Energy and Environment Current Affairs (Page : 1)

  • India gets $1 billion loan from World Bank for solar mission

    Friday, Jul 01, 2016

    India gets $1 billion loan from World Bank for solar mission

    The WoBank Group signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), consisting of 121 countries, led by India under which it has committed to prov

  • Gangetic River dolphin declared city animal of Guwahati

    Wednesday, Jun 08, 2016

    Gangetic River dolphin declared city animal of Guwahati

    Assam's Guwahati became the first city in the country to have its own city animal with the district administration declaring the Gangetic river dolphin as its o

  • India fifth largest producer of e-waste in world: Study

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    India fifth largest producer of e-waste in world: Study

    India, which is has emerged as world's second largest mobile market with 1.03 billion subscribers, is also the fifth largest producer of e-waste, discarding rou

  • Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna, Raipur among world’s most polluted cities

    Friday, May 13, 2016

    Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna, Raipur among world’s most polluted cities

    It may be good news for Delhi as World Health Organisation’s urban air quality database for 2016  have shown a decline in PM 2.5 levels in Delhi since 20

  • South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network

    Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016

    South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network

    The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for India adopting the Statute of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement

  • Central Government gives nod to India’s first Metrino Pod Taxi project

    Saturday, Apr 09, 2016

    Central Government gives nod to India’s first Metrino Pod Taxi project

    The Central Government has approved country’s first Metrino Pod project i.e. personal rapid transit (PRT) network for Gurgaon, Haryana. It was announced by

  • Piyush Goyal to Launch  two schemes in Andhra Pradesh

    Thursday, Apr 07, 2016

    Piyush Goyal to Launch two schemes in Andhra Pradesh

    Union Minister of State for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal will launch two schemes namely National Energy Efficient Agriculture Pumps Programme a

  • Ballast water bringing invasive species to Indian coasts: Scientists

    Tuesday, Apr 05, 2016

    Ballast water bringing invasive species to Indian coasts: Scientists

    Scientists fear that ballast water carried by ships is providing a vehicle to bring in exotic invasive species across the Indian Coast. A recent survey conducte

  • India, China led investments in renewable energy in 2015: UN

    Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016

    India, China led investments in renewable energy in 2015: UN

    India and China led developing countries in investments made in renewable energy in 2015, says a report revealed by the ‘Global Trends in Renewable Energy&nbs

  • Agasthyamala among 20 UNESCO world biosphere reserves

    Thursday, Mar 24, 2016

    Agasthyamala among 20 UNESCO world biosphere reserves

    India's "unique" Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve (ABR),which is home to more than 2000 species of plants, three wildlife sanctuaries and a tiger reserve  h


Energy and Environment Tidbits ( Mar 24, 2016 - Jul 01, 2016 )

  • Jul 01, 2016 Antarctic ozone hole beginning to heal : Scientists show

  • Jun 29, 2016 MoU signed between CSIR and CIMFR for coal quality analysis show

  • Jun 29, 2016 PM Narendra Modi releases book titled The Birds of Banni Grassland show

  • Jun 07, 2016 05 June: World Environment Day   show

  • Jun 06, 2016 Asia's first ‘Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme' launched in Haryana show

  • May 31, 2016 Bleaching kills off 'third of Great Barrier Reef coral' show

  • May 27, 2016 40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels: UN report show

  • May 21, 2016 Government launches Centre for Environmental Health to assess environmental impact on health   show

  • May 21, 2016 Cyclonic storm ROANU hits eastern coast of India show

  • May 13, 2016 Air Pollution could cause over 5 lakh premature deaths in India show

  • May 10, 2016 Fossils of first plant-eating marine reptile found   show

  • May 10, 2016 Five Pacific reef islands swallowed by rising sea levels show

  • May 10, 2016 There are 390,900 plants known to science: Kew report show

  • May 06, 2016 Drought Forces Zimbabwe to Sell Off Wildlife show

  • May 05, 2016 Rare sighting of Amur Falcon at the Umred Karhandla wildlife sanctuary show

  • Apr 19, 2016 Maharashtra Government bans digging of bore wells beyond 200 feet show

  • Apr 12, 2016 Tiger numbers show increase for first time in a century show

  • Apr 09, 2016 World Bank launches ambitious climate action plan  show

  • Apr 07, 2016 BHEL commissions tiltable canal top solar plant in Andhra show

  • Apr 05, 2016 Scientists develop green technology for water purification show

  • Apr 05, 2016 World's first white tiger safari opens in Madhya Pradesh show

  • Mar 31, 2016 Sand-eating Micrixalidae tadpoles species found in Western Ghats show

  • Mar 30, 2016 BHEL commissions 40 MW hydropower plant in West Bengal show

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