India has refused to accept the proposal made by Punjab’s Environment minister Zakia Shahnawaz’s to collaborate under the umbrella of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on the issue of smog that has affected lives of the citizens on both sides of the border.
All eyes in Pakistan are once more firmly fixed on India. Yet this time it is not for the usual reasons pertaining to cross-border violence or the usual cries of how the other side is home to the biggest and baddest militants in town.
In the wake of the recent wave of deadly terror attacks, Pakistan-Afghanistan relations have once again plummeted with both sides accusing each other of doing too little to prevent Taliban fighters from operating on their territories.
In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change
In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,