Stories about Development
3 March 2015
Last year, 4,000 Nepalese brides were younger than 15-years-old. In parts of the country's southern lowlands, over half of marriages involve girls younger than 12.
20 February 2015
17 February 2015
Chitwan National Park has become the world's first tiger refuge to be accredited by the new Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS) from the Tigers Alive Initiative.
16 February 2015
Got a complaint? When consumers in India do, around 25% of them post their grievances online before lodging their complaint in court.
10 February 2015
Liquefied petroleum gas is the second most popular source of energy for cooking and heating in Nepal, but it's hard to come by these days, much to the consumers' frustration.
Bangladesh's Google Street View launched February 5. One Facebook user posted his amusement at seeing his lungi, a sarong-type cloth, appear in the image (it was hanging from his balcony).
9 February 2015
5 February 2015
People were seen pushing their cars to petrol stations and forming long queues. Some came with Coke bottles in hand to fill up on the limited supply of petrol.
27 January 2015
Rather than trash the authorities' handling of Bangalore's garbage problem, residents are finding innovative ways in which to deal with the massive amounts of waste generated by the city.
26 January 2015
By satirising the infamous incident in which Constituent Assembly members threw chairs in protest over a new national constitution, the Nepali blogosphere is having a smashing time on Twitter.