Environmental Issues

March 27, 2019

Lake Saif ul Muluk

 Sinister sale of Saiful-Maluk   For years the eco-system of Balochistan has been mercilessly plundered by bandits from rich Middle Eastern states.  Trampling upon large tracts […]
March 27, 2019

Lessons for Pakistani mayors

Lessons for Pakistani mayors – who destroyed even the existing infrastructure and pushed their cities back in time by decades. “Why do you always ask me […]
March 27, 2019

McDonald ka pakistan

McDonald  Ka  Pakistan Pakistan  has  much to be proud of.   It is therefore strange that it places so much emphasis  on displaying  missiles and McDonald’s restaurants, […]
March 27, 2019

Noise levels

Noise levels   I am fortunate to be living in a spiritually blessed area. There are five mosques, each located within half to one kilometer of […]
March 27, 2019

Plunder at hill stations

Plunder at  hill stations   Imagine for a moment that you get up one morning with a deep sense of suffocation, darkness, depression and emptiness.  You […]
March 27, 2019

Sips from a broken Tea Cup

Sips from a Broken Teacup By Raihana A Hasan Ushba Publishing International, Pakistan ISBN 978-969-9154-18-8 2011.429pp.   Sips from a Broken Teacup Reviewed by Naeem Sadiq […]
March 27, 2019

Tap water for all

  Tap Water for All “There is no logical explanation for regular bottled water use: It costs more, offers less and pollutes our planet unforgivably.” ~  […]
March 27, 2019

The Environmental Apartheid

The Environmental Apartheid   The 5 star Serena Islamabad, best known for its  cost and exclusivity was the venue for holding a one  day seminar  (one […]
March 27, 2019

The Filthy Rich City

    The Filthy Rich City By Vaqar Ahmed   The Filthy Rich City The garbage-choked streets of Karachi present a truly dismal picture. The city produces […]
March 27, 2019

The privatisation of forests

Privatisation of forests   Plot by plot, the beautiful and scenic spots of Nathia Galli, Doonga Galli and the other ‘galliat’ of  our northern mountains are […]
March 27, 2019

The Promised Water

The Promised Water Isa Daudpota & Naeem Sadiq Bold headlines in national dailies of September 21, 2005, splashed the government’s commitment to provide clean drinking water across […]
March 27, 2019

Unfair Treatment

Unfair Treatment Naeem Sadiq The News Sept.03, 2012   Two self-inflicted anxieties dominate the psyche of  men and women of Pakistan.   The perception amongst its women […]
March 27, 2019

Urbun development Karachi

March 27, 2019

V1 – a development philosophy to guard against.

V1 – a development philosophy to guard against.   On a recent domestic PIA flight, I was intrigued by an unusual in-flight announcement.  After mechanically uttering […]
March 27, 2019

VI Development

April 1, 2019

The state of water in Sindh

IN December 2016, I had filed a constitutional petition in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, praying for the appointment of a commission to probe whether people […]
April 2, 2019

Our dependency syndrome

Our dependency syndrome In 2016, a Chinese company was awarded a contract for garbage collection in the districts South and East of Karachi at the rate […]
April 2, 2019

Our militant elite

Our militant elite As members of “Citizens for Equal Rights”, we advocate respect, dignity, protection and equal rights for all citizens, regardless of their economic or […]
September 24, 2019

Can the citizens come together

Can the citizens come together ?   Environmental initiatives must begin by working, campaigning and pushing for actions, beginning with your own city and country. My […]
October 5, 2019

Pakistan’s population predicament

At 5:24 pm on 30th Sept. 2019, Pakistan’s population was 217,641,492. It would be a few hundred thousand more by the time this article appears in […]