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    Water Shortages Feared as Hindu Kush Himalaya Sees Second-Lowest Snow Persistence on Record

    In the Ganges River Basin, there has been significant fluctuations in the past twenty-two years. Prior to 2024, the year 2018 had the lowest...

    Five Pathways to Transform Food Systems in Asia and the Pacific

    Asia faces unprecedented food security challenges due to soaring rice prices, climate-induced disasters, and ecosystem degradation. Strategic action is needed to transform food systems...

    Innovation ‘Imperative’ for Securing Rice Production

    More climate-resilient, nutritious and productive rice varieties are needed considering that rice is a critical commodity in ensuring global food security. Alternatives to burning...

    Drought Narrows the Panama Canal, Delays Shipping

    The infrastructure faces water shortages due to drought in the country, which limits the pace of maritime cargo transport through the bioceanic route that...

    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 floods and water supply problems. By...

    Century’s First “Triple-Dip” La Niña Likely Say Meteorologists

    All naturally occurring climate events now take place in the context of human-induced climate change, which is increasing global temperatures, exacerbating extreme weather and...

    In Nepal, Farmers Are Cutting Paddy to Feed Their Cattle

    Nepal’s Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) on Wednesday announced that most parts of the country have thus far received below-average rains during this...

    Women’s Lives Get Harder in Bundelkhand as Water Scarcity Grows

    Up to 70 per cent of women in parts of the drought-prone region in central India are affected by acute water shortages, according to...

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    Sri Lanka Set to Announce Successful Completion of Debt Restructuring Programme

    With the global economic landscape evolving rapidly, the island nation's ability to manage its debt and implement effective economic...
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    UN Concerned Over Misuse of UN Symbols by Bangladesh Government

    The spokesperson for the UN Secretary General alluded to reports of UN-marked vehicles possibly involved in recent events in...

    Union Budget 2024-25 Propels Agriculture with ₹1.52 Lakh Crore Allocation

    Land reforms are expected to streamline land administration and planning, facilitating easier access to agricultural services and improving urban...

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    Sri Lanka Set to Announce Successful Completion of Debt Restructuring Programme

    With the global economic landscape evolving rapidly, the island...

    UN Concerned Over Misuse of UN Symbols by Bangladesh Government

    The spokesperson for the UN Secretary General alluded to...