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Vedanta eyes 25% women representation on Board by 2015

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 18:38

NRI billionaire Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Resources aims to have 25 percent representation by women in its Board by next year and all appointments will be made purely on merit.

Pay heed to water use in climate change mitigation: Experts

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 13:24

Besides cutting greenhouse gas emissions, technology, policies or plans that aim to slow down climate change should also take environmental factors such as water usage into account, say researchers.

Himachal gets $100 million loan from World Bank

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 18:17

Himachal Pradesh Wednesday got a $100 million development policy loan from the World Bank to enable the hill state to manage its natural resources.

Human civilisation may collapse earlier than thought

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 15:56

Growing demands on the world`s natural resources and extreme economic imbalances could spell a premature end for modern human civilisation, an alarming research partially funded by NASA`s Goddard Space Flight Centre has revealed.

Understand nuances of decision-making: Sibal to probe agencies

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 20:46

Law Minister Kapil Sibal said fine balance of private and public good has to be maintained in allocation of natural resources which may involve some scope for judgmental discretion.

Natural resources are also for future generations: SC

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 22:43

The Supreme Court Wednesday said the right to life belongs not only to the present generation but also the future generations when it comes to the exploitation of natural resources.

Need for community control over natural resources: Gadgil

Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 21:09

M Gadgil,author of the controversial ecological panel report on Western Ghats, today advocated the need for community control over natural resources as has been done successfully in Mendha Lekha of Gadchiroli dist. of Maharashtra.

Cabinet to consider 2013 as Water Conservation Year

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 23:34

The Union Cabinet is likely to consider a proposal to declare 2013 as Water Conservation Year under which awareness programmes will be launched for conservation of the scarce natural resource.

Green buildings can help India minimise power shortages

Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 19:00

The Indian government must set stricter norms and push for the development of energy-efficient buildings so that the country can minimise power shortages and curb burgeoning petroleum import bills, say experts.

‘Stop exploration of natural resources in Nagaland

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 14:28

Naga Hoho, apex body of the tribal bodies in Nagaland, has appealed to the state government to stop the ongoing exploration of natural resources without the consent of the land owners and the Naga people.

`Natural resources should be declared national wealth`

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 21:04

A Parliamentary panel said that the government should take initiatives to declare all natural resources, including coal and iron ore, as national wealth.

RNRL-RPower merger: Plea challenging single judge's order filed

Last Updated: Friday, November 23, 2012, 21:41

The single judge had misconstrued his petition as if he had questioned the merger, the petitioner, A Vasudevan, said.