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Why I Just Can't Stop Worrying

PK Read | Posted 07.27.2016 | Fifty
PK Read

Flight 146 from Zurich to New Delhi is late taking off, later than it's been over the past week. Normally I wouldn't care whether the A333 is a few minutes late, but this one carries my daughter freshly off her college degree, towards New Delhi for a month of backpacking through India with her boyfriend.

I Just Visited New Delhi (India) Twice - And no "Delhi Belly" For me!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.17.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The northern Indian city of Delhi (New and Old) has many reputations, and one of them has to do with foreign visitors' stomachs. The definition of the...

Safer cities for all

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 06.28.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau Target 11.7 of the SDG on cities aims to "provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces, ...

Enhancing citizen participation in city management

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 06.10.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau The failure of many urban development initiatives has been attributed to a top-down approach. More recently, activists have cal...

Indian Government to Open Korea Desk in New Delhi

AsiaToday | Posted 06.13.2016 | World
AsiaToday

[Gaurav Sishodia, who will be in charge of Korean Desk, explains about Indian government's investment policy at the 'Korea Caravan Forum' hosted by So...

Skills to Share - Photo Storytelling by Simran Nanwani

Grryo | Posted 05.23.2016 | Arts
Grryo

Let us shoot for the pleasure it brings to us and define those moments purely by being an amateur, yet always improving the quality of our work. Just go out there, grab your camera and take a shot!

Inclusion of urban poverty issues within the Habitat III discussion

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 05.03.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau As the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) approaches, the inclusion of urban ...

India: Golden Triangle in a Week's Time

Anna Poplevina | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Anna Poplevina

When the idea of India comes up for a trip, it's hard to keep the excitement in. At the same time some questions come up. Where to stay? How to get th...

Mobilizing civil society to promote environmentally friendly behaviors

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Civil society is critical to policy processes that aim to tackle climate change and protect the poorest and most vulnerable communities from its impacts.

The Story of an Accidental Filmmaker

Harleen Singh | Posted 04.05.2016 | Media
Harleen Singh

I suppose, I am an accidental filmmaker. For it was by sheer accident that bored of making sales calls in New Delhi, I called up the offices of National Geographic, asking for a job on a Friday and started working with them a week later.

Breakfast in Delhi India

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 03.09.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

This was our first full day in Delhi. Since our body clocks were all off with the twenty four hour travel day and the thirteen and a half hour time d...

Community Driven River Restoration: New Model for Change?

Johann Berlin | Posted 04.05.2016 | Impact
Johann Berlin

Rivers have been the lifeblood of India for centuries, nourishing the bodies of its people and the soil of its lands.

Mitigate the negative impacts of urban sprawl on the periphery

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 02.28.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau Urban sprawl is characterized the rapid expansion of the geographic extent of cities and towns. The term has been mainly used t...

The World Culture Festival: Why we cannot Afford to keep Culture Under the Radar Any More

Shalini Parekh | Posted 02.12.2016 | World
Shalini Parekh

The line crackled and faded. I had gauged that my son -- who on a recent birthday had joined the ranks of adults -- was calling from Udaipur, my homet...

Modi's Quest to Achieve India's Great Power Status

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.05.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

Indian Prime Minister Modi invited French President Hollande to be the guest of honor at India's Republic Day Celebrations in New Delhi last month. The seat is generally reserved for, and used by the office of the Prime Minister as, a signal of close and important state ties.

Iran Nuclear Deal: Success of Diplomacy and Opening of a New Era

Milad Jokar | Posted 01.19.2016 | World
Milad Jokar

Those who ideologically opposed the negotiations with Iran on the nuclear issue have been proven wrong. Diplomacy works and the results are a clear su...

Why The World Needs An Event Like The WCF?

Uma Muthuraaman | Posted 01.26.2016 | World
Uma Muthuraaman

In the age of digital connectivity where everyone is connected to everyone else with a push of a button, the initial reaction to a world culture festi...

New Delhi Tries Limiting Traffic To Combat Pollution

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.05.2016 | World

The world's most polluted city is trying to lessen its environmental problems. On Jan. 1, New Delhi began experimenting with a two-week "odd-even" sch...

New Delhi Will Impose Pollution Tax And Car-Free Days This Month

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.07.2015 | World

New Delhi was named the world's most polluted city in 2014 -- and it may finally be taking action. The city's government announced on Tuesday it would...

Interview With the Founder, South Asian Performing Arts Festival NYC

Jim Luce | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts
Jim Luce

Arpita works with a passion that comes from deep within herself, based on her own experiences and the experiences of her fellow performing artists, which have included large doses of rejection. She has lived to defy stereotypes, and New York City is benefiting from her efforts.

Fiftieth Anniversary of the 1965 Pakistan Invasion of Kashmir

ADST | Posted 08.06.2015 | World
ADST

In the summer of 1965, India and Pakistan returned to the battlefields of Kashmir in a renewed attempt to establish their respective claims over the disputed, fertile region. On August 5th, more than 25,000 Pakistani soldiers, disguised as Kashmiris, infiltrated the area, mingling with their Muslim coreligionists and encouraging insurgency.

A Goodbye to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, India's 'Most Loved' President (1931-2015)

Samarth Pathak | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Samarth Pathak

As former Indian President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam suddenly collapsed during his lecture at the Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, on Monday evening, the attending students and professors in the audience went numb.

A Seat at the Table: Demanding a Voice in Development

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 07.02.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Across the Global South, there is a slowly growing understanding that nobody can know the challenges and needs of the urban poor better than the urban poor themselves.

India: The (Real) Top 5 Must-See Destinations

Chris Lopinto | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
Chris Lopinto

Over the past ten years, India's status as a place to do business has grown immensely. According to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), India is the 10th largest business travel market in the world.

Impressions of India: Our Final Day in Delhi

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

Our last day in Delhi was poignant. We have so enjoyed our guide Adil Ali, who has made this trip highly educational, entertaining and also politically insightful. We feel like we've made a friend for life!