Locust attack: ‘This is very, very rare’

Changing wind patterns in India-Pakistan and frequent cyclones in the Indian Ocean due to climate change are creating suitable breeding conditions for locusts, says Keith Cressman, senior locust forecasting officer with the Food and Agriculture Organization. By Jitendra - Last Updated: Tuesday 04 February 2020   How do you see the swarm attack panning out in … Continue reading Locust attack: ‘This is very, very rare’

Pakistan declares national emergency over worst locust infestation in 27 years

Posted by Julie Celestial on February 4, 2020 at 22:21 UTC (4 days ago) The government of Pakistan declared a national emergency on Saturday, February 1, 2020, as the nation faces its worst locust plague in 27 years. The insects have been devastating crops on a large scale in Punjab province, the country's main region for agricultural production. The … Continue reading Pakistan declares national emergency over worst locust infestation in 27 years

This Might Be Where the Very First Total Nuclear War Starts

And where billions of people die. by War Is Boring May 24, 2019 Undoubtedly, for nearly two decades the most dangerous place on Earth has been the Indian-Pakistani border in Kashmir. It’s possible that a small spark from artillery and rocket exchanges across that border might — given the known military doctrines of the two nuclear-armed neighbors — lead inexorably … Continue reading This Might Be Where the Very First Total Nuclear War Starts

Indian general warns Pakistan ‘dare not try’ any cross-border military actions near Kashmir

Published time: 20 May, 2019 14:46 Islamabad will inevitably face a “befitting reply” from New Delhi should Pakistani forces engage in any kind of ‘misadventure’ in the disputed Kashmir territory, a high-ranked Indian general said on Monday. A tough message to the arch-rival came from Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, commander of Northern Indian Army as … Continue reading Indian general warns Pakistan ‘dare not try’ any cross-border military actions near Kashmir