Tag Archives: environment

    Read How Smartphones Are Damaging Environment

    August 7, 2018

    Smartphones and data centres will be the most damaging information and communications technologies to the environment by 2040, warns a new study. For the study, the researchers studied the carbon footprint of consumer devices such as smartphones, laptops, tablets, desktops as well as data centres..

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    Benny Urges People To Save Environment Through Song

    September 11, 2017

    Singer Benny Dayal, who has come out with a monsoon song titled "Rhim jhim", says it is his responsibility to urge people to preserve the gifts of heaven. "The song is actually an ode to the most beautiful - monsoon. I have shot the entire video in Aarey Colony to showcase the aesthetics of the n..

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    Strike Balance Between Environment, Development: Parrikar

    September 8, 2017

    Stressing the importance of striking a balance between development and environment, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said he once told environmentalists to give up traveling in cars, if they wanted mining to be completely stopped in the state. "There has to be a balance between activ..

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    Government Launches Campaign For Pollution-Free Diwali

    August 17, 2017

    The Union Government on Thursday launched a campaign urging people to celebrate a pollution-free Diwali, an official statement said. Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan launched the "Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali" campaign in a gathering of about 800 children from schools of Delhi and NCR. As par..

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  • Using Tech To Gift Joy Of Reading To The Sightles

    Using Tech To Gift Joy Of Reading To The Sightles

    May 7, 2017

    Gurugram: A Class 11 student here has built a device that enables visually-impaired people to read by providing them a 3D aural environment using the concept of binaural beats. It's got him a grant of Rs 20 lakh from NITI Aayog to take it forward. The "EyeScribe" device, developed by Gursimran Si..

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  • How to Manage Medical Emergencies During Vacation

    How to Manage Medical Emergencies During Vacation

    November 21, 2016

    New York: One in four vacations also includes a trip to medical emergencies and many patients are simply unprepared to manage the situation in a new environment, a new survey has showed. "When you're going on vacation the last thing you want to think about is a medical emergency, but with just a ..

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    Your Perfumes May Pollute Environment

    September 6, 2016

    Love to wear designer perfumes? Be careful, as certain molecules produced in these man-made fragrances act as potential contaminants of the environment, and may also impact our ecosystem in the long run, said a study conducted in the canals of Venice, also known as the city without s..

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    Environment, Development, Conflicts Confront New UNEP Head

    July 2, 2016

    A frightening but most authoritative report on the state of the environment released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in May 2016 was eclipsed in the bedlam of terrorist attacks, tsunami of migration, the shocking Brexit and power plays in the South China Sea. The Global Envir..

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    Regulators Must Act As Nobel Laureates Tell Greenpeace To Stop Opposing GM Crops

    July 1, 2016

    Indian regulators must seize the opportunity now that 107 Nobel laureates have signed a letter calling on Greenpeace, a multinational environmental NGO and its supporters to "cease and desist" in its campaign against genetically-modified (GM) crops. The laureates have also urged governments to re..

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    Value Of Environmental Crimes Reaches $258 BN: UNEP Report

    June 5, 2016

    Nairobi : Criminal syndicates are currently generating an estimated $258 billion from illegal plunder of the planet's natural capital, says a joint UNEP-Interpol report launched on Saturday ahead of the World Environment Day. The 'Rise of Environmental Crime' report reveals that illegal exploitatio..

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