Dr Noman Ahmed

Living in Karachi

Living in Karachi

The poor often end up paying more than middle-income segments. Published 19 Jan, 2021 07:55am
Census & the city

Census & the city

Figures are needed to address Karachi’s problems. Published 29 Dec, 2020 07:43am

Conceptual confusion

HOPE constitutes a vital factor in mobilising people for a cause. It becomes all the more relevant when there is... Published 27 Dec, 2020 09:38am
Civic agencies

Civic agencies

Creative ways of generating revenue must be worked out for Karachi. Published 20 Dec, 2020 06:56am
Teachers’ plight

Teachers’ plight

Educators are being forced to survive on half their pay. Published 08 Dec, 2020 08:02am
Public transport

Public transport

Expensive expressways are not the answer to transport woes. Published 07 Nov, 2020 07:13am
What’s the plan?

What’s the plan?

Karachi doesn’t have a proper plan to begin with. Published 29 Oct, 2020 06:59am
A system for the rich and powerful

A system for the rich and powerful

Reckless sale of land along the Northern Bypass, clandestine land acquisition by a mega realtor along Super Highway, .... Published 05 Oct, 2020 06:54am
Weak structures

Weak structures

Buildings have been falling like ninepins in Karachi. Published 16 Sep, 2020 07:18am
After the rains

After the rains

Karachi needs to be managed with consensus. Published 03 Sep, 2020 07:00am
Urban flooding

Urban flooding

Karachi should prepare for the next torrential downpour. Published 06 Aug, 2020 06:36am
Karachi’s collapse

Karachi’s collapse

Urban development functions in an institutional limbo. Published 09 Jun, 2020 06:47am
Youth volunteers

Youth volunteers

Pakistan’s youth can benefit from serving others. Published 02 May, 2020 06:51am
After the Rs12,000 dole

After the Rs12,000 dole

The knowledge to deal with the poor and poverty lies with institutions that have experience of working in these sectors Published 27 Apr, 2020 06:57am
Building safety

Building safety

Karachi requires an urgent intervention. Updated 13 Mar, 2020 08:04am
SHELTERLESS IN KARACHI

SHELTERLESS IN KARACHI

Every day is a struggle for the shelterless in Karachi, but they make do and find ways to survive. Published 23 Feb, 2020 07:20am
Fixing Karachi

Fixing Karachi

The need for landfill sites must be addressed on a priority basis. Published 06 Feb, 2020 07:01am
Hutment inferno

Hutment inferno

Such fires are caused by many factors. Published 29 Jan, 2020 07:04am
Jinnah’s forgotten precept

Jinnah’s forgotten precept

ACCORDING to Hector Bolitho, one of Jinnah’s biographers, scrupulousness and uprightness were few of the several... Published 26 Jan, 2020 07:46am
Building collapse

Building collapse

Such structures become living death traps. Published 08 Jan, 2020 07:36am