After decades of repression, the Tibetan people are crying out to the world for change. The Olympic spotlight is now on China, and Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama is calling to end all riots and violence through restraint and dialogue. China’s hardliners are lashing out publicly at the Dalai Lama […]
The Indo-US Nuclear deal, also known as the “1, 2, 3 Deal” has been controversial ever since its inception.
The Oceanic Group, a not-for-profit society organised a seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Climate Change (CC) last month. Mr. J.K. Dadoo, Secretary, Environment, Forest & Wildlife, Govt. of N.C.T. of Delhi and Chairperson of the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) chaired the seminar while Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director-General, Bureau of Energy […]
THE VIGYAN VIJAY FOUNDATION World Water Day – 22nd March 2008 On this 22nd day of March, 2008, Delhi Greens and the Vigyan Vijay Foundation wish everyone a clean and fresh World Water Day! Water saving tips in Communities: Use 4 R s – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recharge Close […]
A Black Kite ‘shot’ by the morning sun by Mr. Anil Lyall at Maurice Nagar, Delhi!
Niyamgiri Hills, named after the Niyamraja, the main deity of the Donagria Kondhs, are one of last untouched wildernesses of Orissa. Rising to a height of more than four thousand feet, it is the source of Vamshadhara river as well as major tributaries of Nagaveli rivers. Niyamgiris form a distinct […]
Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (Teen Murti Bhawan) invites all interested citizens to a discussion on Nandini Bhattacharyya-Panda’s book “Appropriation and Invention of Tradition: The East India Company and Hindu Law in Early Colonial India” at Teen Murti Bhawan on 20th March 2008 at 1600 Hours. Download Invitation
Chat on 18th March 2008 Log in to IndianWildlifeclub.com for an online chat on “Genetically Modified Crops and Biodiversity” between 7.30 PM (IST) and 8.30 PM (IST) on 18th March 2008. The chat will be moderated by Ms Saraswati Kavula, who is is a documentary Film Maker from Andhra Pradesh. Click Here […]
After having retired from advertising and marketing field, Mohan Pai is now working to generate awareness and sensitivity towards wildlife and environment. Based in Bangalore, he has also authored several books, viz. The Western Ghats, Mahadayi/Mandovi River Valley, Flight of the Gods – Hindu Temples & Shrines of Goa and The Elderly (published […]
International Women’s Day Greetings! There is a direct and critical relationship between women and the environment. It is a relationship that draws its strength not from biology – that is, not because women are born female – but from gender, and the socially created roles and responsibilities that continue to fall […]
One of the outcomes of increased resource consumption pattern is the large amount of waste generated from the various urban centers everyday.
Following is an excerpt from Delhi a novel by the prolific writer Khushwant Singh, written almost twenty years back. I have seen the city I helped to build and which Lutyens designed for two centuries become ruined in twenty years. We built magnificent buildings which will last for many centuries; […]