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Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project: Environmental clearance given to the project in violation of law, says NGT

9 hrs ago
The National Green Tribunal declared that the Kaleshwaram irrigation project has begun without following the statuary provisions with regard to environmental aspects.

Heeng cultivation in India: First-ever Heeng cultivation undertaken in India's Lahaul valley, get all details here!

1 day ago
Heeng is one of the widely used spices in Indian cuisine but the spice is not produced in the country. India imports around 1,200 tons of raw heeng annually from Afghanistan, Iran and Uzbekistan.

Major 7.5 magnitude earthquake triggers tsunami alert for Alaska

1 day ago
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the tsunami warnings covered much of the southern coast of the remote state of the US, which includes the thinly populated Alaska Peninsula.

HCNG Buses in Delhi: Know what is Hydrogen-Enriched Compressed Natural Gas, its Benefits & HCNG vs CNG Difference

2 days ago
HCNG is the hydrogen spiked CNG which is produced using compact reforming process. 

GRAP in Delhi NCR: What is Graded Response Action Plan? Know how Delhi will fight air pollution

Oct 12, 2020
GRAP implementation in Delhi NCR: Graded Response Action Plan, GRAP's air pollution control measures under “very poor” and “severe” category will come into force in Delhi NCR from October 15, 2020 to improve air quality.

Delhi government exempts battery-operated vehicles from road tax, step towards ‘pollution-free Delhi’

Oct 12, 2020
In the notification issued on October 10, 2020, the Transport Department stated that the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi has decided to exempt the tax which was levied upon all the battery-operated vehicles with an immediate effect.

Researchers on the world’s biggest mission to North Pole returns from ‘Dying Arctic’, what was the mission and how it was commenced: Everything you must know

Oct 12, 2020
The team of several hundred scientists from 20 countries has seen for themselves the dramatic effects of global warming on ice in the region which has been considered the epicentre of climate change.

Blue Flag Beaches in India: In a first, 8 Indian beaches get prestigious Blue Flag Certification

Oct 12, 2020
India has also been awarded the third prize by the by the International Jury for pollution control in coastal regions under the “International Best Practices."

IMD plans to launch dynamic, impact-based cyclone warning system

Oct 8, 2020
Under the cyclone warning system, district or location specified tailored warnings, which will factor in the infrastructure, local population, settlements, land use as well as other elements will be disseminated and prepared.

Deadline for new emission norms for tractors extended till October 2021

Oct 6, 2020
According to the official release by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), the new emission norms for tractors and construction equipment vehicles will come into force from October 2021 and April 2021.

Zombie fires in Arctic region cause of worry: Why is Arctic on fire, what will be its impact on global climate?

Oct 1, 2020
The Arctic fires are now burning earlier and farther north, even in those landscapes that were previously thought to be fire resistant, as per a new study. What will be impact of this on global climate and how can we resolve this? Get Details here. 

India, Netherlands sign Statement of Intent to support decarbonisation

Sep 30, 2020
The SOI will not only boost the economies of the two nations but will also help in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

PM Modi inaugurates 6 mega projects in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange Project, appreciates government's work in making Ganga clean

Sep 29, 2020
During the inauguration of mega projects under the Namami Gange Mission, PM Modi highlights the significance of the River Ganga and how it contributes to more than half of the population of India which makes it more important to preserve and protect it. 

Centre sanctions 670 electric buses, 241 charging stations under FAME Scheme

Sep 25, 2020
Prakash Javadekar, Union Heavy Industries Minister informed that the decision reflects the government’s commitment to reduce the dependence on fossil fuel.

Central government notifies new evaluation standards for hydrogen cell vehicles

Sep 25, 2020
The standards for safety evaluation aims at promoting the environment-friendly and energy-efficient hydrogen fuel cell-based vehicles in the country.  

O-SMART Scheme: Significance, Objectives, key Features and other details

Sep 23, 2020
O-SMART (Ocean Services, Modelling, Applications, Resources, and Technology) Scheme is implemented by the Ministry of Earth Sciences to address Ocean development activities.

India-UK holds Water Partnership Forum to discuss water conservation

Sep 22, 2020
India-UK Water Partnership Forum will be highlighting the strategic partnership approaches between the two countries in order to develop the 21st-century water infrastructure in India.

Udit Singhal named in UN’s list of 2020 Class of Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals

Sep 18, 2020
Udit Singhal, an 18-year old Indian boy is the founder of Glass2Sand, a zero-waste ecosystem that has been addressing the growing problem of glass waste in Delhi.

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar chairs a webinar on International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies, promotes improvement in air quality in 100 cities

Sep 7, 2020
The Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a brochure on the integrated measures that will help in combating air pollution under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP).

Water Heroes Contest 2.0 launched by Jal Shakti Ministry

Sep 3, 2020
From September 2020 onwards, every month a maximum of 10 entries will be considered for the awards.

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