Why and When was it founded? Wind Energy Associations across the world got together and established a World Wind Energy Association in 2001, in Denmark. They aimed for the worldwide promotion of wind energy and be an international platform for knowledge and information sharing among its members. The headquarter is situated in Bonn, Germany. Membership… Continue reading World Wind Energy Association
Foundation of IHA The International Hydropower Association (IHA) is a non-profit membership organization committed to advancing sustainable hydropower. It was formed under the auspices of UNESCO in 1995 as a forum to promote and disseminate good practices and further knowledge about hydropower. IHA employed its first full-time member of staff in 2001. It now consists… Continue reading International Hydropower Association
Year of foundation: 2015 Headquarters: Gurugram The International Solar Alliance is an alliance of 121 countries initiated by India, most of them being sunshine countries, which lie either completely or partly between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. Objectives: Parties hereby establish an International Solar Alliance (hereinafter referred to as the ISA),… Continue reading International Solar Alliance
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24th May 2015 A metamorphic day in my life. I left the Room No. 104 of Hotel Shrinath in Jaipur at around 7:00 a.m. for my examination center - 'The Brightlands Girls Senior Secondary School'. It was reasonably early since the exam was to start from 9:00 a.m. but then there was no scope of… Continue reading Repaid!
This quote by Sydney J. Harris seems very puzzling and worth giving a second and deeper thought. The reason is very obvious. Education, as we have been hearing of, always relates to things like books, schools, colleges, degrees, jobs, etc. Thus, glancing at this quote on education which talks about education as a means to… Continue reading The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows
Since the day I was allotted IIT Kharagpur, I was deliriously happy and impatient to be there right away. But my train ticket was heartbreakingly expressing it's reluctance to take me early to the dream place of every other engineering aspirant. Finally the day I was waiting for signed in, the morning newspaper said it… Continue reading An Unusual First Day
The 2016 ICC World Twenty-20 was the sixth edition of the ICC World Twenty20, the world championship of Twenty-20 International cricket. It was held in India from 8 March to 3 April 2016 and was the first edition to be hosted by the country. Seven cities hosted matches in the tournament – Bangalore, Dharamsala, Kolkata,… Continue reading ICC World Twenty-20 2016
Most of us will optimistically admit this, every year the month of the March is realized by the advent of two paramount events, one being an uneasy situation while the other being a joyous occasion. Yes, you guessed it right! The Board Exams and our Happy Holi times are those. "Of course respectively!" This gala is… Continue reading This time is it ‘Happy Holi’?