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New Delhi Declaration: Investing in Land and Unlocking Opportunities

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Ministers and Representatives gathered for the high-level segment at the fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), held on 9–10 September 2019 at the invitation of the Government of India have expressed sincere appreciation for the Indian government’s hospitality and

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From Berne to Bengaluru much work is being done in green growth, blue economy, climate change & artificial intelligence: Ram Nath Kovind

Newsroom24x7 Network The markers of these times are green growth, blue economy, climate change, artificial intelligence, innovation and smart solutions. From Berne to Bengaluru, and from research labs to manufacturing floors, much work is being done in these domains.  – Ram Nath Kovind, President of India President of India Ram Nath Kovind today said that

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Ronaldo shines with Asian record, as India cyclists win ten medals including four gold in Track Asia Cup

 Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: There was no stopping Ronaldo Laitonjam. He created an Asian record for men’s junior 200m time trial event and later won the junior men’s Sprint event  as India collected ten more medals ,including four gold in Track Asia Cup  here on Tuesday.  Ronaldo clocked 10.065 seconds in the qualifying round

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India face Russia in Olympic Hockey Qualifier, women, face USA

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: There was sense of relief among the fans and officials as news came that the Indian men’s hockey team will face Russia in the Olympic qualifiers. India will have a relatively easier tie as they face World No. 22 Russia for the two-legged clash for a berth to Tokyo 2020.

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Human empowerment is closely linked to the state of environment: PM Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Network India to set up a Centre for excellence to address land degradation related issues New Delhi: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi addressed the High Level Segment of the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday, 9 September 2019, at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The PM

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India to provide 1 Billion dollar line of credit to Russia’s far East

Newsroom24x7 Network Vladivostok: India will provide one billion dollar line of credit to further contribute to the development of the Russian Far-East. This was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, 5 September 2019. He was addressing the Eastern Economic Forum here. Modi said this is the first time that we are giving line

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Watch Live Landing of Vikram Lander on Moon on Sep 07, 2019 from 01:10 hrs IST onwards

Newsroom24x7 Network Bengaluru: On the day of landing, 7 September 2019, the Lander (Vikram) will separate from the Orbiter and then perform a series of complex maneuvers comprising of rough braking and fine braking. Imaging of the landing site region prior to landing will be done for finding safe and hazard-free zones. Vikram will attempt

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Badminton: Sathish, Tasnim Mir to lead  23-member  Indian squad in  BWF World Junior Championship

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Tamil Nadu’s Sathish Kumar and Gujarat’s Tasnim Mir will spearhead the 23-member Indian challenge at the BWF World Junior Championship to be held from 30th September to 13th October in in Kazan, Russia Sathish , who has aggregated 925 points from the All India Junior Ranking tournaments held in Panchkula and

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Record 14 Indians make the cut  for Year-Ending ISSF World Cup Finals in Putian, China

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: A record 14 Indian ( Rifle and Pistol) shooters have made the cut to compete in the year-end International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Finals (WCF), scheduled to be held in Putian, China from 17-23 November . Anjum Moudgil and Manu Bhaker are the only two among the 14

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“Serious shortcomings in regulating diversion of forest land and compensatory afforestation”

Newsroom24x7 Network The theme of UNCCD’s Conference of the Parties – UNCCD COP14 – being hosted in New Delhi, from September 2 to 13, is “Restore Land to Sustain Life”. Over 3,000 participants from all over the world are expected to participate in COP14. The Parties to the Convention will agree on the actions each

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Men’s Hockey: India trounce Japan 6-3 to book their place in the final of the Olympic Test Event

Mandeep Singh celebrates a goal with his teammates

Newsroom24x7 Network  Tokyo: Riding on Mandeep Singh’s  hat trick India thrashed hosts Japan 6-3  to enter into the final of  Men’s Olympic Test Event Hockey at the Oi Hockey Stadium on Tuesday.  With this win India finish second  on the points table. They will now face New Zealand in Final   on Wednesday. Putting behind their shock 1-2 loss 

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Women’s Hockey: India holds China to a goalless draw, makes it to the final of Olympic Test Event

Newsroom24x7 Network Tokyo (Japan):  Goalkeeeper Savita  brought off some stunning saves  as India held China to a goalless draw and  made it to the  final of the Women  Hockey Olympic Test Event at the Oi Stadium here on Tuesday. With a tally of five points from  three matches, India topped the points table, and will now face hosts

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India and Bhutan to cooperate from schools to space, digital payments to disaster management: PM Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Network Thimpu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday underlined that going beyond the traditional sectors of cooperation, India and Bhutan are seeking to cooperate extensively in new frontiers, from schools to space, digital payments to disaster management. Modi was addressing at the Royal University of Bhutan. Present on the occasion were Dr. Lotay Tshering

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Women’s Hockey: India hold World No. 2 Australia to 2-2 draw at Olympic Test Event

Newsroom24x7 Network Tokyo: India  held the World No. 2 Australia   to a  2-2 draw  in their second round-robin match of the women’s hockey Olympic Test Event at the Oi Hockey Stadium here today. . The match saw India twice cancel Australia’s lead to earn themselves a hard fought draw with Kaitlin Nobbs (14′) and Grace

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