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India And Russia Sign Energy And Defense Deals Worth Billions

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.10.2017 | World

GOA, India, Oct 15 (Reuters) - India and Russia signed billions of dollars of defense and energy deals on Saturday at a summit that sought to inject n...

India Launches Special Enforcement Drives to Solve Traffic Jams

AsiaToday | Posted 10.10.2016 | World
AsiaToday

[The crossing road of Huda City Centre in Gurugram. Vehicles, auto rickshaws, and people are entangled with each other./ Photographed by Jeong In-seo]...

How to enhance walkability

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 10.10.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau Walking makes citizens fully part of the city and of the urban space. As one article in the City Fix presented it, "Walking is ...

India Launches "Terminator Train" to Battle Mosquitoes

AsiaToday | Posted 09.25.2016 | World
AsiaToday

[I headed to Delhi Railway Station to meet the so-called 'terminator' train./ Photographed by Jeong In-seo] By Jeong In-seo, New Delhi correspondent,...

Clean up Drives Being Organized Across India

AsiaToday | Posted 09.20.2016 | World
AsiaToday

[An elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesh lies on a beach before its immersion in the sea after the Ganesh festival./ Photographed by Jeong In-seo] By Jeo...

7 Awesome Hotels on Our Radar This Week

Oyster | Posted 09.15.2016 | Travel
Oyster

We get a lot of compliments from our fans here at Oyster.com. They love that our experts write extensive, comprehensive reviews of hotel properties ar...

11 Places to See Before It's Too Late

Jetsetter.com | Posted 08.31.2016 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

We know you've read the story before -- there's even a 1,200-page book about it. But we can't help but to remind you of all the great sites on earth t...

9 Hotels Around the World You Need to Know About Right Now

Oyster | Posted 08.18.2016 | Travel
Oyster

The hotel industry is constantly expanding. And therefore, our hotel coverage on Oyster.com is always growing to include new hotels that have just ope...

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 02.11.2017 | 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 02.05.2017 | 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 01.16.2017 | 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 01.17.2017 | 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...