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PhysOrg
Researchers modify yeast to show how plants respond to a key hormonewill empower both farmers and plant geneticists in their quest to increase crop
Researchers modify yeast to show how plants respond to a key hormone
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
will empower both farmers and plant geneticists in their quest to increase crop yields and resilience in the face of droughts and climate change."These tools could do so much, because biological systems are more complex than anything we could... Read more
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The Economic Times
India should thank its chief ministers, not Modi, for 7% plus growthpublished this month. The pay increase for state employees may kickstart deman
India should thank its chief ministers, not Modi, for 7% plus growth
The Economic Times / Posted 5 hours ago
published this month. The pay increase for state employees may kickstart demand and a good monsoon after two back-to-back droughts will also boost farm output and incomes, the RBI’s report stated. "These factors may help in turning around the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dons Call for Value of Local Knowledgeto recognise the role of indigenous knowledge which, he said, can play an effec
Dons Call for Value of Local Knowledge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
to recognise the role of indigenous knowledge which, he said, can play an effective role in addressing calamities such as droughts and floods. Dr Laltaika, who was early this year appointed a member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Bruins' Jimmy Hayes is all for pushing the paceup some chances last season, his first in his hometown since he was a Boston Co
Bruins' Jimmy Hayes is all for pushing the pace
The Providence Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
up some chances last season, his first in his hometown since he was a Boston College senior in 2010-11. Too many scoring droughts led B’s coach Claude Julien to pull him from the lineup on five occasions, including two games at the start of April... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Govt gives cut-price rate to climate polluterstoday.A new OECD study conservatively estimates the cost of future climate disa
Govt gives cut-price rate to climate polluters
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 hours ago
today.A new OECD study conservatively estimates the cost of future climate disasters caused by emissions today - such as droughts, floods and destructive storms - at around $NZ47 for every tonne of CO2. Polluters in New Zealand currently pay just... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisiscompetition from other states and Canada, a task force recently reported. In a
Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis
Boston Globe / Posted 14 hours ago
competition from other states and Canada, a task force recently reported. In addition, one of the region’s worst droughts in decades threatens to leave farms without enough water to flood bogs for harvest. ‘‘It’s been a real losing... Read more
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News Mail
Even death could not tear Pam's parents aparthow their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Li
Even death could not tear Pam's parents apart
News Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
how their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Living life on the land, surviving floods and droughts in the harshest backdrop of rural Australia with its unforgiving ways were her family's toughest battle, until her... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Even death could not tear Pam's parents aparthow their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Li
Even death could not tear Pam's parents apart
Daily Examiner / Posted 15 hours ago
how their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Living life on the land, surviving floods and droughts in the harshest backdrop of rural Australia with its unforgiving ways were her family's toughest battle, until her... Read more
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Northern Star
Even death could not tear Pam's parents aparthow their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Li
Even death could not tear Pam's parents apart
Northern Star / Posted 15 hours ago
how their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Living life on the land, surviving floods and droughts in the harshest backdrop of rural Australia with its unforgiving ways were her family's toughest battle, until her... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Even death could not tear Pam's parents aparthow their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Li
Even death could not tear Pam's parents apart
The Daily Mercury / Posted 15 hours ago
how their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Living life on the land, surviving floods and droughts in the harshest backdrop of rural Australia with its unforgiving ways were her family's toughest battle, until her... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Even death could not tear Pam's parents aparthow their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Li
Even death could not tear Pam's parents apart
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
how their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Living life on the land, surviving floods and droughts in the harshest backdrop of rural Australia with its unforgiving ways were her family's toughest battle, until her... Read more
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Queensland Times
Even death could not tear Pam's parents aparthow their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Li
Even death could not tear Pam's parents apart
Queensland Times / Posted 15 hours ago
how their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Living life on the land, surviving floods and droughts in the harshest backdrop of rural Australia with its unforgiving ways were her family's toughest battle, until her... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Even death could not tear Pam's parents aparthow their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Li
Even death could not tear Pam's parents apart
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 15 hours ago
how their happy 65-year marriage came to an end at the hands of her father. Living life on the land, surviving floods and droughts in the harshest backdrop of rural Australia with its unforgiving ways were her family's toughest battle, until her... Read more
