Continuing intense rains in Peru have increased the water flow in the Amazon River to a critical level which could cause further flooding, according to the national weather service. Business Standard, 4 days ago
Aseem Chhabra tell us how he watched 302 films in 365 days on airplanes, on Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, Google, Hulu, DVDs and even on YouTube. As a journalist I often write about films. I see many, many films -- at festivals in different parts of the world, in museums in New York City and sometimes even when I have to buy tickets. But it is impossible to remember all the films one sees in a year. So for the past two years I have been keeping a log of every film I watch. My inspiration for this ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
El Nino-fueled flash floods and landslides hit parts of Lima, leaving some communities cut off from roads today, as others fled rising rivers and millions fretted that they won't have drinking water. Peru's geographic extremes help fuel the often deadly force ...Business Standard, 1 week ago
A few months ago, a representative from Cargill travelled to Colonia Berlin, a remote colony in Bolivia's eastern lowlands in the southernmost reaches of the vast Amazon River basin with an enticing offer. The American agricultural giant wanted to buy ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
Here are Aseem Chhabra's picks -- 'films that mattered to me, entertained me and will stay with me through the year.' With nearly 400 films in several different sections, this year's Berlinale was a treat for the senses of film lovers. February is a cold month in Germany and so as in the past Berlin's heated movie theatres became a refuge for film fanatics. This was my ninth year at the Berlinale and I ended up breaking my own record. I watched 39 films -- some exceptionally good, while others ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The year 2016 - the dawn of digital India, where from paying electricity bills to shopping for sandals is done by pressing a few buttons on the phone or laptop. It would not be wrong to say that convenience, remote accessibility and having the world on your ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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