Energy and Environment Current Affairs (Page : 2)

  • More than 50 animal species critically endangered

    Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016

    More than 50 animal species critically endangered

    Out of 96,000 animal species in the country, more than 50 have been assessed as "critically endangered" and 310 as "endangered".  It was announced by Union

  • India at 90th rank in terms of energy security, access: WEF

    Friday, Mar 04, 2016

    India at 90th rank in terms of energy security, access: WEF

    India has been ranked at the 90th place in a list of 126 countries compiled by World Economic Forum (WEF) on the basis of their ability to deliver secure, affor

  • Government releases Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for North-East

    Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

    Government releases Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for North-East

    Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas has released the Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for north-east India,  outlining steps to leverage the hydrocarbon sector

  • Central Pollution Control Board releases National Air Quality Indices for 24 cities

    Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

    Central Pollution Control Board releases National Air Quality Indices for 24 cities

    The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) had published National Air Quality Indices (NAQI) for cities across India in the first week of February 2016. Varanas

  • India Submits First Biennial Update Report to UNFCCC

    Saturday, Jan 23, 2016

    India Submits First Biennial Update Report to UNFCCC

    India submitted its first Biennial Update Report (BUR) today, to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), towards fulfillment of the

  • Union Cabinet approves National Tariff Policy to boost investment, clean energy

    Thursday, Jan 21, 2016

    Union Cabinet approves National Tariff Policy to boost investment, clean energy

    The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi  has approved the new power tariff policy to ensure 24X7 affordable power as well as to

  • India to join ocean energy systems association

    Thursday, Jan 14, 2016

    India to join ocean energy systems association

    India is set to become the member country of the International Energy Agency - Ocean Energy Systems (IEA-OES). Proposal for signing the Implementing Agreement (

  • India's forest cover increases by 5,081 sq km

    Tuesday, Dec 08, 2015

    India's forest cover increases by 5,081 sq km

    According to the recently released India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2015, India's total forest and tree cover have increased by 5, 081 Sq km in which the tot

  • At least 690 million children at risk from climate change: UNICEF

    Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015

    At least 690 million children at risk from climate change: UNICEF

    As per UNICEF nearly 690 million of the world's 2.3 billion children live in areas most exposed to climate change, facing higher rates of death, poverty and dis

  •  SunEdison to supply cheapest solar power in India

    Friday, Nov 06, 2015

    SunEdison to supply cheapest solar power in India

    At time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for clean energy to combat climate change through National Solar Mission (NSM), US-based renewable energy f


Energy and Environment Tidbits ( Nov 06, 2015 - Mar 15, 2016 )

  • Mar 14, 2016 National Led Bulbs Scheme named as UJALA show

  • Mar 08, 2016 Four ‘extinct’ plant species rediscovered show

  • Mar 08, 2016 New categorisation system for industries based on Pollution Index show

  • Mar 07, 2016 New snake species discovered in Western Ghats show

  • Mar 04, 2016 3rd March: World Wildlife Day show

  • Feb 25, 2016 India to host 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation show

  • Feb 25, 2016 Rare Falcated Duck sighted in Goa show

  • Feb 18, 2016 Ministry of Environment and Forests launches Environment Information System (ENVIS) show

  • Feb 16, 2016 BHEL commissions 101-MW power plant in Tripura show

  • Feb 12, 2016 Wild pigs declared vermin in Uttarakhand for a year show

  • Feb 11, 2016 UAE to store crude oil in Mangalore petroleum reserve show

  • Feb 10, 2016 New luminous creatures found in the Red Sea show

  • Feb 08, 2016 For the first time paper waste turned into green aerogel show

  • Feb 05, 2016 India ratifies Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage show

  • Feb 03, 2016 World Wetland Day celebrated  across the world show

  • Jan 28, 2016 Rajasthan Government signs MoU to join UDAY scheme show

  • Jan 25, 2016 ONGC gets environmental clearance for project in Krishna-Godavari basin show

  • Jan 25, 2016 First Solar Power operated Mini-Water Supply Plant commissioned in Maharashtra show

  • Jan 21, 2016 Union Cabinet approves Policy on Promotion of City Compost show

  • Jan 15, 2016 Sikkim Becomes India's First Fully Organic State show

  • Jan 07, 2016 Ministry of Water Resources launches Ganga Gram Yojana launched show

  • Dec 31, 2015 Union Cabinet approves MoU for the conservation of raptors  show

  • Dec 31, 2015 BHEL commissions Prayagraj power project unit in UP  show

  • Dec 23, 2015 Govt notifies stricter standards for coal based thermal power plants to cut pollution show

  • Dec 22, 2015 PM Modi flags off electric bus for MPs show

  • Dec 18, 2015 Union Cabinet approves development of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG)  show

  • Dec 17, 2015 Supreme Court bans registration of new diesel SUVs, luxury cars in Delhi till 31 March show

  • Dec 14, 2015 Myanmar launches first Unesco biosphere reserve show

  • Nov 30, 2015 Centre advances roll-out of BS-V, BS-VI norms by three years for four-wheelers show

  • Nov 20, 2015 50 districts in Uttar Pradesh declared drought-hit show

  • Nov 19, 2015 First elephant hospital of  Northeast India established at Kaziranga National Park show

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