Bengaluru Water Crisis: A Case of Inadequate Water Management

When Cape Town in South Africa faced a severe water crisis in 2018, it was predicted that soon many metropolitan cities across the globe would face the same fate. Unfortunately, this prediction came true for India as its thir....

Climate Change & Environmental Degradation: Impacts of War in Afghanistan

In the beginning of this month (February 2024) a three-day international conference on climate change was organized by the Nangarhar University situated in Jalalabad, the capital city of the eastern Nangarhar province of Afgh....

Neighborhood News Digest – 14 August 2023

Deputy PM Abdul Ghani Baradar Visits Turkey – Tolo News
The deputy PM for economic affairs, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, on a trip to Turkey, met with the head of the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DE....

Neighborhood News Digest – 20 March 2023

Afghanistan: OIC to send Islamic scholars to Kabul, will discuss women’s rights with Taliban – Firstpost
With women’s rights in Afghanistan suffering a major setback under the Taliban, the Organization of Islami....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - December 12, 2022

Clashes Occur Across Durand Line at Spin Boldak: Tolo News
Clashes between the forces of the Islamic Emirate and Pakistan military happened along the Durand Line in Spin Boldak port, a spokesman told TOLOnews. Ha....

Cape Town Water Crisis of 2018: Lessons we can learn from it

A serious water crisis plagued the city of Cape Town in early 2018 to the point that it was on the verge of becoming the first modern global city to run out of water. However, the city never reached to that point because of the strict measures introd....

Is Taiwan’s Ongoing Drought a Wake –Up Call for the Rest of the World?

The increased frequency and severity of droughts across the globe is becoming a matter of huge concern. In 2018, the global media was flooded with the news of the capital city of Cape Town of South Africa running out of water as the city experienced ....

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