Deforestation and forest degradation make up 17 percent of the world's carbon emissions - more than the entire world's transportation sector, according to the United Nations.
Researchers, including Renu Malhotra of the University of Arizona in the US, found compelling evidence of a yet-to-be- discovered planetary body with a mass somewhere between that of Mars and Earth.
The CEOs round table is expected to be attended by Apple chief Tim Cook, Walmart head Doug McMillon, Caterpillar's Jim Umpleby, Google head Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella.
The Indian community members burst into loud cheers and chanted "Modi-Modi" as Modi walked up to them.
Together Indian and American scientists are making what is possibly the world's most expensive earth imaging satellite that will cost the countries over USD 1.5 billion.
Speaking on collaboration in cutting-edge technology, Modi announced the setting up of a joint science and technology fund of four million euros.
"Free and fair trade has been the greatest liberator of the world's poor, and today's announcement shows our commitment to helping developing countries grow their economies and reduce poverty through trade."
In a joint address to the media after the signing of 11 bilateral agreements, Modi and his counterpart Antonio Costa said the two countries have made substantial progress in their relations in the past six months.
They said the barriers covered multiple sectors and included high tariffs, inadequate protection of intellectual property rights, and inconsistent and non-transparent licensing and regulatory practices.
Modi, who arrived here on the first leg of his three- nation tour, said his brief visit will further strengthen relations between India and Portugal.
Submitting the Voluntary National Review report on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to the UN recently, India has said that it has played an important role and shaping the SDGs.
Before leaving for Lisbon, Modi had said during his meeting with Costa, the two leaders will build on their recent discussions and review the progress of various joint initiatives and decisions.
The four Arab governments delivered the demands to Qatar through Kuwait on Thursday, more than two weeks after severing all ties with the emirate and imposing an embargo.
The four countries presented a 13-point list of demands to Qatar through mediator Kuwait on Thursday and gave it 10 days to comply.
The powerful blast took place near Inspector General of Police Ehsan Mehboob's office on Gulistan Road area of the provincial capital, Quetta.
The cladding on the outside of the Grenfell Tower, as well as the insulation used in the tower block both, failed safety checks, the Metropolitan Police said, nine days after the blaze ripped through the building within minutes.
At its meeting in Spain's Valencia, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a Paris-based organisation which sets standards for banks globally, closely scrutinised Pakistan's record on terror financing.
The economy ministry said on Friday it had agreed to finance a government feasibility study into a high-speed rail link between Chennai and Mysore, and had also discussed a project to modernise the Chennai-Hyderabad route.
In January, police in Cangnan County Zhejiang Province suspected several employees or former employees of an Apple distributor and a contractor of stealing user data, the county procuratorate said in a statement on Friday.
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The news troubled investors because growth in software sales, which is at the heart of Chief Executive John Chen's plan for turning the Canadian company around, dropped to USD 101 million in the first quarter, or 4.7 percent lower than a year ago.
Trump responded at that time, via Twitter, that Comey "better hope that there are no 'tapes' of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!"
The United Nations secretary-general is making a plea for protection of refugees around the world, saying some richer countries haven't been as tolerant as some in Africa.
The two have been feuding bitterly and Western Digital, which jointly runs Toshiba's main semiconductor plant, has sought a U.S. court injunction to prevent any deal that does not have its consent.
Spot gold was up 0.6 percent at USD 1,257.5 an ounce at 1152 GMT after earlier touching a session high at USD 1,258.20. U.S. gold futures rose 0.7 percent to USD 1,257.8. However, gold is little changed from last week.