Bangladesh gets nuke plant: On May 13, Bangladesh and Russia signed a deal to install a nuclear power plant with an electricity generation capacity of 600-1,000 megawatt (mw). The plant will be set up at Roopour, 200 km from Dhaka. The country generates 3,300 mw power and is facing a shortfall of 1,500 mw a day. Pak offers comfort to refugees: Cool drinking water is being

Johan Von Schreeb, a surgeon who has worked for the group Medicins Sans Frontieres, is a public health scholar with the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. His recently published PhD thesis enquired

The tussle on the Colombia-Ecuador border over the spraying of herbicide by Colombia has taken a new turn. The spraying, done to eradicate coca plantations, had driven many Colombians to take

Refugee concern

Restrictions on jhum cultivation, large scale immigration and timber smuggling have made Tripura an environmentally poor state

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