In scorching heat, beneath the shadow of the acacia tree, Lakhano Mangsi is sitting, carrying a water bottle on his shoulder strap and a herding stick in his hand. Tired due to his old age, he is taking a rest and in the distance, his cows are mooing and grazing. “When monsoon rains start, we […] The post Fighting Floods And Diseases With Precious Livestock, Herders Return From Indus-Kohistan To Destroyed Lives appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Air pollution in Peshawar has reached alarming levels. “It’s been hard to travel in the city as the level of pollution is increasing with every passing day and is affecting the residents of Peshawar,” a commuter, Sohail Kareem, told The Friday Times. The pollution is damaging the health of the residents and especially those who […] The post Peshawar Plagued By Disease appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
How does one write about what can only be experienced? As a polity we have lost all empathy: this is what constantly plays in my heart’s mind. Driving towards Naseerabad and Jaffrabad in Balochistan’s southern districts, bordering Sindh, my heart contracted as I saw the debris in the Bolan River. Weaving through the Pass, remnants […] The post Balochistan Flood 2022 Diary: Snapshots Of A People Wading Through A Deluge appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.