Beating the Summer Heat
Apr07

Beating the Summer Heat

The summer is here again with added vigour, thanks to the aggravating global warming. These are the days when your skin seems to be sucking the heat deeper into your body rather than helping you cool down. An occasional afternoon downpour brings more grief than relief for it just splatters on humidity that is thick enough to slice with a knife. A rash kind of heat wave seems to be consuming India and is probably indicative of an...

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E-Waste Increasing  Alarmingly
Apr07

E-Waste Increasing Alarmingly

The tremendous growth and technological advancements in the electronic data management and communications have spurred economic growth and improved living standards. However, along with the benefits, the rising problem of electronic waste (e-waste) has created a major threat to the people and environment.  The high rates of obsolescence of products in use in the domestic sector such as TV sets, refrigerators, washing machines and...

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Going for Green Energy
Apr07

Going for Green Energy

The UAE is spearheading a new culture of sustainability and it will have a significant influence on everyday lifestyle in the coming years Picture this: Your rooftop has a solar panel. You generate electricity that you need, and you give the excess to the national electricity grid. The monthly bill becomes an exercise where, in all probability, you will be receiving money from the government. Now, this would have appeared extremely...

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You Can’t Ignore Corporate Sustainability
Apr05

You Can’t Ignore Corporate Sustainability

Corporate Social Responsibility was considered as marketing technique till recently. Times have changed. Corporate sustainability is the future of every successful business now. Kavitha Nambiar, Masters in Environmental Science & Management from University of California, substantiates the change. Kavitha currently works as an Environmental, Health & Safety Fellow at General Electric company in US. If you have been following...

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Change Your Behaviour for Happiness
Mar09

Change Your Behaviour for Happiness

Who doesn’t want happiness in life? But happiness is not something that occurs automatically. Only you can make yourself happy amidst all odds in life. A few behavioural changes can make wonders in your life. Here are some guidelines for being happy to ensure a safe living. Happiness is a universal aspiration of everyone. No one wants to be sad and depressed. We’ve seen people who are always happy – even amidst agonizing life trials....

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Selfie is Not Safe Always
Mar08

Selfie is Not Safe Always

According to recent news reports, an increasing number of people are losing their lives to get that ‘hey-look-at-me’ selfie. Tragically, people have accidentally fallen from cliffs, train roofs, been hit by trains, touched live wires, wrecked cars, and detonated guns and grenades while taking selfies. Some serious thoughts on this dangerous craze. While you may assume your child would never attempt to take a selfie in a dangerous—even...

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