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India has right to grow, carbon emissions may rise: Prakash Javadekar

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 18:53

Prakash Javadekar, India`s Environment minister has taken a bold stand on the carbon emissions issue and stated a stark and inevitable truth.Though he emphasised on the fact that India is committed to reduce carbon emissions, it may increase in the process of development and poverty eradication.

US to get $1.4 bn over Gulf of Mexico disaster

Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 20:30

Swiss-based Transocean, which owned a rig that blew up in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, has agreed to pay the US $1.4 billion over the environmental disaster.

Crews struggle to drain oil-leaking ship off NZ

Last Updated: Friday, October 14, 2011, 11:49

Workers are in a race against nature to try to drain the fuel before waves break up the vessel.