Balancing nature and development
When considering development, it is also
necessary that we have to provide facilities for development
projects. But while giving priority to development projects, we have
to think about the environmental aspect as well. We, as the
Ministry, have to do a balancing act. While preserving the
environment, we have to provide facilities for sustainable
The Morning Inspection:
We are a smiling nation, thankfully
‘Words don’t come easy to me’ is the title of an
FR David song. It’s old and not exactly remembered or hummed often.
It is just that I was thinking of how easy it is to smile and how
smiles come so easily to some and not to others. The connection?
Well, I was thinking that there could be a song that began like
this: ‘Words don’t come easy to me, but smiles always do!’ Yes,
tacky, I agree. I am thinking of smiles, pardon me, and words are
not coming easy this morning.
Back to BASICS:
Can we go on defying nature and her ways?
This week Iceland volcanic ash is again
unleashed over air-space in Europe. With it blowing off to the Sub-
Saharan African continent during the past few weeks; the global
media’s attention on the issue was lukewarm at best. Since the
disruptions at UK’s airports this weekend, nature’s release of its
wrath is once again gaining the world’s attention.