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India's intended nationally determined contribution is balanced and comprehensive: Environment Minister

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IBNS) The Government has said that India's Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) is balanced and comprehensive.

India promises to huge emissions intensity reduction by 2030

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IBNS) Ahead of the climate summit in Paris in December, India on Friday committed to reduce the emission intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 level.

NASA Selects Investigations for Future Key Planetary Mission

Washington, Oct 1 (IBNS) NASA on Thursday selected five science investigations for refinement during the next year as a first step in choosing one or two missions for flight opportunities as early as 2020. The submitted proposals would study Venus, near-Earth objects and a variety of asteroids.

Australia launches satellite to tackle slow internet speed

Sydney, Oct 1 (IBNS) The Australian Government on Thursday launched a new satellite, Sky Muster, from South America to provide high speed internet service to its rural citizens.

NASA confirms evidence that liquid water flows on today’s Mars

California, Sept 29 (IBNS) New findings from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars.

PSLV successfully launches India's Multi Wavelength Space Observatory ASTROSAT

Bangalore, Sept 28 (IBNS) In its thirty first flight (PSLV-C30) India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle on Monday successfully launched ASTROSAT, the country's Multi Wavelength Space Observatory along with six foreign customer satellites into a 644.6 X 651.5 km orbit inclined at an angle of 6 deg to the equator.

World waits to see supermoon eclipse tonight

New Delhi, Sept 27 (IBNS): Several nations are all set to witness another rare view on the sky- supermoon eclipse - on Sunday night and Monday.

Ban welcomes joint China-US announcement on measures to tackle climate change

New York, Sept 26 (IBNS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the joint announcement made on Friday by the Governments of China and the United States on the significant steps each country is aiming to take to address climate change.

Greenpeace ask PM Modi to press US President Obama on solar trade, climate change issues

New York/Delhi, Sept 25 (IBNS): In advance of Narendra Modi's speech to the United Nations on Friday, Greenpeace published an open letter asking the Prime Minister to "urge US President Barack Obama to reconsider his administration's actions that significantly undermine the fight against climate change."

CSE reviews Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojna, finds it a mixed bag of opportunities

New Delhi, Sept 23 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has analysed the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojna (PMKKKY) in the context of the recently notified rules on the District Mineral Foundation (DMF).

NASA technology aims to save commercial airlines fuel, time

Washington, Sept 23 (IBNS) Two passenger airlines soon will test NASA-developed software designed to help air carriers save time and reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions.

Greenpeace launches Clean Air Nation Movement

New Delhi, Sept 22 (IBNS): Greenpeace India on Tuesday launched the Clean Air Nation1 movement, calling on the government to make urgent improvements to the National Air Quality Index (NAQI), as a first step towards securing what the Government has referred to as citizens' 'birthright to clean air'.

Dow AgroSciences wins Agrow Awards for Best Industry collaboration with GVK Biosciences

Kolkata, Sept 21 (IBNS): Dow AgroSciences, a company focused on the development of new technologies and sustainable solutions for modern agriculture, has won the 2015 edition of the prestigious Agrow Awards under the category of Best Industry collaboration with GVK Biosciences (GVK BIO)-Asia's leading Discovery Research and Development organization based out of Hyderabad, India.

West Bengal Heart Foundation , Ramakrishna Vivekananda Mission’s initiative to save a life

Kolkata, Sept 19 (IBNS) West Bengal Heart Foundation and Ramakrishna Vivekananda Mission took an initiative by organizing a life saving workshop for students to help people encountering heart attacks.

Professor Sijbrand de Jong elected as next President of CERN Council

Geneva, Sept 18 (IBNS) . CERN Council on Friday announced the election of Professor Sijbrand de Jong as its 22nd President for a period of one year renewable twice, with a mandate starting on Jan 1, 2016.