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IIT Bombay team bags $250,000 grant from Elon Musk foundation gcwIIT Bombay team bags $250,000 grant from Elon Musk foundation gcw

IIT Bombay team bags $250,000 grant from Elon Musk foundation

The XPRIZE Foundation, a branch of the Elon Musk Foundation, presented the money to students at the COP26 meeting in Glasgow. The student team consists of Srinath Iyer, Anwesha Banerjee, Srishti Bhamare, and Shubham Kumar.

Career Nov 15, 2021, 3:28 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi launches 'Infrastructure for Resilient Island States' initiative gcwPM Narendra Modi launches 'Infrastructure for Resilient Island States' initiative gcw

'New hope & confidence': PM Narendra Modi launches 'Infrastructure for Resilient Island States' initiative

During his speech, the Indian Prime Minister emphasised that climate change will touch everyone and that no country would be immune to its repercussions.

Top Stories Nov 2, 2021, 4:45 PM IST

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COP26 Climate Change Summit: Who said what in Glasgow

From Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his UK counterpart Boris Johnson to US President Joe Biden and Prince Charles - Monday's session saw a string of world leaders take to the podium to address the climate change conference.

World News Nov 2, 2021, 4:13 PM IST

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Prime Minister Modi shares his Panchamrit in Glasgow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made it clear that developed nations must make climate finance of one trillion dollars available at the earliest. 

Top Stories Nov 2, 2021, 1:57 PM IST

Leaders must act to save humanity UN chief Antonio Guterres at COP26 climate summit gcwLeaders must act to save humanity UN chief Antonio Guterres at COP26 climate summit gcw

Leaders must act to 'save humanity': UN chief Antonio Guterres at COP26 climate summit

More than 120 state and government leaders are meeting in Glasgow for a two-day summit at the opening of the United Nations' COP26 conference, which organisers believe is critical for mapping humanity's route away from catastrophic global warming.

World News Nov 2, 2021, 10:18 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitches for 'adaptation' at mega climate meetPrime Minister Narendra Modi pitches for 'adaptation' at mega climate meet

Prime Minister Modi shares 'adaptation' mantra at mega climate meet

Prime Minister Modi said that in India, various government projects like 'Tapwater for All', 'Clean India Mission' and 'Clean Cooking Fuel' were not only improving the quality of life.

Top Stories Nov 1, 2021, 10:37 PM IST

Climate change big challenge for agriculture sector: PM Modi at COP26 global climate summit-dnmClimate change big challenge for agriculture sector: PM Modi at COP26 global climate summit-dnm

Climate change big challenge for agriculture sector: PM Modi at COP26 global climate summit

The 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicked off on Sunday in Scotland's Glasgow and will conclude on November 12.

Top Stories Nov 1, 2021, 10:13 PM IST

Frutiful G20 Summit says PM Modi as he leaves for Glasgow to attend COP26 gcwFrutiful G20 Summit says PM Modi as he leaves for Glasgow to attend COP26 gcw

'Frutiful G20 Summit,' says PM Modi as he leaves for Glasgow to attend COP26

The G20 leaders endorsed the "Rome Declaration" at their two-day meeting. The communique sends a powerful message under the health part, with countries affirming that COVID-19 immunization is a global public benefit.
 

Top Stories Nov 1, 2021, 8:31 AM IST

Glasgow glacier a glacier in Antarctica named in honour of Scottish city hosting UN climate summit gcwGlasgow glacier a glacier in Antarctica named in honour of Scottish city hosting UN climate summit gcw

'Glasgow glacier': A glacier in Antarctica named in honour of Scottish city hosting UN climate summit

Aside from Glasgow, the eight newly named glaciers are Geneva, Rio de Janeiro, Berlin, Kyoto, Bali, Stockholm, Paris, and Incheon, all of which are named after towns that hold key UN climate conference.

World News Nov 1, 2021, 8:10 AM IST

Detailed itinerary of PM Modi's schedule in Glasgow Bilateral talks to VVIP reception gcwDetailed itinerary of PM Modi's schedule in Glasgow Bilateral talks to VVIP reception gcw

Bilateral talks to VVIP reception: Here's a detailed itinerary of PM Modi's schedule in Glasgow

PM Modi will also meet with his Israeli colleague, Naftali Bennett, on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

Top Stories Oct 31, 2021, 8:29 PM IST

Last best hope to keep 1.5C in reachsays COP26 summit chief Alok Sharma gcwLast best hope to keep 1.5C in reachsays COP26 summit chief Alok Sharma gcw

'Last, best hope to keep 1.5C in reach,' says COP26 summit chief Alok Sharma

According to Alok Sharma, the Glasgow meeting, which continues through November 12, will be the "final, best chance to maintain 1.5C in reach," according to the historic Paris agreement's temperature goal.

Top Stories Oct 31, 2021, 6:41 PM IST

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Prime Minister Modi meets Pope Francis in Vatican library

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Pope Francis to visit India.

Top Stories Oct 30, 2021, 1:10 PM IST

Climate activist Disha Ravi features on Guardian's weekend magazine cover-dnmClimate activist Disha Ravi features on Guardian's weekend magazine cover-dnm

Climate activist Disha Ravi features on Guardian’s weekend magazine cover

She featured on the magazine cover days before the Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP 26) is scheduled to begin in Glasgow on October 31.

Top Stories Oct 26, 2021, 2:45 PM IST

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Watch how dog helps woman to start her car stuck in flooded road

A dog pitched in to help a woman save the car stuck in floodwaters in Glasgow.
 

World News Aug 12, 2021, 11:08 AM IST

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'Shuggie Bain' writer Douglas Stuart wins 2020 Booker Prize

Douglas Stuart won the coveted literary award for his book titled 'Shuggie Bain', which narrates the story of a boy's turbulent coming of age in hardscrabble 1980s Glasgow in the Uniked Kingdom.

Lifestyle Nov 20, 2020, 9:05 AM IST