Prefabricated modular housing from plastic waste.

Gul Bahao ( Pour or spread the roses ) is an NGO set up by Nargis Latif. She has been working since the last 22 years on a project she calls "Chandi technology"(Silver technology). She has basically come up with a way of recycling non-biodegradable plastic to be used as a raw material for construction of temporary shelters or housing units. This is a low cost alternative to tents and prefabricated shelters which are being used today.

Extreme Weather Phenomenon

This article is not going to be like my usual articles, full of geo-political stuff, no. It`ll be about weather and a very very grave news, which has been, I believe shown on international media networks like CNN and BBC. Karachi, the biggest metropolitan city and the economical hub of Pakistan, suffered an extreme heatwave …

Remembering the martyrs of Gyari Sector.

On 7 April 2012, an avalanche hit a Pakistani military base near theSiachen Glacier region, trapping 140 soldiers and civilian contractors under deep snow. It was the worst avalanche that the Pakistani military base has experienced in the area. The morning of 7th April turned out to be one of deep grief for the entire nation, almost 140 brave sons of …

Qaid-e-Azam’s House Burns, Soldiers Are Martyred And The Earth Quakes

At a time where we see nothing but misery, death, bloodshed and poverty blackening the pure land of Pakistan, it is a wonder what the cause of such heavy grief is. Have we been abandoned by Almighty Allah? One verse from the Noble Qur’an explains clearly, “And whatever misfortune befalls you (comes upon you) as …

What’s Making The Floods Worse in Pakistan?

This is the third year in a row that floods have wrecked havoc through villages and cities in the low lying areas of Pakistan almost 300000 people have been affected and 108 people have lost their lives. Although floods are a natural calamity and it`ll be utter foolishness to blame anyone for the floods. Pakistan …

The Crisis in Balochistan

What is the protocol for a Prime Minister or a Member of National Assembly when contracts are given to foreign investments? Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attests that he will end the energy crisis that we are currently facing but his steps to overcome such a crisis are extremely dubious and are raising alarm bells all …