Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicGreen funds

Topic: green funds

Coming soon to India: (Taxable) Green bonds. Modi govt’s climate financing plan ‘nearly ready’

Upcoming framework, with separate stream of investors focussed on climate financing, is expected to help India fund green energy & infrastructure projects and meet COP26 commitments.

UK to extend 750 million pounds for green projects in India, commits new funds for EVs

This is part of UK's India Green Guarantee to the World Bank, announced at COP26. UK has also committed 210 million pounds to fund green projects in developing countries.

How courtrooms across the world could unleash the next wave of green investing

A trial in Australia offers an early test of whether money managers have a fiduciary duty to help combat the ravages of a warmer planet.

To settle turf war over green funds, environment ministry to seek CAG opinion

Environment and finance ministries are locked in a tussle over financial procedure, and the rules notified by the former are silent on the issue.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system. SC giving primacy to CJI to appoint judges is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.