Edition:
India

Manipadma Jena

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

01 Nov 2017

With masks and flair, Indian dance aims to spur audiences to climate action

KOLKATA, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Plenty of words have been written and spoken about climate change. But residents of Kolkata and other Indian cities are being given the opportunity to get to grips with the issue in a new way: via dance and music.

25 Sep 2017

Armed with wet sacks, India's poorest try to beat extreme heat

BHUBANESWAR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kumari Behera carefully folds a set of heavy brown jute sacks, stacking them in a corner of her small, windowless shack.

19 Jun 2017

Killer heatwaves set for dramatic rise, researchers warn

BHUBANESWAR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly one in three people around the world is already exposed to deadly heatwaves, and that will rise to nearly half of people by 2100 even if the world moves aggressively to cut climate-changing emissions, scientists warned Monday.

31 May 2017

Rural India needs solar power for more than just lighting, study finds

BHUBANESWAR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the next five years, India plans to install 10,000 small-scale solar-power grids across the country to bring basic electrical power to communities without it.

09 May 2017

Land taken for Nano car factory in Singur returned to farmers, bears fruit

SINGUR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmer Dibakar Ghosh strides across a mosaic of lush green rice paddies and marks the plants already sprayed with fertilizer with a small, pink flag.

04 Apr 2017

Indian farmers beef up below sea-level system for climate fight

KUTTANAD, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmer Moncy Joseph, who grows rice on land below sea level in India's Kuttanad region, is determined not to be beaten by climate change.

27 Feb 2017

Kerala fishermen tackle pollution, clam theft to protect wetland

ALAPPUZHA, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Flocks of storks and cormorants perched on bamboo stilts peer into the blue-black depths of Vembanad Lake in India’s southwest Kerala state, searching hungrily for food.

27 Feb 2017

FEATURE-Kerala fishermen tackle pollution, clam theft to protect wetland

ALAPPUZHA, India, Feb 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Flocks of storks and cormorants perched on bamboo stilts peer into the blue-black depths of Vembanad Lake in India’s southwest Kerala state, searching hungrily for food.

15 Feb 2017

Tiger trumps man in Indian tribal villages

BHUBANESWAR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The tigers that roam the dense forests of eastern India have more clout than the people they live alongside, tribal activists say, as a drive to boost lucrative wildlife tourism trumps the rights of poor indigenous villagers.

15 Feb 2017

FEATURE-Tiger trumps man in Indian tribal villages

BHUBANESWAR, India, Feb 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T he tigers that roam the dense forests of eastern India have more clout than the people they live alongside, tribal activists say, as a drive to boost lucrative wildlife tourism trumps the rights of poor indigenous villagers.

Markets

  • Asia
  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • Sectors
Stock Search
Sensex 33,227.99 -227.80 -0.68%
Nikkei 22,866.17 -72.56 -0.32%
Hang Seng 28,793.88 -171.41 -0.59%
EUR/INR 75.843 +0.00%
USD/INR 64.470 +0.00%
GBP/INR 86.280 -0.05%
Gold 1,245.90 -3.90 -0.31%
Oil 57.19 -0.80 -1.38%
Corn 339.00 +2.50 +0.74%