Forest Management Certification Standard launched

India's internationally benchmarked Forest Management Certification Standard (FMCS) was launched today with an aim to bring a shift towards responsible utilisation of natural resources and trade of forest products....

World’s Longest Sandstone Cave Found in Meghalaya

Meghalaya has added another beautiful feather in its crown with the discovery of world's longs sandstone cave called "Krem Puri". Meghalaya is famous for several caves hidden under undulating...

Government launched GEMINI, a disaster warning device

Union Science and Technology Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched a disaster warning device named Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information (GEMINI). It will help provide information related...

Typhoon Hagibis

Torrential rain and tornado-like winds lashed large parts of Japan, as the country was hit by Typhoon Hagibis. The typhoon is being touted as the strongest storm the country...

Indian Forest Service to be renamed as Indian Forest and Tribal Service

The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has initiated an inter-ministerial consultation note to rename the Indian Forest Service as Indian Forest and Tribal Service. The consultation note...

As per Air Quality in India 2014-2019’ report , Kanpur ranked 1st as the...

The quality of air in Varanasi, Prime Minister Modi’s 2014 Lok Sabha constituency, is positioned 3rd on the WHO’s (World Health Organisation) list of 15 most polluted cities in...

Chilika Lake Largest Habitat Of Irrawaddy Dolphins Globally

The Chilika lake in Odisha has emerged as the single largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins in the world with the spotting of 155 such animals, according to the Chilika...

Floating ‘B4’ boat labs will study the Brahmaputra river

‘B4’ – the ‘Brahmaputra Biodiversity and Biology Boat’, work on which will commence by December, will initially cover the region from Pasighat, Dibrugarh, Neemati, Tejpur and Guwahati in the...

Sunderban Reserve Forest will get Ramsar site status

The Sunderban Reserve Forest is likely to be declared a Ramsar Site soon. The West Bengal government gave its approval to the State Forest Department to apply for recognition...

Three new products gets Geographical Indication (GI) Tag

The Ministry of Commerce & Industry's Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has registered 3 more new Geographical Indication (GI) tags. The material includes Tawlhlohpuan and Mizo...

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