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  • RK Pachauri gets interim anticipatory bail till March 27, barred from entering or contacting TERI 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Energy Research Institute chief RK Pachauri was granted an interim anticipatory bail till 27th March on Thursday in the sexual harassment charge leveled against him by a TERI employee. The court has granted bail on conditions that he has to join the investigation as and when asked for....
  • Former additional S-G Indira Jaising seeks RK Pachauri's resignation, writes letter to TERI 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former additional solicitor general Indira Jaising has written a letter to the governing body of TERI demanding RK Pachauri's resignation. She questioned how Pachauri was allowed to have the "extraordinary benefit" of going on leave saying it adds "insult to injury". "The governing body members are well known people....
  • RK Pachauri, accused of sexual assault, admitted to hospital 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Environmentalist RK Pachauri, accused of sexual assault, was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday after he claimed that he was unwell. Pachauri had been summoned by the police on Wednesday for questioning with regard to charges of sexual assault. He has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman employee...
  • RK Pachauri steps down as IPCC chief after sexual harassment allegations 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Environmentalist RK Pachauri on Tuesday stepped down as chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) following charges of sexual harassment even after denying the accusation. The decision of Pachauri, who has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman employee of TERI, was made public by the...
  • UN climate experts meet despite chief's absence over sex case 6 days ago

    Kenya: Climate scientists went ahead with a scheduled meeting in Kenya at Nairobi despite the absence of the United Nations' top climate change official, Rajendra Pachauri, who faces sexual harassment allegations. Experts gathering in Nairobi on Monday said the absence of Pachauri, chairman of the Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
  • TERI chief RK Pachauri seeks anticipatory bail in a sexual harassment case 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Director General of The Energy Research Institute (TERI) Dr Rjaendra Kumar Pachauri has moved an anticipatory bail application in New Delhi's Saket court on Monday. He is seeking stay on a possible arrest in an alleged sexual harassment case. The Delhi High Court had given him protection...
  • VVS Laxman awarded honorary doctorate February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Former cricketer VVS Laxman was awarded an honorary doctorate at the seventh convocation ceremony of TERI University here on Wednesday. Three others also received the honour -- former president of East Timor José Manuel Ramos-Horta, Unilever CEO Paul Polman, and Hitachi chairman Hiroaki Nakanishi. Accepting the doctorate, Laxman said: "I...
  • Reinventing sustainable development - 2015 momentum February 4, 2015

    Sustainable development has occupied a prominent place in global development agenda for well over four decades. The Stockholm Declaration on Human Environment 1972 shaped the framework of environmental governance of national governments across regions and countries. Our Common Future, as the report of the World Commission on Environment and Development...
  • National School of Drama's 'Ghazab Teri Adaa' opens the 17th edition of Bharat Rang Mahotsav February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: War play 'Ghazab Teri Adaa', the latest creation by National School of Drama (NSD), today opened the 17th edition of Bharat Rang Mahotsav here. The play, set in an imaginary time and place, revolves around the never ending aspiration for an expansion of kingdom. It began with a farewell...
  • DSDS 2015: Message from UNEP Executive Director January 30, 2015

    This year's Delhi Sustainable Development Summit provides an unique opportunity for the world to understand the future directions and priorities for India, says Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. ...
  • What DSDS 2015 should aim to achieve January 29, 2015

    The economic prosperity of a country is intertwined with its natural resources and biodiversity. Therefore, it is imperative that measures to conserve these resources are taken. The Summit should aim to reach an agreement that can ensure the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, with an emphasis on technological innovations...
  • Terry Tamminen on what he expects from DSDS 2015 January 29, 2015

    Terry Tamminen, founder, Seventh Generation Advisors, explains why is he upbeat about the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2015. ...
  • 2015 presents opportunity to set the direction for the next 15 years and beyond: Unilever CEO January 29, 2015

    The Delhi Sustainable Development Summit couldn't have come at a better time, says Paul Polman, Chief Executive Officer, Unilever. ...
  • Urban climate resilience - The need of the hour January 27, 2015

    Rapid climate change is a challenge of the 21st century, displaying increasingly the evidences of highly erratic weather deviations and extreme events all over the world. While climate variability and change is irrespective of locational factors of urban and rural, its impacts on cities and towns are particularly of concern...
  • Bioeconomy and policy agendas in the North and the South January 24, 2015

    Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen proposed that humanity's true problem is not economic but 'bio-economic' wherein economic processes lead into entropic flows of energy and matter which were fundamental bioeconomic factors that need to be considered when looking at human presence within a finite biosphere. The concept of 'bioeconomy' revolves around a technology...
  • Setting right water quality in India January 22, 2015

    Recent media reports (The Hindu, December 28, 2014) of death and diseases by the consumption of alleged 'contaminated and poisonous' water of rivers such as the Kali, the Krishna, and the Hindon in UP and the subsequent inquiry order by the Prime Minister's office into the incident, present a...
  • Managing risks for sustainable development January 21, 2015

    It is now more than four decades that the world is deliberating on the dimensions of sustainable development and the means of achieving them. Our Common Future, as the report of the World Commission on Environment and Development is commonly known, had highlighted way back in 1987 the potential risks...
  • IPCC should go prescriptive at lower levels of governance January 20, 2015

    Science is central in understanding precise nature of the risks climate change poses. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the prime body reviewing and synthesising latest scientific knowledge on multiple dimensions of climate change has been pivotal in elevating the status of climate change as the key development and...
  • Urban transport and climate change January 19, 2015

    Climate change is one of the biggest challenges to sustainable development. It is pertinent that policies emphasise on measures that are conducive to mitigating Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and to facilitating adaptation to changes that are likely to take place. Transport sector is a key contributor to global GHG emissions....
  • Gave 10-15 auditions in a day; prayed hard to get a show, commercial: Ssharad Malhotra shares his tale of struggle December 18, 2014

    Actor Ssharad Malhotra, popular for his portrayal of Maharana Pratap in 'Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap', had studied at New York Film Academy, an experience which will remain special to him for several reason. In a freewheeling chat with IBNLive.com the very grounded Ssharad speaks about the efforts...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'O Teri' and 'Youngistaan' March 29, 2014

    This week on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'O Teri' and 'Youngistaan'. He also talks to director David Dhawan and actor Varun Dhawan on their upcoming film 'Main Tera Hero'. ...
  • 'O Teri' review: The film is too shrill, too convoluted and too dumb March 28, 2014

    Cast: Pulkit Samrat, Bilal Amrohi, Sarah Jane Dias, Anupam Kher, Vijay Raaz, Mandira Bedi Director: Umesh Bisht It must take a special kind of talent to make a film as incoherent and inept as O Teri. I've seen eight-year-olds put up skits in their building compound that were more engaging than this...
  • Pulkit Samrat's 'O Teri': Tweet review March 28, 2014

    'Fukrey' star Pulkit Samrat is back in a Hindi comedy 'O Teri' which has been produced by Atul Agnihotri. The actor, who is close to Salman Khan, had consulted the star before he signed the film. As he said in one of his interviews, he met the star, discussed the...
  • I couldn't have asked for a better launch: Bilal Amrohi on 'O Teri' March 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will take time off for city tours with 'O Teri' cast that includes Pulkit Samrat and debutant Bilal Amrohi, grandson of legendary filmmaker Kamaal Amrohi. 'O Teri' is made by Salman's brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri and in this endeavour to support the newcomers, Salman would be shuffling...
  • Salman Khan met the writers of 'O Teri', read its story and suggested I make it: Atul Agnihotri March 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Atul Agnihotri says it was his star brother-in-law Salman Khan who suggested the former to make "O Teri". Umesh Bist has co-written the forthcoming film with Neeti Palta. The film is said to be inspired by true events, especially the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam. Pulkit Samrat and...
  • Salman fulfilled my dream to be an actor, says Kamal Amrohi's grandson Bilal March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Bilal Amrohi, who is making his debut with 'O Teri', says it's a huge responsibility to be an actor. "I always wanted to be an actor. It's a huge responsibility to be an actor as you become a public figure. That's why I took a little long to come...
  • 'O Teri' is being well-pushed by Salman Khan: Atul Agnihotri March 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Atul Agnihotri, who has roped in his star brother-in-law Salman Khan for a cameo in his film 'O Teri', says the actor is "adding a lot" to the film. "'O Teri' is being well-pushed by Salman Khan. He is adding a lot to the film and his song, which...
  • I would never make a film without Salman Khan: Atul Agnihotri March 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Producer-director Atul Agnihotri says he would never make a film without his superstar brother-in-law Salman Khan. "I have reached out to Salman for support. I would never do a film that will not have Salman in it. He is an important part of my life. His guidance, support, instinct...