Sunday, 23 June 2013

The deluge is upon us

The news reports and images coming from Germany in the last fortnight were ironic. In the city of Bonn negotiators fought over the agenda of an international climate change meeting, as floods affected other parts of the country when river Elbe overflowed its banks due to heavy rains. ... MORE ...

Sunday, 16 June 2013

You raise diesel price, they cut bus service, then who will marry Thomas?

Gavi is inside the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala. It is hardly a settlement — two eco-tourism centre buildings and housing for a few workers. The forest department guards the narrow, winding road entering the reserve, thus vehicles need permission to pass through. ... MORE ...