Author : Imran Khan


Polluting holy Ganga in the name of faith

Polluting holy Ganga in the name of faith

Oct 14,2016 , 12:33 AM IST | News Analysis
Several hundred Durga idols were immersed in the Ganga here and elsewhere in Bihar on Dashami – each of them a toxic cocktail of plastics, chemicals and non-biodegradables that will further pollute a river already listed among the world's 10 big "rivers at risk" by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Indo-Sino-Nepal water pact vital

Indo-Sino-Nepal water pact vital

Apr 18,2016 , 01:07 AM IST | News Analysis
"We have to rise above geopolitics and think mainly about the people, their livelihood and safety," Wahid said. An ICIMOD study suggested that cooperation and proper supervision of water systems in China could mean improved lives and livelihoods downstream in Nepal and India.