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COP27 summit agrees climate deal

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - The COP27 summit on Sunday agreed an overarching climate deal at a closing plenary session in Sharm el-Sheikh. COP27 president Sameh Shoukry brought the gavel down

Countries agree on ‘loss and damage’ fund, final COP27 deal elusive

By Valerie Volcovici, Dominic Evans and William James SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Countries agreed early Sunday at the COP27 climate summit to set up a fund to help poor countries being

Climate summit approves deal to fund “loss and damage”

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - A plenary session of the COP27 climate summit approved a deal on Sunday covering funding arrangements for loss and damage from climate change suffered by vulnerable

Kazakh leader stages snap vote to emerge from predecessor’s shadow

ALMATY (Reuters) - Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev holds a snap election on Sunday that he is certain to win, solidifying his grip on power less than a year after he sidelined his long-ruling

Nepalis vote amid looming inflation, political stability concerns

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepalis were voting on Sunday in a general election that few expect to bring drastic change - or a government able to quickly revive one of the slowest-growing

Analysis-Australia’s climate policies don’t match its big talk at COP27

By Praveen Menon SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is talking up its green credentials at the annual U.N. climate summit, but its policies do not match the portrayal as it continues to support new mining

Musk says Trump’s Twitter account to be reinstated after poll shows narrow support

By Sheila Dang and Helen Coster (Reuters) -Donald Trump on Saturday said he had no interest in returning to Twitter even as a slim majority voted in favor of reinstating the former U.S. President, who

Japan PM Kishida plans to sack internal affairs minister Terada -Yomiuri

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to sack internal affairs minister Minoru Terada, Yomiuri newspaper reported on Sunday, the third cabinet minister to leave in under

Japan PM Kishida plans to sack internal affairs minister Terada, Yomiuri reports

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to sack internal affairs minister Minoru Terada, Yomiuri newspaper reported on Sunday, the third cabinet minister to leave in under

Musk’s Twitter poll shows narrow majority want Trump reinstated

By Sheila Dang and Helen Coster (Reuters) -Donald Trump on Saturday said he had no interest in returning to Twitter even as a slim majority voted in favor of reinstating the former U.S. President, who

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.