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Sachin named UNEP's Goodwill Ambassador

Ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was Thursday named a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Environment Programme.Tendulkar will use his massive global popularity to raise awareness and harness......

IITs offer Modi lifeline to save Ganga

The IIT plan is at the heart of Narendra Modi's ambitious plan to restore the river's glory.Rashme Sehgal reports for Rediff.com In 2010, then environment minister Jairam Ramesh had assigned a......

China's mandarins get candid about problems ahead

Premier Li Keqiang highlighted his government’s performance in the last one year and the challenges ahead in various fields. Compared to other reports by his predecessors, Li spoke more......

Rahul follows a weird political calculus

Rahul Gandhi's decision to stay absent from the opening week of Parliament's Budget session has left Congress leaders dumbstruck. 'He is anything but astute or charismatic. He believes the Congress......

'What we did for the environment has been undone by the new govt'

Image: Jairam Ramesh with his new book, Green Signals. 'This is not a Sanjay Baru or Natwar Singh type of book. It's not a memoir. It's not a book to reveal conversations, real or imaginary. This......

Amazing photos reveal the state of world environment

The United Nations Environment Programme established World Environment Day in 1972 and every year for the past 40 years, countries around the world have dedicated June 5 to environmental causes.......

UN's India solar programme wins award

A United Nations programme which has helped bring solar powered electricity to some 100,000 people across 18,000 rural Indian households has won the prestigious UN-21 award for efficiency and......

Indian is UNDP A-Pac bureau chief

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Ajay Chhibber of India as United Nations Development Programme's assistant secretary-general, assistant administrator and director of its Regional......

Here's what US has to tell India on smart cities

The US on Tuesday asked India to resolve land acquisition problems and address issues concerning foreign direct investment for attracting funds for smart city projects. ". . .right now we are very......

30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India

About 30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India even as the Millennium Development Goal (MGD) programme will expire in December, a United Nations report has said. "Still nearly......
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Key lessons from the Nepal earthquake

It is impossible not to be deeply moved by the magnitude of the humanitarian disaster that has visited Nepal and the adjoining regions of India and... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=113521
'River Ganga cleaning campaign could shift India's view of

responsibilities to safeguard natural bounty' Chennai, May 5 (PTI) Government's ambitious Ganga cleaning programme and setting up of the National... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/5994439_-River-Ganga-cleaning-campaign-could-shift-India-s-view-of-.html
US landscape architects designing change for women in India

Washington, May 5 Their mantra is to strike a balance between the built and natural environments, but an American landscape architect is using... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a548766.html
For some nature is priceless, for others it means money

The more it becomes obvious that the state of the environment is a cause for concern, the more one hears of buzzwords in business circles. One such... ...

http://social.yourstory.com/2015/05/nature-ecosystem-services/
UN environment chief warns of 'tsunami of e-waste at a conference

The head of the United Nations body tasked with setting the global environmental agenda on Monday stressed the need to limit the use of dangerous... ...

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