Tag: South and Central Asia

At the very least 25 lifeless and also thousands stranded as floodings ravage India and also Bangladesh

At the very least 25 lifeless and also thousands stranded as floodings ravage India and also Bangladesh

Lightning eliminates 21 as well as numerous residences submersed while militaries inquired to assist among carrying on tornados A minimum of 25 folks passed away as floodings reduced an example throughout north-eastern India as well as Bangladesh, leaving behind numerous properties undersea, authorizations claimed on Saturday.In India’s Assam condition, at the very least 9 folks […]

Pakistan orders Monday closure of schools and offices in Lahore to cut smog

Officials hope three-day weekend will help reduce toxic pollution levels in country’s second largest city Pakistan has ordered private offices and schools to remain closed on Mondays in Lahore in the hope that a three-day weekend will help reduce toxic levels of smog in the country’s second-largest city. The directive, issued by Punjab relief commissioner […]

‘Lost generation’: education in quarter of countries at risk of collapse, study warns

Covid, climate breakdown, poverty and war threaten return to school after pandemic kept 1.5bn children out of classes ‘Their future could be destroyed’: the global struggle for schooling after Covid closures The education of hundreds of millions of children is hanging by a thread as a result of an unprecedented intensity of threats including Covid […]

Rapid heating of Indian Ocean worsening cyclones, say scientists

Rising ocean temperatures caused by climate crisis are increasing number of cyclones and intensity of storms, say experts India’s cyclone season is being made more intense by the rapidly heating Indian Ocean, scientists have warned. Last week, India was battered by Cyclone Tauktae, an unusually strong cyclone in the Arabian Sea, resulting in widespread disruption. […]

Tea-growing areas to be badly hit if global heating intensifies

In Kenya, the area of optimal tea-growing conditions will be reduced by more than a quarter by 2050 Your morning cup of tea may never taste the same again if global heating increases and the climate crisis intensifies, according to research. Some of the world’s biggest tea-growing areas will be among the worst hit by […]

‘Bangladesh has come a long way’: people of Dhaka on half a century of independence

A rickshaw rider, a domestic worker, a student and a photographer on how their lives have changed The making of a megacity: how Dhaka transformed in 50 years of Bangladesh Habibur Rahman, 48, rickshaw rider Related: The making of a megacity: how Dhaka transformed in 50 years of Bangladesh Continue reading…