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Himalayas, Asia's rivers, crops, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan

Thaw of Himalayas set to disrupt Asia’s rivers, crops: study

02 February, 2019 11:38 am 11:38 am

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – At least a third of the ice in the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush will thaw this century as temperatures rise, disrupting river flows vital for growing crops from China to India, scientists said on Monday. Vast glaciers make the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region – which is home to the world’s … Read More

Indian PM Modi to skip SAARC conference

09 September, 2016 10:40 pm 10:40 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Indian Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Tuesday that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would not attend the upcoming SAARC summit being hosted by Pakistan in November. Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan are also not attending the conference. India reportedly notified current SAARC chair-country Nepal about its decision. Pakistan is hosting … Read More