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Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles
News & Analysis

Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles

There are things that can be easily fixed, we do not need to reinvent the wheel. We just need to bite the bullet and make the effort.

Mann ki Baat: PM pitches for launch of 'new mass movement' against single-use plastic from 2 October
Politics

Mann ki Baat: PM pitches for launch of 'new mass movement' against single-use plastic from 2 October

His push against single-use plastic is being seen as an effort to prevent environmental degradation

In UP and Bihar, a social venture involving electric rickshaws is providing eco-friendly livelihoods
long-reads

In UP and Bihar, a social venture involving electric rickshaws is providing eco-friendly livelihoods

A social enterprise, SMV Green Solutions, is helping people from low-income groups in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to own and operate electric rickshaws.

Yogi Adityanath says Ram Nath Kovind to attend Kumbh Mela, adds more than a lakh eco-friendly toilets installed in Prayagraj
India

Yogi Adityanath says Ram Nath Kovind to attend Kumbh Mela, adds more than a lakh eco-friendly toilets installed in Prayagraj

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said 1,20,000 eco-friendly toilets have been installed in Prayagraj, ahead of the Kumbh Mela, which President Ram Nath Kovind will visit on January 17.

Scientists at IIT Madras develop new biodegradable and super-absorbent diapers
science

Scientists at IIT Madras develop new biodegradable and super-absorbent diapers

The diapers have been made out of a biodegradable polymer using chitosan, citric acid and urea.

On Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi urges people to use eco-friendly material for Ganesh Utsav
India

On Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi urges people to use eco-friendly material for Ganesh Utsav

In his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' radio address, Modi referred to abundant rainfall in some areas and a lack of it in other regions and said rains play hide and seek through partiality laced likes and dislikes

Bike usage is increasing in cities across Asia as Singapore tops the list
News & Analysis

Bike usage is increasing in cities across Asia as Singapore tops the list

The two biggest bike-share operators, China-owned Ofo and Mobike, plan to be in more than 200 cities by end-2017 and end-2018, respectively.

In minor victory for electric cars, Britain to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040
News & Analysis

In minor victory for electric cars, Britain to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040

While many automakers may find it hard to countenance the end of the combustion engine, some have embraced a future where electric cars rule.

Bengaluru is the greenest and most environmentally responsible city in the country: Survey
News & Analysis

Bengaluru is the greenest and most environmentally responsible city in the country: Survey

New concepts like hydroponics, organic gardening, home composting, and drip irrigation are also witnessing an uptake among customers across the country.

Nariyal Paani, Festival by the Sea, offers a mashup of musical acts; vows to stay green
Life

Nariyal Paani, Festival by the Sea, offers a mashup of musical acts; vows to stay green

The third edition of Nariyal Pani, a two-day musical fest, will be held on the banks of the Arabian Sea near Alibaug, Maharashtra on 21 and 22 January, 2017

The Indian energy sector could benefit from This eco friendly tidal turbine
News & Analysis

The Indian energy sector could benefit from This eco friendly tidal turbine

A tidal turbine designed to harness the kinetic energy found in moving bodies of water could be ideal for India to generate clean energy.

Now, railway passengers can order fresh pizza, thalis via IRCTC's e-catering services
India

Now, railway passengers can order fresh pizza, thalis via IRCTC's e-catering services

The pilot project will see 45 specified railway stations being selected for providing station-based e-catering services to passengers

FAME India: Govt scheme offers up to Rs 1.38 lakh incentives for electric, hybrid vehicles
Business

FAME India: Govt scheme offers up to Rs 1.38 lakh incentives for electric, hybrid vehicles

The government had approved an initial outlay of Rs 75 crore from Plan Fund for the FAME-India scheme in the Budget for this fiscal

Carbon footprint: US awards Indian-origin teenager for innovative design
World

Carbon footprint: US awards Indian-origin teenager for innovative design

Indian origin, Sahil Doshi, a ninth grader from Pittsburg won 'America's Top Young Scientist' award for his innovative design of an eco-friendly device.

Govt launches eGreetings web portal as part of Digital India initiative
India

Govt launches eGreetings web portal as part of Digital India initiative

Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday launched the eGreetings portal as part of the Digital India initiative.

Soon, your grocery bags could be made from vegetable waste
Life

Soon, your grocery bags could be made from vegetable waste

Scientists have developed an eco-friendly and efficient new bioplastic using rice hulls, cocoa pod husk, spinach and parsley stems as raw material to make grocery bags.

Non-sticky, biodegradable chewing gum for a cleaner environment
News & Analysis

Non-sticky, biodegradable chewing gum for a cleaner environment

A biodegradable, non-stick gum made of "natural plastic" were some of the products on display at the just-concluded 2012 Green Solutions Forum.

Nokia 600, 700, 701 with Symbian Belle officially announced
News & Analysis

Nokia 600, 700, 701 with Symbian Belle officially announced

On Wednesday, in addition to the Symbian Belle’s introduction, Nokia also announced its upcoming trio namely Nokia 600, 700 and 701.

LG Launches Two Stylish LED Backlit Monitors - E60 and E90
News & Analysis

LG Launches Two Stylish LED Backlit Monitors - E60 and E90

LG's E90 and E60 LED backlit monitors are designed to be stylish and eco-friendly.