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  Tue, 14/06/2022 - 12:56
“Two wheelers and cars speed upto 75 kmph in major arterial stretches of Chennai city” says a study by CAG that highlights the concerns of speed management in the city through evidence based cases. The report also outlines priority areas to reduce…
  Tue, 14/06/2022 - 12:03
Do you know that without matatus the capital of Kenya comes to standstill? It is the only major industry in Kenya that is entirely locally owned and controlled. It is said that modern Nairobi could not have taken shape without the invention of this…
  Mon, 13/06/2022 - 12:00
2020 is memorable for lockdowns and you might think there would have been no road crashes then! Given that the daily average of road crashes and fatalities for 2019 were 1230 and 414, it is not much of a reduction in 2020! This underlines the need…
  Fri, 10/06/2022 - 15:27
Have you considered solar panels? Installing rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) panels as this will act as an insulator and reduce the heat load inside the building by as much as 2.5 deg C! #RenewableEnergy #solarenergy
  Thu, 09/06/2022 - 16:12
According to a study published One Earth, the lead author Kelton Minor finds that sleep depreciates by little over 14 minutes on really warm nights. Sleep deprivation can contribute to heart disease, high blood pressure, even stroke, and diabetes. #…
  Wed, 08/06/2022 - 16:31
This #WorldOceansDay, we call on companies around the world to commit to ending plastic production as the only way to stop marine pollution. Oceans are our joint wealth; not corporate dumping ground.
  Tue, 07/06/2022 - 16:40
Several countries around the world have managed to reduce their burden of NCD by using #WarningLabels on the front of packed foods. Packed foods are frequently high in undesirable nutrients. This #WorldFoodSafetyDay, we ask for warning labels that…
  Tue, 07/06/2022 - 12:42
#Paratransit is a dominant mode of transport in many parts of the world, providing affordable mobility in the Global South. Decades of fine-tuning has led to accessible, affordable and fast paratransit but each with its own quirks reflecting a rich…
  Mon, 06/06/2022 - 17:09
From the catchy slogans about road rules you see on autos to fining two-wheeler drivers & pillion riders for not wearing #helmets, the Greater Chennai Traffic Police are promoting road safety in various ways. Kudos to the authorities for…
  Mon, 06/06/2022 - 15:35
Long running hours in standby mode can result in significant loss of energy. CAG reports here on standby power loss practices across rural and urban households in Tamil Nadu together with a campaign strategy for awareness and outreach.