India ranks 4th in global gold recycling; recycled 75 tonnes in 2021: World Gold Council Report

The WGC report noted that despite being the fourth largest recycler in the world, India recycles little of its own stock of gold - about 8 per cent of the global scrap supply.

published on : 21st June 2022

Cycling sets stricter rules for transgender athletes

The International Cycling Union (UCI) increased the transition period on low testosterone to two years, and lowered the maximum accepted level of testosterone.

published on : 17th June 2022

On a mission to spread education

After college – miles away from his village – Raghu teaches children and wants them to be graduates, writes Mukesh Ranjan.

published on : 12th June 2022

UK plans to burn billions in wasted pandemic protective gear

The accounts committee found that the Department of Health lost 75% of the 12 billion pounds it spent on PPE in the first year of the pandemic to inflated prices and faulty products.

published on : 10th June 2022

SAI calls back Indian cycling contingent from Slovenia after female cyclist accuses coach of inappropriate behaviour

The Indian endurance contingent, consisting of five male and one female cyclists, was scheduled to return on June 14 from Slovenia.

published on : 8th June 2022

The Rug Republic: When plastic gets fantastic

Combining sustainability with style, The Rug Republic converts discarded plastic bottles into fashionable rugs through its proprietary manufacturing process.

published on : 5th June 2022

Chennai Corp rally to promote cycling among women

While Corporation Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi flagged off the rally near the MRTS station at Indira Nagar, Mayor R Priya also participated in it.

published on : 29th May 2022

Powered by actor Sunny Wayne and friends, 'Planet Earth' takes on plastic waste

Concerned over plastic pollution, three friends have come together to start a sorting and recycling venture, reports Aishwarya Prabhakaran

published on : 29th May 2022

Vijayawada gears up to become bicycle-friendly 

According to Vijayawada Municipal Corporation officials, before the COVID pandemic, the civic body had conducted a feasibility study to identify roads, where cycle tracks can be introduced.

published on : 12th May 2022

UNDP to assist Odisha state government in waste management

Steps will be taken improve the working conditions and also create additional livelihood opportunities for the waste pickers and Mission Shakti self help groups. 

published on : 7th May 2022

Recycling centre opened in Tirunelveli

The Collector added that the water hyacinth will be sent to the centre to recycle into fertiliser, paper and other handicraft materials.  

published on : 14th April 2022

Stretch your legs, say Krishnagiri police, stop traffic for 2 hours on Sundays in Hosur

Police banned vehicular movement from 6 am-8 am on Sundays in five spots in Hosur Municipal Corporation to encourage walking and cycling.

published on : 5th April 2022

Cycle, skate rally to raise awareness on autism

Following the rally, the trust felicitated 11 parents of children with special needs for their tireless efforts to integrate the kids into the social fabric.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Solving plastic waste crisis through upcycling

Project Basera’s flagship product is an eco-friendly, upcycled, multipurpose mat that is crafted from discarded scrap sourced from factories producing PPE suits.

published on : 12th March 2022

Taking on a golden adventure

The sixth edition of Tour de Golden Triangle—it is an adventure cycling trip covering Delhi, Alwar, Jaipur, and Agra—begins on Thursday, February 24.

published on : 23rd February 2022
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