Climate action woefully inadequate, U.N. talks leader Fiji says

OSLO, April 27 (Reuters): Government plans for slowing climate change remain ‘woefully inadequate’ despite promises of tougher action under the 2015 Paris agreement, according to Fiji, which will preside at United Nations talks in Germany next week.   Officials from almost 200 nations will work on a “rule book” for the Paris accord at the […]

Swachh Bharat can tackle public health issues, promote tourism: Prabhu

Swachh Bharat can tackle public health issues, promote tourism: Prabhu

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The government’s ‘Swachh Bharat’, or ‘Clean India’, initiative has the potential to address public health issues and promote tourism in the country, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Thursday.   Addressing an industry chamber Ficci-ISC Sanitation Conclave, the Minister also underlined the need to improve soil fertility, saying soil security […]