Energy and Environment Current Affairs (Page : 4)

  • New 'intra-state power transmission system' to come up in Tamil Nadu

    Saturday, Dec 13, 2014

    New 'intra-state power transmission system' to come up in Tamil Nadu

      Centre has approved the creation of the intra state transmission system in Tamil Nadu with an estimated cost of Rs 1593 crore. The project includes

  • India to add further 20,000 MW of solar energy by 2019

    Thursday, Dec 11, 2014

    India to add further 20,000 MW of solar energy by 2019

      Energy hungry India is looking towards solar power to satiate its growing appetite.  As a step in that direction, government has now cleared t

  • Global Nuclear Arsenal: declines in quantum, improves in quality

    Friday, Jun 20, 2014

    Global Nuclear Arsenal: declines in quantum, improves in quality

      The dream of a nuclear-free world - a distant dream - has shifted a little more further.  The latest annual report by Stockholm International

  • TERI Environmental Survey 2014: Key Points

    Thursday, Jun 05, 2014

    TERI Environmental Survey 2014: Key Points

      TERI, alongwith the respondents, root for sustainable development through holistic approach to find balance between growth and environment in its

  • Its official: Fukushima is not Chernobyl

    Thursday, May 22, 2014

    Its official: Fukushima is not Chernobyl

      Japan and the world at large can breath it easy over the long-term potential impact of the catastrophic Nuclear disaster happened in Fukushima Nuclear

  • Earth Day 2014

    Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014

    Earth Day 2014

    Not a month has gone by this year without some rain; quite unusual. Come to think of the challenge it might pose to our subsistence agriculture. Yes! Thats one

  • 'Pygmy hogs' a fresh breath of life

    Friday, Apr 11, 2014

    'Pygmy hogs' a fresh breath of life

    There is some good news for the conservationist from the Manas National Park in Assam. The state forest officials have found an estimated 21 nests of the c

  • ICJ declares Japanese whale hunting illegal

    Wednesday, Apr 02, 2014

    ICJ declares Japanese whale hunting illegal

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ), in a landmark judgement for conservationist, has declared the Japan's whale hunt in Southern Ocean as illegal und

  • Project Snow Leopard

    Saturday, Mar 29, 2014

    Project Snow Leopard

    What is Project Snow Leopard? It is a program launched by the Ministry of Environment and Forest for the conservation & protection of Snow Leopard.

  • National Mission For a Green India

    Wednesday, Mar 05, 2014

    National Mission For a Green India

    Government has approved Rs.46,000-crore project National Mission for a Green India which aims to improve and enhance the alarmingly rec

Energy and Environment Tidbits ( Mar 05, 2014 - Dec 13, 2014 )

  • Dec 13, 2014 India to add further 20,000 MW of solar power by 2019. - read more

  • Dec 13, 2014 Centre approves creation of a new 'intra state power transmission system' in Tamil Nadu. - read more

  • Dec 09, 2014 Death due to Malaria falls by 47 percent since the year 2000: WHO annual global report on malaria.   show

  • Nov 29, 2014 Critically endangered Forest Owlet spotted in central india. show

  • Nov 21, 2014 Union Cabinet clears launch of 'Integrated Power Development Scheme'.   show

  • Nov 12, 2014 Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling has been conferred on the prestigious 'Earth Heroes Award for the year 2014'.    show

  • Nov 10, 2014 World’s tallest hybrid wind generator turbine - with a height of 120 metre -  rises up in Kutch, Gujarat.   show

  • Nov 08, 2014 Jet Airways bans shipment of shark fins in order to protect declining shark populations and to preserve marine ecosystems.   show

  • Nov 06, 2014 Indian Railways look to use alternative fuels like bio-diesel for running its vast fleet of over 4000 Diesel locomotives.   show

  • Nov 03, 2014 Scorpene the Indigenously built submarine to carry critical DRDO system. show

  • Nov 03, 2014 New IPCC report calls for swift action. show

  • Oct 27, 2014 After cyclone HUDHUD its cyclone NILOFAR to hit India. show

  • Oct 01, 2014 First 'Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet & Expo' (RE - INVEST) will take place in New Delhi from 15-17 February, 2015.    show

