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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......

Citizens swarm Chennai's beaches for Operation Cleanup

Over 5,000 volunteers from 120 corporates, NGOs, schools, colleges, running groups, social organisations and individuals participated in the massive Chennai Coastal Cleanup drive held on June 7......

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......

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......

Ford Foundation funding dries up as Modi clamps down on NGOs

A leading global charity has frozen $4 million in funding to India, squeezing aid to the poor, after a clampdown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on donors deemed to be meddling in domestic politics......

Modi's big Make-in-India problem: Fewer factory jobs

India Inc is automating and squeezing more output from its workers and so needs fewer of them, finds out IndiaSpend Team. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes his Make-in-India manufacturing......
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UN urges all States to sign, ratify Nuclear Test Ban as a step to...

New York, Aug 29 (IBNS): For the fifth International Day against Nuclear Tests, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed voluntary... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/world-details/F/4193/un-urges-all-states-to-sign-ratify-nuclear-test-ban-as-a-step-to-nuclear-free-world.html
Students form human chain to conserve granite rocks

Comment · print · T T T+· T- A human chain formed by the students of Meenangadi Government Higher Secondary School on the Arattupara... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/students-form-human-chain-to-conserve-granite-rocks/article7585107.ece
Environment ministry, Subramanian at odds

New Delhi: The environment ministry does not support the proposed change in the country's stand on climate change suggested by Arvind Subramanian,... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/RF5ttQqsk3ZyUozk0TtuUI/Climate-change-Environment-ministry-Subramanian-at-odds.html
Coca-Cola on Track to Meet 100% Water Replenishment Goal

Few Sec ago Business Wire India TheCoca-ColaCompany and its global bottling partners (the Coca-Cola system) today announced they are on track... ...

http://news.indiaonline.in/Press-Releases/Coca-Cola-on-Track-to-Meet-Water-Replenishment-Goal-15118
India and the Global Sustainable Development Agenda

India on the move but whither Bharat? wo reports released within a span of 5 months in this year provided sharply contrasting visuals of India... ...

http://www.devalt.org/newsletter/Aug15/lead.htm

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