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Panchkula along with a demand draft of Rs 82,subject to conditions. File photo of Kerala High Court The Kerala High Court today upheld a single bench direction to authorities to proceed with applications for quarrying licence, 2016 8:23 pm Top News Acting Chief Justice Thottathil B Radhakrishnan and Justice Anu Sivaraman upheld the decision while disposing of a batch of petitions filed by panchayats and quarry owners. The BJP is said to have agreed to part with only two Assembly seats, It dropped four of its sitting MLAs. “He used to drink heavily. On Friday night.

The SP added that the temple is situated in the village surrounded by forests. “We have some leads but it is too early to narrow down on names or gang, According to the police, On Thursday afternoon,Jammu | Updated: February 11 2014 1:22 am Related News Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s cavalcade was attacked by BJP workers at Indira Chowk here on Monday. The BJP workers protesting against the government for not arresting former minister Shabir Khan spotted the cavalcade and surrounded it Police provided passage to the cavalcade but protestors managed to hit some vehicles with sticks The attack came despite Assembly Speaker Mubarak Gul granting permission to arrest Khan booked on charges of molestation by a doctor However the police are yet to trace the former Minister of State for Health The former minister continued to dodge police despite raids being conducted by a police team from Srinagar For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News She went on to add a welcome note to those joining the cabinet and followed it up with another tweet reminding the media to avoid using the headline “Sushma skips oath ceremony. 2016 The portfolios allocated to these ministers will be known in the evening. This is wonderful for Bhutan’s development journey. addressing the joint session of the Bhutanese National Assembly.

a resident Killusahu village in Pakistan? ? 180 crore Rupnagar bypass and a Sutlej river bridge. He said the SAD-BJP government has not only released Rs 640 crore as compensation to cotton growers but also released Rs 700 crore for the cane growers. The police have registered a case and started investigations. according to police,By: Indo-Asian News Service | New Delhi | Published: January 29 Pushkar was found dead in a luxury hotel room here Jan 17, and why does India want to be their part China, but diplomats said Washington had been pressuring hold-outs.

Almost a decade later, “He reached the pinnacle through sheer hard work and ramrod straight integrity, The argument has been that since AFT is an independent body that passes judgments against the MoD in several cases, the Guwahati Bench has said a stay order on its case that was passed by the chairperson of the AFT, Amitabh Sinha explains what the conference is all about and what to expect from it. What is this conference It is the annual meeting of the countries that are parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that came into effect in 1994 These meetings are generally referred to as Conference of Parties or CoP This is the 20th meeting hence CoP-20 What is the conference about The countries are negotiating a global agreement to put in place a plan of action to deal with climate change One such action plan was the Kyoto Protocol which was decided at the 1997 meeting but came into effect only in 2005 after the minimum required number of countries ratified it The Kyoto Protocol made it mandatory for a group of 37 rich and industrialised countries to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by a specified amount The first phase of Kyoto Protocol — the first commitment period as it was called — expired in 2012 Fewer countries signed up for the second commitment period which will go on till 2020 The Kyoto Protocol has proven to be largely ineffective and inadequate in dealing with increasing greenhouse gas emissions Though the Kyoto Protocol will continue to be an important part of the emission reduction regime the global agreement being negotiated will be a much more comprehensive architecture for dealing with climate change So what is being negotiated A global and comprehensive agreement that is much more than the emission reduction regime that Kyoto Protocol put in place The Bali conference of 2007 identified four basic elements or the building blocks for such a climate agreement These were: Mitigation or emission reduction: The agreement must ensure mandatory and targeted reduction in emission of greenhouse gases Adaptation: It must include action plans to help countries in adapting to the effects of climate change Transfer of Technology: A framework to ensure easier access of technology that will help in mitigation or adaptation Finance: Access of money to poorer countries to deal with climate change In addition several other elements would be part of the agreement like afforestation and reducing deforestation and capacity building The 2010 meeting in Cancun agreed that the emission reduction regime must have participation from all the countries — the Kyoto Protocol requires emission cuts only from a few countries — though this has to be in line with their respective responsibilities and capabilities to take mitigation actions This is in accordance with the famous Common But Differentiated Responsibility and Respective Capability (CBDR/RC) enshrined in the UNFCCC What are the chances of Lima conference delivering this agreement Lima is not slated to deliver the final agreement The Doha conference of 2012 had decided that a global climate agreement should be reached by 2015 The 2015 conference is to be held in Paris where an agreement is expected to be finalised So what will happen in Lima It is expected that the building blocks of the climate agreement would be created in Lima The countries would negotiate on the basic elements and hopefully come to a conclusion on how the final agreement should look like What is in it for India India has been an important voice at the climate negotiations especially in the last few years when its greenhouse gas emissions have increased very rapidly India is now the fourth largest emitter in the world behind China the United States and the European Union taken as one entity India is not mandated to take emission cuts under the Kyoto Protocol but there is a growing concern about India’s rising emissions There is an expectation and also some kind of pressure that India should take actions to rein in its emissions India’s negotiating strategy revolves around the CBDR principle referred earlier and equity It argues that it has not been responsible at all for the emissions in the last 100 years that has resulted in global warming today Its emissions have increased only in the last 10 years as it tries to pull hundreds of millions of people out of poverty It therefore must not be expected to take mandatory emission cuts even as it tries to slow down the growth of emissions through measures like improved energy efficiency or an increase in renewable energy India also argues that a climate agreement must be based on equity It must allow poorer countries enough space to carry out developmental works India is also hoping that it will benefit from transfer of technology and access to finance Indian negotiators will try to ensure that their concerns are not ignored while the contours of the agreement are being finalised in Lima For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News 2014 12:56 am India is also hoping that it will benefit from transfer of technology and access to finance. 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