Report by Santanu Ganguly, Bangalore: The incomparable Carl Lewis, an athlete who has won 10 spectacular Olympic medals that comprise nine gold and 10 World Championship medals, including eight gold, has been confirmed as the Event Ambassador for the TCS World 10K Bangalore 2014, which will be flagged off from Sree Kanteerava Stadium on May 18 this year.
Report by Santanu Ganguly, New Delhi: PHFI Foundation Day Lecture, Air Pollution and Public Health & Release of PHFI’s ‘Call for Action Paper’ by Professor Michael Greenstone, 3M Professor of Environmental Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Shorter Lives Due to Air Pollution and Some Potential Solutions for India.
Report by Santanu Ganguly: New Delhi: America is all set to witness the unique convergence of Hollywood and Indian Cinema, as IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) rolls out its Green Carpet in Tampa Bay.
Report by India Education bureau, Mussoorie: Mussoorie International School, an all girls’ boarding school and part of Educomp Solutions Ltd.
New Delhi: Today, CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre, in its efforts to generate awareness on the need and importance of environmental protection and promote Green practices in the young minds, organised a Drawing Competition for school children in and around Hyderabad.
Students were asked to design posters on the themes weaved around energy conservation, water conservation, usage of renewable energy, how to protect environment and biodiversity conservation.
Over 225 students from over 55 schools belonging to 4-8 class standards took part in the drawing contest and enthusiastically displayed their concern and commitment towards environment through their works.
Mrs Sunitha Goparaju, Playback Singer was the Guest of Honour and presented the Award to the school children. Awards were presented to the top 3 posters from each of the 4-8 class standards. Two consolation prizes from each standard were also awarded.
Other key dignitaries including Mr L S Ganapati, Chairman, Judges Panel, CII-School Drawing Competition and Mr Y Harish Chandra Prasad