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.
From getting minister of road, transport and highways (MoRTH) Nitin Gadkari’s nod for the Tribune flyover project in 2018 to pushing for a ‘bhoomi pujan’ at the earliest, Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher was the main force behind the flyover project, reveals information accessed by Hindustan Times under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
As per the revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP), a state-run tuberculosis (TB) control initiative of the central government, among the union territories of India, Chandigarh has ranked second in the number of TB cases notified.
A hangman’s job is an unenviable one. But a police head constable in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district has volunteered to carry out the executions of Nirbhaya’s rapists after learning that Delhi’s Tihar jail does not have a hangman.
The ongoing political drama in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over sulking senior leader Eknath Khadse continued on Tuesday, when he met chief minister Uddhav Thackeray at the Maharashtra state legislature in Mumbai for half-an-hour. A day ago, he had met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar at his residence in Delhi.
In Amraghat village of Cachar District in Bengali speaking Barak Valley of Assam, the family of Ajit Das believes the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will end their woes. Das, a declared foreigner has served three months in detention and is currently out on bail.
New Delhi: India is a great experiment in democratic governance, which we need to be proud about, and as the largest parliamentary democracy in the world we should perform duties in an objective and constructive manner, vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu said on Tuesday.
HT Correspondentletters@hindustantimes.comKolkata: Relations between West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the state’s All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) government took a turn for the worse on Tuesday when the latter curtailed the governor’s powers as chancellor of state universities through a set of new rules.
The proposed law to protect personal privacy in India gives the government more powers to access people’s data over reasons such as safeguarding national security as compared to the law recommended by an expert committee, according to a version set to be introduced in Parliament this week.
The horrendous fire tragedy at Anaj Mandi in the early hours of Sunday, December 8th, that killed 43 poor migrants, deafeningly signals a systemic failure to cope with urbanisation. Yet, this perspective still remains largely ignored. This is probably because one of the most surprising, and ironically banal, facts about the national Capital is that an overwhelming number of buildings here are illegal.
Hockey India Disciplinary Committee on Tuesday suspended 11 players and two team officials for their respective roles in the recent violence that broke out during the 56th Nehru Cup finals between Punjab Armed Police and Punjab National Bank.
‘Reminded me of playing in India, It was hard to breathe,’ Air quality in Sydney concerns Australia’s Usman Khwaja
New South Wales (NSW) spinner Steve O’Keefe on Tuesday said that the air quality during the match against Queensland in the Sheffield Shield was far worse than in India. His remarks came after New South Wales’ (NSW) victory by nine wickets against Queensland in the ongoing domestic tournament.
Sir Parshurambhau (SP) College has received a grant of Rs 2.5 crore under Rashtriya Uchhatar Siksha Abhiyan (Rusa).
A US body that monitors the state of religious freedom around the world and has been critical of India said Monday the Trump administration should — not could — consider sanctioning India for the exclusion of Muslims from the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) approved by Lok Sabha.
Chandrashekhar Bhadsavle, an award-winning agricultural innovator from Maharashtra, has been invited by a former irrigation minister in Punjab to demonstrate his agricultural innovation in an effort to solve the stubble burning problem which is resulting in acute air pollution in New Delhi.
The provisional answer key, question paper and responses of candidates for the UGC NET December 2019 exam was released on Tuesday by the National Testing Agency. The answer key, question paper and responses of candidates for UGC NET December 2019 exam can be checked at ugcnet.nta.nic.in.
In some good news to the millions graduates and also to the education system in the country as a whole, where for many years as much as 70% of the professional degree holders were found to be unemployable, a survey has found that nearly half of the fresh pass-outs are employable now.
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, appears destined to become law in the near future. The primary criticism is that it discriminates on religious grounds by treating persons belonging to six religions differently from all others, while carving out an exception and effectively allowing them to escape “illegal status” and gain citizenship.