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Javadekar appeals to rich nations not to seek profit from climate disaster

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Amid growing demands of raising climate action targets of India ahead of 26th session of the UN climate conference (COP26), environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said the country would not raise its climate ambition at the behest of or under pressure (from anyone) and appealed to rich nations not to seek profit from disaster.
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‘If minister is not safe…’: Javadekar condemns attack on Muraleedharan in Bengal [Video]

‘If minister is not safe…’: Javadekar condemns attack on Muraleedharan in Bengal

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