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Asia-Pacific region
Asia-Pacific region


New Momentum On Climate Must Generate Action In Asia And Pacific – OpEd

By Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, The landmark Climate Summit convened by the United Nations Secretary-General last week in New York was unprecedented in terms of the participation of leaders, the private sector and a range of other stakeholders. The level and scale of enthusiasm it generated augurs well for global climate action and for future generations. […]

This image of the northern Indian subcontinent captured by NASA on 4 September 2014 shows that heavy clouds over Jammu and Kashmir
This image of the northern Indian subcontinent captured by NASA on 4 September 2014 shows that heavy clouds over Jammu and Kashmir


Kashmir’s Killing Floods Playground For Journalists – OpEd

Ferocious floods that recently hit Kashmir through continuous rains spread over a period of seven days sequentially inundating South, Central and North Kashmir. Fourteen breaches on the bunds of Jhelum River filled the areas starting from Pantha Chowk to Bemina with areas such as Batwara, Indra Nagar, Sanwar, Rajbag, Jawahar Nagar, Dalgate, Lal Chowk, Press […]

Location of Jammu and Kashmir in India
Location of Jammu and Kashmir in India


J&K Floods And The Social Media: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly – Analysis

By Deepshikha Hooda When unprecedented floods hit the state of Jammu and Kashmir, all lines of communication ceased to exist. The only surviving medium to connect and inform, remained the social media. #KashmirFloods hit twitter within hours of the water entering Srinagar. However what started initially as a series of chaotic twitter messages soon turned […]