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India seeks compensation for climate damages caused by rich nations

India seeks compensation for climate damages caused by rich nations

Glasgow: India is looking forward to claim payment for the losses caused by climate disasters, said its environment ministry while laying out the country’s positions on critical issues that will be negotiated at the United Nations’ COP26 climate summit in the coming weeks. Rich countries have added the majority of

China, India miss United Nations’ deadline to update emissions targets

China, India miss United Nations’ deadline to update emissions targets

Berlin: The two south Asian countries, China and India, which are among the top global emitters, reportedly failed to meet United Nations’ deadline to submit fresh plans for cutting their greenhouse gas emissions at this year’s global climate summit, officials said Saturday. The world’s two most populous countries are among

PM Modi to be first Indian PM to ever chair UNSC meeting: Syed Akbarsddin

PM Modi to be first Indian PM to ever chair UNSC meeting: Syed Akbarsddin

Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the first Indian political leadership to preside over a high level meeting during New Delhi’s presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), said Syed Akbaruddin, India’s former envoy to UN, on Sunday. Speaking to India, Former Permanent Representative of India to UN,