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'Common sense is shrinking in India today'

'It is very relevant that we don't lose sight of the foundations we have built modern India on and that is what I am afraid may be happening,' Nayantara Sahgal tells Archana Masih/Rediff.com......

Government alone cannot make India clean, says President

Calling upon all Indians to get involved in the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the government alone cannot do it without people's involvement. Flagging off......

This was the best Independence Day address I have seen

'Independence Day has been India's annual general meeting. For the most part, it has been a forgettable experience of ritual observances. Not so this year. Mr Modi instead presented what I call a......

Poor chap Kejriwal doesn't understand fundamental laws: Moily

Coming down hard against Arvind Kejriwal for ordering an FIR against him and others for raising gas prices, Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily on Saturday said the former Delhi chief minister......

'If Bihar gets special status and prospers, I'll go back'

Rediff.com’s Priyanka witnessed an eager audience who had gathered to press for special category status for Bihar at the ‘Adhikar’ rally in New Delhi. ‘Nitish Kumar......

Climate fund for developing nations to be launched soon: UN

The Green Climate Fund pledged by developed nations to foster climate-friendly development in poor and developing countries would be operationalised soon, as demanded by emerging economies like......

US pledges 17% emission reduction by 2020

US on Friday pledged to cut its green house gas emission by 17 per cent by 2020 from the 2005 level, hoping that countries like India and China would follow suit as agreed upon during the......

New climate deal addressed demands of developing nations: India

India on Sunday hailed the outcome of the climate summit, saying the deal reached has addressed the concerns of the developing countries and given them enough space to grow and take appropriate......

No funds for climate change: Rich nations tell India, China

The developing countries have been demanding a clear map for ramping up the funds to the $ 100 billion target over past two years but developed countries have blocked such a decision. Image:......

No China-style climate deal in works for India: US

China is the top greenhouse gas emitter, ahead of the United States, the European Union and India The United States on Wednesday played down prospects for a wide-ranging deal with India to curb......

Review: 47 Ronin is painful

Don’t bother with 47 Ronin if you’ve already seen the 2:31 minute trailer, the rest of the 116.69 minutes can be ignored, writes Paloma Sharma. If 47 Ronin were your......

Setback for Haasan; HC stays release of Vishwaroopam

Screening of Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam in Tamil Nadu has been deferred again with the Madras High Court setting aside a single judge's order giving the green signal for the release even as the......

Irish athlete questioned over betting claims

Ireland's Olympic Council is investigating an allegation that one of its competitors at the London Games previously bet on an opponent to win an event in which they were both competing, a spokesman......

Sagan wins first stage in first Tour de France

One of the most precocious talents in cycling, Peter Sagan came of age when he won the first stage of his first Tour de France on Sunday. At 22, the Slovakian had already impressed the cycling......

Royal Challengers Bangalore to sport green jersey

Royal Challengers Bangalore, the Indian Premier Leagueteam at the forefront of creating environmental awareness, on Wednesday marked another step in its ongoing Green Initiative by unveiling a......

Beijing marks 100-day countdown to Games

Beijing on Wednesday marks the 100-day countdown to the Olympics with songs, a mass run and even prayers, hoping to put behind it the tumultuous events of the past month which have taken much gloss......

CWG preparations going well: Kalmadi

The organisers of the 2010 Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi have claimed that the preparations are progressing well and the venues would be ready by the end of 2009.Organising Committee......

  People speak for green pledge

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Q. Tips for going green & saving environment?
:  A. 1. First of all We should take pledge, Not To Cut Any Tree.2. Do Planting More and More Trees.3. Garbage should be Dumped Underground. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/tips-for-going-green--saving-environment//answers/17951565

ankit shivam
Q. What are the significant development that have taken pace in USA after Mr.Obamabecame president of United states.
Ankit Shivam:  A. With crude oil prices tumbling and the auto industry in reverse, the President Obama has pledged to invest in green infrastructure as part of his...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-significant-development-that-have-taken-pace-in/17951514/answers/16813523

sitapati rao
Q. Should carbon footprint games be encouraged?
Sitapati Rao:  A. Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) have launched a carbon footprint game for wave riders so they can find out just how green a surf warrior they are! The...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/should-carbon-footprint-games-be-encouraged/16813478/answers/14182412

ashmit
Q. People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we dont even recognise: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child - our own two eyes, All is a miracle, Isnt it??
Ashmit :  A. You are exactly correct . In fact I was thinking other way . I was feeling sick and disgusted not to see any miracle ......I went to the Lord...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/people-usually-consider-walking-on-water-or-in-thin-air-a-mi/14167754/answers/9832265

  Web results for Green Pledge
Ormes Road takes clean pledge for 2015

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Broom bonding: The majority of the 150 families residing in the street took part in the campaign.Photo:... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/downtown/ormes-road-takes-clean-pledge-for-2015/article6730583.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Greener transport network to provide highways for wildlife

The pilot is a product of the government's Natural Environment White Paper in 2011 which pledged to bring together transport and conservation... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3629679
Pollution, Illegal Mining Kept NGT Busy in 2014

NEW DELHI: A number of path-breaking orders to curb pollution and a strict watch on illegal mining kept the National Green Tribunal (NGT) busy in... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Pollution-Illegal-Mining-Kept-NGT-Busy-in-2014/2014/12/26/article2589477.ece
Club pledges clean Jorhat

The Lions Club of Jorhat is striding into its 50th year on December 26, with a renewed commitment to keep the environment of the town clean and... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141225/jsp/northeast/story_5247.jsp
Jute industry seeks state govt's support

STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE Kolkata, 23 December West Bengal jute industry has sought better state level support mechanism from the government.... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/95714-jute-industry-seeks-state-govt-s-support.html

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