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Representatives should identify needs of people: SL Prez

Oct 01, 2014 02:55 PM People’s representatives should buckle down to hard work by dedicating themselves to the service of the people, said Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan President.

India: CII to mobilise construction of 10,000 school toilets

Oct 01, 2014 02:05 PM The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) launches ‘Mission: Sanitation of Schools (SoS)’ as part of Swachh Bharat: Swachh Vidyalaya initiative of the Indian govt.

India: A market for surrogacy, why not!

Oct 01, 2014 10:00 AM Surrogacy is now a million dollar industry resulting into livelihoods for thousands of poor women in India, writes Renu Pokharna.

Asian cities take action to reduce ecological impact: report

Sep 30, 2014 06:05 PM As global biodiversity declines, Asian cities take action to reduce ecological impact, says WWF's Living Planet report.

Now, a free mobile health unit for women in Delhi

Sep 30, 2014 12:47 PM The mobile unit will provide free treatment including medicines, iron supplementsa and diet counseling.
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Tata Global Beverages to phase out pesticides from tea

Sep 30, 2014 11:41 AM Greenpeace had been engaging with the tea companies to commit to adopt an approach that will ensure pesticide free tea for the consumers.

Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban: HSI bets ‘big’ on India

Sep 30, 2014 06:25 AM HSI-India is confident of government’s commitment to cosmetics animal testing ban despite opposition from industry.

Asian nations okay roadmap for conservation of mammals

Sep 29, 2014 03:22 PM The new initiative is the result of a meeting held 23 -25 September 2014 in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek.

Karnataka legislators for standing committee on energy

Sep 29, 2014 01:09 PM As Karnataka has no coal reserves of its own, renewable energy can play a major role in addressing this issue.

Education in 21st century must be inclusive: Karan Singh

Sep 29, 2014 11:09 AM Breakthroughs in communication technology have given us immense possibilities in this regard,” says Indian Parliamentarian Dr Karan Singh.
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Financing an evergreen revolution in Punjab

Sep 29, 2014 08:00 AM TERI and the Punjab State Council for Science and Technology (PSCST) has come up with a new study that shows how Punjab can benefit immensely through green budgeting.

Small farmers to get a new 'Kisan Mandi' in Delhi

Sep 26, 2014 02:20 PM The new mandi will reduce the costs of fruits and vegetables by upto 25% from the current rates.

No record of kids moving out of orphanages: Indian NGO

Sep 26, 2014 01:00 PM According to UNICEF, there are approximately 153 million children globally who have lost one or both parents.

Ramoji Film City to help ICRISAT set up agri theme park

Sep 26, 2014 08:00 AM The theme park will endeavour to highlight the importance of agriculture in dryland areas.

German Embassy raises Rs 1 cr for Kashmir flood victims

Sep 26, 2014 06:00 AM The funds will go to reliable and experienced partners of the Embassy in Kashmir.

Call for legal framework to regulate surrogacy in India

Sep 25, 2014 03:55 PM Medical experts and women’s rights organisations demand a rights-based legal framework to regulate surrogacy in India.

New alliance for energy efficient appliances launched

Sep 24, 2014 04:51 PM A worldwide shift to energy-efficient appliances would reduce global electricity consumption by more than 10 per cent.

Mobile Industry is developmental in nature: Vodafone India

Sep 24, 2014 04:30 PM Releasing its fourth annual sustainability report in New Delhi on Wednesday, Vodafone India highlighted its social initiatives.
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India urged to support shark and ray protections

Sep 24, 2014 04:21 PM It is widely believed that migratory sharks are highly vulnerable to over exploitation as they grow slowly, mature late and produce very few offspring.

India's spacecraft Mangalyaan enters Mars orbit

Sep 24, 2014 03:30 PM India is the first to have succeeded in the very first attempt, said Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister.

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