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PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s cabinet takes oath

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s 43-member cabinet was sworn-in by President Mamnoon Hussain at a ceremony on Friday morning. The new cabinet includes eight members from South Punjab, five each from Balochistan and Sindh, three from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one each from FATA and Islamabad. Sources said party MNAs Daniyal Aziz, Mir Dostain Domki,… read more »

Makli graveyard

Makli Hill is one of the largest necropolises in the world, with a diameter of approximately 8 km. It lies approximately 98 km east of Karachi and is the burial place of some 125,000 local rulers, Sufi saints and others. Makli is on the outskirts of Thatta, the capital of lower Sindh until the 17th century, in… read more »

Artificial Rain the solution to Karachi’s Heat Wave

Karachi Heat Karachi and Sindh Governments should start pondering upon the need that Heat Wave can hit the region like 2015, in this regard all the safety measures must be taken and good anticipation is highly recommended, Artificial rainfall is also the answer to the need of heat reducing tactics.  But how do you get… read more »

Sea-saw: Climate change makes Karachi feel under the weather

KARACHI: Karachi is in danger! There were nearly 200 islands along Sindh’s coastal belt in 1890. Now, no more than 40 remain. The danger is due to sea erosion and possible cyclones because of the climate change, said senator Karim Ahmed Khawaja. “We have to protect the mangroves,” he said. “Movement of water at downstream Kotri… read more »

Multi billion Dollar road projects in Pakistan.

Pakistan is embarking on the biggest road building program in its history, with prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s office saying projects worth 1200 billion Pakistan rupees ($11.5 billion ) are underway. After the completion of these projects, the total length of new motorways will reach 2000 km, told by the government in a statement. Pakistan’s national… read more »