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India to ratify historic Paris climate change pact

It is the latest big polluter to sign onto the historic accord which now takes a major step towards becoming reality

"This was taken after a lot of deliberations and with a view to give the world a message . . . " says Mr Dave.

New Delhi

INDIA, the world's third biggest carbon emitter, was set to ratify the Paris agreement on climate change on Sunday on the birthday of the country's famously ascetic independence leader Mahatma Gandhi.

India, with a population of 1.3 billion people, is the latest big