UNEP Production Gap Report

UNEP Production Gap Report: The 2021 Production Gap Report was released by the leading research institutes and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The Production Gap Report, first launched in 2019, tracks the discrepancy between governments’ planned fossil fuel production and global production levels consistent with limiting warming to 1.5°C or 2°C. UNEP’s Major Reports: […]

Kushinagar International Airport

Kushinagar International Airport: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kushinagar international airport in the presence of representatives from 12 countries. The airport in eastern UP, the third international airport in the state, will mainly service the Buddhist tourism circuit. The Sri Lankan Airlines flight carrying monks and dignitaries was the first to land at the […]

Mount Manipur

Mount Manipur: The Union government rechristened Mount Harriet, a historical tourist spot in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, as ‘Mount Manipur’. The announcement was made during Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s visit to Port Blair, where he referred to the “significant contribution” the North-eastern state had made in resisting the British, especially during the historic […]

INSACOG : India SARS-CoV-2 Genome Consortium

INSACOG : India SARS-CoV-2 Genome Consortium: The decline in daily new infections across India has prompted INSACOG (India SARS-CoV-2 Genome Consortium), the consortium of labs focused on sequencing coronavirus variants, to “prioritise” new surveillance approaches. In view of currently declining cases and importance of early detection of increased transmission in the future, INSACOG will prioritise […]