Protecting the Borders as well as ecosystems

Protecting the Borders as well as ecosystems

We all heard of heroic stories of Indian Army who protect our national borders. We are able to take quiet and undisturbed sleep only because of the soldiers that are awake to protect us. But have you heard of Indian army protecting our environment with the same spirit as they protect the national borders? Yes, they do it, so that our children and our Children’s children would be able to sleep quietly. Here is the award winning story! I salute the extraordinary efforts of 128 INF BN (Territorial Army) Eco Rajputana Rifles and congratulate them from bottom of my heart precisely for this reason. I was proud to be on the jury for the award. They recently won the Earth Care Award, institutionalized by Times of India and JSW in New Delhi. The soldiers came to receive the award. They received it with great pride but with military discipline by saluting the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr. Harsha...
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From Doklam Dispute to Wuhan Warmth – Modi-Xi River Side Bromance

From Doklam Dispute to Wuhan Warmth – Modi-Xi River Side Bromance

From Doklam Dispute to Wuhan Warmth is a dramatic shift. The literal meaning of Doklam is ‘rocky road’. ( written just before Modi-Xi informal summit in Wuhan )  26th April 2018: Whatever the conflicting realities on the ground, history has shown that both India and China have shared a dream of peaceful coexistence. That desire became stronger after the freedom of both the countries from foreign powers. This silk-road to peace has, in recent past,  often turned into rocky-road giving leaders of both countries a bumpy ride. Wuhan is known as the city of bridges across rivers Yangtse and Han. There are clearly game-changing and long-term win-win opportunities for both India and China to build the bridges and to take collaborative initiative for global stewardship when PM Modi and President Xi meet in Wuhan. The recent dispute at Doklam became  Himalayan hot-spot from June to August in 2017. Chinese population, more than Indian,...
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G20 Summit:slow progress on ambitious climate change accord, is it a sign of no-trust on words?

G20 Summit:slow progress on ambitious climate change accord, is it a sign of no-trust on words?

India has blocked G20 efforts to pave the way for an ambitious climate change accord in a sign of deep divisions just two weeks before delegates from almost 200 nations meet in Paris. Through almost 20 hours of talks at the G20 gathering in Turkey Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.ft.com The world is waking up to reality that ambitious promises can no longer be trusted. How rich nations can demonstrate that this time it will be different and rebuild the trust? See on Scoop.it...
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