Headlines: PM Modi Lands In Glasgow For COP26 Summit
PM Modi Lands In Glasgow For COP26 Summit
After the G20 Summit in Rome, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Glasgow, UK, for the COP26 Summit. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi tweeted: "Landed in Glasgow. Will be joining the @COP26 Summit, where I look forward to working with other world leaders on mitigating climate change and articulating India's efforts in this regard," PM Modi's European leg is scheduled to begin today with a meeting with community leaders. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will then proceed for the World Leaders' Summit (WLS) at the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which is going to take place at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow. On the sidelines of the Summit, PM Modi is expected to have a bilateral meeting with the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and the talks would focus on the UK-India Climate Partnership and the 2030 roadmap for a stronger UK-India partnership which was signed in May this year. Ahead of the Summit, PM Modi said in a statement: "India is among the top countries in the world in terms of installed renewable energy, wind and solar energy capacity. At the WLS, I will share India's excellent track record on climate action and our achievements. I will also highlight the need to comprehensively address climate change issues including equitable distribution of carbon space, support for mitigation, and adaptation and resilience-building measures, mobilization of finance, technology transfer and importance of sustainable lifestyles for green and inclusive growth,"
Covid-Bulletin: India Registers 12,514 New Covid-19 Cases; Recovery Rate At 98.20%
According to the latest data released by the Union Health Ministry, India has registered 12,514 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload of the country currently stands at 1,58,817, which is the lowest in 248 days. Meanwhile, daily recoveries continue to outnumber active covid-19 cases, with recording 12,718 recoveries in the previous 24 hours. The total recoveries in the country stand at 3,36,68,560. The daily and weekly positivity rate stands at 1.42% and 1.17%, respectively. As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, the country has conducted 60.92 crore covid-19 tests so far. On the vaccination front, India has administered 106.31 crore covid-19 vaccine doses so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
G20 Summit Ends In Rome; No Time-Bound Agreement On Climate Change
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the G20 Summit and pushed for safeguarding the interests of the developing world at sessions on climate change and sustainable development, said G20 Sherpa and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal. As leaders of the top economies ended the G20 Summit in Rome, no time-bound agreements were made this time. However, they all recommitted providing $100 billion per year to tackle climate change issues and vaccine equality to fight the covid-19 pandemic. Though all leaders committed to ending international financing for new coal plants by 2021, no mentions of domestic commitments were made. Other highlights of the G20 summit in Rome were recognition of more vaccines by the WHO, providing technology and finances for vaccine productions and mobilizing more public-private financing for environmental or green projects. While addressing the media, G20 Sherpa said: "We have also been able to push the commitment of the developed world to provide $100 billion every year through from now until 2025 and the commitment of all the countries to mobilize greater levels of capital for the less developed countries and the emerging economies,"
Congress Chief Girish Chodankar: "BJP MP Tejasvi Surya Has Gutter-Level Thinking"
After BJP MP Tejasvi Surya claimed that Congress member Rahul Gandhi went to Goa because Thailand is not taking tourists due to the covid-19 pandemic, the statement did not go down well with the opposition party. Reacting to the statement, Congress Chief Girish Chodankar tweeted: "In an attempt to make @DrPramodPSawant feel CM of Thailand, @BJP4India MP @Tejasvi_Surya with his gutter-level thinking has compared Goa to #Thailand thereby insulting the women and people who have kept respect of the state high. We strongly condemn this character assassination of #Goa," The statement made by BJP MP Tejasvi Surya was made while addressing a press conference where he said that Rahul Gandhi was vacationing in Goa as part of political tourism.
Maharashtra BJP President Asks NCP Leader Nawab Malik To Stop Giving Threats
On Sunday, Maharashtra BJP President Chandrakant Patil slammed NCP Minister Nawab Malik to stop issuing threats against NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede. Mr Malik has accused Sameer Wankhede of playing at the hands of the BJP and also called the raid conducted on the cruise ship in Mumbai fake. While referring to Mr Malik's statement that he will do an expose at the upcoming winter session, Mr Patil said: "Malik can say whatever he wants to. Who has stopped you? He should stop giving threats,"
RRR Teaser Out: SS Rajamouli Promises A Bigger Saga Than Baahubali
On Monday, director SS Rajamouli released the 40-second teaser of the much-awaited RRR film starring Ram Charan, Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn. Giving a glimpse of the film's gigantic scale, the teaser starts with a larger than life chase sequence between a lion and Jr NTR. Made on a budget of 300 crores; the RRR film promises to be a bigger saga than Baahubali. After looking at the teaser of the film, it seems like SS Rajamouli has left no stone unturned to make the film an international hit. The tale of RRR revolves around the struggles of Telegu tribal leaders. Recently, RRR announced the biggest collaboration in the history of Indian cinema with PVR cinemas. The film is scheduled to release on 7th January 2022.
Watch the teaser here:
Breaking: Ankita Lokhande-Vicky Jain To Get Married In December Just Like Katrina Kaif-Vicky Kaushal?
The rumours of Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal getting hitched this December is breaking the internet. Well, no official announcement has been made yet. However, there's another couple who have reportedly made it official, and it's none other than Ankita Lokhande and Vicky Jain. As per an ETimes report, Ankita and Vicky have blocked 12,13 and 14 December as their wedding dates. There are a lot of upcoming celebrities weddings, including Richa Chadha & Ali Faizal, Ranbir Kapoor & Alia Bhatt and Rajkummar Rao & Patralekhaa.