The damned dam

Reports warn that by the year 2025, Pakistan may face a serious water crisis; the World Resources Institute also ranked Pakistan among the 36 most water-stressed countries in the world in December 2013. The renewable water resources in Pakistan decreased from 2,961 cubic metres per capita in 2000 to 1,420 cubic metres in 2005, according . . . → Read More: The damned dam

Tharparkar is the aftermath of no Kalabagh

LAHORE – Tharparker Tragedy is an eye-opener for not the Federal and the Provincial governments alone but for the whole nation as well because such drought-like situation could erupt in any part of the country in the face of fast depleting water resources and a ballooning population, said LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari. He said . . . → Read More: Tharparkar is the aftermath of no Kalabagh

ZoneAsia-Pk: Letting the world slip

By Zara Zulfiqar

Let’s be honest here: taking notice, taking action, and more of the like never work. Our elected governments only make these statements to pacify the panicking masses and well frankly, we all understand the quick sand swallowing us whole is here to stay. The week started with a shocking power breakdown. There . . . → Read More: ZoneAsia-Pk: Letting the world slip

Controversy surrounds Kalabagh Dam project

HYDERABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) has challenged the ruling Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) to unite its Sindh and Punjab chapters in their opposition to the controversial Kalabagh Dam project.

However, the PML-F itself continues to walk a fine line in Sindh as it leads other opposition parties and nationalists to prepare for a massive . . . → Read More: Controversy surrounds Kalabagh Dam project

The Lying Game

Every nation has certain characteristics that define its people at all times and all aspects of their lives. These qualities are not static, but as the nation advances they can and usually do change. Amongst their many characteristics, Pakistanis can easily be associated with their incorrigible habit of lying. So be it the political parties . . . → Read More: The Lying Game