Wednesday 21 April 2021
Fuel crisis

Nepal's fuel crisis will push a million people into poverty

With a large cone-shaped bamboo basket strapped to her back, Nirmala Bhandari treks two hours every day from her village to a protected forest in the hills, heaving it back filled with enough firewood to cook food for her three children.


India fuel crisis ends as workers call off strike

India's fuel crisis has eased as a strike by oil sector workers ended on its third day after the government called in troops to load tankers and threatened to imprison union leaders. The strike by white-collar workers of state-run firm

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