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
The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board’s managing director Hashim Raza Zaidi to personally appear with complete records relating to the regulation and monitoring of
KARACHI / ISLAMABAD: As 16 more people died of heat exhaustion in Karachi on Monday, the climate change ministry set up a committee to look into the causes of the current heatwave and possibly why
ISLAMABAD, June 29 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a heatwave in Pakistan's commercial center Karachi and parts of southern Sindh province has passed 1,000 over the past ten days, health officials
As last week’s heatwave death toll in Pakistan’s largest city crossed 1,200, and there was no sign of the monsoon rain promised by the weatherman, some experts warned of another heatwave in the off
Pakistan's southern province of Sindh is in the grip of an intense heatwave claiming at least 140 lives, most of them falling to heatstroke.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has approved Rs 160 million grant-in-aid for Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) to supply water through 1000 tankers to the areas facing acute water sho
Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Mushahidullah Khan, has warned that Pakistan's disease burden and its overall impact on socio-economic development gains made in recent years will furth
KETI BUNDER, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For fisherman Sammar Dablo, it was as if "the seawater stole our homes" when land erosion forced his village to relocate further inland on Pakis
The public transport sector of the country’s largest city is on the verge of collapse owing to a history of failure, negligence, inefficiency and lack of follow-through in both government and public-private partnership projects, says a report.
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