May 22, 2013 05:03 PM Voluntary Action Network India (VANI), an apex body of 3500 voluntary organisations across the country, submitted a letter to the prime minister of India to draw the attention of Prime Minister for the rampant misuse of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act against genuine voluntary development organisations of India.
May 22, 2013 11:40 AM Approximately three billion people depend on traditional cook stoves for their cooking needs globally.
May 16, 2013 02:34 PM The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in association with the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) will present the RBS Earth Heroes Awards 2013. Last date for submitting nominations: - 31st July, 2013.
May 14, 2013 08:25 PM OneWorld has launched the fellowships in collaboration with POSHAN (Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India), led by the International Food Policy Research Institute, on the issue of undernutrition in the country.
May 14, 2013 06:55 PM Through the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge, The Rockefeller Foundation is inviting cities from around the world to apply to be named one of 100 resilient cities.
May 03, 2013 02:39 PM The 18th European Union film festival is themed on, ‘Celebrating Women’, and will showcase different shades and nuances of women.
May 01, 2013 04:59 PM This brutal act of violence on an innocent girl child defies the very basic tenets of human rights enshrined in the Indian Constitution and the United Nations Charter, the UN women said in a statement.
May 01, 2013 12:52 PM The newly built International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development in Jaipur, has been designed by a Dubai based firm, Arkiplan International.
Apr 29, 2013 03:42 PM The forum would have over 120 young minds from India and other Asian countries come together to learn, contribute and advocate solutions to issues that young people of Asia Pacific face.
Apr 23, 2013 04:37 PM Over the last three years, Aviva has impacted over 80,000 children directly in India through its Street to School projects with CRY, Save the Children and Arpana Trust.
Apr 22, 2013 08:17 PM To provide good and safe health care services at affordable cost IPE Global, a multi-disciplinary consulting company has seeded a unique model of Hospital Operations Management through its venture Imperia Health Pvt Ltd.
Apr 22, 2013 12:25 PM Rustomjee, one of the leading developers in Mumbai, claims to believe in the idea of green living and encourages use of sustainable measures in their projects and technologies. Below is a note from Rustomjee about their contribution to sustainable development.
Apr 18, 2013 07:17 PM The energy savings effected through the GRIHA initiatives of TERI cumulatively would suffice to energise at least 200,000 urban homes and provide solar water heating to 67,500 urban homes.
Apr 16, 2013 05:58 PM A number of cities and municipalities across India are cutting down electricity consumption and energy bills by using LEDs for street lighting purposes, according to new data made public today by The Climate Group.
Apr 15, 2013 05:46 PM Yuva Parivartan, India’s largest NGO in vocational training, is organising 3rd International Summit on Skill Development at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, on April 17, 2013.
Apr 12, 2013 07:42 PM Various schools from all over India were awarded for innovating practices like rainwater harvesting, and waste management.
Apr 09, 2013 01:05 PM The World Health Organization is now developing a global plan of action for 2013–2020 for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.
Apr 09, 2013 11:30 AM The auction will help take forward work for the initiative called ‘Dare to Care’ which is jointly promoted by UNICEF with the IPL team Delhi Daredevils with Priyanka Chopra as its celebrity ambassador.
Apr 08, 2013 07:35 PM ‘How to Survive a Plague,’ directed by David France it is the story of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and the impassioned activists who stopped the disease from becoming a death sentence.