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Experts call for exploring the synergy between development and environment to promote green growth

Oct 19, 2012 07:22 AM TERI launched a quarterly titled, "Green Growth and Development Quarterly" which seeks to bring together a diverse set of viewpoints and opinions from different stakeholders from India and other countries on the topic of green growth and development.
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'Canvironment Week 2012' kicks off in South Africa

Oct 16, 2012 02:05 PM Nampak and Collect-a-Can, the African partners for the Hindustan Tin initiated “Canvironment Week”, along with Green Expo in Johannesburg, South Africa from 28th to 30th September, 2012 kicked off the proceedings of Canvironment Week 2012.

British environment minister to lead UK delegation at COP 11

Oct 16, 2012 07:21 AM British Minister of State for natural environment, water and rural affairs at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), Richard Benyon, will lead the UK delegation to the 11th meeting of conference of parties (COP 11) for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), being held in Hyderabad from 8 -19 October 2012.
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AOF celebrates International White Cane Day

Oct 15, 2012 10:20 AM With an aim to provide a better life to the visually challenged, Amway Opportunity Foundation (AOF), the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Amway India, celebrated the ‘International White Cane Day’ in association with Bhartiya Netraheen Kalyan Parishad (BNKP) in New Delhi.
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Inspirational people felicitated at India Positive Awards

Oct 12, 2012 07:37 AM In a bid to explore and spread the goodness of Indians, who enrich the lives of others, a glittering ceremony in Delhi felicitates people who have made a positive difference to the society at large.

Galli Galli Sim Sim uses technology to improve lives of marginalised children

Oct 10, 2012 02:25 PM GalliGalliSimSim, the Indian version of world renowned educational children’s series Sesame Street, is now increasing its impact and reach to families in North and Central India with its radiophone project.

Kanyathon in Banglaore - A walkathon to save the girl child

Oct 10, 2012 12:35 PM IFIM Business School, in association with Oniyavara Seva Coota (BOSCO), a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) working with the young at risk in the city of Bangalore, are conducting a walkathon for the cause of 'Save the girl child’ on Sunday in Bangalore.

Solar VC funding drops below $100 million in Q3, 2012

Oct 09, 2012 10:38 AM Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector during the third quarter of 2012.

Run for healthy heart organised in Delhi

Oct 08, 2012 11:25 AM In association with the Billion Hearts Beating Foundation, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals organised a 5-km run titled ‘Dil ki Daud’.

Biowonder bags global award for sustainable development

Oct 08, 2012 10:59 AM 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 09:33 AM 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 08:31 AM 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 02:10 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 12:17 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 10:23 AM 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 02:58 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 08:22 AM 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 11:00 AM 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 07:04 AM 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 08:58 AM 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.

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