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Thursday, March 04, 2021

Sustainable Development


Mexico City begins 2021 with ban on single-use plastics

January 02, 2021 5:47 pm

One of the world's biggest cities has prohibited the use of single-use plastic materials including plastic forks, straws and cups. Mexico's capital is striving to revamp its image as an eco-friendly, sustainable city.

UP: CM says all departments, institutions should come together for development of Purvanchal

December 13, 2020 10:42 am

The Chief Minister was virtually addressing the concluding session of the three-day webinar on “Sustainable development: issues, strategies and future direction of Purvanchal” held at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University.

Eight Indian beaches awarded 'Blue Flag' certification: Know about the tourist spots

October 13, 2020 12:48 pm

The certification was awarded to India by an international jury comprising the UNEP, IUCN, UNWTO, and FEE

Cool roofs and other solutions: Pandemic has sharpened need to make right choices for sustainable urban growth

July 11, 2020 8:50 am

In the short-term, it’s crucial to ascertain how to respond to extreme heat and urbanisation challenges during a major pandemic.

Breaking the myth: Is a sustainable lifestyle really an expensive affair?

June 24, 2020 3:45 pm

The practice begins right in your homes with small switches and mindful consumption. Let us tell you a few ways in which this is possible.

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.


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.