Eco Friendly

  • India's first electric bus starts running in Bangalore 03-03-2014 08:37 AM

    Bangalore: India's first electric bus has started running on Bangalore's roads. The route on the busy Majestic-Kadugodi road in Bangalore has India's first electric bus. The city's transport corporation launched this bus last week. Zipping past the smoke-emitting regular buses, the orange beauty stands out. "The pollution level is quite...
  • New eco-friendly cell phone cases help keep germs away 10-12-2013 12:55 PM

    Washington: Germaphobes rejoice! A US company claims to have developed a new line of eco-friendly cell phone cases that not only shield against radiation but also eliminate up to 99.9 per cent of harmful bacteria on mobiles. The Tenerarca leather phone cases have a built-in line of defence against bacteria...
  • Bangalore: 6 lakh students to celebrate eco-friendly Diwali 02-11-2013 12:08 PM

    Bangalore: At least six lakh children across Bangalore have said no to crackers this Diwali and the State Pollution Control Board is confident that the initiative is going to make a big difference. High decibel levels, pollution and the possibility of getting injured - these are what school children in...
  • South Central Railway to provide bio-toilets on trains 18-05-2013 06:00 AM

    Hyderabad: The South Central Railway (SCR) plans to procure 200 more eco-friendly bio-toilets to provide the facility on more trains in the next few months. The decision was taken after successful trial of 48 bio-toilets fitted to the 17 coaches being run on Hyderabad-Mumbai Hussain Sagar Express and Kacheguda-Bangalore Express....
  • Hi-tech gadgets to keep Delhi Metro stations clean 13-05-2013 02:30 AM

    New Delhi: Eco-friendly chemicals, hi-tech machines and bio-degradable garbage disposal bags will ensure cleanliness of Metro stations. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has decided to re-work its cleaning and housekeeping practices by using advanced and hi-tech machineries and is conducting specialised training programme for its staff to ensure the entire...
  • Samsung takes the 'green' route with the Galaxy S4 13-04-2013 12:04 PM

    Mumbai: Samsung can be accused of a lot of things, but there's no denying that the company tries to push the envelope every now and then. This time around, to set apart its Galaxy S4 flagship from the competition, the company has opted to go green. Samsung is going to...
  • Mysore set for an eco-friendly Dussehra 23-10-2012 10:55 AM

    Bangalore: Mysore has taken on a festive spirit and the pandals are going eco-friendly this festive season. It's the festival season across India and Mysore is preparing itself for the grand Dussehra celebration. The city - from Mysore Palace to Brindavan Gardens - has been brightly lit up, catching everyone's...
  • Global carmakers to go greener at Auto Expo 2012 05-01-2012 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: Fuel-efficient cars and a slew of new SUV models will be unveiled at Delhi's Auto Expo that kicked off on Thursday as global carmakers continue to rev up their activity in one of the world's few growth engines despite a recent slowdown in sales. Around 50 new models...
  • Go the green way on Ganesh Chaturthi 01-09-2011 02:36 PM

    With thousands of idols being immersed on Ganesh Chaturthi, here's how you can celebrate the festival in an eco friendly manner. ...
  • Surat: only clay idols allowed for immersion 29-07-2011 08:34 AM

    Surat: Every year, about 25,000 idols of lord Ganesha and other deities are immersed in Surat's Tapi river. Most of them made of Plaster of Paris and painted with hazardous chemicals leave the river polluted and dirty. But that's set to change. Following a Gujarat High Court order, the Surat...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi to go green in Goa 03-09-2010 08:23 PM

    Panaji: Environmentalists in Goa have began campaigning for an eco-friendly Ganesh festival in the coastal state this year. With Ganeshotsav getting increasingly modern and, in its turn, detrimental to the environment, green minds have started convincing people to celebrate an ‘eco-chaturthi'. The five-day long festival devoted to the elephant-headed deity...
  • Top 10 green jobs 17-06-2010 12:34 PM

    Here is a list of top 10 "green-collar" job.That combine technology with respect for our environment 1.) Eco-Tourism: Tourism is considered the largest employment sector in the world economy, so it’s no wonder that workers at all levels will become involved in greening the industry. Ecotourism is growing at three...
  • CFLs: green, cost-effective but also hazardous 08-06-2010 10:12 AM

    The CFL bulbs, other than being eco-friendly and cost-effective, can also be hazardous in case of a breakage or leak. ...
  • Durga Puja goes green: Eco-friendly goddess 25-09-2009 03:06 PM

    A report from Kumartuli or the artisan's colony in North Kolkata. ...
  • Save the planet: Go for eco-friendly gadgets 31-03-2009 12:47 PM

    If going green is in fashion, why not also have gadgets that are eco friendly. ...
  • Welcome to Hotel Floyd, it is all green here 14-03-2009 07:41 PM

    How eco-friendly are eco-friendly hotels? CNN reporter finds out. ...
  • Have a healthy Holi: Play with eco friendly colours 12-03-2009 01:19 AM

    Here's what you can do to make your Holi a healthy experience. ...
  • A house where trees, humans live in harmony 30-06-2008 10:18 AM

    Colombo: A chastened England will resume their faltering defence of the World Twenty20 later this week desperate to find a way to tackle spin after crashing to their biggest loss in T20 cricket. India's spinners sent Stuart Broad's men packing for just 80 in Sunday's group A match in Colombo,...
  • Eco-friendly vehicles go the green way in London 24-06-2008 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: Indian electronics company Videocon is reportedly keen to buy Indian Premier League team Deccan Chargers after the owners invited bids to buy out the cash-strapped outfit. The Times of India newspaper Friday quoted Videocon Group's chairman Venugopal Dhoot as saying the team was a good fit for their...
  • How about a 'green' Christmas this year? 14-12-2007 12:41 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lankan coach Trevor Bayliss stressed the need for veteran off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan to be fresh for Sri Lanka's World Cup bid. The record-holding wicket-taker in both Test and one-day cricket was rested for Sri Lanka's opening warm-up match against the Netherlands on Saturday, which the hosts won by...