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Six journalists get OneWorld-POSHAN Media Fellowship on Undernutrition

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.

Rockefeller Foundation launches challenge to build resilience in 100 cities globally

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.

'Celebrating Women' with the 18th European Union film fest

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.

UN Women deplores the rape of a 5-year old in Delhi

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.

Arkiplan designs India's first five- star rated green building

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.

Plan India and ADB collaborate for the ‘Asian Youth Forum 2013’

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.

OneWorld - POSHAN Media Fellowship: Deadline extended

Apr 25, 2013 12:50 PM The deadline for the OneWorld -POSHAN Media Fellowship has been extended to May 5, 2013.
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Aviva urges people to raise their voices for street children

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.

Imperia Health propels mid-size hospitals towards sustainability

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.

Rustomjee contributes to a greener tomorrow

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.

TERI commits to facilitate 15 mn sqm built up space to be GRIHA compliant

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.

An LED revolution underway in Indian cities

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.

3rd International Summit on Skill Development

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.

CSE awards schools for innovative green practices

Apr 12, 2013 07:42 PM Various schools from all over India were awarded for innovating practices like rainwater harvesting, and waste management.

WHO raises alarm about high blood pressure

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.

Osian’s to conduct charity auction for UNICEF

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.

Oscar nominated documentary ‘How To Survive a Plague’ screened in Delhi

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.

Fortis Hospital, Noida organises an interactive session for senior citizens

Apr 08, 2013 02:15 PM Celebrated theatre, film actor and director, Sulabha Deshpande shared her experience on life post knee replacement surgery with the people present at the session.

RajiVihaan Launches ‘DHUP’ range of products for energy availability and sustainability

Apr 08, 2013 11:05 AM The core concept driving the engineering design for "DHUP" products and solutions is conservation by reduced consumption, and ability to use hybrid charging, i.e., power from multiple sources.

To spread awareness on reducing food wastage, Tupperware initiates ‘Care4Food Day’

Apr 08, 2013 09:00 AM By bringing people together to celebrate ‘Care4Food Day’ on April 6 every year, Tupperware envisions reducing food wastage and promoting pertinent food storage habits.

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