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UN sends team of experts to Bangladesh to help clean up Sunderbans oil spill

Dec 18, 2014

UN sends team of experts to Bangladesh to help clean up Sunderbans oil spill

The United Nations on Thursday said it has sent a team of international experts to Bangladesh to help clean up the world's largest mangrove forest, more than a week after it was hit by a huge oil spill. #Bangladesh #NewsTracker #UN #Sunderbans #Bangladesh oil spill
Rouble rubble, jihad and sliding oil: Here's how the west is shooting itself in the foot

Dec 17, 2014

Rouble rubble, jihad and sliding oil: Here's how the west is shooting itself in the foot

The politics of the west's sanctions against Russia and the Saudi bid to fix Iran and Russia by keeping oil prices low is driving the world to its next crisis. The west may find that in trying to fix Putin, it may be shooting itself in the foot #Japan #oil #Europe #InMyOpinion #Geopolitics #Iraq #Great Depression #West #George Bush #US Sanctions #ISIS #Peshawar attack #Rouble Crisis #West Asian Oil #Saudi-Iran Rivalry
All for a documentary: Brit filmmaker marries Ecuadorian tribal warrior for authenticity

Dec 17, 2014

All for a documentary: Brit filmmaker marries Ecuadorian tribal warrior for authenticity

Sarah is different because she agreed to move ahead with her documentary on the Huaroani tribe in the Amazons who are now threatened by oil firms. #Inpraiseof #Oil firms #Ecuador #tribals #documentary #Marry #Huaroani tribe #Amazons
Indian part of Sunderbans unaffected by Bangaldesh oil spill, say officials

Dec 17, 2014

Indian part of Sunderbans unaffected by Bangaldesh oil spill, say officials

India has not been affected by a massive oil spill in the waters of Sundarbans delta on the Bangladesh side, forest department officials said. #India #Bangladesh #NewsTracker #oil spill #Sunderbans
UK to send hundreds of troops to Iraq - newspaper

Dec 13, 2014

UK to send hundreds of troops to Iraq - newspaper

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will send hundreds of troops to train Iraqi and Kurdish forces in Iraq, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon told The Daily Telegraph newspaper on Saturday, in a bid to step up the battle against Islamic State fighters. #United States #India #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #oil spill

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After Deng-isms, some Teddy-isms for our next Prime Minister

Feb 25, 2014

After Deng-isms, some Teddy-isms for our next Prime Minister

Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt was also called the "trust buster", smashing Americas "robber baron" monopolies with ruthless reforms. #Anna Hazare #United States #InMyOpinion #Sanitation #Fareed Zakaria #Woodrow Wilson #Theodore Roosevelt #Standard Oil
Six months of diesel price reforms and result is zero

Jul 23, 2013

Six months of diesel price reforms and result is zero

Thanks to super-slow reforms on energy pricing, India's CAD woes and the rupee will be under continuous pressure till the government opts for big bang change #P. Chidambaram #oil pricing #diesel prices #energy reforms #V Moily