SC directs Centre to declare 10 km area around national parks as eco-sensitive

Context: The Supreme Court directed the Union Environment Ministry to declare 10 km area around 21 national parks and wildlife sanctuaries across the country as ‘eco-sensitive zones’. A Bench led…

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Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking Water

The World Health Organization (WHO) on 13 April 2017 published a report, Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) 2017. This report states that nearly two billion people…

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Scientists have discovered a new species of a herbivorous dinosaur

Scientists have discovered a new species of a herbivorous dinosaur that lived about 125 million years ago. The new species belongs to a group of herbivores known as sauropods, which…

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Plan for Reduction of Pollution level of Coal based Thermal Power Plants

The Government has taken several steps to modernize and improve the efficiency of coal based thermal power plants and to reduce the pollution level of coal based thermal power plants…

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