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Mashable
The Earth just permanently passed a symbolic carbon dioxide thresholddoom for low-lying small island states and have serious repercussions around th
The Earth just permanently passed a symbolic carbon dioxide threshold
Mashable / Posted 15 hours ago
doom for low-lying small island states and have serious repercussions around the world, from more extreme heat waves to droughts, coastal flooding and the extinction of many coral reefs. It’s against this backdrop that the measurements on top... Read more
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PhysOrg
Longest record of continuous carbon flux data is now publicly availablebeen continuously collecting data, some for nearly 25 years, monitoring ecosyst
Longest record of continuous carbon flux data is now publicly available
PhysOrg / Posted 20 hours ago
been continuously collecting data, some for nearly 25 years, monitoring ecosystem-level changes through periods of extreme droughts and rising global temperatures. Each of these sites contributes to a regional network—i.e. the European Network... Read more
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Newser
Cranberry Cultivation Turns 200 This Year, But Business Is Souringcompetition from other states and Canada, a recent task force report found. In
Cranberry Cultivation Turns 200 This Year, But Business Is Souring
Newser / Posted 23 hours ago
competition from other states and Canada, a recent task force report found. In addition, one of the region's worst droughts in decades threatens to leave farms without enough water to flood bogs for harvest. Revolutionary War veteran Henry... Read more
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Business Standard India
Are India's farm production estimates off the mark?crop to be around 93.50 million tonnes, around 7 million tonnes more than the p
Are India's farm production estimates off the mark?
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
crop to be around 93.50 million tonnes, around 7 million tonnes more than the previous year. After two back-to-back droughts that impacted over 30 per cent of the country’s geographical area, it was unthinkable that wheat production would be... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Climate chief: UK must not use Brexit to water down environment lawsrisks of severe flash floods of the type that devastated north-east Scotland ea
Climate chief: UK must not use Brexit to water down environment laws
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted yesterday
risks of severe flash floods of the type that devastated north-east Scotland earlier this year but also introduce damaging droughts in farming areas – currently a rare occurrence in Scotland. Data published separately on Monday found that... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisiscompetition from other states and Canada, a recent task force report found. In
Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
competition from other states and Canada, a recent task force report found. In addition, one of the region’s worst droughts in decades threatens to leave farms without enough water to flood bogs for harvest. “It’s been a real losing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Do We Cut Poverty and Emissions? Fund Some Clean Energyinterests by helping the poorest countries adopt clean power To avoid the wors
How Do We Cut Poverty and Emissions? Fund Some Clean Energy
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
interests by helping the poorest countries adopt clean power To avoid the worst impacts of climate change - from worsening droughts, flooding and storms to sea level rise - countries around the world need to make big cuts in the carbon emissions... Read more
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Business Standard India
Price signals, market supplies cloud farm production estimatescrop to be around 93.50 million tonnes, around 7 million tonnes more than the p
Price signals, market supplies cloud farm production estimates
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
crop to be around 93.50 million tonnes, around 7 million tonnes more than the previous year. After two back-to-back droughts that impacted over 30 per cent of the country’s geographical area, it was unthinkable that wheat production would be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Include Draught Animals in Preps for Every Seasonsome crop residue but the quantities may not be enough to make a reasonable imp
Include Draught Animals in Preps for Every Season
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
some crop residue but the quantities may not be enough to make a reasonable impact. And very often crop farmers panic when droughts strike and do not do anything to prepare for their livestock in the wake of the catastrophe. The plant material of... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisiscompetition from other states and Canada, a recent task force report found. In
Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
competition from other states and Canada, a recent task force report found. In addition, one of the region's worst droughts in decades threatens to leave farms without enough water to flood bogs for harvest. "It's been a real losing... Read more
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Salon.com
Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisiscompetition from other states and Canada, a recent task force report found. In
Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
competition from other states and Canada, a recent task force report found. In addition, one of the region’s worst droughts in decades threatens to leave farms without enough water to flood bogs for harvest. “It’s been a real losing... Read more
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Daily Liberal
State’s west will always pass nature’s testsummer and temperatures regularly reach 40 degrees or beyond, depending on wher
State’s west will always pass nature’s test
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
summer and temperatures regularly reach 40 degrees or beyond, depending on where you live. Dust storms whip up during the droughts, thunderstorms wreak havoc during the summer and, occasionally, as was seen this week, the rain pounds down for too... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Trump’s ‘yuge’ bamboozleis a higher standard of living for most Americans. If our air and water are un
Trump’s ‘yuge’ bamboozle
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
