Pakistan’s water crisis has become increasingly visible in recent months: levels in the largest dams are low; parched irrigation canals mean farmers in the south planted less cotton, and the commercial capital Karachi has long queues at…
CHICAGO: A combination of delays to autumn planting and dry conditions in the southern U.S. Plains have left the hard red winter crop vulnerable to freeze damage, crop experts said, which could further tighten supplies of high-protein…
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has on Thursday dispatched a shipment of rice for the drought affected areas of Sri Lanka. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif issued the directive to provide all necessary assistance to the government and people of Sri Lanka…
TIKAMGARH: As young boys plunge into a murky dam to escape the blistering afternoon sun, guards armed with guns stand vigil at one of the few remaining water bodies in a state hit hard by India's crippling drought.
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has decided to adopt, support and uplift two villages severely affected by drought in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
BANGKOK - - Armed with water pistols and buckets, celebrants took part in the annual water festival Songkran in Thailand on Wednesday, amid a severe drought.
HARARE: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Friday declared a "state of disaster" in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with 26 percent of the population facing food shortages.