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New Study Finds Major Earthquake Threat From the Riasi Fault in the Himalayas

May 19, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate

CORVALLIS, Ore. - New geologic mapping in the Himalayan mountains of Kashmir between Pakistan and India suggests that the region is ripe for a major earthquake that could endanger the lives of as many as a million people. Scientists have known about the Riasi…

Climate Change: Mapping of Infrastructural Vulnerabilities Urged

January 17, 2014 - in Maintenance

The government needs to conduct scientific studies to determine the country’s infrastructural vulnerabilities to climate change, experts said at a discussion…

Taming Growth: Can Rowdy Cities Like Karachi be Planned?

August 26, 2012 - in Planning

Joan Clos, executive director of the United Nations Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, asserts that the stages of a city’s growth are marked by ‘drivers…