Il&FS Infrastructure Debt Fund Signs MoU with eight Public Sector Banks; need for more than one Trillion Us Dollars for Infrastructure Sector in Next Five Years; Government And Private Sector to Contribute Fifty Percent Each IL&FS Infra Asset Management Limited (IAML), an Asset Management Company (AMC) promoted by IL&FS Financial Services Limited (IFIN) … Continue reading
India Water Week 2013: Another evidence of MoWR working like a big dam lobby? It is well known that India’s water resources ministry in India and its offices like the CWC and NWDA work more like a big dam lobbies, now increasingly working for the private sector business organisations, rather than … Continue reading
INCESSANT RAINS AND ILLEGAL SUBMERGENCE IN NARMADA VALLEY – Standing crop under waters & threat to habitats looms large Oustees challenge utter lack of rehabilitation: 177 villages in M.P. face submergence threat at present dam height of 122 mts. 8th August, 2012; Narmada Valley: As heavy rains continue to lash across the Narmada valley, … Continue reading
The Hindu : NATIONAL / ANDHRA PRADESH : Convention against destructive development.
The Hindu : Arts / Books : Poignant portrait of rural struggle.
http://www.bikyamasr.com/71484/some-14000-india-farmers-committed-suicide-in-2011/ NEW DELHI: A new report published by India’s National Crime Records Bureau has revealed that some 14,000 farmers in the country killed themselves last year. The report said that the number is a positive step in the right direction however, after nearly 16,000 farmers committed suicide the previous year. However, the report warned that … Continue reading
World eyes solar economic zone | The Asian Age.
G20 countries practice ‘agricolonialism’ in developing countries By Betsey Piette Collectively the countries which participate in the Group of Twenty comprise 85 percent of the global gross national product, 80 percent of world trade and two-thirds of the world’s population. What many G-20 countries lack, however, is sufficient arable land to meet the needs of … Continue reading
IPS – Water and Slums Bright Spots in MDGs | Inter Press Service.
Several anganwadis in the State of Karnataka exist only on paper, if representatives of several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are to be believed. During the eighth State-level public hearing on child rights violations organised by Samajika Parivartana Janandolana (SPJ) here on Friday, many claims were made of anganwadis being run from temples, rented houses, in the … Continue reading