Ethanol from Bamboo, part of Assam’s 2023 green energy plans

ethanol from bamboo

In January 2023, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Housing & Urban Affairs, Government of India, Hardeep S. Puri in the presence of Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, and the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Labour and Employment, Government of India, Rameswar Teli presided over a run-up event to the … Read more

Why people burning Ramcharitmanas in Lucknow?

Why people burning Ramcharitmanas in Lucknow?

Lucknow police booked 10 people for promoting feud after members of a team called Akhil Bharatiya OBC Mahasabha allegedly burned photocopies of Ramcharitmanas pages in the Vrindavan area of the Uttar Pradesh capital on Sunday. Whole controversy The protest was held in the Vrindavan Yojana sector ostensibly in solidarity with Maurya, who on January 22 … Read more

Delhi witnesses cold morning, temperature drops to 10.2°C

Delhi witnesses cold morning, temperature drops to 10.2°C

One day after Delhi received light showers, the national capital witnessed a windy and cold morning on Monday. The minimum temperature was recorded this morning at 10.2 degrees Celsius, one point above the average for the season. The city recorded 20 mm of rain in a 24-hour period. The maximum temperature is expected to be … Read more

Scraping Indus Water Treaty; a water bomb waiting to explode?

North India, including Kashmir might run out of freshwater by 2060

As the world faces the consequences of climate change and global warming, India is no different. The effects are visible across the country and the situation in the upper reaches is no different. The Himalayas are equally facing the brunt of the rising temperatures and a new study indicates that the glaciers that feed several … Read more

Know about rare diving duck ‘Mergellus Albellus’ spotted in Kashmir

Highly endangered Diving duck ‘Mergellus Albellus’ spotted in Kashmir

Generally rare and quite local, the little Smew diving duck, known scientifically as Mergellus Albellus, was spotted in the Bandipora district of North Kashmir Wular Lake of Jammu and Kashmir after 116 years. This species, which is found on both the European and American continents, is listed as highly threatened on the IUCN red list. … Read more

Why one of female cheetah fell ill in Kuno National Park?

Why one of female cheetah fell ill in Kuno National Park?

The condition of one of the newly introduced female cheetahs in Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh’s Sheopur district on 17 September 2022 remains serious. She is undergoing treatment with veterinarians and has been kept in quarantine for the time being. On January 23, Sasha, one of the female cheetahs, showed signs of fatigue and … Read more

Arunachal Pradesh: Etalin hydro project scrapped in its current form

Arunachal's hydropower projects can destroy almost 50% of native bird species

In a temporary relief for local communities and conservationists, the Forestry Advisory Committee (FAC) has scrapped a proposal to establish the Etalin hydroelectric project in Arunachal Pradesh’s Dibang Valley. The Forestry Advisory Committee (FAC) of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, which held a meeting last month on the project, says there … Read more

Who is harassing researcher Tanmay Shukla in MANIT Bhopal?

Who is harassing researcher Tanmay Shukla in MANIT Bhopal?

Researcher scholars at Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) Bhopal went on an indefinite hunger strike on Monday against the administration’s decision to grant scholarship benefits only to third-year PhD fellows. Two PhD fellows from the Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) Bhopal have accused their guide of trying to publish their research … Read more

In J-K, internet censored 24 times in 2022, Says Surfshark Study

In J-K, internet censored 24 times in 2022, Says Surfshark Study

The internet was censored 24 times in Jammu and Kashmir in 2022, making it the leading region for internet blackouts globally, while an additional 10 cases were recorded in the rest of India, according to a report by virtual private network provider (VPN) Surfshark on Thursday. While Surfshark says the annual internet censorship overview shows … Read more

Look at the poor drainage system in Tinsukia district, Assam

tinsukia poor drainage system

Water supply and demand imbalances have become more severe as a result of population expansion, urbanization, socioeconomic development, and other factors. This is particularly a major concern in emerging nations like India. Water distribution has always been an issue in India. And, in recent years it has intensified due to climate change bringing frequent droughts … Read more