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India, US launch dialogue on climate action, investment

NEW DELHI, Sept. 14 -- India and US launched the Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue on Monday -- a partnership to attract investment and technology in clean energy projects. The dialogue... Read More


Cheapest to build solar farm in India, says Kerry

New Delhi, Sept. 14 -- India and the US launched a clean energy financing initiative on Monday, as the US's special envoy on climate John Kerry held discussions with Union environment minister Bhupend... Read More


Climate action dialogue: US envoy lauds India's leadership on renewable energy

India, Sept. 13 -- India and US launched the Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue on Monday -- a partnership to attract investment and technology in clean energy projects. The dialogue is ... Read More


'Single window' process for all environment clearances on anvil

New Delhi, Sept. 12 -- The Union environment ministry is in the process of setting up a "single window" process for all clearances pertaining to forest, environment, wildlife and coastal regulation zo... Read More


Lowest Aug rainfall in last 19 years, says IMD

New Delhi, Sept. 11 -- August recorded the lowest rainfall in the past 19 years since 2002 with a deficiency of 24% over the long period average (LPA) according to India Meteorological Department. The... Read More


Third hottest in 120 years, and driest in 12: Why India's August was unbearable despite monsoon

New Delhi, Sept. 11 -- This August, most Indians believe, was hot and dry - and they are not wrong. The country saw its lowest August rain in 12 years this year (24% lower than the long-period average... Read More


'Single window' process for all environment clearances on anvil

New Delhi, Sept. 11 -- The Union environment ministry is in the process of setting up a "single window" process for all clearances pertaining to forest, environment, wildlife and coastal regulation zo... Read More


Third-warmest August on record received lowest rainfall in 19 years

India, Sept. 10 -- August recorded its lowest rainfall in the past 19 years since 2002 with a deficiency of 24% over the long period average according to India Meteorological Department. The average ... Read More


Weak La Nina to disrupt weather pattern again

New Delhi, Sept. 10 -- A weak La Nina is likely to emerge between September and November for the second consecutive year, and exacerbate drought in some parts of the world, and heavy rainfall and floo... Read More


Wet spell to bring widespread rain to central, west, N-W India this week

India, Sept. 7 -- A wet spell commenced over central, west and parts of northwest India in association with a low-pressure area that formed over westcentral Bay of Bengal on Monday, India Meteorologic... Read More