Heather Allen looks at issues related to sustainable development at the International Association of Public Transport, Brussels. Pradip Saha caught up with her on issues topical to her work.

TWO years after the Asian tsunami, as the images of devastation fade off from global public memory, the disaster persists for villages along the coastline of Sri Lanka's Southern Province. Survivors

Veerbhadra Mishra heads the Sankat Mochan Foundation, an NGO at the forefront in trying to revive the Ganga s fortunes in Varanasi. A man who wears many hats head priest of the Sankat Mochan Temple, a former engineer, an activist Mishra tells Pradip S

Bangladesh jittery over India’s river linking scheme

...as they know it. Documenta 11 diffuses the boundary between politics and aesthetics

A pharmaceutical multinational in India has set up an incinerator that suits it just fine

HEADLINES about Ranthambhore sanctuary in Rajasthan are usually about its vanishing tiger population, but it was recently featured in the news for a very different reason. Artists from villages

10,000 south Bengal fisherfolk, in a net not of their making

ENVIRONMENTAL issues seem to be fetching considerable mileage for television programmers who flood us from abroad. Even Baywatch last week featured an environmental issue: when one of the shapely

A recent festival of short films bombed by and large