Bangalore is home to India’s thriving tech industry, but their success comes at a big price: many residents lack clean water. But one conservationist says the problem lies with infrastructure and allocation.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena had triggered a constitutional and political crisis in the country by sacking Ranil Wickremesinghe in October. His reappointment, however, does not guarantee smooth sailing.
Sri Lanka is without a government and two prominent politicians are claiming to be prime ministers. Experts say the struggle reflects the geopolitical rivalry between China and India in South Asia.
Several hundred thousands of farmers have committed suicide in the last two decades, driven by poverty and debt following failed harvests. For the families left behind, especially women, the consequences can be harsh.
Bali's unique subak irrigation system has kept its iconic rice paddies lush for centuries. But tourism is threatening the water supply, and a new Trump development could be the worst offender yet in this perfect balance.
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