is a higher standard of living for most Americans. If our air and water are unhealthy, if we're subject to more floods and droughts (especially lower-income Americans who can't afford to protect themselves and their homes from the devastation), if... Read more
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Sun Star
ADB: Developing Asian economies are holding steadyin infrastructure, particularly in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, has
ADB: Developing Asian economies are holding steady
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
in infrastructure, particularly in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, has countered sluggish export demand and droughts that caused a drop in agriculture output in the first half of the year in the Philippines and Thailand, the report... Read more
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Western Advocate
State’s west will always pass nature’s testsummer and temperatures regularly reach 40 degrees or beyond, depending on wher
State’s west will always pass nature’s test
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
summer and temperatures regularly reach 40 degrees or beyond, depending on where you live. Dust storms whip up during the droughts, thunderstorms wreak havoc during the summer and, occasionally, as was seen this week, the rain pounds down for too... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
ADB says developing Asian economies holding steadyin infrastructure, particularly in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, has
ADB says developing Asian economies holding steady
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
in infrastructure, particularly in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, has countered sluggish export demand and droughts that caused a drop in agriculture output in the first half of the year in the Philippines and Thailand, the report... Read more
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Daily Herald
ADB says developing Asian economies are holding steadyin infrastructure, particularly in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, has
ADB says developing Asian economies are holding steady
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
in infrastructure, particularly in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, has countered sluggish export demand and droughts that caused a drop in agriculture output in the first half of the year in the Philippines and Thailand, the report... Read more
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Boston Globe
Officials take tour of apple orchards in Stow, Boltonthink there needs to be additional steps by the Legislature and the Baker admin
Officials take tour of apple orchards in Stow, Bolton
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
think there needs to be additional steps by the Legislature and the Baker administration to be better prepared for future droughts,” Eldridge said. The damage to the peach crop this year took a toll on farmers, he said. “The winter freeze... Read more
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Inquirier.net
ADB says developing Asian economies are holding steadyin infrastructure, particularly in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, has
ADB says developing Asian economies are holding steady
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
in infrastructure, particularly in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, has countered sluggish export demand and droughts that caused a drop in agriculture output in the first half of the year in the Philippines and Thailand, the report... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Airlines back climate plan that could cost them $24 billionexercise.” Nonetheless, supporters of the accord say it’s a critical piece of
Airlines back climate plan that could cost them $24 billion
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
exercise.” Nonetheless, supporters of the accord say it’s a critical piece of the effort to stave off erratic floods, droughts and other dire impacts of global warming. In addition to the U.S. and Europe, the agreement has garnered pledges of... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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The Sault Star
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
The Sault Star / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
Northumberland Today / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
Simcoe Reformer / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
Fort McMurray Today / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
Sarnia Observer / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
St. Catharines Standard / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
Chatham Daily News / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
Niagara Falls Review / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
Welland Tribune / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Climate change already here, grim report stressescould spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases f
Climate change already here, grim report stresses
The Brantford Expositor / Posted yesterday
could spark surprising secondary effects - such as a massive release of gases from melting permafrost, persistent mega droughts, extreme shifts in critical ecosystems, emerging reservoirs of new pathogens, or the sudden breakup of immense ice... Read more
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Business Standard India
Politicians turn wary as Maratha stir swellsThe government should also pay attention to the plight of farmers who have comm
Politicians turn wary as Maratha stir swells
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
The government should also pay attention to the plight of farmers who have committed suicide because of successive droughts, they have said. The Marathas are also against the state government's decision to award the prestigious Maharashtra... Read more
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New Kerala
India to use water as weapon to fight Pakistan, revisit Indus treaty ( - newkerala.com #12417619,1960, out of Pakistan's fear that since the source of rivers of the Indus ba
India to use water as weapon to fight Pakistan, revisit Indus treaty ( - newkerala.com #124176
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
19,1960, out of Pakistan's fear that since the source of rivers of the Indus basin is in India, it could potentially create droughts and famines in Pakistan during times of war. "Blood and water cannot flow together," official sources here quoted... Read more
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