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Finolex Pipes, Gulf Oil Lubricants Promote Road Safety with Pune Police

Finolex Pipes, Gulf Oil Lubricants Promote Road Safety with Pune Police

National
In a bid to create road safety awareness among civilians, Finolex Pipes and Gulf Oil Lubricants, in association with Pune Police and Traffic Police Department, came together to commemorate the Road Safety Week in Pune. The two companies have agreed to distribute 1,600 helmets and face masks to the Pune Police officials. To mark the occasion, a 36 km Road Safety Rally will be organised on 15 January 2017. The rally will be flagged off from the Pune Police headquarters, Shivajinagar, Pune at 7:00 A.M. The rally circuit has been coursed to spread awareness across all corners of the city. Speaking about the initiative, Mrs. Ritu Chhabria, Director, Finolex Industries and Managing Trustee, Mukul Madhav Foundation said , "As a responsible corporate citizen, Finolex is committed to the ...
Government of India Rejects 6 Years Off Your Life Study

Government of India Rejects 6 Years Off Your Life Study

Green Alert
The Government today outrightly rejected a study on status of pollution in India published in the Geophysical Research Letters Journal of the American Geophysical Union. The research paper in question has been put together by researchers at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune in collaboration with Atmospheric Chemistry Observations and Modeling Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Colorado, USA. The research paper concludes by stating, "The associated lost life expectancy is calculated as 3.4 ± 1.1 years for all of India with highest values found for Delhi (6.3 ± 2.2 years). Rejecting the findings of the paper completely, Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar stated, "We reject the claims made in the so-called research article that
Applications Open for ASEF Summer University on Sustainable Urbanisation in Heritage Cities

Applications Open for ASEF Summer University on Sustainable Urbanisation in Heritage Cities

Green Alert
From the ASEF archive: Polish students learn how to cook Indonesian food, a great way to get to know Indonesian culture with Indonesia artists. The Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF) invites youth between the age of 18 and 30 years to explore the synergies between sustainable urbanisation and heritage preservation by joining a dynamic two-week ASEF Summer University programme which will include dialogue-sessions with leading experts, hands-on workshops and a hack-a-thon. The 19th ASEF Summer University will take place in Pune, India between 9 and 21 August, 2015 and is themed on Sustainable Urbanisation in Heritage Cities. The organisers, which include ASEF; Ministry of External Affairs (Government of India); INTACH and Symbiosis International University, will grant a financial subsid...
Advocacy Internship Programme 2010-12 at NCAS, Pune

Advocacy Internship Programme 2010-12 at NCAS, Pune

Green Jobs
The National Centre For Advocacy Studies (NCAS) is a social change resource centre that aims at strengthening rights based and people centred advocacy so as to empower people who are struggling for the creation of a just and humane society. NCAS works with social action groups and professionals, as well as public spirited citizens. NCAS invites applications for its Advocacy Internship Programme 2010-2012, which is an 18 month long programme which would include 6 months of fieldwork. The programme is so designed so as to cater to the needs of social activism today. The internship will enrich the participants with the political perspective, knowledge and skills required for effective public advocacy. During the internship, a multidisciplinary curriculum and syllabus spread over 12 mo...

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