UN chief to renew call on India, other G20 countries, to invest in sustainable transition for post-COVID recovery
Antonio Guterres will deliver 19th Darbari Seth Memorial lecture on 28 August on a broad range of sustainable development and climate-related issues
RK Pachauri, ex-TERI chief dogged by sexual harassment charges, passes away after prolonged heart disease at 79
RK Pachauri, former chief of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), passed away on Thursday after prolonged heart disease. The 79-year-old was put on life support at the Escorts Heart Institute in Delhi on Wednesday.
The government is turning to nanobiotechnology for low-cost, high-efficacy solutions to agricultural challenges.
2.34 crore people, who depend on hand pumps & tube wells, are affected by the contamination of arsenic.
Stubble-burning and Diwali crackers are useful diversions; air pollution needs comprehensive year-round plan
Just how small industries are killing air will be evident if one drives out of Delhi towards Rohtak in Haryana, as this writer did a few days ago
#MeToo movement in India shows that existing laws against sexual harassment at workplaces failed women
#MeToo shows the legislation did not examine the historical disadvantage that women have had in the workplace and the power and privilege that men wield.
RK Pachauri to be charged with sexual harassment; Saket court says 'sufficient evidence' against former TERI chief
Pachauri was accused of sexually harassing a female colleague in 2015 while he was heading TERI, a non-profit based out of Delhi.
Scientists have been working on improving crop varieties by modifying plant genes to make them more adaptable changing climate.
India’s rural electrification puzzle: Truth behind government's claim of taking power to 78% village households
The discrepancy between the numbers of villages electrified and the actual rural households that receive electricity could be attributed to the definition of "electrification of a village."
The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Tuesday approved full autonomy for 62 higher educational institutions, including JNU, BHU, AMU, TERI and University of Hyderabad, which have maintained high standards of excellence.
The judiciary should adjudicate on the Pachauri case rapidly and steadfastly, and set precedents for the handling of cases of sexual harassment at the workplace.
India needs to build a storage system for electricity from its fast-expanding solar network in a bid to balance cost-effective energy mix.
In London, smog killed because people faced breathing problems. But the toxins in Delhi's air could lead to long-term problems and chronic health disorders, and not just short-term health issues
Green bodies on Tuesday called for a "systematic and coordinated" action plan to check air pollution which soared to "severe" levels in the national capital, raising health concerns.
Delhi chokes on poor air quality: Arvind Kejriwal govt blames neighbouring states, shuts schools on Wednesday
As Delhi's air quality levels fell choking the city, the Arvind Kejriwal government, high court, NGT and EPCA went onto issue advisories and blame neighbouring governments over the deteriorating smog situation.
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Monday said policy formulation and designs are often "very elitist" in India and that a small minority drives the policy paradigm for the greater majority.
Goals of the Swachh Bharat Mission can't be attained without upgradation of urban local bodies with latest technology and knowledge and linking them with career advancement, recommends a report by climate think tank TERI.
The many similarities between the Harvey Weinstein and RK Pachauri cases show us that sexual harassment is about power, and hierarchies of power, that exist all over the world
The Delhi High Court has asked a trial court-appointed local commissioner to start recording evidence of former TERI chief RK Pachauri in a suit seeking to restrain media houses from reporting his court cases and seeking damages of Rs one crore from lawyer activist Vrinda Grover and another woman for allegedly defaming him
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked a trial court in New Delhi to commence recording of evidence in the RK Pachauri sexual harrassment case from 1 August.