The danger of tampered hydrants looms large in Karachi, reported The Dawn recently. Usually, the cover of a hydrant is removed for facilitating easy drawing of water. This results in water

Fisherpeople in 4 coastal fishing villages near Karachi are up in arms against the Pak government. The eye of the storm is a proposal to build an oil pipeline across the Gangiaro Creek which serves

Friday namaz congregations in Pakistan may never be the same again. Alarmed by the rising incidence of AIDS, plans are afoot to have religious leaders deliver sermons on the disease. The government

Akhtar Hameed Khan is one of Asia's foremost social organisers. The Orangi Pilot Proiect, Karachi's outstanding slum development programme, testifies to his innovative approach in empowering ordinary people to transform their environment

A tiny island of fishermen is light years ahead of the rest of Pakistan, powering homes and businesses with wind turbines

Major parts of the metropolis are exposed to acute lead pollution, which poses a serious threat to the health of citizens, a research study conducted at the University of Karachi has established.

With surging mercury to maximum 40 degree centigrade, Karachiites on Thursday suffered at least 12 hours of electricity loadshedding because Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) could only supply 1710-MW against the demand of 2350-MW, falling short of 640-MW.

President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI Sultan Ahmed Chawla) and Chairman Pakistan-Turkey Business Council, Amjad Rafi Thursday welcomed the installation of first wind power generation plant by Turkish Company, Zorlu Energy, which was launched by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday.

We are losing 30,000 children to poor environmental conditions at our houses and 25,000 adults to overall air pollution in the country every year.

This was observed by Minister for Environment Askari Taqvi while speaking at an Earth Day event held at the Wetland Centre of the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) at Sandspit, Karachi.

Participants of a multi-topic international symposium have overwhelmingly demanded reversal of the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) privatisation, observing that the private management has failed to enhance the utility