Pollution: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Sudarsan Pattnaik wins People’s Choice Award in US

Renowned Indian sand artist and Padma Awardee Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the People’s Choice Award at a prestigious sand sculpting festival in the United States. He won the award for his sand sculpture ‘Stop Plastic ..

Tree Felling Banned in Bihar

Citing increasing pollution as well as a fatal heatwave, the government of Bihar has withdrawn the permissions granted to cut trees for development works. However, there are no restrictions on felling of Trees on private ..

Canada decides to ban single use plastics from 2021

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recently announced that harmful single-use plastics will be banned in the country from 2021 to reduce ocean waste. He declared it a global challenge to phase out the plastic ..

Electric Fleet for Commercial Use

The government think tank Niti Aayog is exploring the following options for transitioning to electric vehicles: Taxi aggregators to be required to convert 40 per cent of their fleet of cars to electric by April ..

Union Environment Ministry launches theme song ‘Hawa Aane De’ to spread awareness about Air pollution

To celebrate 2019 World Environment Day (WED), the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) has recently launched the song ‘Hawa Aane De’ to spread awareness about Air pollution. The theme song is ..