20 July 2012 Current Affairs

Golden Peacock Award

“Lanco Kondapalli Power Ltd’, a subsidiary of the power and infrastructure company Lanco Infra tech Ltd, has won ‘ Golden Peacock Award” for its environment, health and safety management . The Golden peacock awards is instituted by the ‘ World Environment foundation’. It also won the  ‘Green tech safety award: in the golden category for the plant’s priority to work place health and safety philosophy.

Global CO2 Emission Increased by 3% in 2011

According ti the findings of the report ” Trends in global CO2 emission”, global CO2 emission increased by 3% in 2011. The 3% increase in CO2 took the total amount if CO2 in air at an all time high of 34 billion tonnes. The report was released by the Europe commissions joint research center (JSC) and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. The United states with 17.3 tonnes per capita remains one of the top CO2 emitters, while china , the world’s most popular country, has 7.2 tonnes per capita.

NASA Includes Two Indian Innovators On Waste Management

NASA, the US space agency has included two Indian innovators for its conference on waste management. Nitin Gupta from ‘Attero Recycling’ and Anshu Gonj from ‘Goonj’ are among nine innovators from across the globe that made it to the NASA conference on waste management, which started on 20 July 2012. Gupta from’ Attero Recycling’ is India’s leading provider of end to end electronic and electrical goods e-waste management services, while Goonj is a grass roots NGO focused on transforming and revaluing clothing and textiles waste by working on these issues directly at the community level.

Sundarsham Patnaik Won Gold medal in World Sand Sculpture Championship 2012

Indian Sand Artist Saundaram sham patnaik won ‘People’s Choice Medal Award’ in Moscow . It was the second world sand sculpture championship.  Artists from 11 countries took part in the championship. Sundarsham Sculpted the copy of the face of ” The showman of the millennium” Raj Kapoor. His interpretation of the Raj kapoor was highly praised by the visitors. His Sculpture symbolizes Indo – Russian Friendship. Sundarsham Patnaik has also won’ Berlin World championship 2008″. His sand sculpture was based on the awareness about global warming.

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