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Fatal heat wave kills more than 160 in India

Fatal heat wave kills more than 160 in India

This is a second consecutive year marred by a deadly heat wave before the monsoon rains INDIA – Indian officials say more than 100 people have lost their lives as a result of boiling early-summer temperatures. Most of the heat-wave victims were laborers and farmers in the states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa, though temperatures elsewhere in India have ... Read More »

Number of wild tigers rises for first time in 100 years

Number of wild tigers rises for first time in 100 years

There are now 3,890 animals roaming the forests of Asia but the increase may be down to improved survey methods NEW DEHLI (India) – The number of tigers in the wild has risen from an estimated 3,200 in 2010 to about 3,890 in 2016 — a gain of more than 20 percent after a century of decline, according to the ... Read More »

Pakistan to raise Indian ‘spy’ issue with EU, UN: Foreign Office

Pakistan to raise Indian ‘spy’ issue with international community including EU, UN

Pakistan has briefed the P-5 and the European Union about the arrest of an on-duty officer of Indian covert agency RAW from Balochistan and his involvement in subversive activities inside Pakistan, Foreign Office (FO) Spokesman said. ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Thursday said it has informed the United Nations, European Union and major world capitals about the arrest of an Indian ... Read More »

Pakistan arrests Indian spy in Balochistan, summons India envoy

Pakistan arrests Indian spy in Balochistan, summons India envoy

Pakistani forces have arrested an Indian spy from Balochistan province QUETTA – Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed that the Indian officer was arrested three days ago. The Indian Naval officer of the rank of Commander was reportedly working for Research and Analysis Wing and was identified as Commander Kulbhushan Yadav. The Home Minister said Yadav was active in Balochistan ... Read More »

Denmark ranks world’s happiest country for the third time

Denmark ranks world happiest country for the third time

Denmark has reclaimed its place as the world’s happiest country, while Burundi ranks as the least happy nation, according to the fourth World Happiness Report.  The report, prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, showed Syria, Afghanistan and eight sub-Saharan countries as the 10 least happy places on earth to live. Denmark topped the list in ... Read More »

South Asia should improve citizens’ access to information: Experts

Speakers at first Regional Conference on Right to Information in South Asia organized by PILDAT held in Islamabad

Right to Information Laws alone will not ensure transparency public interest and use of the law is crucial: Experts agree at PILDAT Regional Conference on Right to Information in South Asia ISLAMABAD – Discussing the challenges to Right to Information (RTI) Act in South Asia at a conference in Islamabad, the delegates agreed that the South Asian states must improve ... Read More »

SMEs can promote women’s economic empowerment

Nepali women working in the fields in Dhulikhel, Nepal. Photo by Sana Jamal

International Women’s Day 2016 Feature Article  “I seek training, not for me, but for my family members, so that they understand what I am doing when I go out of the home to attend trainings, sell the product, and liaise with traders and officers”: Nepali women vegetable farmer By Dr Kamala Gurung and Dr Pranita Bhushan Udas On 21 January ... Read More »

Mumbai set up no-selfie zones after fatal accidents

Mumbai sets ‘no-selfie zones’ as India becomes selfie death capital of the world MUMBAI (India) – India is home to the highest number of people who have died while taking photos of themselves, with 19 of the world’s 49 recorded selfie-linked deaths since 2014, according to San Francisco-based data service provider Priceonomics. The statistic may in part because of India’s ... Read More »

Knowledge sharing and collaboration key to address Climate Change

Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman, Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan addresses at the inaugural session of the international conference on Climate and Environmental Change Impacts on the Indus Basin Waters. Photo: CIMOD

Experts at an international conference call for better coordination and cooperation between scientists, government authorities, and development partners to address emerging challenges in the Indus River basin KATHMANDU (Nepal) – Greater collaboration is needed between various stakeholders to understand and mitigate the impacts of climate change in the Indus Basin which is the most glacier and snowmelt-dependent basin in the ... Read More »

Pakistani movie fans give thumps up to ‘Bachaana’

Latest Pakistani movie ‘Bachaana’ released in Pakistan, UAE and India on February 26 get great response at home and abroad.

Latest Pakistani movie ‘Bachaana’, which was released in Pakistan, UAE and India on February 26, is getting some great response at home as well as abroad. The movie clearly rests on the shoulders of two dynamic TV actors of Pakistan, including Sanam Saeed and Mohib Mirza. Sanam and Mohib weave their magic through comedy, romance and thrill. Sanam and Mohib ... Read More »

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