ENVIRONMENT

Pollution: SC asks Centre to come out with concrete steps to deal with stubble burning

AGENCIES / New Delhi The Supreme Court Monday asked the Centre to file an affidavit detailing “concrete steps” to deal in future with the situation of stubble burning, which is a major cause of air pollution in the Delhi-national capital region (NCR) during the winters. The order by a bench comprising Chief Justice S A … Continue reading Pollution: SC asks Centre to come out with concrete steps to deal with stubble burning

India has one of the lowest per capita emission: Power Minister

Staff Reporter Minister of Power R. K. Singh has said that India has one of the lowest per capita emissions and per capita energy consumption. Despite this, the country has made ambitious commitments to meet the global challenge posed by climate change. Mr Singh said this while presenting the 30th National Energy Conservation Awards. This … Continue reading India has one of the lowest per capita emission: Power Minister

2020 was eighth warmest year on record since 1901: Met Dept

Met Department has said the year 2020 was the eighth warmest year on record since 1901. Issuing a statement on Climate of India during 2020, IMD said, 12 out of 15 warmest years were during the recent fifteen years spanning 2006 to 2020. The past decade was also the warmest decade on record. Rainfall over … Continue reading 2020 was eighth warmest year on record since 1901: Met Dept

Leopard population in India increases by 60%

Javadekar releases Status of Leopard in India 2018 report AMN Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today released the Status of Leopard in India 2018 report. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Javadekar announced that India now has 12,852 leopards. He said, more than 60 per cent increase has been recorded in the leopard population over the previous estimate … Continue reading Leopard population in India increases by 60%

Javadeker launches India Climate Change Knowledge Portal

AMN Minister of Environment,Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar today launched the India Climate Change Knowledge Portal. The portal will have all the major steps the Government is taking at both national and international levels to address the climate change issues. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Javadekar said,it will be a single-point information resource that … Continue reading Javadeker launches India Climate Change Knowledge Portal

India takes several measures to cut carbon emission: Prakash Javadekar

AMN / NEW DELHI Environment, Forest & Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that India has taken several measures to cut the carbon emission by focusing on renewable energy and increasing the green cover. He said, the country has performed tremendously well on all parameters. Addressing the India CEO forum of Climate Change in … Continue reading India takes several measures to cut carbon emission: Prakash Javadekar

India ratifies ban on 7 chemicals that are hazardous to health & environment

AMN / NEW DELHI The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi today ratified ban of seven Persistent Organic Pollutants(POP’s) listed under Stockholm Convention. “With today’s decision India is sending out a positive message to the world that we are active in this area & we do not tolerate health & environmental hazard”, … Continue reading India ratifies ban on 7 chemicals that are hazardous to health & environment

Wildlife conservation is ingrained in our ethos: PM Modi

WEB DESK Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that wildlife conservation is ingrained in our ethos and has always been an integral part of Indian tradition and culture. In his message on Wild Life Week 2020, Mr Modi said, the holy constitution enshrines this philosophy by including conservation of forests and wildlife as one of … Continue reading Wildlife conservation is ingrained in our ethos: PM Modi

Centre mulls new technology to neutralise ‘stubble burning’

Staff Reporter The Centre has suggested the adoption of a new technology as a solution to the stubble burning that leaves Delhi and the neighbouring States of Haryana, Punjab, UP and Rajasthan gasping for breath due to severe pollution in winters. The new technology developed by the Pusa Agriculture Institute to decompose straw in the … Continue reading Centre mulls new technology to neutralise ‘stubble burning’

India is home to largest number of Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros

AMN / NEW DELHI India is home to the largest number of Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros in the world with population in the range of 3000 animals in Assam, West Bengal and UP. said Union Minister Prakash Javadekar. One horned rhino was close to extinction with a population of less than 200 in the beginning of … Continue reading India is home to largest number of Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros

SPORTS

Shooting; Saurabh, Manu win T1 Air Pistol trials,Saurabh beats world record in finals

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi, 15 January; Asian Games champion Saurabh Chaudhary (UP) and Manu Bhaker (Harya ...

Hockey: Training to increase our momentum in a planned way: Drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi The 33-member Hockey Probable Group for the Tokyo Olympics has resumed traini ...

خبرنامہ

بھارت میں تیار کردہ دو ویکسین کفایتی ہیں اور مزید چار ویکسین تیاری کے مرحلے میں ہیں: وزیر اعظم

وزیر اعظم نریندر مودی نے کہا ہے کہ بھارت اِس مہینے کی 16تاریخ ...

نوجوانوں کی ذمہ داری ہے کہ وہ مستقبل کے بھارت کی قیادت کریں: وزیر اعظم نریندر مودی

وزیر اعظم نریندر مودی نے کہا ہے کہ نئی قومی تعلیمی پالیسی میں ...

سپریم کورٹ کی تین نئے زرعی قوانین کے عمل درآمد پر مزید احکامات جاری ہونے تک روک

سپریم کورٹ نے تین زرعی قوانین کے عمل درآمد پر روک لگا دی ہے ۔ ...

TECH AWAAZ

Abu Dhabi Digital signs partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

WEB DESK The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA)has signed a partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Ente ...

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

MARQUEE

Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex to re-open from January 5

WEB DESK Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex, which was closed for public viewing due to COVID-19 since 13th ...

Now Mt Everest height is 8,848.86 metres

WEB DESK 8,848.86 metres is now new official height of Mount Everest Nepal has announced. The new announcem ...

MEDIA

No station of All India Radio being closed anywhere in country: Prasar Bharati

WEB DESK Prasar Bharati today clarified that no station of All India Radio is being closed anywhere in any ...

50 journalists killed in 2020: RSF

Two-thirds killed in countries “at peace” AGENCIES / WEB DESK AT least 50 journalists were kille ...