Monthly Archives: April, 2021

Plans on Paper

Transport woes featured in all five of Karachi’s development plans but their recommendations were rarely implemented

Jumping the Gun

The cabinet’s decision to scuttle the EEC’s proposal to allow certain imports from India, until there was progress on the Kashmir front, is a glaring example of the confusion that prevails in the PTI government’s policy on Kashmir

City of Blights

Still the beating heart of Pakistan, Karachi is in dire need of salvation

One Big Mess

If an integrated approach is not adopted to address the problem of solid waste, the next spell of rain will again lead to flooding and disaster in Karachi

The Past is Another City

A walk down memory lane recalls clean, safe streets, friendly neighbourhoods, and a vibrant metropolis


The Real Populists of Pakistan

"In war, truth is the first casualty," wrote Aeschylus,...

Provocation that did not work

It seems that the US political and military thinkers and strategists now firmly believe in enticing and provoking China into a military conflict, before it overtakes America in the fields of economy

The New Great Game- A Pakistani Perspective

South Asia appears to be the next battleground where world powers will compete to seize the moment in a bid to lead the world; the New Great Game

Economic journey

When the Soviet Union collapsed it had enormous resources...