Delhi Air Quality

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1st 'Severe' Smog Outbreak Strikes Delhi & NCR; Expected To Last 2 More Days

Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) have been hit by their first "severe" smog outbreak. On November 10, the green think-tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) predicted that it would endure another two days. The contribution of smoke peaked on November 7, when it reached 48%, as per reports. This is the second-highest daily contribution percentage recorded since 2018.

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 12:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: CSE, Delhi-NCR, Smog, Delhi, air quality

Courtesy: NDTV

UPSC Result 2020; Pooja Kadam cleared CSE With 15% Eyesight

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UPSC Inspiration Story: Pooja Kadam Clears CSE With 15% Eyesight

UPSC 2020 result was announced on September 25. Shubham Kumar got All India-1st rank. Pooja Kadam from Maharashtra Latur district secured 577th rank in UPSC Civil Services Exam. The 30-year-old secured this rank in her second attempt, with just 15% eyesight. She has graduated from Fergusson College in Pune and completed her post-graduation in Political Science from Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi. 

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 07:43 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: UPSC exam, UPSC RESULT, CSE, UPSC Result 2020, IAS


Representational image of Organic produce

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Madhya Pradesh Tops in Organic Farming, Followed by Rajasthan and MH: CSE Survey

Madhya Pradesh recorded over 27% of land under organic cultivation, followed by Rajasthan and Maharashtra. According to a report by Centre for Science and Environment, the three states account for around half of the total organic sown area. The study suggested that despite having highly ambitious targets states have improved marginally in organic acreage. Reportedly, Sikkim is the only state which practices organic farming at its fullest. … read-more

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 03:43 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Organic Farming, CSE, Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Maharashtra , Agriculture

Courtesy: The Hindu