Students of the University of Delhi (North Campus) no longer need to get into the bargaining game with the Rickshaw pullers, moments after getting off the Metro at the Vishwavidyalya Station. They now ride themselves to their respective colleges…and with pride! Bicycle Ahoy! With an ID proof and Rs.10, one can now […]
Following is a thought provoking and alarming article on the status of Gharials in India by Gauri Gharpure, who is currently working as a content writer and is an avid blogger herself. Gharials float dead by the dozens in Chambal December 13, 2007 4:22:51 PM At least 21 gharials (Gavialis […]
EVEN as the construction of the Commonwealth Games Village adjacent is in full swing, members of the Jal Biradari are in no mood to quit.
The World Sustainable Development Forum’s India chapter – Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), organised every year by The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI) will take place from 7th to 9th Februrary, 2008. The DSDS (Delhi Sustainable Development Summit) is an annual event which has become the most important gathering of leaders […]
A peacock walks by a banner at the Teen Murti Bhawan, raised to remind us of our ‘unity in diversity’ and calls for greater tolerance and respect for others – which has been the roots of this great Nation! The lush green lawns of the first Prime Minister’s residence host a very large […]
I can’t help but wonder, in this urban landscape, to whom does the tree belong? To the government that plants them?
The Oceanic Group (TOG), a non-profit society dedicated towards awareness building on Environment & Health issues had launched a Bimonthly Interactive Seminar Series on Climate Change (CC) on 4th of June, 2007 in collaboration with the India Habitat Centre (IHC). The presentations at the seminars are to be edited and compiled in […]
Sambodhi – an initiative catering to research and allied service needs of the social sector for design and development of state-of-art knowledge ware products and provision of knowledge-based services is organising a training programme for trainers! Programme title: ‘Inclusive Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects’ Duration: 4 days, From 17th […]
The Youth Collective, a newly formed collective focusing on promoting involvement of youth in social change, is looking for young people to initiate and be part of the ‘Commutiny‘. Commutiny is a year-long fellowship programme offered by The Youth Collective to support young people strengthen their passion for creating a better world, […]
Organizations and corporate houses around the globe are increasingly recognizing the importance of demonstrating environmental consciousness.
Parivartan – a not-for-profit society working towards development of individual and institutional capacities in various thematic areas for development project management is launching a new training programme titled, ‘Gender Mainstreaming through Gender Responsive Budgeting’. This programme is designed for personnel in development agencies and projects; and development professionals striving for addressing and mainstreaming gender concerns in […]
If the Central Pollution Control Board is to be believed, though the Noise levels during Deepawali 2007 (November 9) were generally higher than Deepawali 2006 (October 21) possibly because of bursting of increased number of crackers, the Air Pollution levels were found to be higher this year “mainly because of […]