Gloom gathers on the eve of winter

Nilratan Halder: Agrahayan, the last month of Hemanta or late Autumn or Fall is yet to be over. But for the past week the season has started behaving as if it is late Poush when fog envelops the surrounding. Such dense fog at the fag end of Hemanta is a rarity and environmentalists are concerned […]

Celebrating Vanuatu’s path to sustainable development

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana: The Pacific island developing state of Vanuatu has emerged as one of the region’s great success stories. Vanuatu has joined the ranks of Samoa and the Maldives as one of only six countries to graduate from being a least developed country, since the category was introduced by the United Nations in 1971.  This […]