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Has Smog become a fifth season in Pakistan?

Reuters | Two weeks of thick toxic smog has disrupted normal life in parts of Pakistan, with flights canceled, road accidents surging and nearly 15,000...

Smog: “Bharti Sazish” or Environmental Negligence?

News Analysis | For the past few days, large portions of southern and central Punjab have been blinded by smog; an air pollutant often confused...

World development from the lens of Young photographers

Recently United Nations organized an international photography contest welcoming the young photographers to encapsulate their ideas and feelings about the optimistic sustainable development goals....

Depleting gas reserves of Pakistan: Is Synthetic Gas the only option?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | In 1952, Pakistan discovered the world’s largest gas deposit of 12 TCF (Trillion Cubic Feet) at Sui in Dera Bugti...

Cleaning Beijing, Polluting Lahore: Full Cost of Chinese Investments?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | As smog enveloped the Chinese capital this weekend, state news agency Xinhua reported the closing of the last large coal-fired...

Can “traffic stress” increase husbands & wives beating each other?

Louis-Philippe Beland and Daniel Brent | Society pays a heavy price for traffic. It leads to lost time, more pollution and increased spending on gasoline. In metropolitan...

Regional rivals India and China now compete for another title

India's air quality now rivals China's as the world's deadliest, according to a new study published on Tuesday amid warnings that efforts to curb...

Why Pakistan’s energy policy will create an environmental hazard?

By Imtiaz Gul l Minister of Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal recently informed the parliamentary committee on CPEC that Thar coal would be used for...

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News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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