Global property portal lists tips to prepare for Eid without leaving home JULY 16, 2014: The global property portal Lamudi has put together a handy guide to help take the stress out of preparing the home for Eid. In this practical guide, Lamudi takes you on a tour of the […]
AFP Paris has leapt into the headlines over an alert for dangerous atmospheric particles, yet it does not ordinarily count among the world’s most polluted cities. Here are the top 10 cities for which data is available, according to a 2011 World Health Organisation (WHO) report. The pollution is measured […]
Capital Development Authority has formally launched its Margalla Tourist Train Service. The tourist train launching ceremony was held at Rose and Jasmine Garden on Friday. Senior officials of Capital Development Authority were present on the occasion.
Associated Press of Pakistan Pakistan is facing existence of five major risks related to climate change including rise in sea level, glacial retreats, floods, higher average temperature and higher frequency of droughts. In addition, being a predominantly agricultural economy, climate change is estimated to decrease crop yields in Pakistan not […]
By SARFRAZ ALI Environment has never been matter of concern for Pakistan and the tendency goes further chronic as all mainstream political parties, bracing for participation in the forthcoming polls, have placed environment issues at the bottom of their draft manifestos for 2013 elections.
Striving to provide more and more recreational places, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to develop new recreational place under the name of Kalanjar Valley near Faisal Mosque in the foot of Margalla Hills. Moreover, a plan to extend and upgrade present recreational spot at Shakarparian has been made […]
By Tariq Farid/Daily Times Hazardous E-waste has become one of the biggest health risks of this century in Pakistan, with rising trend of bulk imports of used and obsolete computers and other electronic equipment from the West, taking full advantage of “yet to be enacted E-waste laws” in the country. […]
By Myra Imran Considering its immense benefits, more and more people in town are taking time out to go for a brisk walk and as their number grows so have the spots that provide a perfect setting for a stroll. Perhaps the most fancied spot remains the Fatima Jinnah Park. […]
Lahore: Moody International Pakistan says that environment impact and greenhouse gas pollution may have triggered floods in Pakistan as “dramatic’ weather patterns are consistent with changes in the climate caused by mankind and ill planned and loosely supervised industry” It may be added that Moody International operating in 60 countries […]
Large number of dams is the answer Tanvir Siddiqi Islamabad: Global warming with consequential climate change might be one explanation for Pakistan’s devastating floods, but scientists believe poor land management and outdated irrigation systems are also to blame for the devastation caused by the worst floods in the country’s history. […]