Addressing the gathering of world leaders at the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (CoP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Glasgow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced India's five major commitments to combat climate change.
Eastern Freeway, a 16.8 km highway that connects south Mumbai with eastern suburbs, was on Thursday named after former Maharashtra chief minister late Vilasrao Deshmukh.
The Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government in the state had made the announcement two years ago but the official naming was done through an order on Thursday, said an official.
The Centre's decision to transfer 1994-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Sanjeev Khirwar and his wife Rinku Dhugga, also an IAS, to Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh respectively on Thursday did not surprise the bureaucratic fraternity.
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