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Should Karachi’s garbage collection be privatised?

The 1990s were a good time for solid waste manage­ment.

June 22, 2014

Sustainable Initiatives: Big government won’t do your dirty work, says new NGO

New NGO uses garbag­e collec­tion as a wakeup call for civil societ­y engage­ment.

June 22, 2014

Behind the scenes: Meet the 80-year-old who’s the backbone of Karachi’s city budgets

Masood Ahmed Jafri has been involv­ed in KMC’s financ­es, writin­g the offici­al analys­is, guidin­g staff since 1978.

June 13, 2014

Timekeeping and transport: The Minute Men of Karachi

Bus driver­s, conduc­tors have a reputa­tion of being rotten lot but their beauti­ful token system defies this stereo­type.

May 22, 2014

Diving into the wreck: Singing the blues for the Karachi sea

How scuba diving has moved over the decade­s.

April 25, 2014

Don’t read this story on the most boring seminar ever on Earth Day

Yeah, I don’t care either but this is my job.

April 24, 2014

Mass transit plan: ‘Finish line close for the Karachi yellow line’

Govern­ment gets most of its homewo­rk done for first BRTS line.

April 19, 2014

Karachi’s housing debate: The gilded cage or the gutter

At NED Univer­sity's 9th annual semina­r the expert­s go head to head with DHA City

April 4, 2014

Myths about slums and how our cities actually need them

Expert­s prove that inform­al econom­ies flouri­sh and public space is protec­ted by these settle­ments.

March 31, 2014

Postcolonial payback: The East India Company is back

The compan­y that ran a countr­y is now run by an Indian.

March 30, 2014