CAG has found loopholes in the way environment safety is managed by Coal India Limited

India’s coal production has been under fire for being a polluting source of energy generation and in some cases, not adhering to environmental safeguards. Giving credence to this charge, the latest report by India’s Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has found loopholes in the way environment safety is managed by Coal India Limited (CIL) and its subsidiaries […]

Read More

Gaganyaan: The Human Space Mission

The Human Space Mission: Gaganyaan is targeted for December 2021. The Gaganyaan Programme has been approved by the Government of India. The design and configuration of the major subsystem are finalized. The procurement and system/ subsystem realization for tests and flight has commenced. The crew selection and training process for the Gaganyaan mission is progressing […]

Read More

Permaculture: A solution in disguise?

At this moment, we are all witness to environmental degradation and widespread pollution. We are also witnessing the rapid disruption and alteration within our planet’s biosphere. The biosphere, which is very resilient, can absorb a finite amount of damage in a finite frame of time, but not an infinite amount. Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW), global […]

Read More

Gangetic dolphins facing noise pollution

India’s Ganga is a noisy river. There’s the churning of sediment, the hums, grunts and growls of fishes and turtles. There are the cacophonous stretches of cities and industries breathing and dumping their waste into the river. Then there’s the constant din of boats and ships, and the clamor of heavy machinery dredging the riverbed. […]

Read More

GREAT Scholarships 2020 India

In collaboration with the UK’s GREAT Britain campaign, the British Council has launched Great Scholarships – 2020 over a broad range of subjects. This is a great opportunity for Indian students wishing to access a UK university education.  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA  Applicants must be Indian passport holders and resident in India at the time of application.  […]

Read More