By Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
NEW DELHI (IPS) - Along with the possibility of international sanctions hanging over Iran, the future of a 2,600 km pipeline to transport natural gas from Iran to India through Pakistan, that is actively opposed by Washington, has fallen into jeopardy.
By Julia Godoy
PARIS (IPS) - The French decision to send the asbestos-contaminated aircraft carrier Clemenceau to India for disposal constitutes a violation of national and international rules, according to several environmental and health groups.
By Amantha Perera
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (IPS) - The three-year ceasefire between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam totters at the brink of collapse as violence escalates to unprecedented levels in the north of the country.
By Zofeen Ebrahim
KARACHI (IPS) - A fortnight after the devastating October 8 temblor hit the Kashmir region, the survivors are huddled down under plastic sheeting, cardboard or rocky overhangs, sheltering as best they can against a mercilessly cold and wet Himalayan winter.
By Praful Bidwai
NEW DELHI (IPS)- Seven years after blasting its way into the world's 'nuclear club', India has executed a major shift in its policy stance by jettisoning its long-standing advocacy of global nuclear disarmament in favour of nuclear non-proliferation.