How to save the $1 trillion solar farm in India

A group of Indian developers are looking to build a $1 billion solar farm on a disputed piece of land near the city of Sinic in India's northeastern state of Uttar Pradesh.In a move that's likely to fuel the countrys solar industry, developers from two companies have agreed to sign a land deal that will allow the group to build an ambitious solar farm near the town of Srinagar.Solar farms have...

India’s land development boom: How do you grow land in the midst of a land scarcity crisis?

India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, and its land has become one of its most lucrative investments.The country has nearly 800 million acres of land, with the average area now exceeding 10 square miles, and it has been on track to grow even more over the next decade.But land has been in short supply in the country.While India's population has risen by more than 30 million...

How did the land development boom in Mumbai affect the lives of residents

The land development in Mumbai, the Indian capital, has made many lives easier.But not all of them.Many families struggle to get by on the $2 a day they get from the municipal corporation. Many of these families are now looking for work. Some of them are trying to get jobs in the public sector, as the city's unemployment rate stands at 12%. Many are also trying to make ends meet on the...

India and Pakistan to start construction of a major highway through Bhutan: report

NEW DELHI -- India and Pakistan have agreed to start constructing a major road through Bhutomolai National Park in western Bhutan, according to a joint statement issued by the two countries on Sunday.The Bhutanese government said the project would be completed by the end of next year and would be the first major highway connecting the two nations.The statement said the new highway would also...