The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan (centre) releasing a study report entitled 'Peddling towards a Greener India: A Report on Promoting Cycling in the Country', prepared by the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). Also seen (left) is DG - TERI, Dr. R. K. Pachauri.
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 (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 ...
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
Actor Om Puri and Mr. Greesh Bindra (General Manager, Crowne Plaza, Greater NOIDA) planting a yellow rose for the environment. Hotel Crowne Plaza® Greater Noida, part of InterContinental Hotels Group's Global portfolio, recently celebrated its first ever Green Week. The celebration of the Green Week by Crowne Plaza was carried out as part of its philosophy underlined by their understanding that "Caring for the environment goes hand in hand with our purpose of creating Great Hotels Guests Love". In doing so, Hotel Crowne Plaza has indeed shown the way forward for other hotels and industries by accepting the responsibility of contributing positively to the environment and community. The Green Week celebrations at Crowne Plaza took place from 18th to 22nd August, 2014. The objectiv
The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) invites all interested to a Public Lecture, in its ‘Science, Society and Nature’ series, on ‘A Disconnect in Need of Urgent Repair: Scientific thinking and policy-making’. The Lecture will be delivered by Prof. K. Vijayraghavan, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi. In this lecture, the speaker will address a global problem. Governments, the world-over, aim to serve people through crafting of policy. Scientific evidence can play a key role in policy making. Science is not the only component in policy-making, indeed it is usually a minor one. Several other factors, social, historical and economic perhaps play far more important roles. Yet, disconnecting science and evidence from policy making can have disastrous shor
Ramanujan College (formerly known as Deshbandhu Evening College), University of Delhi has invited suitable and eligible candidates for an interview for the post of Assistant Professor on Guest basis to teach the subject of Environmental Studies. There are three vacancies for the said post and all the vacancies fall in the Unreserved (UR) category. Date and Time: 23.08.2014 at 10.00 a.m. onwards Venue: Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, Kalkaji, New Delhi – 110019. 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, contact: Ramanujan College Tel.: 011-26430192 Email: rama
After her sizzling appearance in the box-office hit Hasee Toh Phasee, Bollywood and Tollywood actress Adah Sharma is now busy swimming with the fish. Adah features in People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recent ad as a mermaid surrounded by her finned friends. The caption of the ad has Adah motivating everyone to go veg by urging everyone to "Try to relate to who is on your plate."
The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library invites all interested to a Public Lecture, as part of its ‘Cities in History’ series, on "The Fields Beneath - London & Delhi" by Prof. Narayani Gupta. Indian urban historians recognise and study built towns, or networks of towns, but do not for most part examine why and how rural areas became ‘urbanised’. This is largely because of the lack of archival records for the centuries before the 20th. This Public Lecture will be a tribute to the fine work of Gillian Tindall on the history of Camden Town, and written in the hope that researchers working on Delhi will be tempted to delve into the pasts of the villages that have lost their landscapes and often their very names over the last 100 years. Date: Thursday, 21st August, 2014 Time: 3.0
Delhi Greens, Compassionate Living and a series of like minded organisations and individuals invite all concerned citizens of Delhi to the release of a booklet listing the 100 most suitable trees for Delhi NCR by Pradip Krishen. The booklet is entitled, "Pradip Krishen's List of 100 most suitable trees for Delhi NCR". Date: 16 August 2014 Time: 6.00 pm Venue: Lecture Room 2, Indian International Centre Annexe, New Delhi. Delhi has many trees, and we need many more. With increased pressure on the availability of land for plantation, it becomes essential to plant the right trees. The booklet entitled "Pradip Krishen's List of 100 most suitable trees for Delhi NCR" introduces some common and some very rarely spotted trees that survive best and more potential to contribute to the