What is Monoceromyia flavoscutata?

3 January 2021. Introduction: It is a new species recently discovered in India. Along with Monoceromyia flavoscutata, researchers also found Monoceromyia nigra. These newly discovered species were classified as a new type Syrphid flies. About the discovery The species were discovered by scientists of a research museum in Germany. They are wasp like flower flies […]

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Measures to conserve Western Ghats.

  3 January 2021. Introduction: Union Environment Ministry has extended measures to conserve the ecologically sensitive Western Ghats. It will be delayed by another six months. Deadline to notify new rules have been extended till June 30, 2022. Highlights: Earlier deadlines were set to expire on December 31, 2021. On December 31, environment ministry issued […]

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Energy Transition Advisory Committee (Tarun Kapoor Committee) .

3 January 2021. Introduction: The Energy Transition Advisory Committee was formed by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. It is headed by Tarun Kapoor, former Secretary of Petroleum Ministry. It will focus on increasing the share of clean energy sources such as hydrogen, biofuel, nuclear, geothermal, tidal in the energy mix of the country. Why […]

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Largest ever Rhino Transfer.

     31 December 2021. Introduction: Recently, 30 white rhinos were transferred from South Africa to Rwanda, onboard a Boeing 747 chartered plane. They were transferred in light of increasing threat of illegal poaching. It was the largest single transfer of white rhinos ever. The White Rhinoceros White Rhinoceros are also known as square-lipped rhinoceros while […]

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Tiger Deaths in India in 2021.

31 December 2021. Introduction: According to National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), in 2021 India reported the death of around 126 tigers. Highlights Recently, a tiger was found dead in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh, taking toll to 44 in MP in 2021. NTCA is investigating the cause of the recent death of Tiger in Madhya Pradesh. Before […]

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