India

What’s keeping India in the dark?

What’s keeping India in the dark?

To boost and sustain its energy supply, India needs urgent investments and reforms to fix the inefficiencies that plague its entire electricity supply chain. Credit: World Bank
Statistics show that what is commonly perceived as an energy gap in India …

by · Thursday, 31 January 2019 · India
What’s keeping India in the dark?

What’s keeping India in the dark?

To boost and sustain its energy supply, India needs urgent investments and reforms to fix the inefficiencies that plague its entire electricity supply chain. Credit: World Bank
Statistics show that what is commonly perceived as an energy gap in India …

by · Thursday, 31 January 2019 · India

India’s Gandhi pledges ‘minimum income’ for poor

“We cannot build a new India while millions of our brothers & sisters suffer the scourge of poverty,” Gandhi, head of the opposition Congress party, …

by · Tuesday, 29 January 2019 · India, Philippines
India: Building trust in local governance institutions in Bihar’s villages

India: Building trust in local governance institutions in Bihar’s villages

Sushumlata, the head of the gram panchayat of Dawan village, Bhojpur District, Bihar, conducts a meeting at the newly furbished panchayat office.

In a remote village in Bihar’s Bhojpur district, Sushumlata sits behind a spanking new desk in a n…

by · Wednesday, 23 January 2019 · India, Oman
Bracing for climate change – a matter of survival for the Maldives

Bracing for climate change – a matter of survival for the Maldives

 

For low-lying island states, the impacts of global warming and climate change can be a matter of survival. The irony is that while these states have not contributed much to greenhouse emissions, as they produce very little, they may face som…

by · Sunday, 20 January 2019 · India, Maldives
Bracing for climate change – a matter of survival for the Maldives

Bracing for climate change – a matter of survival for the Maldives

 

For low-lying island states, the impacts of global warming and climate change can be a matter of survival. The irony is that while these states have not contributed much to greenhouse emissions, as they produce very little, they may face som…

by · Sunday, 20 January 2019 · India, Maldives
South Asia: A bright spot in darkening economic skies?

South Asia: A bright spot in darkening economic skies?

South Asia is set to remain relatively insulated from some of the rising uncertainties that are looming large on the global economic horizon. The region will retain its top spot as the world’s fastest-growing region. The Siddhirganj Power Project in B…

by · Wednesday, 9 January 2019 · Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
South Asia: A bright spot in darkening economic skies?

South Asia: A bright spot in darkening economic skies?

South Asia is set to remain relatively insulated from some of the rising uncertainties that are looming large on the global economic horizon. The region will retain its top spot as the world’s fastest-growing region. The Siddhirganj Power Project in B…

by · Wednesday, 9 January 2019 · Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data can offer untapped opportunities for Thailand. Particularly, it has enormous potential to contribute to Thailand 4.0, a new value-based economic model driven by innovation, technology and creativi…

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

Artificial intelligence, big data: Opportunities for enhancing human development in Thailand and beyond

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data can offer untapped opportunities for Thailand. Particularly, it has enormous potential to contribute to Thailand 4.0, a new value-based economic model driven by innovation, technology and creativi…