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Forest fire near Chernobyl, radition spikes by 16 times: Know all about Chernobyl nuclear disaster

13 hrs ago
“There is bad news - radiation is above normal in the center of the fire,” reported head of Ukraine’s state ecological inspection service Yegor Firsov.

Tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo gets Coronavirus

16 hrs ago
A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the first confirmed case of human-to-animal transmission of the virus in the United States. 

COP26 Climate Change Summit Postponed

Apr 2, 2020
COP26 Climate Change conference was set to take place in Glasgow in November 2020. The rescheduled dates of the summit for 2021 has not been announced yet.

India Under Lockdown: What will be Open and What will be closed? Banks, Ration Shops, Hospitals – Get Complete List Here

Mar 26, 2020
India Under Lockdown – What will remain open? : PM Modi announced a 21-day complete lockdown across India starting from 25th March 2020. The announcement has left many people completely clueless as to what a lockdown is and what will remain open and what will be closed? Let’s find out.

Sikkim’s glaciers melting faster than other Himalayan regions: Study 

Mar 25, 2020
Sikkim’s glaciers are losing mass faster than other parts of the Himalayas, as per a study of Geology of the Himalaya.

Earthquake in Russia: 7.5-magnitude quake felt in Kuril Islands

Mar 25, 2020
The local residents of the islands have been advised to move to higher ground.

FM Sitharaman announces economic measures; Cash withdrawal fee for ATMs suspended, no minimum balance requirement

Mar 24, 2020
FM Nirmala Sitharaman's conference: Debit card holders will now be able to withdraw cash from any bank ATM for free for the next three months.

World Sparrow Day 2020: Know Status and Importance of domestic sparrow in India

Mar 23, 2020
Sparrows were a common sight in the courtyard of almost every house in India, but now it is hardly visible. The number of sparrows is decreasing day by day.

NavIC messaging system designed by ISRO: What is NavIC?

Mar 18, 2020
The NavIC messaging system will help broadcast warning messages to the fishermen about emergencies such as cyclones, tsunamis and high waves. 

Gujarat tops in domestic solar rooftop installations in country

Mar 11, 2020
Gujarat has topped the list with 64% or 2/3 of total domestic solar rooftop installations of 79,950 systems installed across the country.

Sanitary pad disposal bags to be made mandatory from Jan 2021

Mar 9, 2020
The Government has decided to make sanitary napkin disposal bags mandatory from January 2021.

National Chambal Sanctuary gets Eco-Sensitive Zone tag

Mar 3, 2020
National Chambal Sanctuary is located at the tri-junction of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

World Wildlife Day 2020: Theme, Significance and Impact of Biodiversity Loss

Mar 3, 2020
World Wildlife Day 2020: The World Wildlife Day 2020 theme ‘Sustaining all life on Earth’ is aimed at ensuring sustainable use of resources and conservation of land and groundwater to stop biodiversity loss.

Government approves 32 projects under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana

Feb 28, 2020
The Union Government has approved 32 projects in the food processing sector under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana.

Market Intelligence and Early Warning System launched to monitor prices of TOP crops

Feb 27, 2020
The Government has launched a new MIEWS portal to monitor the prices of TOP crops – Tomato, Onion and Potato.

INCOIS launches three warning systems for fishermen

Feb 26, 2020
The swell surge forecast system has been designed to predict swell surges, which cause damage to the boats and nets of the fishermen.  

Newly discovered snail species named after Greta Thunberg

Feb 23, 2020
The participant researches collectively decided that it should be named after Greta therefore it was named 'Craspedotropis gretathunbergae'

State of India’s Birds 2020 Report: Population of more than 100 species on decline

Feb 20, 2020
State of India’s Birds 2020 Report is India’s first of its kind report that highlights observations by birdwatchers.

Union Cabinet approves Pesticide Management Bill 2020

Feb 13, 2020
Under Pesticides Management Bill, 2020, the farmers will be compensated in case of losses due to the use of spurious agrochemicals.

Bhutan introduces ‘Sustainable Development Fee’ for regional tourists

Feb 6, 2020
Sustainable Development Fee is another opportunity for Bhutan government to earn good revenue from India, Bangladesh and Maldives.
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