The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the spread of polio is an international public health emergency.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday declared the spread of polio an international public health emergency after new cases emerged in various countries.

Aid groups on Sunday rushed to help survivors of a landslide in northern Afghanistan that entombed a village, killing hundreds of people and leaving 700 families homeless in the mountains.

Pune : The consensus outlook for the summer monsoon season (June-September), developed in the fifth session of the South Asian Climate Outlook Forum (SASCOF-5), indicates below-normal to normal rai

South Asia needs up to $2.5 trillion of investment in infrastructure by 2020 if the region is to make further gains in battling poverty and provide for its growing population, the World Bank said o

A drought monitoring system is being developed in South Asia, in a collaboration between GWP and the IWMI. A first Assessment Report has been released by GWP South Asia and the GWP-WMO Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP). Over one billion people in South Asia are dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods.

The World Health Organization has declared its South East Asia region polio-free.

According to the World Resources Institute (WRI) many, if not most of the world's rivers are stressed.

New Regulation For Visitors To & From Polio-Endemic Nations

Pune: India has made oral polio vaccine (OPV) mandatory for all travellers across all age groups visiting polioendemic countries such as Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Syria, Kenya, Somalia, Nigeria and Pakistan. The new regulation, which came into effect from March 1, is aimed at preventing re-entry of polio virus from these countries.

Per capita vegetable production in Asia and the Pacific has increased some 25 percent over the last decade.