From Google to garbage disposal: the environmentalist cleaning up India’s lakes

In an interview with CNN, Indian conservationist Arun Krishnamurthy explains why he quit a promising career at Google to lead a community effort to rejuvenate India’s urban lakes. Speaking as part of the network’s Call to Earth initiative, Krishnamurthy outlines why India is facing a range of water-related challenges, with around 70% of the country’s surface water being polluted according to the Asian Development Research Institute. Krishnamurthy tells CNN part of this is due to growing urbanisation and garbage-dumping alongside the impact of climate change: “There is excess rainfall in…

KIPKEINO CLASSIC CONTINENTAL TOUR POSTPONED

KipKeino Classic Continental Tour earlier scheduled for September 26, 2020 has been pushed forward by a week. The event will now take place on October 3, 2020 at the Nyayo National Stadium. The changes are as a result of a change in the Diamond League 2020 calendar, which has seen Doha Diamond League brought forward by around a fortnight.  This means Doha will now take place on September 25, 2020 instead of the initial date of October 9, 2020; it could not be held as the traditional season opener in April…