Dr Noman Ahmed

Governance matters

Governance matters

Vested interests do not want to follow a valid city plan for Karachi. Published 18 May, 2024 06:54am
Lethal streets

Lethal streets

Authorities must focus on enhancing the training and fitness of cops and jettison political ‘recommendations’ to appease constituents. Updated 19 Apr, 2024 09:41am
Gwadar calamity

Gwadar calamity

It will take much effort before lives can be rebuilt. Updated 06 Mar, 2024 08:01pm
VC hiring challenge

VC hiring challenge

It is truly appalling how many mediocre souls are allowed to sail through smoothly to the post of vice chancellor. Updated 23 Feb, 2024 10:43am
Exam imbroglio

Exam imbroglio

The examination system needs an urgent overhaul. Published 08 Feb, 2024 07:09am
Urban growth

Urban growth

Parties must reveal their approach to urbanisation. Published 27 Jan, 2024 10:08am

Karachi’s tax dilemma

The imposition of municipal utility charges is likely to divide the city into ‘have’ and ‘have not’ divisions Published 08 Jan, 2024 08:13am
Issues with BRT

Issues with BRT

Can the buses be run efficiently as promised? Published 19 Dec, 2023 07:10am
Decorating Karachi

Decorating Karachi

Parks and playgrounds were among CDGK’s feats. Published 20 Nov, 2023 07:23am
Water crisis

Water crisis

The issue of illegal hydrants must be addressed. Published 21 Oct, 2023 06:06am
Infrastructure risk

Infrastructure risk

The Karachi BRT is a classic example of wasteful expenditure. Updated 04 Sep, 2023 09:13am
Killing tracks

Killing tracks

Over 90pc of freight in Pakistan moves via road and highways. Updated 14 Aug, 2023 08:16am
Ranking Karachi

Ranking Karachi

Rulers devised controversial administrative arrangements to deny Karachi self-governance for economic gain. Updated 17 Jul, 2023 09:02am