Tag

development

  • India should learn sanitation from Bangladesh

    October 02, 2019

    Narendra Modi may declare that India is open defecation free, but toilet use has to be driven by community engagement, and that is where Bangladesh’s example has important lessons for India

  • When ‘jetsetting’ is no longer cool

    August 26, 2019

    Campaigner Greta Thunberg and activists Extinction Rebellion have focused attention on aviation’s climate impacts, and a small but growing trend is taking hold

  • China-Nepal railway: fantasy or reality?

    June 18, 2019

    The world’s toughest rail route, from Kerung in Tibet to Kathmandu, is struggling to get off the ground amid growing fears of debt, earthquakes and benefits bypassing local communities

  • A tiger reserve sliced in two

    June 03, 2019

    Rail and road projects have divided the Rajaji National Park, one of India’s 50 tiger reserves, into two parts, with a massive impact on the tiger and elephant population

  • No water for a clean Ganga

    March 12, 2019

    The numerous dams limiting the flow of the Ganga and its tributaries, as well as the massive extraction of water from the river, makes the aspiration of a free flowing river a distant dream

  • Requiem for a people’s river

    March 05, 2019

    The documentary film, Ho Gayi Hai Pir Parvat Si, puts the voices of the people of Himachal Pradesh, where the Sutlej River is being dammed by hydropower projects, front and centre