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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.

World Bank and Microsoft call for ICT project proposals

Apr 05, 2013 12:37 PM 'Youth Solutions! Technology for Skills and Employment' a South Asian Regional Grant Competition being held by the World Bank and Microsoft, calls on organisations from Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
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Entries invited for the ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year’ India award

Apr 02, 2013 07:17 PM The Awards are organized by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Jubilant Bhartia Foundation in India.

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.

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