IPCC REPORT Context: On February 27, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a major report that reviewed the scientific evidence on natural, ecological, social and economic spheres, concluding that climate change has already produced irreversible losses and damage to land, coastal and marine […]


IAEA Context: Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today that Russian forces had taken control of the site of the country’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), but that the nuclear power plant continued to be operated by its regular staff and there had […]

Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant   Context: United Nations Security Council (UNSC) members expressed alarm at the prospect of a nuclear incident in Ukraine, at an emergency meeting on Friday, convened hours after a training building at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant caught fire, as Russians […]

Green hydrogen policy

Green hydrogen policy   Context: A green hydrogen policy in collaboration with the Union Government’s ‘National Green Hydrogen Mission’ is on the cards, along with the possibility of a green hydrogen pilot project through the PPP model.   Background: Hydrogen is the lightest and first element […]

UN Human Rights Council

UN Human Rights Council   Context:   India on Friday abstained on a vote at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva as the Council decided to set up an international commission of enquiry into Russia’s actions in Ukraine. India was among 13 countries of […]

Purana Qila

Purana Qila   Context: Union Minister for Health and Chemicals & Fertilizers and other dignitaries participated in the health heritage walk at Purana Qila in New Delhi today, for creating awareness about health benefits of walking and also Jan Aushadhi Generic medicines.   About: The […]