Trees, pavements, markets, people…everything has been ‘uprooted’ or ‘transplanted’ for the CWG 2010 I am in this Monday market in my East Delhi neighbourhood buying vegetables and suddenly all the trader shopkeepers of informal stalls start wrapping up their goods and merchandise on display. I heard a few complains about […]

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional association, highlighted commendable work achieved by its members around the globe to help preserve the planet. We all agreed to what Pedro Ray, IEEE president and chief executive officer said, “Science […]

Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Training Workshop on ‘Developing Training Approaches and Methods’ at its Madhya Pradesh located Tara Livelihood Academy. Objectives of the Training: “To impart the necessary knowledge and skills to conceive, design the Training Strategies and suitable […]

A research project on generating energy from walking, at the IIT-D Tech Fest The famous quote which says, ‘necessity is the mother of all inventions’ has been the driving force behind many engineering innovations and studies. The Open House 2010 hosted by the Indian Institute of Technology,  Delhi on April […]

Flying past, rolling on the roads, flying above them on major roads in Delhi are parachute shaped tiny seeds of “Saptaparni” going the way the wind will take them. The flowers of this tree are not so prominent. Then there are small round seeds coated in soft cotton balls seeds […]

Recently during a general discussion with my colleague, he said something that drove me to ponder upon a good thought and the result clearly became this post. “We are not doing anything on Earth Day this year, and I believe it suits our work interest driven organization”. When asked why […]

Toxics Link, Sage Publications and Oxford Bookstore cordially invite you to the launch of the first graphic novel on environment in India, “Our Toxic World” – A guide to hazardous substances in our everyday lives. The book will be launched by the well known documentary film maker Krishnendu Bose. Date: […]

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