India not among 118 nations that pledged to push green energy
As many as 118 countries has signed a pledge to triple installed renewable energy capacity by 2030 during ongoing CoP 28 in Dubai .
India has not signed it . China which has world’s largest installed renewable energy capacity has also not signed it . US and Brazil two of the largest contributor of emission has signed it .
The renewable energy capacity by 2030 will be brought to be 11,000 Giga watt.
India during CoP 26 in Glasgow had committed to install 500 GW of energy from nin fissile fuels by 2030 .
By March 2023 , India has already installed 170 GW of capacity .
Modi , Muizzui agree to set up core group to further deepen ties
On the sidelines of CoP 28 in Dubai PM Modi had met his Maldivian counterpart , Mohammad Muizzu .
PM Modi held the partnership between the two leaders as “productive “ .
“ President @MMuizzu and I had a productive meeting today . We discussed ways to enhance the India – Maldives friendship across diverse sectors . We look forward to deepen cooperation for the benefit of people “ .PM Twitted .
PMO has told that the talk were held about economic relations , development cooperation and people to people ties .
Days before Mr. Muizzui had requested to withdraw 77 Indian military personnel . from Maldives and decided to review more than 100 bilateral agreements .
Coastal T.N. braces for heavy rain as A.P. braces up for Michuang’s fall
Deep depression intensified over the bay of Bengal 420 km south east of Chennai , it is moving North East and likely to evolve into Cyclone Michaung by Sunday .
Winds with a speed of 80 – 90 kmph has started blowing and it will increase even further .
Fisherman have been asked not to venture the sea . 144 trains has been canceled .
Ten teams of National Disaster Response Force ( NDRF ) and State Disaster Response Force ( SDRF ) will be deployed .
SC directs Bihar govt . to remove encroachment near the Ganga
The Supreme Court has ordered Bihar government to clear unauthorized construction from the floodplains of the Ganga , especially in and around Patna .
A PILnwas field by a Parna resident in june 2020 against National Green Tribunal ( NGT ) dismissing his plea for the same .
The courts cited that illegal unauthorized encroachment dump lost of waste in Ganga river . Also as the floodplains are submerged with water each year those encroaching face lots of hardhsip and risk of life .
Stockade should account for failure of developed countries : BASIC group
The BASIC group of Brazil , South Africa , India and China has said at CoP 28 that Global Stocktake should also account for the failure of developed nations.
The Global Stockate is a fundamental component of the fundamwntal component of under Paris Agreement to evaluate collective progress made in achieving goals .
In 2022 66% of malaria cases in southeast India were from India
WHO South East Asia region published World Malaria Report ,2023 in Saturday . Some of the major finding in the report are :
● India accounts for 66% of Malaria cases in Southeast Asia region .
● 46% of all cases is due to Pakamidium Vivax
● In 2022 there were total 249 million cases worldwide .
Israel ,Hamas trade strikes as Palestinian death toll mounts
Israel and Hamas brushed aside calls for further pause in war and they launched sevelea rockets and missiles over each other .
More than 250 people were killed since the week long ceasefire came to a halt on Friday . according to the UN data more than 80% has been displaced thus far in eight weeks
Myanmar pro democracy fighters battle to take state capital from Junta
Myanmar Pro democracy fighters in a batterred
Police raid gay bars two days after ruling by Moscow court
The Police in Moscow targeted multiple gay friendly nightclubs in what appeared to be raids. Earlier Supreme Court of Russia had labeled what it called “ international LGBT movement “ as “ Extremist “ .
North Korea threatens to ‘destroy ‘ US spy satellite
Last week North Korea has launched its first ‘ spy satellite ‘ . After comment by US official that US can deny space and counterspace capabilities to its adversaries , North Korea has warned on Saturday that it would “ destroy “ US spy satellites if Washington tries “ any attack “ on its space assets.
Wooing Indian tourist with visa free entry
The story so far :
Malaysia has become the latest country to allow Visa free entry to Indian . It will start 31 December . An Indian can stay there for a period of 30 days . Currently there are a total 26 countries offer free visa entry to Indian citizens .
Before Thailand it was Srilanka that had extended free Visa to Indian tourists .
The countries that offer travel without visa to Indian citizens include Napal , Bhutan and Fiji etc
The reason behind this is to look into increasing tourism .