Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 45 (starting November 7), 2011.
The Wednesday quake measuring 4.2 on Richter Scale reminded us that the city is located in Seismic Zone IV and lies among high-risk areas in terms of earthquake frequency and intensity.
The writing on the wall says it all! As Delhi was transformed for the scam struck CWG 2010, voices like these echo till date.
Dola Banerjee, Bombayala Devi and Deepika Kumari who brought India the Gold in Archery at the Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi Ever since the CWG 2010, and even before that, the media, and through it all of us, are telling and sharing the scandals that revolved around the making of these […]
File photo: Rajendera Singh being interviewed by Swiss media over the Satyagrah against the construction of the CWG Village on the Yamuna floodplain in Delhi. Bapu was witness to the Satyagrah (that did not work) for protecting the Yamuna throughout and also to the inundation of his Samadhi (consequently) with […]
Healthy body and healthy mind are the pre-requisites for a good journey Whoever said, “Prevention is always better than cure” must have had a bad experience while traveling! India is going to host its biggest sporting event ever: the Commonwealth Games 2010 in New Delhi from October 3-14 next month. […]
Satellite image of River Yamuna and its floodplain (in lean period) clearly shows the encroachment that may have intensified floods in Delhi this year If you think the massive traffic jams, national shame, broken infrastructure that crumbles even as it is being constructed and the caving in of roads are […]
As if it was ceremonial and a thing of pride for self and the country, Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2010 Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi reportedly owned up the responsibility of the CWG mess yesterday by stating, “As the Chairman of the Organising Committee I will take all the blame. There […]
The Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF), Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) have jointly developed a low carbon campaign for Commonwealth Games 2010. Young Indian sporting icons are shown in real life situations promoting green behaviour. Launched with the theme and […]
Impuri Shimray speaks to Daman Sood of IEEE on the role of green buildings in the creation of healthier and more sustainable communities as well as trend and future of green buildings in India.
A girl tries to wade through water at the P.G. Women’s Hostel in Delhi University. The students at DU this year are the worst hit beginning with the half hearted introduction of the semester system–in some courses–by the administration, which never went well with the lecturers, to being evacuated from […]
Fireworks? Nah, an overloaded electric pole could hold it no more, in North Delhi’s Vijay Nagar colony. World class city (if there’s such a thing) will take more than a CWG in its making! Earlier this year during the month of March, I met with the wife of a foreign […]