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India Commits To Massive Land Restoration At UN Meet
India has commited to restoring 26 million hectares of land as part of its global commitment to combat desertification, says PM Modi while addressing the UNCCD COP14 near Delhi.
Lawyers Rally Behind Madras HC Chief Justice
Bar members rally behind Madras High Court Chief Justice, who tendered her resignation to the President in protest against the manner in which the Collegium was functioning
US Will Have To Pay Heavy Price For Suspending The Peace Talk
Taliban made a statement saying 'US will suffer more losse' after Donald Trump called-off the peace talks with Taliban on twitter.
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Time to say goodbye to single-use plastic, says PM
India is hosting the UNCCD COP14 from September 2 to September 13. The conference is aimed at adding to the global discourse on environmental issues, especially those relating to land management.
Speaking at the conference, PM Modi said that his government has announced to put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years. He also added that the government has created a "Jal Shakti Ministry" to address all water-related important issues in totality
Nadal beats Medvedev in US Open final
New York, Sep 9 - Rafael Nadal has won the US Open for the fourth time, beating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final.
Nadal took four hours and 49 minutes to register this victory in a marathon five-set thriller - 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4.