Energy and Environment Current Affairs (Page : 3)

  • NGT bans age-old agricultural practice of straw burning in Northern States

    Thursday, Nov 05, 2015

    NGT bans age-old agricultural practice of straw burning in Northern States

    National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the four northern States of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh to stop the age-old pract

  • Asia Pacific region most disaster prone part of the world: UN Report

    Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

    Asia Pacific region most disaster prone part of the world: UN Report

    As per the recently released United Nations Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2015, "The Asia Pacific region" is the most disaster-prone region of the world. It has

  • NDRF ties up with 30 PSUs to jointly tackle emergencies

    Monday, Oct 26, 2015

    NDRF ties up with 30 PSUs to jointly tackle emergencies

    Country's elite disaster mitigation combat force, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has tied up with about 30 PSUs in order to develop mutual understandin

  • Marine ecosystem dying a slow death

    Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

    Marine ecosystem dying a slow death

    India has been gifted with huge marine resource, aquatic biodiversity and beautiful beaches which attracts lakhs of foreign tourist every year but you would be

  • Maharashtra declares Thane creek area as 'Flamingo Sanctuary'

    Saturday, Aug 08, 2015

    Maharashtra declares Thane creek area as 'Flamingo Sanctuary'

    17 sq km area along Thane Creek has been declared as Flamingo Sanctuary by the Maharashtra government . In this regard The Revenue and Forests Department has is

  • PM to launch Deen Dayal Upadhya Gramjyoti Yojna in Patna

    Saturday, Jul 25, 2015

    PM to launch Deen Dayal Upadhya Gramjyoti Yojna in Patna

    Electricity is the basic need of  an individual to lead a quality life and the need is even more during hot summer when temperature is high and you don't h

  • 'Mhara Gaon - Jagmag Gaon' an innovative scheme launched by Haryana Government

    Friday, Jul 03, 2015

    'Mhara Gaon - Jagmag Gaon' an innovative scheme launched by Haryana Government

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched the ‘Mhara Gaon Jagmag Gaon’ (our village, illuminated village) scheme aimed at providing 24-hour uninte

  • India's first CNG train roll out in Haryana

    Thursday, Jan 15, 2015

    India's first CNG train roll out in Haryana

      India's first CNG train is off to a good start on the Rewari-Rohtak section in Haryana. Indian Railway seems to be serious about reducing its carbo

  • Government to distribute LED bulbs to boost energy conservation

    Tuesday, Jan 06, 2015

    Government to distribute LED bulbs to boost energy conservation

      LED bulbs are to be distributed by the government across 100 cities at concessional rates. These bulbs are brighter, conserve more energy and last

  • Another UN certificate for Delhi Metro

    Monday, Jan 05, 2015

    Another UN certificate for Delhi Metro

      Delhi Metro adds another golden feather to its glittering cap. It has now become the world's first transport sector project under the Programme of


Energy and Environment Tidbits ( Jan 05, 2015 - Nov 05, 2015 )

  • Oct 27, 2015 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Hindu Kush in Afghanistan show

  • Oct 26, 2015 Four new crab species discovered in Kerala show

  • Oct 19, 2015 Typhoon Koppu smashes into the Philippines show

  • Oct 15, 2015 Cabinet approves MoU with Mozambique on renewable energy show

  • Oct 14, 2015 Green Indian Mission plans approved for 4 states show

  • Oct 14, 2015 Tamil Nadu Government bans anti-inflammatory drug, Ketoprofen to save vultures show

  • Oct 14, 2015 New species of  banana discovered on the Little Andaman islands show

  • Oct 10, 2015 India’s first Dolphin Community Reserve to come up in West Bengal show

  • Oct 08, 2015 National Green Tribunal slaps Green Tax on commercial vehicles entering Delhi show

  • Sep 21, 2015  Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa inaugurates butterfly park show

  • Sep 19, 2015 PM Narendra Modi launches IPDS in Varanasi to ensure 24×7 power supply to every house show

  • Sep 19, 2015 Multi-dose diclofenac banned to save vultures   show

  • Sep 18, 2015 Godavari, Krishna Rivers formally interlinked in Andhra Pradesh show

  • Sep 18, 2015 Government of India launches Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY)  show

  • Sep 10, 2015 Union Cabinet approves National Offshore Wind Energy Policy   show

  • Sep 01, 2015 Punjab leads rooftop solar power output show

  • Aug 31, 2015 Union Government launched SAHAJ scheme to facilitate Online Connection Scheme show

  • Aug 28, 2015 NTPC records highest single day generation of 733.12 million units    show

  • Aug 28, 2015 Government launches e-payment gateway for forest land diversion levies show

  • Aug 25, 2015 UNFCCC, MSSRF to work for the mission of coastal resource conservation show

  • Aug 25, 2015 India, Nepal ink MoU to construct Raxaul-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline show

