Clean Ganga programme gets Rs 20,000-crore budget for five years( Pollution , Waste managment ,DTH)

Initiatives to clean the river will include rehabilitation of existing sewage treatment plants The Indian government on Wednesday approved a budget outlay of Rs 20,000 crore for rejuvenation of the Ganga over the next five years. The approval marks a significant increase over Rs. 4,000 crore incurred by the government

India, a victim of e-waste crime (Hindu , eWaste,Pollution ,WasteManagment)

“Exporting e-waste to Asia worked out 10 times cheaper than processing it in within these countries.” Much of the 40 million tonnes of electronic waste produced around the world — old smartphones, TVs, laptops and obsolete kitchen appliances — finds its way illegally to Asia and Africa every year, says

Why are all satellites and missiles launched from the east coast?( HIndu ,SciTech, Important Question )

A launch near the equator towards the east direction will get an initial boost equal to the velocity of Earth surface. Here’s the answer to the question asked by A. Karthika from Chennai: Before we discover the reason, let us know about the Earth’s rotation. When seen from the North

Govt’s move on CSAT draws mixed response, 33% qualifying marks for CSAT in civil prelims (Source : The HIndu)

33% qualifying marks for CSAT in civil prelims UPSC’s decision to make CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) a qualifying paper for the Civil Services Exams has received a mixed response from the students’ community. While the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has cheered the move, some civil services aspirants have