Karachi heat wave calamity – an eye-opener for Pakistan to act on Climate Change

Lessons to learn from Karachi Heatwave 2015 Sana Jamal Cool breezes, frothy clouds, plentiful trees, clean roads with less traffic and trams running on some – this is how the old generation Karachiites remember their beloved city – a memory cherished often and prompted by the recent harsh heat wave. This beautiful memory of pre-1990… Read More Karachi heat wave calamity – an eye-opener for Pakistan to act on Climate Change

My Karachi is crying for help, Pakistan’s non-functional Government looks on…

In extreme temperatures, I would make sure to remain in an air-conditioned room as long and bear the noisy generator or UPS when the power is off. Cool showers, chilled juices, staying indoors are the ways I adopt to beat the heat. And when the heat really gets on my nerves, I craft cranky tweets,… Read More My Karachi is crying for help, Pakistan’s non-functional Government looks on…

Revival of Silk route offers Prosperity and Stability to Asia

Pakistan and Central Asia stronger ties can boost Region’s growth Sana Jamal Islamabad – Improved communication and enhanced transport infrastructures can open new avenues for sustainable development, stability and regional harmony in Asia. And the greater collaboration, especially among Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asian countries, can be achieved by reviving the historical Silk Route. This… Read More Revival of Silk route offers Prosperity and Stability to Asia

Kids discover Joys of Reading & Writing at Literary Fest

First-ever Children’s Literature Festival in Islamabad By Sana Jamal Islamabad – Braving a burning sun and intense heat wave, hundreds of children arrived at the first-ever Islamabad Children’s Literary Festival to celebrate the wonders of literature. Tales of remarkable characters and traditions, playful puppets, ancient art of pottery Making as well as films, music and… Read More Kids discover Joys of Reading & Writing at Literary Fest

Pakistani Youth – most effective force for development

By Sana Jamal Islamabad – Pakistan, a country with youth bulge, has an opportunity of a lifetime to plan a healthy and prosperous future by transforming the youth potential into a driving force of development. Yet this prospect of a demographic dividend must be realised swiftly. “If right investments in young people are not made… Read More Pakistani Youth – most effective force for development