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CSE responds to pesticide industry advertisement published in the guise of public interest appeal

Apr 01, 2013 07:33 PM CSE has remained steadfast in its opposition to the rampant and unregulated use of deadly pesticides in the country, CSE’s Director General, Sunita Narain said.

Greenpeace activists protest outside Legislative Assembly of Delhi

Apr 01, 2013 04:10 PM Greenpeace India staged a protest in front of the Legislative Assembly of Delhi, also known as Delhi Vidhan Sabha, by mounting a huge caricature of Chief Minister Shiela Dixit. The caricature takes a dig at the Chief Minister for assuring uninterrupted electricity supply to the people, this summer, without having any concrete plan.

Empowering youth towards a sustainable environment

Mar 25, 2013 06:52 PM The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL), have joined hands for sensitizing the youth towards green growth.

Smoke-free workplaces linked to smoke-free homes in India

Mar 25, 2013 04:27 PM A study done by Imperial College London and Public Health Foundation of India relates the need to prohibit smoking in work places to ensure people's homes remain smoke-free.
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Medical experts concerned over undetected BP

Mar 25, 2013 02:00 PM Ahead of the World Health Day, experts have expressed concern on the negative health implications as a result of increased prevalence of hypertension or high blood pressure (HBP) in the population.

Maharashtra govt supports Microsoft Initiative to build apps for social good

Mar 25, 2013 10:00 AM Microsoft has kicked off the Windows AppFest in Pune in collaboration with the Government of Maharashtra to ideate and create apps addressing social and civic issues.

Victorinox India partners with Yuvraj Singh Foundation

Mar 21, 2013 03:30 PM The Victorinox YouWeCan Knife is not just a tribute to the spirit of Yuvraj Singh, but also to millions of people who battle cancer with courage, said Anish Goel, Managing Director, Victorinox India.

Experts warn about the ‘silent epidemic’ of kidney diseases in India

Mar 20, 2013 03:45 PM Participants at the roundtable on kidney care stress on a collaborative approach among all stakeholders to tackle the menace of chronic kidney disease (CKD) through creating awareness among the society, providing better access to treatment and educating people about the importance of organ donation.

Creating a greener future

Mar 06, 2013 05:50 PM Ecobuild India 2013, the international sustainability conference and exhibition programme at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from April 16-18, 2013, will be one of the largest events for sustainable design and construction in the built environment.

Media fellowships awarded by NFI

Feb 27, 2013 05:26 PM 10TH C Subramaniam Fellowships and 18th Media Fellowships were awarded by the National Foundation For India on 26th February 2013.

Sesame Workshop Initiatives India names Pari Jhaveri as COO

Feb 22, 2013 01:41 PM Pari Jhaveri has over a decade of experience in multi-disciplinary roles in the not-for-profit, social enterprise and sustainability-oriented business domains.

The media has a crucial role to play in South Asia

Feb 21, 2013 12:25 PM At a discussion on mass media in South Asia, media professors and experts debated issues surrounding contemporary media practice, challenges and scholarship in the region.

‘Adobe Youth Voices’ gives voice to underprivileged youth

Feb 21, 2013 10:00 AM AYV is a partnership between the Adobe Foundation and The American India Foundation (AIF) and empowers youth to comment on their world using multimedia and digital tools.

CSE’s national conference on food safety and environmental toxins kicks off

Feb 20, 2013 06:10 PM Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) kicked of its two-day conference on food safety and environmental toxins today in New Delhi.
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India to host summit on child survival and development

Feb 05, 2013 12:41 AM Organized in partnership with UNICEF and USAID, the Summit is a critical platform that will strategically engage over 200 delegates including, nearly 60 national and international experts, key policy makers, planners and implementers from the health sector representing all states of India, representatives and heads of UN and development agencies, global health experts and practitioners, Civil society members and private sector, to discuss and debate on Child Survival and Development in India.
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TERI calls for greater investments in ‘smart’ technologies to boost green growth

Jan 09, 2013 04:19 PM The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), in association with National Instruments India, hosts the ‘Smart Design Technology for Clean Energy Applications Conference 2013’ to promote clean energy and smart system designs aimed at reducing emissions.

The Imperial organises a workshop on women safety

Jan 08, 2013 04:09 PM With an undoubted need for the security of women in the existing social scenario, The Imperial with Delhi Police has initiated an exclusive workshop for the period of two hours every day from January 2-17, 2012, to train women associates simple and radical measures to ensure their safety in 2013 and beyond.

Galaxy of eminent speakers and Heads of state to attend DSDS 2013

Dec 21, 2012 04:08 PM The 13th annual Delhi Sustainable Development Summit is slated to be held from January 31-February 02, 2013 in New Delhi.

Another Indian in Harvard Business School Hall of Fame

Dec 19, 2012 04:24 PM Competitiveness Hall of Fame Award is recognition of Amit Kapoor’s contribution to the study of the concepts of competitiveness globally.
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‘Make affordable housing a priority in urban planning’

Dec 17, 2012 07:15 PM NAREDCO’s annual two-day convention on sustainable housing for masses highlighted the need of making affordable housing a priority in urban planning.
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