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    Pak Tea House: A Hive of Activity for Literary Personalities, Intellectuals

    At the time of the creation of Pakistan in 1947, the literary creativity and progress of the Indian Tea House were adversely affected. Likewise,...

    Pakistan Floods Do Nothing to Dampen Climate Change

    The catchphrase ‘water is life’ took on a deeper meaning in 2022 as floods submerged two-thirds of Pakistan, affecting over 33 million people, displacing...

    ‘Rethinking Tourism’ Must be Centred on People and Environment

    Tourism needs to be transformed as a means for equitable growth, where the unheard voices of vulnerable groups can be heard. People living in...

    How to Make COP27 a Success

    From melting glaciers to a ‘monster’ monsoon, record-breaking floods have left a third of Pakistan currently under water and the climate catastrophe is altering...

    Every Minute Counts: Growing Community Ownership of Flood Early Warning Systems in Nepal

    The Koshi River can be a bane during monsoons. Now, in a unique experiment in early warning from ICIMOD, an alarm system programmed to...

    Flooding in Pakistan Shows That Climate Adaptation Requires International Support and Regional Co-Operation

    Despite the geopolitical tensions in the region, shared responses to humanitarian crises can be a mechanism to build mutual co-operation and trust. By Zafar Adeel ...

    The Crisis for Sri Lankan Children Is a Cautionary Tale for SouthAsia

    More reports are already emerging of an increase in abuse, exploitation and violence against children due to the mounting economic pressure. There are already...

    Hydropower and South Asia’s Energy Future: Three Key Issues to Ponder Upon

    There are concerns that hydropower projects benefit cities and downstream populations more than the local people who bear the direct social and environmental costs....
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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

    Researchers strive to better understand melting glaciers on Asian mountain peaks, the Earth’s ‘Third Pole,’ in light of devastating...

    Five Decades On, Bangladesh Debates If Its Constitution Retains the Spirit of Liberation War

    Eminent citizens from all walks of life feel that successive constitutional amendments have been made for political, personal gains...

    The Best Climate News You May Not Have Heard About

    The Montreal Protocol — designed to save the ozone layer — is also averting a dangerous amount of global...

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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

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    Five Decades On, Bangladesh Debates If Its Constitution Retains the Spirit of Liberation War

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