Most of the multi storey buildings in Rawalpindi are not designed according to buildings code, and may collapse if city was to be hit by a severe earthquake in future.

Rawal Dam water, which is being supplied to citizens of Rawalpindi, is being polluted by sewerage and other pollutants of twenty five residential colonies around the dam and its tributaries.

As Nigeria celebrates news that polio is no longer an endemic in the West African country, Pakistan and its war-battered neighbour Afghanistan remain the only two countries where the disease is pre

ISLAMABAD: Apart from claiming 36 lives and injuring a dozen, the recent floods in Chitral have also affected a population of around 380,000 people, the four per cent of which comprises pregnant wo

Climate change will affect water resources through its impact on the destabilisation of the water system in countries across the world, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) analyst has said.

KARACHI: The water being supplied to the Malir town is heavily contaminated with faecal material and is unfit for human consumption, says a research study conducted at Karachi University’s Institut

China is helping Pakistan build a wind power plant near its southern port city of Karachi with a total investment of $115 million, according to HydroChina Investment Corporation which invested in t

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday announced Rs 500 million financial aid to help rehabilitate flood affectees in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Over 500,000 people have been affected by floods across the country with the casualty figure surging to 86 and 56 people sustaining injuries on Thursday.

Pakistan is categorised amongst the highly vulnerable countries to the adverse impacts of climate change due to its diverse topographic and demographic settings.