Now is the time to encourage countries to keep developing their domestic solar capacity in order to tackle the climate crisis, not to slow this process with trade disputes.
The web is abuzz with stories and articles highlighting the issue of whether it's safe for women to travel solo. The consensus, for the most part (mostly by women travelers) is that it's not the actual travel or travel to one particular country that is the problem. It's the mindset and the growing problem of general violence against women in world.
Each cycle of curfew and strikes in Kashmir takes a heavy toll on the livelihood of the majority of its six million inhabitants, and handicaps business especially in the transport and tourism industry.
Jayalalithaa's English is excellent, which should be sufficient to make her PM. She needs to brush up on her Hindi though so that she can endear herself to the 400 million Indians who speak the language. That in itself will provide her more longevity of tenure than anything else.
Two years ago, commemorating International Domestic Workers Day on June 16, governments, labor unions and employers' associations voted overwhelmingly to create global labor standards to help promote the rights of the 50 to 100 million domestic workers worldwide.
Whether steeped in solemnity or sprung from pure silliness, festivals around the world never cease to intrigue, amaze or, at the very least, entertain...
If Iran's Rushdie fatwa was accepted at face value, shouldn't the Iranian fatwa against nuclear weapons be interpreted likewise? The New York Times thought so when it wrote that "American officials say they believe that Ayatollah Khamenei exercises full control over Iran's nuclear program."
Suffice to say, the opportunity is real, it's huge, and it's just waiting to be tapped. It's important to note that solar crowdfunding may be instrumental in making it happen.
If India wants to win the war against sexual violence, it will be imperative for those in the power to stop making statements that are irresponsible and derogatory.
In Gujarat, India, we spent two days with Bhaskar Save, the Ghandi of Indian farming. He approaches all aspects of life with non-violence. That doesn't just mean anti-war, that means no tilling, no pesticides, no meat.
India has a long way to go in its fight against corruption. The task facing the world's largest democracy is a herculean one. Its citizens have proven that they are ready to rise to the challenge. Hopefully, their government is too.
It is the time of year movie-buffs can't wait for, the run-up to the Oscars. Travelers can also delight in visiting the enchanting corners of the earth that this year's greatest films inspired us to visit.
India, you can look but don't even dream about getting the Koh-i-noor back. Instead David Cameron has given India a parting gift -- a post-colonial word -- returnism.
As we walk out of the theater, we discuss what we just saw on the big screen: the plot, the acting, the costumes. But on occasion, we also dream of travel.
I am not a religious man, but I must admit there is something that touches me deeply about the Sikh faith. There is inclusiveness to it. All are welcome regardless of gender, caste, class, religion or creed. And the center of it all is here within the sacred walls of the Golden Temple.
More than 380 families lived for generations under a bridge southeast of downtown. Now scattered across the city, the families say that several children are missing and that they fear human traffickers have kidnapped them to sell their organs for profit.