Haldiram’s food unfit for consumption, says USFDA
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reportedly found pesticides in Haldiram's products and categorically stated that their baked products were unfit for consumption, and also that these were adulterated and contained poisonous content. Among the rejected Haldiram’s products were some sugar candies and salty Indian snack mixes...
Child labour still a threat for over 4 million Indian children
Kanna, a boy of 12 hailing from Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh, thought child labour was normal, as many of his close friends were working. After dropping out of school in Grade 7, he worked as a blacksmith and as an assistant for an automobile mechanic...
ITC to scale up its Watershed Development initiative
The primary focus is to reverse land degradation, extend critical irrigation and raise agricultural productivity. To this end, it implements soil and moisture conservation measures and builds, revives and maintains water-harvesting structures.
Ricoh gets silver rating from EPEAT, an environment assessment tool
Ricoh India has received Silver ratings for 32 of its imaging equipment products marketed in India, including as qualified by the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registry. Ricoh is the first Indian manufacturer to meet the environmental benchmarks...
Bajaj Electricals and KidZania partner for environment awareness
The campaign highlighted the importance of using our resources wisely and curtailing wastage. A host of workshops for children were conducted to sensitize them about green energy, harmonious art, recycled fashion, growing organically and biodiversity conservation.
First police station with bio-toilet in Delhi
Wockhardt Foundation has installed an environment-friendly bio-toilet at Maurice Nagar police station in New Delhi. The bio-toilet is a waste management concept that alleviates the need for expensive sewage treatment and waste management as it decomposes the solid waste into water and biogas.
Help A Child initiative produces physics and math toppers
In the recent senior secondary results in Karnataka, 12 students sponsored by Help A Child, an initiative of Godavari Biorefineries Limited, scored more than 90 per cent marks with three toppers scoring 100/100 in physics and mathematics.