Daylight Savings Time Introduced in Pakistan

Posted on May 31, 2008
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Adil Najam As of the stroke of midnight Saturday-Sunday (May 31-June 1, 2008) Pakistan officially advanced its clocks by one hour. This “daylight savings” move is a bid to conserve energy in an increasingly energy strapped economy in conditions where everyone agrees that the energy situation is going to get worse well before it gets […]

Karachi is Suffering in the Heat

Posted on June 24, 2007
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Bilal Zuberi Imagine 42 degrees celsius (107 degrees Farenheit) weather, no electricity, no fans, high humidity, no drinking water, and knee deep water on streets. Now imagine living through that for more than 24 hours. Terrible! That is precisely what most Karachiites have been going through for more the past 2 days. A huge monsoonal […]

Conservation: Bijli Bachao Mohem!

Posted on May 11, 2007
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Bilal Zuberi Summer is in full swing in many parts of Pakistan, and an unfortunate treat of summer, i.e. electricity loadshedding, is also here. As I hear from my parents, losing power for a few hours a day is normal routine in Karachi, and the people are only left guessing for how long would they […]