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Open Data Conclave

The conclave brought together experts from multiple fields including government, journalists, academia, researchers, citizens, industry, philanthropic organizations and data enthusiasts working on various aspects of Open Data in India.

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Significant areas of glaciers in Hindu-Kush Himalayan region retreating at alarming rate: Study

An estimated 210 million people live within these mountain systems, and some 1.3 billion people who live downstream of the HKH rely on freshwater obtained directly or indirectly from rivers and tributaries of the region.

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warns of the folly of coal but exit may not be easy

Delivering the 2020 Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture virtually, Guterres called on India to move away from coal, even as he acknowledged that poverty alleviation and universal energy access were India’s top priorities

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