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Biowonder bags global award for sustainable development

Oct 08, 2012 04:29 PM Biowonder, the first ever non-IT, E+ (Environment Positive) Commercial Park of Eastern India, developed by the Pasari Group, is now officially recognized as one of the best sustainable future project on a global stage.

India Awards for Educational Excellence (IAFEE) launched

Oct 08, 2012 03:03 PM Leading global Educational consultancy CEL International introduced the India Awards for Educational Excellence (IAFEE) in New Delhi.

Bosch Power Tools associates with NID to launch ‘India Changers’

Sep 29, 2012 02:01 PM Bosch Power Tools along with the National Institute of Design (NID), announced the launch of its socially relevant industrial design competition called 'India Changers- Designers at work for a better India', for students with an engineering, design or art background.

PHFI launches a new Centre for Mental Health

Sep 07, 2012 07:40 PM PHFI has launched a Centre for Mental Health (CMH) under the aegis of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), to address gaps in the area of Mental, Neurological and Substance use (MNS) disorders.

World Economic Forum selects its Technology Pioneers 2013

Aug 30, 2012 05:47 PM The World Economic Forum selected 23 companies as its Technology Pioneers 2013. The organisations have all demonstrated innovative fore-sight and made a difference to business through their innovations and technologies.

MoU signed between ILO and SAIEVAC to promote child rights

Aug 28, 2012 03:53 PM A “momentous partnership” agreement to promote children’s rights and child protection in South Asia has been signed by the Regional Secretariat of the South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children (SAIEVAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

CAG report on the nuclear regulator slams the N-safety culture of India

Aug 22, 2012 08:28 PM A damning report on Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (AERB) tabled in the Parliament today by Comptroller and Auditor General stated “AERB did not have the authority for framing or revising the rules relating to nuclear and radiation safety”.

Access to hospitals a distant dream: ASSOCHAM

Aug 21, 2012 01:52 PM Accessibility either to the hospitals or medicines would remain a distant dream for about 70 per cent of Indians particularly in rural areas until at least 2040, says a report brought out by the ASSOCHAM Council on Healthcare and Hospitals.
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Rural marketing magazine covering India on stands

Aug 17, 2012 04:30 PM To provide factual, analytical and all inclusive information and insight on rural India, i9 media, a media house, has launched a rural Marketing magazine, ‘Rural Marketing’.

TERI celebrates India’s 66th Independence Day with patriotic zeal

Aug 17, 2012 12:34 PM The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) marked the occasion of India’s 66th Independence Day on August 15, by paying homage to freedom fighters and vowing to create a better future for the nation.

Failing the Grade, an evaluation of rules related to waste pickers in solid waste management

Aug 13, 2012 02:28 PM Chintan, an Indian NGO working with waste pickers and recyclers carried out an evaluation -- Failing the Grade which reviews the rules and policies of the government related to waste pickers in solid waste management. The evaluation brings to light key findings in cities such as Patna, Ahmedabad etc, where the government policies haven't been fully implemented, five years after the Comptroller and Auditor General of India(CAG)'s observations.

OPPI: Innovative drug cos committed to improving access in India

Jul 27, 2012 06:56 PM Improving access through innovation and research and development aimed at finding tomorrow’s cures will continue to remain the primary focus for innovative pharmaceutical companies in India. This was stated at the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India’s Conclave on ‘Access, Innovation and Reach of Healthcare in India’ held in Mumbai.

Guerrilla-Green: A revolution of new kind

Jul 25, 2012 04:24 PM Adivasi of Betul & Harda district of MP have found a unique solution to both their problems; a operation ‘Guerrilla-Green’, a new kind of green revolution.

Handygo to invest Rs 120 crore in rural India

Jul 24, 2012 04:54 PM Leading VAS and mobile entertainment solution provider, handygo Technologies has once again pioneered in reaching out mobile subscribers of Rural India by launching its unique ‘User Connect Campaign’ for Behtar Zindagi.

Adidas reveals sustainable innovation in dyeing, Adidas DryDye

Jul 24, 2012 02:31 PM Adidas, a leader in sports apparel and technology has come up with a new cutting edge technology with sustainable advantages for the apparel industry
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The Deshpande Education trust launches a Master in Social Entrepreneurship program

Jul 24, 2012 12:31 PM The Deshpande Education Trust launches the Master of Social Entrepreneurship program to encourage social entrepreneurship among young people.

In search of the greenest and coolest technologies

Jul 20, 2012 10:59 AM Experts from sectors foam insulation, refrigeration, and air conditioning will meet at Bangkok to discuss how to cut back HFC emissions and finding alternative eco-friendly technologies

Delhi: 40-45 age group reports rise in cataract

Jul 18, 2012 06:00 PM Centre for Sight, group of eye hospitals conducted a free eye camp at DDA, Rohini. More than 100 public servants participated in the health camp out of which 30 were diagnosed with cataract. The findings of the camp confirmed the growing instance of cataract among those falling between the age of 40-45yrs. Cataract usually occurs after 45 years of age and is considered as a problem of ageing. According to the experts, cataract is the leading cause of blindness in India with almost 11 million cases.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation appoints Girindre Beeharry to lead the India Office

Jul 16, 2012 07:06 PM The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that Girindre Beeharry has assumed the leadership of its India Office headquartered in New Delhi, effective immediately.

Take cognizance of consumers’ voice in spectrum auction: Consumer Group

Jul 13, 2012 06:29 PM To ensure that consumers remain insulated from the impact of spectrum allocation – as some mobile operators have hinted passing on the hike of fees on to the end users – consumer group Consumer Online Foundation submitted a petition to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) ahead of the latter’s meeting with Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on Telecom.

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