  • Sep 16, 2014 Centre to launch a major power transmission scheme for Arunachal Pradesh & Sikkim to bring them fully into the grid.   show

  • Sep 12, 2014 'Montreal Protocol' pulls off a coup; restores most of the Ozone Layer   show

  • Sep 08, 2014 Centre to launch a National Water Conservation and Water Enrichment Scheme from 25th of September.    show

  • Aug 20, 2014 765kV Ranchi-Dharamjaygarh-Sipat Inter-regional transmission line is to be inaugurated in Ranchi.     show

  • Aug 12, 2014 Jammu and Kashmir gets two new hydel power projects in Leh and Kargil respectively.   show

  • Aug 07, 2014 The 18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting will be held on 7th – 8th August 2014 at New Delhi.    show

  • Aug 05, 2014 Centre plans to add 29,800 MW of power from various renewable energy sources during 12th Plan period.    show

  • Aug 05, 2014 Government comes up with a National Perspective Plan (NPP) for better water management in the country.   show

  • Aug 01, 2014 Government, in order to encourage the solar power generation in the country, has set in motion a “Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Program”.   show

  • Jul 22, 2014 Central government decides to observe the first week of 2015-16 as water conservation week and the fiscal as water conservation year.    show

  • Jul 12, 2014 US plans to create the world's largest marine sanctuary in Pacific Ocean.   show

  • Jul 05, 2014 Prime Minister dedicates 240 MW hydroelectric Project located in URI (Jammu and Kashmir) to the nation.   show

  • Jun 24, 2014 The Great Himalayan National Park(GHNP) in Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh has got UNESCO world heritage status. show

  • Jun 20, 2014 Greater Mekong region of South East Asia has been named Global Biodiversity Hotspot by WWF after 367 new species are discovered in the last two years. show

  • Jun 19, 2014 Madhya Pradesh Government approves the Narmada-Malwa-Gambhir Link Project (NMGLP) with an estimated cost of Rs 2,143 crore.   show

  • Jun 14, 2014 The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has released the “Red List” of Threatened Species that contains more than 73,000 species around the world.   show

  • Jun 13, 2014 ATOMEXPO International Forum 2014 concludes in Moscow.    show

  • Jun 10, 2014 Kudankulam becomes the first nuclear power plant of the country to generate 1000 MW power when its unit I power plant reached its full capacity.   show

  • Jun 07, 2014 The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project has attained its maximum capacity of 1000MWe. It previously reached its 90 % capacity on 5th May.

  • Jun 07, 2014 Application for TOR (Terms Of Reference ) and Environment Clearances can now done online. show

  • Jun 07, 2014 Ministers from Surface Transport, Shipping,Tourism and Water Resources would work together to clean up the Ganges which is one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s Mission. show

  • Jun 06, 2014 The All India Institute of Medical Science (New Delhi) is all set to become the country’s first ‘green hospital’.    show

  • Jun 05, 2014 TERI Environmental Survey 2014 - read more

  • May 22, 2014 Radiation impact on health due to Fukushima nuclear disaster is well below safety level. - read more

  • May 21, 2014 Antarctic ice loss has doubled over the last decade.   show

  • May 08, 2014 Coca-Cola to drop controversial ingredient Brominated Vegeteble Oil (BVO) from its sports drinks.   show

  • May 08, 2014 India is home to top 4 most air polluted cities in the world namely New Delhi, Patna, Gwalior and Raipur respectively as per a report by WHO.   - read more

  • Apr 29, 2014 Polo, the sole Gorilla in Indian Zoo passes away aged 43.     show

  • Apr 11, 2014 Signs of critically-endangered Pygmy hogs found in Assam - read more

  • Apr 02, 2014 International Court of Justice declares Japanese whale hunting illegal. - read more

  • Apr 02, 2014 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) release its report titled "Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability"   show

  • Mar 28, 2014 About 7 million people died in 2012 as a result of air pollution exposure: World Health Organization