  • Aug 24, 2015 Gujarat set to become the first state in the country to launch ‘agro-solar policy’  show

  • Aug 22, 2015 Cochin Airport becomes world’s first to operate completely on Solar Power   show

  • Aug 19, 2015 Demarcation of ESZ around Okhla Bird Sanctuary completed show

  • Aug 18, 2015 Sachin Tendulkar to be Maharashtra's tiger ambassador show

  • Aug 17, 2015 Birla Corp to acquire Lafarge India’s cement units for Rs. 5,000 crore show

  • Aug 17, 2015 Gujarat Government  imposes ban on use of plastic in state show

  • Aug 13, 2015 Railways Ministry inked four MoUs to save power, improve efficiency show

  • Aug 12, 2015 Japan restarts nuclear reactor for first time since Fukushima Nuclear disaster show

  • Aug 11, 2015 Union Government launches School Nursery Yojana show

  • Aug 10, 2015 BHEL commissions 500 MW thermal unit at Vindhyachal STPS show

  • Aug 08, 2015 Inter-State Coordination Council to resolve forest-related issues show

  • Aug 06, 2015 Australian court revokes environmental approval for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine show

  • Aug 06, 2015 India, Mozambique ink MoU for oil, gas cooperation show

  • Aug 06, 2015 Cabinet approves proposal to sign agreement with UNESCO  show

  • Jul 29, 2015 106 Royal Bengal Tigers left in Sundarbans show

  • Jul 28, 2015 Maharashtra govt to develop six solar cities targeting solar capacity of 7,500 MW show

  • Jul 25, 2015 Shyamaprasad Mukherjee Jan Van Vikas Scheme approved by Maharashtra cabinet show

  • Jul 24, 2015 India ranks at 12th position in terms of power generation from nuclear source show

  • Jul 17, 2015 Cabinet approves intra-state transmission system  show

  • Jul 15, 2015 Krishnapatnam Port bags Golden Peacock award for environment management show

  • Jul 08, 2015 Rajasthan may follow Maharashtra's 'Jal Yukt Shivar Abhiyan' show

  • Jul 02, 2015 Shimla Rs 643 Cr water scheme cleared for World Bank fund show

  • Jul 01, 2015 Pollution monitoring devices to be installed till September in all major Polluting Industrial Units show

  • Jun 24, 2015 As part of a campaign to protect the endangered species Kerala government on Monday declared June 22 as the 'snake bird day. show

  • Mar 28, 2015 PM launches "Give it up" campaign for voluntarily giving up LPG subsidy show

  • Mar 28, 2015 Centre inaugurates Urja Sangam 2015 - India's biggest global hydrocarbon meet with aim to achieve energy security and reliance.  show

  • Mar 20, 2015 By 2019, India's total nuclear power installed capacity is expected to reach 10,080 MW from the present 5780 MW show

  • Mar 10, 2015 India ranks 4th in the world in terms of power generation; 5th in Wind Energy and 11th in terms of Solar Energy (installed capacity).  show

  • Feb 27, 2015 List of countries India has signed agreement for peaceful uses of space technology show

  • Feb 26, 2015 Union Cabinet clears the implementation of the scheme for setting up of 15000 MW of Grid- connected Solar PV Power projects under the National Solar Mission.  show

  • Feb 16, 2015 Videocon-BPCL consortium discovers large oil reserve in Sergipe basin off Brazil's Northeast coast. - read more

  • Feb 12, 2015 Global Environment Facility (GEF) agrees to take up pilot projects in four Indian cities for promoting 'green urban practices'.  show

  • Feb 10, 2015 Rajasthan to have the nation's largest solar plant with 10,000 MW capacity, thanks to Adani Enterprises show

  • Feb 02, 2015 India's first fenced elephant sanctuary to come up within the Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bengaluru (Karnataka).   show

  • Jan 31, 2015 DRDO gets approval for setting up a missile launch testing facility near Krishna Delta Complex (Andhra Pradesh).  show

  • Jan 29, 2015 Ministry of Urban Development plans to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for setting up and maintenance of Sewerage Treatment Plans (STPs) in all the 118 cities and towns located along the River Ganga in a time bound manner to check pollution of the river.  show

  • Jan 12, 2015 Adani Enterprises to set up the country's largest vertcally integrated solar photo-voltaic (PV) manufacturing facility at Mundra, Gujarat.   show

  • Jan 07, 2015 Indian Railways plan to utilize railway station's premise for skill development activities.   show

  • Jan 07, 2015 Bharat Stage IV emission norms for vehicles to be applied in Delhi from April 1, 2015.   show

  • Jan 07, 2015 The Ministry of Urban Development has launched a mission to generate 100 MW of solar power in the next 2 years through roof mounted solar panels.    show

  • Jan 06, 2015 Government to distribute LED bulbs to boost energy conservation  - read more

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