Urban development functions in an institutional limbo.
Dr Noman Ahmed
Pakistan’s youth can benefit from serving others.
The knowledge to deal with the poor and poverty lies with institutions that have experience of working in these sectors
Karachi requires an urgent intervention.
Every day is a struggle for the shelterless in Karachi, but they make do and find ways to survive.
The need for landfill sites must be addressed on a priority basis.
Such fires are caused by many factors.
ACCORDING to Hector Bolitho, one of Jinnah’s biographers, scrupulousness and uprightness were few of the several...
Such structures become living death traps.
Total integration with other modes of transport is necessary.
The strategic significance of Gwadar was never in doubt.
Karachi needs to tackle its mountain of garbage.
The party has to do a lot more to impress the city.
The city's topography has been altered without any regard to the overall form of the megapolis.
While democracy is an integral component of statecraft, it is nowhere to be found within political parties.
Lack of political will is preventing reform in PR.
The issues faced by the urban poor are severe.
Karachi is growing in a rudderless manner.
Institutional responses towards the challenges are not promising.
Repeatedly injecting billions of rupees may seem impressive, but there are many pitfalls to learn from.