Over 90 airports within the nation might be carbon-neutral by 2024, whereas the variety of airports will rise to 220 within the subsequent 5 years, Aviation Minister mentioned. Presently, the nation has 141 airports, of which Kochi and Delhi airports are carbon-neutral, the minister mentioned. “One of many first issues that I did after I took over because the aviation minister was to place a carbon mapping profile of our airports. Two of our airports, Delhi and Kochi, are already carbon-neutral and India may have 92-93 carbon-neutral airports by 2024,” Scindia mentioned.

Russian-controlled areas of japanese and southern Ukraine introduced plans to start out voting this week to grow to be integral components of Russia. The concerted and quickening Kremlin-backed efforts to swallow up 4 areas might set the stage for Moscow to escalate the struggle following Ukrainian successes on the battlefield. The scheduling of referendums beginning Friday within the Luhansk, Kherson, and partly Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia and Donetsk areas got here after an in depth ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned the votes are wanted and as Moscow is dropping floor within the invasion it started almost seven months in the past.

Turkish President on Tuesday as soon as once more raked up the Kashmir subject throughout his tackle to world leaders on the high-level UN Common Meeting session. “India and Pakistan, after having established their sovereignty and independence 75 years in the past, they nonetheless have not established peace and solidarity between each other. That is a lot unlucky. We hope and pray {that a} honest and everlasting peace and prosperity might be established in Kashmir,” Erdogan, an in depth ally of Pakistan, mentioned on the Common Debate.