April 28, 2012 – 10:19 am | 3 Comments

Karachi – the city of lights, a place where many dwell their imaginations and dreams. The beauty of this city has always been in its diversified cultural and ethnic colors. This city has offered to …

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SCOPE, PPAF launch livelihood uplift programme
January 18, 2012 – 11:20 pm | No Comment
Thatta,  January 18: Members of civil society organisations, non-governmental organisations and political leaders have pressed on need to take all-out efforts to launch livelihood development programmes to alleviate poverty in Sindh. Read the full story »

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Much ado about NOTHING
January 2, 2012 – 7:49 pm | 2 Comments

The nerve-wrecking wait of 9 months is not over yet. He made his last international 100 against South Africa in World Cup 2011. The spectators will have to wait for another inning (who knows, even how many) to witness 100th century of all-time great batsmen Sachin Tendulkar as Boxing Day test match could not bring any good news for Sachin and for India. Read the full story »

Current Affairs, South Asian Affairs »

Bridging ‘research-policy-practice’ gap must for sustainable development – SDPI moot
December 16, 2011 – 7:04 am | No Comment

ISLAMABAD, Dec16: There is an urgent need of collaboration among academicians and researchers in order to determine actionable and creative research agenda for socio-economic growth of Pakistan and make the development more durable, said Dr Nadeem Ul Haque, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission of Pakistan.

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Kayani, Pasha file replies to memogate in Apex Court
December 15, 2011 – 5:48 pm | Comments Off on Kayani, Pasha file replies to memogate in Apex Court

ISLAMABAD, Dec 15: Cheif of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, DG ISI Shuja Pasha and other respondent on Thursday submitted their replies to the Supreme Court in the memogate case, according to news media. Read the full story »

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Climate resilience, ownership of MDGs, and good governance unavoidable for food security in South Asia – SDPI Conference
December 15, 2011 – 5:35 pm | No Comment

ISLAMABAD: December 14: Climate-resilient low carbon economy, ownership of MDGs, pro-poor good governance can help achieve food security and fight hunger, mal-nutrituion and bring livelihood to 600 million poor in South Asia, said today the South Asian development experts, researchers, scientists and representatives of key non-governmental oranisations in their respective addresses at the second day of the three-day 14th South Asia “Sustainable Development Conference” (SDC). Read the full story »

Flood relief work in South Pakistan at risk from lack of funds
December 8, 2011 – 11:35 am | No Comment

KARACHI: Widow Hoori Fatima, 76, was still struggling with grief over the death of her son Ali Raza, the family’s only breadwinner, in late October.

Tackling water woes thru rainwater harvesting in Pakistan
October 26, 2011 – 11:06 am | No Comment

Tharparkar, Pakistan: Wearing colourful traditional dresses with silver jewellery and bangles on their arms, the women of Tharparkar district look festive. But the empty earthen pots they carry tell a different story.

Zaka’s Appointment as chairman PCB-Last nail in Pakistan Cricket’s coffin
October 12, 2011 – 1:32 pm | 5 Comments

June 30, 2011
“Cricket’s governing body banned countries from appointing political figures to national cricket boards, vowing to free the sport from undue government influence. ICC has given 2 years to entire cricket playing nations to …

All-out efforts afoot to provide pure water, food to rain victims: DCO Badin
September 14, 2011 – 8:28 pm | No Comment

BADIN: District Coordination Officer (DCO) Badin Dr. Kazim Hussain Jatoi claimed that the district government is making all-out efforts to provide food, shelter, drinking water and health facilities to the people of rain and flood-hit …

Climate Change to deepen hunger in the Pacific: ADB
September 13, 2011 – 1:56 pm | No Comment

KARACHI: Climate change threatens to increase hunger and malnutrition among the Pacific region’s poorest people unless there is action soon, says a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

LHDP launches relief work in rain-hit Badin
September 11, 2011 – 10:16 pm | No Comment

BADIN: Drabbed in untidy cloths and holding an stick in her left hand Lakshmi Menghwar complains that since rain hit her village in Khoski town of Badin district she and her family is without food, …

Special CM Relief Fund soon to address rain victims’ miseries
September 9, 2011 – 10:13 pm | No Comment

KARACHI: A special “Sindh Chief Minister’s Relief Fund” will be established, provincial legislators and government employees will make contributions from their salaries for the rain-affected people.

New monsoon spell in Sindh from Sunday: Met
September 9, 2011 – 9:57 pm | No Comment

KARACHI: The Met office has said that new monsoon spell is in the making and likely to hit Sindh on Sunday.

Japan provides relief goods for flood victims in Sindh
September 9, 2011 – 9:45 pm | No Comment

KARACHI: The Government of Japan has decided to provide emergency relief goods worth about Rs. 37.5 million for the rain victims in the province.

Over 182 killed, 5.5 mln affected in rain-battered Sindh: PDMA report
September 9, 2011 – 9:26 pm | No Comment

KARACHI: The death toll from recent torrential rains in Sindh has soared beyond182 people while around 5.5 million others have been affected, according to Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA).