Pakistan’s prized mango harvest hit by water scarcity

Pakistan’s prized mango harvest hit by water scarcity

MIRPUR KHAS: Mango farmers in Pakistan say production of the prized fruit has fallen by up to 40% in some areas because of high temperatures and water shortages in a country identified as one of the most vulnerable to climate change. The arrival of mango season in...
Amazon to start delivering by drone in California town

Amazon to start delivering by drone in California town

SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon plans to start flying some purchases to customers later this year, the e-commerce giant said Monday, announcing drone delivery that will debut in a California town. Retail rival Walmart already offers drone delivery and in May announced it is...
No petrol, no cars: Cubans turn to electric transport

No petrol, no cars: Cubans turn to electric transport

SANTA CLARA: There is a new sight on the streets of Havana: increasing numbers of electric vehicles whizzing among the old American cars so emblematic of the Cuban capital. As fuel shortages and US sanctions take their toll, and even though electricity generation can...