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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Sustainable Development


Test of green buildings lie in optimising resource and energy use

February 07, 2020 5:53 pm

The Indian attitude towards green building has inherently been different from the western model of green building which is equipment centric.

Bengaluru International Airport and Bengaluru City railway station go green

June 09, 2019 10:06 pm

Kempegowda International Airport is ready to house a first-of-its-kind 'Terminal as a Garden’ in BIAL's Terminal 2 with a design showcasing a natural extension of Bengaluru's much-heralded green aesthetics. Meanwhile, a new vertical garden has been inaugurated at KSR Bengaluru City railway station on World Environment Day observed on Wednesday.

Kerala, Himachal, Tamil Nadu lead performers in Niti Aayog's Sustainable Development Goals index

December 22, 2018 8:11 pm

On 'zero hunger' parameters, Goa, Kerala, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland were the front runners, according to the document.

In Nagaland, a school teaches urban kids to get their hands dirty, for all the right reasons

July 04, 2018 9:53 pm

In Nagaland’s Phek district, an annual farm school teaches the urban millennial the value of food on their plates.

India speeds up environmental approvals in industry, alarms activists: report

June 25, 2018 8:57 am

Environmental group Greenpeace says India's construction sector and coal-fired power plants are major contributors to rising levels of particulate matter in the air. The World Health Organisation says India is home to the world's 14 most polluted cities.

In Good Faith: Saving planet, looking within

June 12, 2018 7:41 am

The individual is inextricable from the environment.

Need to scale up cooperation with developing countries: India at UN

May 18, 2016 4:50 pm

The 2030 agenda sees the developing countries as active agents of change and not merely as passive recipients of assistance.

Sustainable development summit: No caste in SDGs, Dalits want UN to rectify ‘critical lapse’

September 28, 2015 2:25 am

Various Dalit rights groups have gathered in New York over the weekend to demand that the lapse be addressed by at least ensuring that the caste is recognised in the list of “indicators”, which will be used to monitor the implementation of the SDGs.

Health And The UN

September 28, 2015 6:31 am

Sustainable development goals will only be met if they account for social contexts.

3 Indian enterprises win UN award for sustainable development

March 12, 2014 4:41 pm

The Indian enterprises won in the category of SEED Low Carbon Awards.


The Wagharis: The unlikely recyclers you don't know of

March 22, 2016 4:40 pm

A photo project on sustainable development focuses on the Waghari community, who exchange old clothes for utensils.