Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate Isro: “The launch of #Chandrayaan2 illustrates the prowess of our scientists and the determination of 130 crore Indians to scale new frontiers of science.
India had unveiled its intention to acquire this capability way back in 2010 when the then chief of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) V K Saraswat had announced at a January 5 press conference that such a t
President Donald Trump was never expected to offer any cogent reasons for pulling the US out of the Paris agreement on climate change, but what he came up with on Thursday night was not even factually correct, especially his
Anil Madhav Dave, whose selection as environment minister last July surprised many, died on Thursday morning. Dave, 60, had contracted pneumonia in January this year and had been unwell for the last few months.
After two years of depleted rainfall, this monsoon season is predicted to bring good rainfall. The Indian Met department has forecast above average rainfall in the four-month season of June to September. It has said India as
After two weeks of intense negotiations and years of acrimonious debate, more than 190 countries Saturday adopted a new agreement on climate change that could force lasting changes on economic activities across the world and
While the world is trying to find the elusive climate agreement that would reduce the emissions of carbon dioxide, a new scientific report has suggested that some other easier and faster ways of slowing down global warming ar
It was just the third day of the climate change conference in Paris and already, there was growing frustration that the negotiations were not moving as fast as they should to ensure a strong agreement after the end of two wee
For Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after a handshake and a brief discussion with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, it was time to join over 150 heads of states and governments in putting up an unprecedented show of solid
In this Idea Exchange moderated by Amitabh Sinha of The Indian Express, Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar sees an ‘agenda’ in calling Indian cities among worst polluted, defends Modi government’s stand on NGO
In this Idea Exchange moderated by Amitabh Sinha of The Indian Express, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh asserts that UPA’s land Bill wasn’t given a ‘fair trial’, says that everybody in Congress knows the buck stops with