Stories about Development from February, 2015
Build, build, build. Turkey's largest city is under a redevelopment siege threatening the buildings and communities that are part of its fabric.
Chitwan National Park has become the world's first tiger refuge to be accredited by the new Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS) from the Tigers Alive Initiative.
Got a complaint? When consumers in India do, around 25% of them post their grievances online before lodging their complaint in court.
Liquefied petroleum gas is the second most popular source of energy for cooking and heating in Nepal, but it's hard to come by these days, much to the consumers' frustration.
Bangladesh's Google Street View launched February 5. One Facebook user posted his amusement at seeing his lungi, a sarong-type cloth, appear in the image (it was hanging from his balcony).
Using coir pots that can be planted can save an estimated 100 million plastic pots from ending up in garbage cans.
People were seen pushing their cars to petrol stations and forming long queues. Some came with Coke bottles in hand to fill up on the limited supply of petrol.