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NMML Public Lecture on Delhi’s Twentieth Century:  Reflections on Contemporary Urbanism

NMML Public Lecture on Delhi’s Twentieth Century: Reflections on Contemporary Urbanism

Events
The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) invites all interested to a Public Lecture in its ‘Cities in History’ series on ‘Delhi’s Twentieth Century:  Reflections on contemporary urbanism’. The lecture will be delivered by Prof. Ravi Sundaram of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi. A recent international study listed Delhi as the second most populous city in the world. Delhi’s endless expansion is comparable to other international city-regions like Sao Paulo and Mexico City. Further the city now has a new urban politics, as well as cultural life. Ironically, despite its thousand-year history, Delhi’s claim to a dynamic urbanism was for years overshadowed by the vibrant cultural and political life of Calcutta and Bombay, both cities established by coloni
Hindu College, DU Invites Applications for the Post of Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies

Hindu College, DU Invites Applications for the Post of Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies

Green Jobs
Hindu College, University of Delhi invites applicants for an interview for the Ad-hoc post of Assistant Professor /Guest Teacher in Environmental Studies. The interview will take place on Thursday, 4thSeptember, 2014 at 2.30 p.m. in the office of the Principal, Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007. The college has invited all individuals who feature in the ad-hoc panel of Department of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi, are invited to appear for the interview on the above mentioned date and time. Candidates have been asked to bring along with them, all the certificates and testimonials (in original) in support of the qualifications, experience and also a brief resume. No T.A. / D.A. will be paid for appearing in the interview. The College has reserved t
MoEFCC Invites Nominations for the Award of IGPP 2014

MoEFCC Invites Nominations for the Award of IGPP 2014

Green Alert
The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India invite nominations from Indian citizens and organisations for the award of the 'Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar (IGPP)' for the year 2014. The award is given to honour individuals and organisations who have done outstanding work towards the protection/ overall improvement of the environment. Two prizes of Rs. 5 lakh each along with silver lotus trophy is awarded under the organization category and three prizes of Rs. 5 lakh, Rs. 3 lakh and Rs. 2 lakh are awarded to individuals in individual category along with silver lotus trophy as part of the IGPP. Who is eligible: Any citizen of India or Indian organisation engaged in the Scientific Work/Field Work for the cause of protection of environment i...
CVS, DU Invites Applications for Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies

CVS, DU Invites Applications for Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies

Green Jobs
The College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi invites applications from eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Professor (adhoc). One Position for the said post is available to be filled and the interview for this position will take place on 02.09.2014 (Tuesday) at 4.00 pm in the college campus. Only those candidates who are registered with the respective University of Delhi department for the Academic Session 2014-2015 are eligible to appear in the interview. The names of such candidates must figure in the Departmental panel for appointments. All conditions of eligibility applied by UGC / University of Delhi will be applicable and no TA / DA will be paid to the candidates. The candidates have been advised to bring their updated CV along with them for the interview. ...
Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar at the 18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change

Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar at the 18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change

Green Lens
The Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Prakash Javadekar at the XVIII BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change, in New Delhi on August 08, 2014. While addressing the participating nations and individuals during the Meeting, the Environment Minister noted, "We are at a very critical stage in our efforts to combat climate change.  While science prompts us towards greater action, we find that response of countries is not adequate.  We must incentivise action- the first step in this regard is enhanced action by developing countries."
Environmental Studies Teaching Opportunity at Mata Sundri College for Women, DU

Environmental Studies Teaching Opportunity at Mata Sundri College for Women, DU

Green Jobs
Mata Sundari College for Women, University of Delhi invites suitable and eligible candidates for an interview for the post of Assistant Professor on Adhoc and  Guest basis to teach the subject of Environmental Studies  in its Department of Environmental Studies. There are three vacancies for the said post, one for the position of Adhoc and two for the position of Guest Assistant Professor. Date and Time: 29.08.2014 at 2.30 p.m. onwards Venue: Mata Sundari College for Women, University of Delhi, Mata Sundary Lane, New Delhi – 110002. Candidates who are listed in all categories of the adhoc panel are eligible for the interview. No TA/DA shall be paid for attending the interview and candidates are supposed to carry their C.V. at the time of the interview. For further information
Zakir Hussain Delhi College (Eve), DU is Looking for Assistant Professors in Environmental Studies

Zakir Hussain Delhi College (Eve), DU is Looking for Assistant Professors in Environmental Studies

Green Jobs
Zakir Hussain Delhi College (Evening), University of Delhi invites applications for the post of Assistant Professor (Guest Faculty on Lecture basis) under the Department of Environmental Studies. A total of four Guest Positions are available to be filled and the interview for these positions will take place on 03.09.2014 (Wednesday) at 4.00 pm in the college campus. Only those candidates who are registered with the respective DelhiUniversity department for the Academic Session 2014-2015 are eligible to appear in the interview. The names of such candidates must figure in the Departmental panel for appointments. All conditions of eligibility applied by UGC / University of Delhi will be applicable and no TA / DA will be paid to the candidates. The candidates have been advised to bring ...
Mary Kom Fights for the Mighty Elephants

Mary Kom Fights for the Mighty Elephants

Green Lens
Padma Bhushan award recipient, Olympic medalist and five-time undisputed world boxing champion Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom breaks the chain - this time for, the mighty elephant. Mary Kom joins PETA in fighting for the cause of elephants and ensuring a safe and dignified life for the largest mammal on land. Elephants and other animals in circuses are subjected to chronic confinement, physical abuse and psychological torment. Whips and other weapons – including heavy, sharp steel-tipped rods – are often used to inflict pain on elephants and beat them into submission. As per PETA, a nine-month investigation of circuses by a team that included representatives from PETA and its sister organisation Animal Rahat, the Animal Welfare Board of India, a statutory body operating under the M