A Greener World

India’s first biodegradable plastic

Scientists from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahatifinally have a solution to combat plastic pollution in thecountry. They have developed a low-cost biodegradable plastic which will degrade automatically and get absorbed in the soil. The plastic will help increase soil fertility as well. The Institute has developed cutlery, household furniture and decorative items such as flower

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Free cup of chai and how!

Free cup of chai in exchange of waste? Well yes, you read that right. In the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, the visitors have been given an incentive. The mela administration, in association with Brooke Bond Red Label tea, has set up a few kiosks across the mela premises to offer hot cups of tea for

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Fully electric highway!

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) is one of the largest engineeringand manufacturing companies in India. The company will soon come up with a network of solar-based electric vehicle chargers (SEVC) on the road connecting the Delhi to Chandigarh, making it the first of its kind highway in India. This willbe for about 250 km stretch.

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Madhya Pradesh’s unique way to deal with wood smuggling

Timber smuggling is on the rise in Madhya Pradesh, especially in reserved parklands and forests, but don’t worry. The State Government has come up with a new technology to bring down theft and smuggling of wood. The Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary has started collecting DNA samples of the trees in the area. The samples will be

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12-year-old designs a ship that can clean and save our oceans

Some of us are very serious about saving our planet. 12-year-old Haaziq Kazi from Pune recently came out with an invention to clean up oceans. One day when Haaziq was washing his hands he noticed how water flowed into the sinkhole. It’s when he observed the swirl of the water vanishing into the drain that

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Odisha’s climate-change campaigner selected for ClimateForce

Neelima Mishra is an active campaigner involved in raising awareness on single-use plastic free living. She is one amongst the 80 selected worldwide and the only one from Odisha to participate in the ClimateForce: Arctic 2019 Expedition, which will be held from 15 June till 26 June, 2019. The 80 participants will be participating in Climate Force’s “Leadership on

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India’s first smart electric cabs Blu-Smart launched

India’s first all-electric cab services ‘Blu-Smart’ has been launched in Delhi-NCR region. You can find them in some areas of Greater Noida, Gurugram, Manesar and Sonepat. The new service comes as air pollution has been on alarming levels in Delhi. Lot of infrastructure will also be required to run these as they do not run

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Indian Government launches National Clean Air Programme

To tackle the increasing air pollution problem across the country, the Government of India recently launched a time bound national level plan called the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP). City specific action plans are beingformulated for 102 cities for implementing the action under NCAP. Besides strategies to reduce air pollution concentration, pollution monitoring networks will

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ISRO launches military communication satellite

In December ISRO launched it’s 39th communication satellite. So what is special about this one? This one is a military communication satellite. GSAT-7A is aimed at enhancing communication capabilities of the Indian Air Force (IAF). This will be a major booster for the IAF. According to ISRO, the satellite would take a few days after

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Recycling agriculture waste

According to a recent study, Delhi is the second most polluted city among the 50 most-polluted areas in the country and stubble burning is one of the main reasons for air pollution around Delhi. We hope you know what stubble burning is? After harvesting food grains like rice, wheat and pulses, some farmers burn the

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