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Infosys organizes 'Clean Day' Bangalore, Jan 30 (IBNS): Infosys on Friday organized a cleanliness initiative at its Bangalore campus in an endeavor to create ambassadors of a sustainable tomorrow. 30-Jan-2015
Indus Towers publishes first edition of New Delhi, Jan 28 (IBNS): Building on its philosophy of 'Putting India First', Indus Towers, a telecom tower company, on Wednesday launched the first edition of its annual Sustainability Report for FY 2013-14. 28-Jan-2015
Greenpeace finds peak pollution levels t New Delhi, Jan 24 (IBNS): Delhiites have been breathing extremely poor air this winter with PM2.5 averages peaking at 320micrograms/cubic meter, 6times the Indian safety limits and 14 times that of the WHO's, a Greenpeace India reports said. 24-Jan-2015
'Resilience can become hallmark of 2015, New York, Jan 23 (IBNS)Ten years ago today, world leaders in Hyogo, Japan agreed on a framework to better manage risk and curb the impact of disasters in the wake of the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami – which claimed some 227,000 lives – and in March, they are set to meet for a United Nations conference in another Japanese city to take stock of whether the world has lived up to that promise. 23-Jan-2015
UN disaster reduction chief hails 'major New York, Jan 22 (IBNS) The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has welcomed the launch of a new web-based platform that will provide global access to critical information on earthquakes and enable ‘cutting-edge’ risk assessment aimed at limiting the hazard of these potentially devastating natural events. 22-Jan-2015
Madagascar needs resources to continue b New York, Jan 22 (IBNS) The battle against a plague of locusts in Madagascar is in danger of being lost, as funding to continue efforts against widespread infestations runs out, putting 13 million people at risk of food insecurity, the United Nations agricultural agency said on Wednesday. 22-Jan-2015
UN agencies ramp up aid efforts to flood New York, Jan 21 (IBNS) With Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar continuing to face torrential rains and worsening floods, United Nations agencies are scaling up relief efforts to assist those affected and displaced in the southern African countries. 21-Jan-2015
Delhi HC unblocks 'frozen' funds to Gree New Delhi, Jan 20 (IBNS): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday unblocked the funds that were frozen by the Ministry of Home Affairs in June last year. 20-Jan-2015
UN agency stresses need for genetic dive New Delhi, Jan 20 (IBNS) Knowledge of agricultural genetic resources needs to grow more quickly because of the critical role they have to play in feeding the world as climate change advances faster than expected, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). 20-Jan-2015
PM chairs meeting of the Council on clim New Delhi, Jan 19 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called for a paradigm shift in global attitudes towards climate change, from "carbon credit", towards "green credit". 19-Jan-2015
Villagers in Mahan empowered as their vo New Delhi, Jan 14 (IBNS): Greenpeace India campaigner, Priya Pillai stuck to her commitment of taking the voices of struggle from Mahan to a global stage and addressed a gathering of British Parliamentarians at the Parliament in London on Wednesday. 14-Jan-2015
Millions of children face 'untold misery New York, Jan 14 (IBNS)At least seven million internally displaced and refugee children are in desperate need of assistance as bitter winter snows and torrential rains continue to batter the Middle East, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) urged on Tuesday. 14-Jan-2015
Green building of Environment Ministry s New Delhi, Jan 13 (IBNS): Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday met the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the New Paryavarn Bhavan Building. 13-Jan-2015
Karnataka govt signs 5 GW renewable ener Bangalore, Jan 13 (IBNS): SunEdison, Inc., a leading renewable energy developer and technology provider, on Tuesday announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the state government of Karnataka to develop five gigawatts of renewable energy within the state over the next five years. 13-Jan-2015
Five years on, Ban honours Haiti's earth New York, Jan 13 (IBNS) Marking the anniversary of the massive earthquake that struck Haiti five years ago on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has paid tribute to the more than 200,000 victims, including 102 United Nations personnel, who perished, and declared that in sorrow, there is the promise of hope that the progress achieved by the Haitian people in the wake of the tragic event could be built upon. 13-Jan-2015
Greenpeace employee "offloaded" at Delhi New Delhi, Jan 11 (IBNS): In yet another incident of government clampdown on Greenpeace India, Priya Pillai, Senior Campaigner with the organisation was stopped at the New Delhi airport on Sunday by the immigration office and denied to get onboard her flight to London. 11-Jan-2015
Haiti: 5 years after earthquake, UN warn New York, Jan 10 (IBNS) Five years after a massive earthquake killed 200,000 people in Haiti, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is appealing for funds to continue momentum towards building more resilient communities that will withstand future disasters. 10-Jan-2015
TERI launches Prakriti School to focus o Gurgaon, Jan 9 (IBNS): The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) on Friday launched TERI Prakriti School, a global school which will focus on sustainable learning and living practices. 09-Jan-2015
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