Maoist groups using lockdown to regain strength

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Maoists groups have been using the nationwide lockdown to regain strength as a large group of the rebels have entered south Bastar from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, and Nepal, security sources said. … read more

Himalayan towns running dry, say experts

New Delhi (IANS) A recent study covering 13 towns across four countries — India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan — in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region shows the Himalayan towns are facing increased water insecurity in the wake of inadequate urban planning … read more