The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi invites all interested to a public lecture and panel discussion on ‘Recurrent Cough, Cold and Wheezing in Children: Is It Asthma’? 300 million people suffer from asthma globally. Asthma also causes about 250,000 deaths annually. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of asthmatic patients is expected to increase to 400 million by 2025. Taking children and adults together, there are nearly 30 million asthmatics in India today, which constitutes about 10% of the global burden of Asthma.
The present century is witnessing a global urban transformation, which is rapidly ongoing. Urban centers became the drivers of economic growth in the post-industrial world. The economies of scale worked with large populations inviting synergy which has and continues to facilitate the urban growth process.
Intersolar India, one of India’s largest exhibition and conference for the Solar Industry, concluded recently in Mumbai. The Intersolar AWARD for the best and most innovative Solar Projects in India category is one of the highlights of this exhibition. The Intersolar AWARDS in the present year 2014 were given to Bosch Ltd., Tata Power Solar Systems and Trojan Battery.
The use of HFCs became popular in the world after the phase out of the ChloroFluoroCarbons (CFCs) which were found to be the cause of the destruction of the ozone hole over Antarctica. Nations around the world have now called for using the institutions and expertise of the Montreal Protocol (the protocol used for phasing out CFCs), to bring down the use of HFCs.
The Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) Shri Prakash Javadekar interacting with the children and students on the green features of his new office building – the Indira Paryavaran Bhawan – at Jor Bagh, New Delhi.
The Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi – on and well before October 2nd, has created measurable waves across the country. As a result of this campaign, unclean surroundings is no longer acceptable and littering is now frowned upon.