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Health Minister launches WHO India Country Cooperation Strategy 2019–2023

Oct 10, 2019
WHO has identified the following four areas for strategic cooperation with India to promote health and wellness.

Aarey forest controversy: What is it all about?

Oct 10, 2019
Aarey protest: The Supreme Court hit out at the Maharashtra state government saying that no more trees should be cut in Aarey colony.

Nobel Prize 2019 in Physics awarded to James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz 

Oct 9, 2019
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 was awarded to James Peebles and jointly to Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz for their discovery of an exoplanet.

Jal Shakti Ministry launches Ganga Aamantran Abhiyan

Oct 9, 2019
Ganga Aamantran Abhiyan: Jal Shakti Ministry has launched Ganga Aamantran Abhiyan, a unique open-water rafting and kayaking expedition on the Ganga River to create awareness on water conservation.

World Cotton Day: Objective, significance and key highlights!

Oct 7, 2019
World Cotton Day: The WTO hosted the first-ever World Cotton Day on October 7 to highlight the challenges of cotton economies.

Government launches green crackers: Everything you need to know!

Oct 6, 2019
Green crackers: CSIR has developed ex-friendly crackers including flower pots, sparklers, atom bombs, pencils and chakkar.

India declared open-defecation free

Oct 3, 2019
India declared ODF: PM Modi declared that in 60 months, we have been able to provide 11 crore toilets to over 60 crore people.

Scientists Discovered ‘Ancient River’ in Uttar Pradesh

Oct 3, 2019
The Union Jal Shakti Ministry unearthed an ancient river in the Prayagraj during a geophysical survey in the region.

Single-use plastic ban: What is single-use plastic, which plastic items will be banned on October 2?

Oct 1, 2019
Single-use plastic ban: Single-use plastic items such as plastic bottles, bags, spoons and cups will be banned on October 2.

How dare you? You have stolen my dreams, my childhood: Greta Thunberg to world leaders at UN Climate summit

Sep 25, 2019
Greta Thunberg speech: “You are failing us! This is all wrong! I shouldn't be up here; I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean,” the young activist said sharply in her message to the world leaders.

PM Modi’s address at UN Climate Action Summit: Everything you need to know

Sep 24, 2019
“In India, we have decided to increase the use of non- fossil fuel in the fuel mix,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Coal Ministry signs allotment agreement with West Bengal power Development Corporation

Sep 17, 2019
Ministry of Coal has signed an allotment agreement with the West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited regarding the DeochaPachamiDewanganj-Harinsingha coal block.

World Ozone Day 2019: What is Ozone Layer, How it is recovering from depletion?

Sep 16, 2019
World Ozone Day 2019 is celebrating the recovering of Ozone Layer Depletion. The Montreal Protocol reduced the use of ozone-depleting chemicals and will lead to the healing of the ozone layer.

Water discovered on a potentially habitable super-Earth!

Sep 12, 2019
Water has been found in the atmosphere of an exoplanet called K2-18 b that is twice the size of the Earth.

Swacchta hi Seva 2019: Explained

Sep 12, 2019
Swacchta hi seva 2019: Swachhta hi Seva 2019 will witness mass awareness generation activities on plastic waste management between September 11 and October 1.

Plastic Waste Management Campaign: All you need to know

Sep 11, 2019
Plastic campaign: DPIIT will collect plastic waste through nationwide shramdaan on October 2, 2019.

UNCCD COP14: What is it and why is it relevant?

Sep 9, 2019
UNCCD COP14 is aimed at adding to the global discourse on environmental issues, especially those relating to desertification and land management.

India to undertake deep ocean mining with ‘Samudrayaan’ project

Sep 2, 2019
Samudrayaan: After Chandrayaan, India’s is planning to explore the deep sea region with the 'Samudrayaan' project.

Environment Ministry releases Rs 47,436 crore for afforestation to various states

Aug 30, 2019
The Union Ministry of Environment has released Rs 47,436 crore of CAMPA funds to various states for afforestation projects.

Brazil rejects G7 aid to fight Amazon rainforest fire, says "reforest Europe"

Aug 27, 2019
Brazil has rejected $22m aid by G7 nations to fight wildfires in the Amazon rainforest.

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