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A view of historic Jama Masjid and Red Fort shrouded in smog, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
A view of historic Jama Masjid and Red Fort shrouded in smog, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
Latest live news: Negotiators from nearly 200 countries accepted a new climate agreement at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, recognising India's intervention for the world to "phase down" rather than "phase out" coal power.

India's environment and climate minister, Bhupender Yadav, said the revision reflected the "circumstances of emerging economies." "We are becoming the voice of the developing countries," he told Reuters, saying the pact had singled out coal but kept quiet about oil and natural gas.

Authorities cut off internet and enforced a four-day curfew in Maharashtra's Amravati city on Saturday after fresh violence during a shutdown.

A mob hurled stones at shops during the bandh allegedly organised by local BJP workers to protest rallies by Muslim organizations the day before to condemn the recent violence in Tripura, police said.


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