Despite urgent calls by the UN secretary general asking countries to raise their ambitions and enhance nationally determined contributions (NDCs) at the United Nations Climate Summit in September, a new analysis released at COP25 in Madrid on Tuesday shows that under current policies global temperatures will see a rise of 3 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels by the end of the century and a rise of 2.8° C if all pledges under the Paris Agreement are implemented.
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday unanimously passed a constitutional amendment bill to extend political reservation for socially disadvantaged Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in state assemblies and the Lok Sabha for another 10 years.
With an aim to transform education through innovation in the government schools of Uttar Pradesh, the two-day ‘CII School Summit’ is being organised in Lucknow on December 11-12, said deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma on Tuesday. The event will be held at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, he said addressing a press conference here.
Apple hasn’t attended a CES in 27 years. The last time it did, the then CEO John Scully had pitched a product called Newton. This year, however, Apple will mark its presence at CES 2020 – but not for a product.
The Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Department said Tuesday that it is preparing to take action against a ration shop dealer in East Godavari district for allegedly printing images of Jesus Christ on ration cards.
With the Lok Sabha passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and the Rajya Sabha scheduled to debate it on Wednesday, some basic facts are being obscured in the ensuing din. It is a well-known and widely accepted fact that Bharat (a term the Constitution recognises to refer to India), is a natural habitat for Hindus, Sikhs, Parsis, Buddhist and other religious minorities from our neighbouring countries. The three neighbouring countries — Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan — have Muslim majorities. And so, by their very nature, they are Islamic.
Bigg Boss 13: Twitter calls Salman Khan’s show biased after Sidharth, Paras save Mahira from nominations
Twitter was up in arms against the makers of Bigg Boss 13, claiming they designed an entire task just to ensure that Mahira Sharma was not nominated during Monday’s episode. Apart from fans of the show and Rashami Desai’s supporters, even TV actor Kishwer Merchant expressed her shock at the alleged biased approach.
Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Tuesday said it would invest $7 billion in research and development in the next three years to develop core technologies in hardware, software and system in addition to 5G/6G, Artificial Intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), Big Data and other emerging technologies.
The return of Test cricket to Pakistani soil is an emotional occasion, captain Azhar Ali said on Tuesday but that will not come in the way of his team’s efforts to make amends for a disastrous tour of Australia. Pakistani players will play Test cricket at home after a gap of 10 years when they take on Sri Lanka in a two-Test series starting here on Wednesday. A 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team had led to a freeze on cricket in Pakistan, which has been playing its home matches on neutral venues.
Bollywood actor Rani Mukerji who is essaying the role of tough cop Shivani Shivaji Roy in her upcoming flick Mardaani 2 visited the Police Control Room in Mumbai and discussed how cyber-crime is putting women and girls at risk in our country.
National Council of Sports constituted (1970)New Delhi- Government of India have constituted the National Council of Sports and Physical Education to advise on the promotion and development of sports, games, physical education and recreation in the country, according to a formal announcement made today (December 9).
It was a moment, an act, that highlighted the deep bond shared by two of India’s biggest modern day cricketers. The perfect example of the apprentice paying his ultimate respect to the master. MS Dhoni will go down in history as one of the finest ODI player and captain ever. Apart from his successes on the field, his biggest contribution to Indian cricket has been the players whom he backed and ensured they bloomed into superstars. One such player is current Indian captain Virat Kohli, who was backed to the hilt by Dhoni in his initial years in international cricket.
Bigg Boss 13: Asim Riaz’s brother scraps with Vindu Dara Singh, calls out Sidharth and Paras for mocking Shefali
Former Bigg Boss contestant Vindu Dara Singh has been an ardent follower of the show and has been constantly commenting on the ongoing season and the Bigg Boss 13 contestants on Twitter. His latest tweets suggested that Asim Riaz got all his “content” and footage from his interactions with either Sidharth Shukla or Himanshi Khurana.
Wonky, a cute and fluffy white rabbit, is winning over the Internet. It’s the unusual physical trait of the four-legged creature which has earned him the title of ‘unicorn’ rabbit. Turns out, one of his ears is placed in middle of his head rather than on side.
India vs West Indies: The Mumbai connection that could hurt Virat Kohli and Co in 3rd T20I at Wankhede
West Indies will look up to their experienced players when they lock horns against India in the third and final T20I of the series at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. India won the first match in Hyderabad by six wickets while Windies hit back by taking the second clash in Thiruvananthapuram by eight wickets. The two teams will now battle it out in the do-or-die clash at the iconic stadium in the capital city of Maharashtra.
The Power List 2019: Janhvi Kapoor and Katrina Kaif dazzle, Shah Rukh-Gauri win big. See winners list
The biggest names from the film and fashion fraternity came together on Monday night to celebrate the first-ever Vogue x Nykaa Fashion: The Power List. The glitzy awards show, which was held at St Regis Mumbai, was attended by Katrina Kaif, Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan, Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Hrithik Roshan and others.
Monday saw a fierce debate in the Lok Sabha on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. The bill successfully passed the Lok Sabha test, but not before facing fair bit of resistance and politics.
First day jitters during Ranji Trophy openers are not unusual. But performance anxiety had nothing to do with the jitters triggered at Vijaywada’s Devineni Venkata Ramana Praneetha Ground on Monday. Having sent Andhra in to bat, defending champions Vidarbha were stalled in their tracks when a snake was found slithering its way across the ground. Play was held up for some time as it took eight members of the ground staff to force the reluctant reptile off the ground, making for quite an intriguing 13-second video that has gone viral on social media since morning.