NCAP to play crucial role to address air pollution: Minister

NCAP to play crucial role to address air pollution: Minister

The National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which proposes multiple strategies to combat air pollution, is estimated to cost Rs 637 crore, the environment ministry today said, with its Minister of State Mahesh Sharma asserting that the plan is expected to play a “crucial” role in addressing the menace.

Power system failure cost Isro GSAT-6A: VSSC chief

Power system failure cost Isro GSAT-6A: VSSC chief

A failure in the power system could have led to the Indian Space Research Organization (Isro) losing contact with the recently launched GSAT-6A communication satellite, a senior official of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) said on Wednesday.

Six-fold rise in renewables must to limit temperature rise: Report

Six-fold rise in renewables must to limit temperature rise: Report

Increasing the pace of global renewable energy adoption by at least a factor of six — critical for meeting energy-related emission reduction needs of the Paris Climate Agreement — can limit global temperature rise to two degrees, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)’s long-term renewable energyoutlook said on Tuesday.