India

Moving India’s railways into the future

Moving India’s railways into the future

Progress is being made on the largest railway project in India’s modern history – the Dedicated Freight Corridor Program. View the 3D presentation here
Thump…thump…thump…like a slow rhythmic drum, concrete ties that hold the track in place are laid …

by · Wednesday, 17 October 2018 · India
Finishing the job of ending poverty in South Asia

Finishing the job of ending poverty in South Asia

This Bangladeshi woman was born in poverty. With the right kind of education, life in poverty quickly became a story from the past for her. Credit: World Bank
“I have a four-year-old son back in my village. I want to make a better life for him,” says …

by · Wednesday, 17 October 2018 · Bangladesh, India, Oman

Nigeria, Singapore and India fuel wealth gap – Oxfam

"Governments often tell us they are committed to fighting poverty and inequality – this index shows whether their actions live up to their promises.".

by · Tuesday, 9 October 2018 · India, Philippines, Singapore

Unknown geniuses: a gateway out of poverty for Indian children

Mensa, the association for highly gifted people, uses intelligence tests to search for miracle children in poor Indian neighbourhoods. The youngsters …

by · Wednesday, 3 October 2018 · India
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India