Mar 06, 2014 04:55 PM
Women are most offended by not being taken seriously by men in a workplace, says a new research conducted by a team led by the author of the book ‘Lady You’re Not a Man’.
[Sexual Harassment at workplace] [Gender empowerment] [South Asia] [Gender Sensitivity] [Indian women]
Mar 04, 2014 03:00 PM
Economy transition in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will help in achieving better standards of living, say studies by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
[Green Economy] [India] [UNEP] [Sustainable development] [South Asia]
Mar 03, 2014 10:57 AM
The fifth edition of the report ‘Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN’ details the emissions from 64 United Nations organizations.
[India] [Sustainable Development] [Climate Change] [South Asia]
Feb 22, 2014 04:20 PM
Technology flies over physical barriers and acts as a big enabler, says Srinivasu Chakravarthula, a disabled person working at PayPal.
[South Asia] [Disability] [India] [Technology]
Feb 21, 2014 03:24 PM
Western technology should be used for scaling up production of assistive devices to make them affordable for the disabled, a top Indian official said.
[South Asia] [India] [Indian Government] [Disability] [Sustainable Development]
Feb 21, 2014 11:59 AM
Techshare India-2014 discusses how technology companies, NGOs and entrepreneurs can bring sustainable reform in the disability sector.
[South Asia] [Disability] [India] [Sustainable Development]
Feb 21, 2014 10:00 AM
Students suffer fractured hands and head injuries during a peaceful protest march on February 14 carried out against racism and the death of Nido Tania.
[South Asia] [Delhi Police] [Delhi government] [Racism]
Feb 20, 2014 04:20 PM The Rajya Sabha today passed the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2014 . The Bill provides for protection of livelihoods rights, social security of street vendors, regulation of urban street vending in the country and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The Lok Sabha had passed the Bill on 6th September, 2013.
Feb 19, 2014 04:25 PM
Good agriculture is not possible without the presence of wetlands, said experts at the International Conference on Lakes and Wetlands.
[India] [Enviornment] [India lakes] [Wetlands] [South Asia]
Feb 19, 2014 02:05 PM
Broadband adoption across the country is critical to unleash the next telecom transformation, driving economic growth and allowing delivery of services to masses.
Feb 18, 2014 07:20 PM
Governance played a crucial role in the conservation of lakes, said, Mansee Bal, Faculty, Erasmus University, Rotterdam Netherlands.
[India] [Madhya Pradesh] [Wetlands] [Climate Change policy] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]
Feb 18, 2014 07:00 PM
Water needs to be priced to reflect its scarcity, said, Montek Singh, Deputy Chairperson, Planning Commission of India, during his valedictory address at DSDS-2014.
[India] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit] [DSDS 2014] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]
Feb 17, 2014 11:45 AM
Days before his resignation as Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal, was in the process of scheduling a meet with scientists to discuss ways for cleaning up dirty Yamuna.
[Yamuna] [Enviornment] [South Asia] [Pollution] [India] [Delhi Chief Minister] [Arvind Kejriwal]
Feb 14, 2014 10:37 PM It is the mindset of people, neither lack of money nor resources, which is a stumbling block to water conservation efforts, said Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Chouhan said that water is the most crucial component of life and its impending scarcity has alarmed not just India but the whole world.
Feb 14, 2014 06:07 PM Today, on Valentine’s Day, as the environment minister Veerappa Moily hobnobbed with head honchos of leading companies including Essar oil and Essar Foundation, Greenpeace India staged a peaceful protest at the National convention organised by UN Global Compact Network at Hotel ITC Maurya Sheraton in New Delhi. Dressed in tiger suits, the activists held placards that said ‘Essar loves Moily, Axes Forests’.
Feb 12, 2014 05:47 PM
“We need to think on the possibilities of creating smart sustainable cities,’’said Amitabh Kant, MD, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC).
[South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [DSDS 2014] [India] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit]
Feb 12, 2014 10:35 AM
South Asian region is most vulnerable to climate change impact, warns Thet Thet Zin, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, Myanmar.
[South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [Climate Change] [Myanmar] [India] [Greenhouse emission] [Bhutan]
Feb 11, 2014 12:28 PM
Despite enough food production globally, millions of people still do not have access to the bare minimum requirements, said, Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Deputy Director General, IIASA.
[DSDS 2014] [Poverty and Hunger] [South Asia] [Poverty eradication] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit]