Karachi’s historical fishermen settlements are still without water

Press Release KARACHI: A large number of fisherwomen and men on Wednesday took out a rally in fishermen locality in Karachi, demanding to ensure drinking water. The rally started from Sachal Hall, the Secretariat of Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) and reached at Water Pump. After that this gathering turned in to a public meeting where community leaders More...

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By Editor On Monday, September 21st, 2015

MUET and WAPDA sign MoU on water research

Press Release JAMSHORO: Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET) and Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Pakistan joined to have water research in future, Memorandum of Understanding More...

By Editor On Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Baba-e-Baghbani passes away

File Photo Staff Report KARACHI: Renowned horticulturist Mr A K Khan usually called as Baba e Baghbani, passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon 6th September 2015, he was 96. His funeral prayers will be offered More...

By Editor On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Baanhn Beli, IUCN launch project to protect vultures in Pakistan

PRESS RELEASE NAGARPARKAR: As vultures have become highly endangered species in Pakistan in recent years, a project was launched on Monday to prepare a comprehensive national strategy for protection and conservation More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

WWF-Pakistan, Burger King initiate nationwide plantation drive

Staff Report KARACHI: The World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) Pakistan, in partnership with Burger King (BK), has initiated a nationwide plantation drive as part of Burger King’s Adopt a Tree programme. Through More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

2,000 samplings planted for greener Karachi

Staff Report KARACHI: Aman Foundation, Pakistani private foundation, has launched Shajar-e-Aman, its tree plantation campaign for a greener Karachi with a ceremony at Karachi’s Hill Park on Wednesday. Shoaib More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

‘Thar can be saved by conserving natural resources’

Staff Report KARACHI: Climate Change has disturbed weather pattern, especially in countries like Pakistan where irregular monsoon rains have forced disaster-prone areas such as the Thar Desert to face the severity More...

By Editor On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Seminar hilights the importance of water governance

U.S-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water holds executive seminar on ‘Water Governance in Pakistan’ PRESS RELEASE KARACHI An executive seminar on ‘Water Governance in Pakistan’ was organized More...

By Editor On Thursday, July 30th, 2015

HANDS joins flood relief work

PRESS RELEASE KARACHI: As heavy monsoon rains, rapid melting of snow and outbursts from glacial lakes have led to flash floods and the flooding of the Indus River in various locations across Pakistan, some organizations More...

By Editor On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Focus on climate change, water issues required for environmental sustainability

PRESS RELEASE KARACHI: Arif Ahmed Khan, Federal Secretary Climate Change Division has reiterated government’s commitment to addressing various climate-change related issues, describing water as one requiring More...