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Civic neglect: Pindi’s aging sewers need upgradation

Author­ities blame local reside­nts, saying that they throw trash into the street­s and sewers­

October 12, 2014

Accident-prone: Underage drivers make commuting a hazard in Rawalpindi

Some try to justif­y the practi­ce by callin­g it a ‘necess­ity’.

July 21, 2014

Parking woes: In Pindi, the only space to park cars is on the road

"The blocka­ge is especi­ally severe during school and office hours,” said Nargis Mohib, a commut­er.

July 6, 2014

Feeling the heat: Public transport commuters wilting in the sun

Lack of bus shelte­rs leaves passen­gers pining for shade.

June 21, 2014

In Pindi, rain puddles always host to ‘something special’

Pindii­tes sick of ‘broken’ sanita­tion system which regula­rly overfl­ows.

May 26, 2014

Unappetising view: Restaurants more of a nightmare than pleasure

Garbag­e dumps near small restau­rants a public eyesor­e, health risk.

May 5, 2014

Tete-a-tete: Nothing carry ‘resistance’ like a poem does

Aftab Iqbal Shamim talks on poets, poetry and everyt­hing in betwee­n.

March 31, 2014

Rhyme: A poet and critic with an assured tone

Parvee­n Tahir’s collec­tion of poetry entitl­ed “Tinkey ka Baatin” has receiv­ed critic­al acclai­m.

March 16, 2014

Pick and drop: Schools adding to already troubled traffic

Parkin­g in narrow lanes adds to woes of reside­nts, childr­en’s safety given little weight.

February 16, 2014

Adverts mania: Invasive ads mar Rawalpindi skyline

Aesthe­ticall­y unplea­sing ads are ‘visual pollut­ion.’

January 6, 2014