Tag Archives: Development

  • McLeod Ganj finally gets attention from local authorities

    Local authorities are at last taking the initiative to clean up McLeod Ganj. Sanitation Supervisor Surindar Shukla said there are proposals for improvements, including adding recycling. ...

  • PM Modi hails sweeping reforms for India’s fast growth

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India was becoming the world's most attractive destination for foreign investors, using his annual Independence Day speech to trumpet sweeping tax reforms designed to spur growth. ...

  • Tibet ‘consensus’ slammed by rights group

    A rights group on Tuesday slammed foreign representatives for attending a Chinese government-organised forum in Tibet that claimed international support for a "Lhasa Consensus" on economic development. ...

  • Tibet development forum opens in Lhasa

    The Forum on the Development of Tibet opened on Thursday in the regional capital Lhasa. ...

  • Hopes rise as UN adopts draft agreement on climate change

    Negotiators from 195 nations delivered a blueprint for a pact to save mankind from disastrous global warming, raising hopes that decades of arguments will finally end with a historic agreement in Paris. ...

  • World leaders open Paris climate summit

    World leaders opened an historic summit in the French capital on Monday with "the hope of all of humanity" laid on their shoulders as they sought a deal to avert a climate catastrophe. ...

  • Smart city can wait: First fix the basics

    Before the dream of a Smart City, we would rather have the basics fixed. ...

  • Let’s build a new India, Modi says in Independence Day address

    In his maiden Independence Day address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to work for a new and clean India by shedding the "poison" of communalism and making the country the world's manufacturing hub. ...

  • China opens Tibet forum with focus on development

    Around 100 representatives from around the world convened for the two-day forum on the development of Tibet on Tuesday. ...

  • BoCom to invest 300 mln yuan in Tibetan regional bank

    The Bank of Communications, China's fifth biggest lender, said on Wednesday it would invest 300 million yuan ($46 million) for a 20 percent stake in a new regional bank in Tibet. ...