5 Petroleum and Gas PSUs to join International Solar(ISA).What is ISA

Five Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) under Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry will be joining International Solar Alliance (ISA)’s Coalition for Sustainable Climate Action (ISA-CSCA) as Corporate Partners and will be contributing to ISA’s Corpus Fund.  Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC),…

International Day of Clean Air for blue skies

The very first International Day of Clean Air for blue skies  was held on September 7th, 2020. The Day aims to: Raise public awareness at all levels—individual, community, corporate and government—that clean air is important for health, productivity, the economy and…

India ranks first in number of organic farmers and ninth in terms of area

India ranks first in number of organic farmers and ninth in terms of area under organic farming. Sikkim became the first State in the world to become fully organic and other States including Tripura and Uttarakhand have set similar targets….

Hurricane Hanna hits Texas: Basics: Hurricane, Typhoon, Cyclones

Hurricane Hanna made landfall in Texas   LEARNING WITH TIMES: BASICS The India Meteorological Department (IMD)  issues colour codes   to indicate various categories of alerts. Here is what each alert means: Green (All is well): No advisory is issued Yellow (Be aware):…

Kashmir saffron gets Geographical Indication Certificate

Kashmir saffron, which is cultivated and harvested in the Karewa (highlands) of Jammu and Kashmir,in a momentous decision, the Central Government  issued certification of geographical indication (GI) . The spice is grown in some regions of Kashmir, including Pulwama, Budgam,…

Asia’s largest solar power project – Rewa Solar in Madhya Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has today dedicated Asia’s largest solar power project, the Rewa solar power project in Madhya Pradesh, to the nation. The new 750 MW Solar Power plant Project has been set up at Rewa, in the state of Madhya…