Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicClimate Summit

Topic: Climate Summit

India can’t turn into another China. It must protect our ‘mother nature’ from danger

India must reorient its strategy towards an ecologically sustainable pathway. There is no space in the world for another China.

India will oppose ‘unfair’ carbon border tax plans at COP26, Javadekar says

Noting that India has been paying for 'reckless emissions' by the developed world, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar says the country will seek more action from European nations and US.

India doesn’t have to match climate commitments expected of China. Modi must make it clear

At Biden’s virtual climate summit, PM Modi should assert that India with 7% of global carbon emissions can't be treated in the same manner as China with 30% of emissions.

Biden invites 40 world leaders, including Modi, to Leaders’ Summit on Climate

The summit will reconvene the US-led Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, which brings together 17 countries responsible for approximately 80 % of global emissions & GDP.

Arvind Kejriwal’s Denmark trip not okayed: Should Central govt veto CMs’ foreign travels?

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will most likely not address the C-40 climate summit in Denmark.

Modi govt refuses permission to Arvind Kejriwal to attend C 40 Climate Summit in Denmark

Arvind Kejriwal was to present the set of initiatives taken by his government, including the odd-even scheme, to check air pollution in Delhi.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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