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“step change” in FIFA Congress, first female secretary general appointed

Zurich, May 14 : The 66th FIFA Congress kicked off a new era for FIFA and global football with the announcement of a “step change” in FIFA’s investment in football development, new FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura, progress on the implementation of the reforms, and the FIFA Legends programme. To build on his manifesto pledges, FIFA President Gianni Infantino presented ...

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The day marks a change in the mindset of India: PM Modi

New Delhi, Jan 16: Launching the Startup India movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the day marks a change in the mindset of India. “Today marks an important change in the mindsets of India,” Modi said. “Companies that were on top pre-1991 have been replaced by companies that were start ups, by those who didn’t belong to business ...

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Climate change is not of our making: PM Modi

Paris, Nov 30 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said climate change was a major global challenge, but it was not something India was responsible for. Addressing a gathering at the inauguration of the India pavilion at the United Nations climate summit in Paris, he said: “Climate change is a major global challenge. But, climate change is not ...

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CDP recognises climate change transparency of Tata Global Beverages

Kolkata/Bengaluru, Nov 4: Tata Global Beverages has been identified as an Indian leader for the quality of climate change related information that it has disclosed to investors and the global marketplace through CDP India, the not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies. It is therefore awarded a position on the Indian Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), released on Wednesday in the India ...

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Ireland to change its drug law, cocaine and heroine to be decriminalised

Dublin, Nov 4 : As part of their ‘radical cultural shift’, Ireland will be making changes in their drug law which will come into effect from next year, allowing its citizens to possess small amounts of drugs such as cocaine, cannabis and heroine for recreational use, media reports have said. Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Ireland’s Minister in charge of National Drug ...

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India-Africa summit: PM seeks cooperation on climate change, terror

New Delhi, Oct 30 : India and African nations decided on Thursday to step up cooperation to fight climate change and terrorism. At the third India-Africa summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong call for partnership, including a “comprehensive” agreement on climate change, which the visiting leaders fully supported. “So, when the world meets in Paris in December, we ...

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“India can truly show the way to the world in mitigating climate change”

New Delhi Apr 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined the rest of the world in celebrating the occasion of Earth Day on Wednesday and said India can show the way to the world in mitigating climate change. In his tweet, Modi said: “#EarthDay is the perfect occasion to reaffirm our commitment to keep our Planet clean, green & focus ...

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Govt in J&K may change, situation remains same: Masarat Alam

Srinagar, Mar 8 : A day after senior Hurriyat Conference (G) leader and chairman of Muslim League Masarat Alam Bhat was released, the separatist leader said governments may change in Jammu and Kashmir but the reality in the state will remain same. “I was granted bail thrice, that’s why I have been released now. I have spent my life in ...

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RK Pachauri steps down as IPCC chief

Nairobi, Feb 24 : Following allegations of sexual harassment against him, Rajendra K Pachauri on Tuesday stepped down as the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In his letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon, he said: “The IPCC needs strong leadership and dedication of time and full attention by the Chair in the immediate future, ...

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Johnson ready to bowl first change in WC

Melbourne, Feb 2 : Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has said he is open to a first-change bowling commission for his side during the upcoming World Cup. “We’ve got two left-armers and got to think about what’s best for our team – if it’s me coming on first change I’d be happy to do that,” Johnson was quoted as saying ...

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