Ashoka Trust to receive UNESCO prize for eco-conservation

Paris, Nov 18 : Bengaluru-based environment think-tank Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) will be awarded the 2019 UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for environmental conservation. According to a statement released by the UNESCO on Monday, the award is being given in recognition of ATREE’s socially-just environment conservation and sustainable development activities […]

India targets $26 bn defence industry by 2025: Rajnath

Bangkok, Nov 18 : India was committed to achieve $26 billion defence industry by 2025, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, here on Monday. Addressing a business seminar ‘India Rising’, organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce at the Defence & Security Exhibition 2019, he exhorted defence manufacturing companies to join the ‘Make in India’ initiative. […]