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Sri Lanka's car-free day sparks debate over women's safety

12 Jul 2019

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Colombo's mayor announced Sri Lanka's congested capital would go car-free this Sunday to promote a "healthier" lifestyle, she might have expected a few grumbles from petrolheads.

Want to invest responsibly? A new breed of stock exchange aims to help

12 Jul 2019

LONDON/NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From renewable energy companies to social housing funds, investors around the world are increasingly drawn to organizations that offer social or environmental as well as financial returns.

Sri Lanka's car-free day sparks debate over women's safety

12 Jul 2019

NEW DELHI, July 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Colombo's mayor announced Sri Lanka's congested capital would go car-free this Sunday to promote a "healthier" lifestyle, she might have expected a few grumbles from petrolheads.

REFILE-ANALYSIS-Want to invest responsibly? A new breed of stock exchange aims to help

12 Jul 2019

LONDON/NEW DELHI July 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From renewable energy companies to social housing funds, investors around the world are increasingly drawn to organisations that offer social or environmental as well as financial returns.

Deep sea mining could destroy 'our last frontier', environmentalists say

03 Jul 2019

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As India readies for the United Nations to give a green light to deep sea mining and boost its economy, the environmental group Greenpeace said on Wednesday that drilling the seabed could cause irreversible harm and worsen climate change.

Deep sea mining could destroy 'our last frontier', environmentalists say

03 Jul 2019

NEW DELHI, July 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As India readies for the United Nations to give a green light to deep sea mining and boost its economy, the environmental group Greenpeace said on Wednesday that drilling the seabed could cause irreversible harm and worsen climate change.

Nearly half a million people urge Indian government to declare a 'climate emergency'

29 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 450,000 people have signed two petitions demanding that the Indian government declare a climate emergency as severe heatwaves and crippling water shortages grip the country.

Indian mother, daughter have heads shaved after resisting gang rape

28 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian mother and her daughter were beaten and had their heads shaved by a group of men after they resisted a gang rape attempt, police said on Friday, in the latest attack to highlight the dangers facing women in the country.

More work, less water: India's booming 'Silicon Valley' faces dry times

05 Jun 2019

BANGALORE, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Waiting under the scorching sun for a tanker truck to deliver water to his home, Chandra Shekhar reminisced about how his southern Indian city once brimmed with pristine lakes and lush gardens.

FEATURE-More work, less water: India's booming 'Silicon Valley' faces dry times

05 Jun 2019

BANGALORE, India, June 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - W aiting under the scorching sun for a tanker truck to deliver water to his home, Chandra Shekhar reminisced about how his southern Indian city once brimmed with pristine lakes and lush gardens.

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