The Delhi Sustainable Development Summit brought the crisis of climate change sharply into focus

The threat held out by climate change is eliciting enough concern worldwide to have drawn some 700 stakeholders from India and overseas to a three-day conference in New Delhi last fortnight.

Curiously, the opening up of India's nuclear energy market has seen a simultaneous nuclear renaissance in the US and UK

Nuclear technology titans the world over are vying for the $150 billion sweepstakes of India's nuclear power market now being pried open up by the US-India civil nuclear cooperation agreement of October 2006.

A McKinsey study on India's power sector foresees the power deficit surging from 15,000 mw today to 70,000 mw by 2017.

Work has started on India's first Mass Rapid Transit System being implemented on the public private partnership mode

Mumbai's infrastructure may be falling apart through municipal neglect and the city may have already been bartered away to builders, but none can dispute that its administrators are short of ambitious plans for its development.

A generous award seeks to encourage green energy pathways over a carbon intensive economy for India

The Sierra Club, the oldest and largest grassroots environment organisation in the US, has instituted an annual $100,000 (Rs40 lakh) Green Energy and Green Livelihoods Achievement Award to recognise outstanding environmental success in India.

Tata Power's Maithon project attains financial closure

Mumbai-based Tata Power Co Ltd (tpc), India's largest private power utility, edged closer to its revi-talisation targets last fortnight by effecting the financial closure of its joint venture, Maithon Power Ltd.

Lalit B. Singhal, director general of the Lcommerce ministry's Export Promo

There is a negative side to increasing computer penetration in India. As much as 330,000 tonnes of electronic waste (e-waste) is being generated annually in the country. The recycling of this e-wasle in the informal sector is leading to pollution and environmental degradation, besides being a health hazard for those employed in this re-cycling.

In the presence of Atomic Energy Commission (aec) chairman Anil Kakodkar and India's distinguished nuclear scientists and personnel who had made this possible, Unit 3 of the 540 mw Tarapur Atomic Power Station (taps) attained criticality (nuclear parlance for an atomic plant becoming operational), with the start of a self-sustaining nuclear fission chain reaction in the reactor core.

Tata Chemicals and Gujarat Heavy Chemicals have pitched in their mite behind the effort to save the whale shark

Aunique corporate-ngo partnership in coastal Gujarat has succeeded in giving a new lease of life to the spectacular whale shark, the world's largest fish, which was being poached almost to extinction by the fisherfolk of Gujarat.