
US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement shows Democrats embarrassed over impeachment: Trump
President Donald Trump says Democrats approving U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement because they are embarrassed over impeachment. House Demo...
BASIC nations play hardball, EU comes up with new ‘Green Deal’
It is learnt that the BASIC joint statement, saying "the progress on the pre-2020 agenda will be the benchmark of success for this COP", sounded an alarm bell in the EU camp which has been resisting linking of Kyoto Protocol pledges (pre-2020) with the progress on Paris Agreement (post-2020) actions.
World getting hotter, more dangerous faster than thought: UN chief
The Paris agreement was adopted by 195 parties at the UN climate conference "COP 21" held in the French capital in 2015 with an aim to reduce the hazardous greenhouse gas emissions. Nineteen members of the G20, except the US, have voiced their commitment to the full implementation of the deal.
IREDA mulls USD 100 mn green window for financing renewable projects: MNRE Secretary
An allocation of approximately USD 20 million is being considered for the green window, with plans of leveraging USD 80 million from other agencies to establish a facility of USD 100 million. "IREDA is planning to set up a dedicated green window to serve the unserved segments of renewable energy," MNRE Secretary Anand Kumar said as per a statement issued by MNRE.
Honour past climate commitments: India to developed world
“It is time to look in the mirror. Has the developed world delivered on its promises? Unfortunately, the rich industrialised countries have not met their Kyoto Protocol targets. Neither their NDCs reflect ambitions nor they have shown willingness to enhance their commitments,” said Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar.
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