Dangerous buildings

The collapse of a residential building in Lyari is not an isolated incident that can be brushed aside. There have three such incidents in the past six months which should be investigated and all those responsible for gross negligence and

SBCA officers receiving bribes to protect illegal buildings

KARACHI: Rather than implementing the directives of the Supreme Court of Pakistan over taking action against illegal constructions and allotment, Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) officials are using it as an opportunity to receive even more payments. Days after a

Erdogan inspects rescue efforts as Turkey quake kills 22

ISTANBUL: The death toll from a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey reached 22 on Saturday, as rescuers searched for survivors trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings. The magnitude 6.8 quake late on Friday shook Elazig province, about 550 km

Karachi police to prepare a list of unsafe buildings

KARACHI: After a six-story building collapsed in Karachi on Monday, police authorities ordered the department to prepare a list of unsafe and dilapidated buildings in the city. According to the sources, additional IG Karachi Ghulam Nabi Memon in an official