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US Withdraws from Paris Climate Change Pact, Another Failure by Greens

As promised to his voters, US President Donald Trump has signed the papers to withdraw from the Paris Agreement signed amid euphoria in 2015 stipulating compliance to maintain global warming within 2 degee celsius. The US contributes about 15% of global emissions of carbon, but its dependence on caol-related carbon emissions are much lower and it has been a major ...

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Cash Crunch, Future Lending Dominate Financial Inclusion Summit 2016

The two-day Inclusive Finance India Summit, formerly known as Microfinance India Summit, concluded on Tuesday with bankers and lenders vowing to stem the cash crunch that is hitting the industry across the country due to demonetisation. Two important reports by organisers Access India were released – The Inclusive Finance State of the Sector Report by Prof M S Sriram (IIM-B) ...

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Demonetisation: Railway Ticket Online Reservation to be Rs.40 Less Until Dec.31, Other Measures at Glance

In view of ongoing cash crunch, the Railway ministry has accepted a proposal to repeal service charges on train tickets booked on its portal irctc.co.in to encourage credit or debit card payments instead of cash by people. However, the facility will be in effect until the end of December 31, 2016. Now train tickets online could save general passengers Rs.40 ...

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IFFI: Cinema in 1946 Portrayed Demonetisation, Recollects Venkaiah Naidu

  M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Information & Broadcasting has recalled the 1946 film titled “Vijayalakshmi” produced in 1946 on demonetisation during the British rule and praised the creativity of the film world reflecting the social concerns. Produced and directed by late B.R.Pantulu which was based on the first demonetization in India and it had brilliantly presented the negative role ...

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RBI May Reduce Rates, Hope Builders

While the nation reels under the impact of non-availability of exchange posed by demonetisation, especially in terms of exchanging the old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes for new ones, home seekers might just end up with positive gains from the scenario, hope builders, despite being wary of removal of black money. “It looks like being ‘advantage home buyer’ on ...

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Antarctica Penguins to Disappear by 2100: Study

A NASA-funded study by University of Delaware projected that Adelie penguins across Antarctica will disappear by the end of this century owing to melting caused by climate change. They said approximately 30 percent of current Adélie colonies may decline by 2060, and approximately 60 percent of the present population might be dwindling by 2099. However, the penguins at more southerly ...

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