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‘Clean Himalayas’ campaign launched in Uttarakhand

Oct 12, 2017 05:06 PM The campaign will help in the removal of hazardous waste generated by tourists at different tourist spots of the Himalayas.

Teen social innovators recognised from across India

Oct 06, 2017 12:15 PM Ashoka India, a networks of social entrepreneurs, has identified these teen changemakers as young leaders.

Coalition formed to empower patient community

Oct 05, 2017 09:55 AM Prominent health experts have launched Partnership to Empower Patients (PEP) for helping the patients in making an informed choice.

Nominations open for Helen Keller Awards- 2017

Oct 05, 2017 10:59 AM Each year a total of 10 Awards under the following three categories are given away to individuals and organizations on December 2, the eve of World Disability Day.

Healthy food systems will help end hunger, says FAO

Oct 04, 2017 06:03 PM FAO gives a global call for zero tolerance on food loss and waste.

Re-defining non-violence on Gandhi Jayanti day

Oct 04, 2017 11:05 AM Non violence in a society cannot prevail unless there is gender parity in letter and spirit.

Book on preventable child blindness launched in India

Oct 04, 2017 04:57 PM Published in seven local languages, the book will be distributed to 75,000 children free of cost across India.

UNSC must impose arms embargo in Myanmar: Amnesty

Sep 29, 2017 05:55 PM The Security Council meeting comes almost exactly a month after the Myanmar military launched a brutal operation in Rakhine State.

Cement sector growing together through the SDGs

Sep 28, 2017 11:05 AM The annual CSI Forum is the most important sustainability event for the cement industry.

Microsoft donates $1 billion to 90000 nonprofits

Sep 27, 2017 11:05 AM Microsoft has donated $1 billion worldwide in cloud computing resources to 90000 nonprofits.

Maneka Gandhi launches ‘Forest Lanterns’

Sep 27, 2017 05:10 PM The book contains essays on solutions for improving nutrition among children in tribal areas.

Only 15 countries support families with kids: study

Sep 26, 2017 04:13 PM According to a new UNICEF report, only 15 countries worldwide have three essential national policies that support families with young children.

Delhi NGO uses tech for making govt schemes accessible

Sep 20, 2017 11:15 AM The application has been developed by Save the Children for its programme on building resilience of communities by using technological solutions.

Cox Bazar in Bangladesh gets enhanced WHO support

Sep 20, 2017 05:04 PM Since August 25 more than four lakh people have arrived in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar area from Myanmar.

Migration from mountains adversely affecting Himalayas

Sep 18, 2017 03:30 PM In the larger interests of environment, rural people should be motivated to take up agro-forestry in mountainous areas like Uttarakhand.

UNDP & Chaudhary Foundation to promote SDGs in Nepal

Sep 12, 2017 08:20 AM The SDGs being very ambitious, complex and challenging requires active engagement of all the actors, including the civil society and the private sector.

Teen girl launches life saving mission in Gorakhpur

Sep 12, 2017 04:49 PM Khushi Chandra was deeply affected by the loss of innocent lives due to lack of oxygen in the north Indian district of Gorakhpur.

Making climate friendly choices

Sep 08, 2017 09:55 AM The two-day Sustainability Summit stresses on working together to change lifestyles and make smart choices.

Sustainable energy key to achieving SDGs

Sep 08, 2017 05:50 PM The idea of clean energy will emerge as a game changer that will not only bring overarching benefits to the industry but also propel growth in the long run.

New vision required for achieving sustainable development

Sep 06, 2017 12:00 AM Lead speakers at 12th Sustainability Summit urge industry to pursue both sustainable and inclusive development

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