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India to host 36th International Geological Congress

The International Geological Congress(ICG) is a mega event organized once in every four years since its inception in Paris in the year 1878. The 36th edition will be organized in India’s capital New Delhi from 2nd-8th March next year. The International Geological Congress has 45 themes, that cover all aspects of our planet, Earth. The ..

Denman Glacier: Deepest Point on Land found in Antarctica

The deepest point on the land of Earth has been identified under the Denman Glacier in East Antarctica. The glacier is a canyon completely covered with ice that reaches 3.5Km (11,500 ft) below the sea level, making it the deepest point on the land of our planet. Until today, the deepest point found on the ..

UNDP in partnership with AIM launches Accelerator Lab in New Delhi

The United Nation’s network for global development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday, November 28, 2019, launched the Accelerator lab in New Delhi to scale and test new solutions to global challenge such as climate change, gender inequality etc. Government of India’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a partner of the UNDP Accelerator ..

Plastic Parks get Government approval

Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, D. V. Sadananda Gowda in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Friday 22nd November 2019 informed that setting up six plastic parks has been approved by the government in different parts of the country. Locations of these parks will be at the states of Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Assam, ..

India produces 25,000 tonnes of plastic waste everyday

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar in a written response at the lower house of the Parliament on 22nd November informed that the demand of plastic products has increased sharply in the country due to increased use of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), which have indirectly caused a challenge of plastic waste ..