By 2025 India will have 22 million obsolete vehicles. Where will they go to die?
The Indian auto and its component industry that manufactures a wide variety of products including engine parts, drive transmission and steering parts, body and chassis, equipment and electrical parts, etc, is considered to be the well-developed.
Assam cabinet approves Assam bamboo and cane policy
According to the state government, the policy aims at sustainable development and utilization of bamboo and cane resources in the state of Assam through scientific management and stakeholders’ partic...
Why the world needs India to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainable Development Goals In the year 2000, world leaders promised...
India registers 26.9 per cent decline in Maternal Mortality Rate since 2013: SRS Bulletin
The ratio has declined from 167 in 2011-2013 to 130 in 2014-2016 and to 122 in 2015-17, registering a 6.15 per cent reduction since the last survey figures of 2014-2016, according to the special bulletin of the Office of the Registrar General.
Have advised states to charge water fee for infra upkeep: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
"In 6 lakh villages, ensuring drinking water supply will generate new employment as plumbing will be required everywhere. Sustainable development goals apart, the Jal Jeevan Mission provides a huge oppotunity for business and for employment, " Jal Shakti minister said.
Pakistan skips inaugural SCO meet on quake ops, may join today
Shah said none of the global targets on reducing disaster losses, whether enshrined in the Sendai Framework or Sustainable Development Goals, could be met by 2030, unless achieved by the SCO countries.
UN must uphold rights of all persons with disabilities: Gopinathan Achamkulangare, former Indian diplomat
In a recent interview with UN Chronicle Gopinathan spoke on the current state of accessibility for person with disabilities within the UN system and the prospects for addressing the situation comprehensively. According to the WHO Survey about 15 per cent of the world’s population is estimated to live with some form of disability.
India and Germany likely to sign agreement on artificial intelligence
Angela Merkel and PM Narendra Modi are expected to discuss trade, investment, regional security and climate change. Both countries could sign agreements in areas such as AI and green urban mobility, German ambassador said.
The trick to creating millions of jobs: Go green
Adoption of green technologies by industries will result in fast approval by the government and millions of new jobs can be created by switching from high-carbon economy to low-carbon. This will help in overcoming poverty and improved livelihoods.
UP must grow at full capacity to make India USD 5 trillion economy: Finance Commission
For India to become a $5 trillion economy, UP has to become $1 trillion economy, said Finance Commission.
Focused on improving Indo-Dutch trade relations: Sigrid Kaag, Netherlands Minister
Netherlands' minister for Foreign Trade and Development, Sigrid Kaag talks to ET about her country's plans for leveraging Indo-Dutch relations for the greater good and trade plans - including major partnerships in major cities of the subcontinent.
Netherlands to cooperate with India to become the food factory of the world
The Netherlands is the second largest exporter of agricultural products in the world (2018: US$ 100 billion) and has vast experience in managing supply chains for fresh vegetables, food and flowers to market destinations all over the world.
Adani Transmission acquires arm of REC Transmission Projects
The acquisition was made for an undisclosed amount.
PSBs best for sustainable development; India, Russia, SA have anorexic loan portfolio: UNCTAD
Public banking should be given back its traditional, bigger role if the environmental and economic landscape is to be transformed by 2030, said the UNCTAD Trade and Development Report 2019 released here.
India calls for increased cooperation between UN, FATF to deal with terror groups
First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission to the UN Paulomi Tripathi said transnational organised crimes continue to be a threat to international peace.
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