Dr Noman Ahmed

Lessons of Murree

Lessons of Murree

Changing lifestyles of our urban middle-classes will put pressure on available resorts and sought-after tourist destinations. Updated 11 Jan, 2022 12:51pm
THE TALKING WALLS OF KARACHI

THE TALKING WALLS OF KARACHI

Karachi’s walls are as loud as the city itself. Replete with commercial messages, political party slogans, graffiti and artworks.. Published 09 Jan, 2022 08:23am
A portrait the Quaid may not much like

A portrait the Quaid may not much like

Jinnah’s appeal is so universal that everyone claims to own him, and, on the basis of this ‘ownership’, insists on interpreting... Published 26 Dec, 2021 03:58am
Built hazards

Built hazards

Urban dangers lurk in every corner of Karachi. Published 23 Dec, 2021 07:30am
Karachi agenda

Karachi agenda

Addressing the need for shelter cannot be delayed. Published 09 Dec, 2021 06:49am
Karachi on fire

Karachi on fire

Preventing disaster must be a collaborative effort. Updated 23 Nov, 2021 07:47am
Courts and Karachi

Courts and Karachi

Can the city’s problems be fixed judicially? Published 09 Nov, 2021 07:25am
Losing heritage

Losing heritage

It’s not a good idea to turn Mohatta into a college. Published 26 Oct, 2021 07:02am
After Harnai

After Harnai

Rehabilitation can be learned from past tremors. Updated 09 Oct, 2021 08:26am
New evictions?

New evictions?

Machhar Colony is next on the list of demolitions. Published 29 Sep, 2021 06:42am
Local decay

Local decay

The set-up in Sindh exercises total control over LG functions. Published 18 Sep, 2021 06:43am
Plot practices

Plot practices

Land is now viewed as a tradable commodity instead of an asset. Published 25 Aug, 2021 07:56am

Idea of absolute independence

The demands of statecraft mean nation-states, including the superpowers, generally enjoy only relative independence; not absolute. Published 15 Aug, 2021 02:13am
Displaced Afghans

Displaced Afghans

Refugees from Afghanistan will likely be drawn to Karachi. Published 08 Aug, 2021 06:52am
Appointing VCs

Appointing VCs

For VCs of yore, it was more than a job assignment. Published 27 Jul, 2021 06:51am
Loss of homes

Loss of homes

For the vulnerable, a shelter is much more than a dwelling. Published 22 Jun, 2021 06:58am
Blurred boundaries

Blurred boundaries

Karachi’s administration and provincial agencies have taken measures that hit the urban poor on a continuous basis. Updated 10 May, 2021 08:39am