The recent ‘anti-encroachment’ drive in Karachi has resulted in the loss of over 200,000 jobs as well as threats to the
Heritage is not just buildings. It is much more than that.
Declining incomes have resulted in a major deterioration in livability.
The demolition in Karachi’s Saddar area is inhumane and shameless.
Here’s an opportunity for the PM’s housing programme.
Akhtar Hameed Khan’s real legacy lies in a structure of thinking.
Around 40pc to 50pc of Karachi’s water is lost through leakages.
There’s an urgent need to improve line departments.
There is an 8.5 million unit backlog of housing in Pakistan that is growing by 200,000 units every year. Successive
Housing is not about building units. It is a far more complex affair.
Known urban hazards remain unaddressed.
New words and concepts have entered the political discourse.
Iconic monuments in Karachi have been hidden from public view.
Karachi’s business district desperately needs a master plan.
To access the coal, water from the aquifers has to be drained out.
The view of the Quaid’s mausoleum must not be obstructed.
Capitalism is making inroads in Thar.
Sindh must pay heed to the projected plight of KCR affectees.
Consultants often know little about the complex ways in which Karachi functions.
The list of woes of lower-income Karachiites is endless.