Zigzag Kilns Hold Promise for 'Greening' South Asia's Brick Sector

2018-02-16 19:57:58

In Kathmandu this week, brick manufacturers from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan met to exchange ideas and practices about the design and construction of zigzag kilns – a new configuration that produces high quality bricks at lower costs and with fewer harmful emissions. Read More +

China expects to see heavy air pollution during Lunar New Year

2018-02-14 16:12:18
Pollution

Some regions of China could suffer heavy pollution because of fireworks and unfavourable weather conditions during Lunar New Year celebrations, despite a ban on firecrackers in more than 400 cities, the Ministry of Environmental Protection… Read More +

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93 Youths Got Acquainted with SDGs at Leadership Workshop and Youth Forum

October 7, 2017

Leadership workshop and youth forum on sustainable development goals (SDGs) was held at World Trade Center, Tripureswor on 7th October Saturday.Asia-Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance (APPDSA) Convening highlighted service, volunteerism and youth engagement. The full-day youth forum was an… Read More +

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    Bardia National Park is a virgin park with amazing wildlife opportunities. An increasing number of tigers too which makes it even more exciting for tourist to enjoy in this park. Hence it is also considered to be one of the…

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    The Story of All of Us is a short-film that asks people to look inside their hearts, to unravel the umbilical cord that connects us humans with the forests and every other living being on Earth.

Facebook makes privacy push ahead of strict EU law

January 29, 2018

Facebook said on Monday it was publishing its privacy principles for the first time and rolling out educational videos to help users control who has access to their information, as it prepares for the start of a tough new EU data protection law. Read More +

Better than holograms: A new 3-D projection into thin air

January 26, 2018

One of the enduring sci-fi moments of the big screen — R2-D2 beaming a 3-D image of Princess Leia into thin air in “Star Wars” — is closer to reality thanks to the smallest of screens: dust-like particles. Read More +

Twitter says world leaders like Trump have special status

January 7, 2018

Twitter Inc on Friday reiterated its stance that accounts belonging to world leaders have special status on the social media network, pushing back against users who have called on the company to banish US President Donald Trump. Read More +

In South Africa, bees stop elephants from trampling trees

December 25, 2017

The humble bee is helping to keep elephants from destroying trees and wiping out crops in their quest for food. A project launched near South Africa’s Kruger National Park in 2015 has found success. Read More +

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