Pakistan deluge: 500% more rain in some provinces
Around 200% departure overall from 30-year average till July 13; experts say more rain expected
Polio virus in sewage sample again: This time in UK
The detection signals spread between closely-linked individuals who were administered an oral polio vaccine overseas
Malawi records Africa’s first wild polio virus cases in over 5 years
The case was detected in a three-year-old girl who began showing signs of paralysis from November 19, 2021
‘See Afghans as brothers and sisters with whom we have ties since Mahabharata, not some distant aliens’
The second and final part of DTE’s interview with former ambassador Gautam Mukhopadhaya, where he discusses the situation in Afghanistan, …
Taliban take-over of Afghanistan: India should be a first responder in the humanitarian crisis
The exit of American forces from Afghanistan has underscored the gravity of the new turmoil in India’s neighbourhood. DTE speaks with …
Black carbon in High Asia can go down 23% if Subcontinent cuts emissions: Report
Black carbon deposited on glaciers reduces snow’s light and heat reflection capacity, making it melt
Africa eradicates polio, but vaccine-driven outbreaks rise
In Asia, India too was declared polio-free in 2014, but cVDPV was reported 50 times in the country in the past six years
India-Pakistan nuclear war can starve humanity: Study
Food supplies may drop over 20% in 70 poor countries with 1.3 bln people, the study estimated
Will an India-Pakistan war usher in a nuclear winter?
If the 2 countries fire their nukes, global temperatures may plummet2-5°C
Climate change could shrink Himalayan, Andean rivers, says study
Glaciers are melting in both mountain ranges, leading to a decline in river waters, which in turn could affect people
Will Human Rights turn around in 2019?
Crackdowns on the Right to Freedom of Expression intensified in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. Only the Maldives shone …
2018 was an Annus horribilis for human rights in South Asia
Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal may have plateaued due to uranium shortage: study
Pakistan does not have high grade uranium ore in the country, and its potential uranium reserves are also not very large
Pakistani city may have experienced “highest-ever” April temperature measured on Earth
Nawabshah, in Sindh, registered a sweltering 50.2 degree Celsius on April 30
From glacier melting to rise in glacial lakes, eastern Himalaya most hit by climate change
Among the 25,614 glacial lakes identified in five major river basins of Hindu Kush Himalayas, Brahmaputra Basin has the highest number of glacial …
The revenge of the boar
The wild pig can be a danger to humans, as some very special ones in northern Iraq found recently
India, Pakistan and dilemma over Indus treaty abrogation
Experts are wallowing in a debate on whether India should review the treaty to teach the enemy state a lesson
"Snow leopard habitat may be lost due to climate change"
The snow leopard is facing a huge threat from climate change and a hostile human population in Pakistan. Muhammad Ali Nawaz, an authority on the …
Earthquake disaster not limited to death toll
While many affected areas in Afghanistan are conflict-ridden, Pakistan faces administrative challenges
'Structures in rural Afghanistan highly vulnerable to shaking'
Relief organisations have welcomed support from the international community in the aftermath of the Hindu Kush quake
Countdown to monsoon arrival starts
Will the southwest monsoon arrive on time over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
Dust off the rust
Adequate research-funding can check stem rust resurgence
How true is Horlicks ad hype on boiled milk?
Experts say advertisement is misleading
Villages in Pakistan's Sindh losing their fight with climate change
A survey has found communities to be highly vulnerable with very limited adaptive capacity
Polio workers shot dead in Pakistan, country faces health crisis
Country’s northwest town Peshawar is world’s ‘largest reservoir’ of polio virus, says WHO