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Mahim Maher

Mahim Maher is the editor for SAMAA TV's digital properties. She writes about urban planning and Karachi's civic infrastructure as well from time to time.

22 unanswered questions for the FWO that is constructing K-IV

Samaa Digital has waited for a response since August

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October 25, 2019

 

K-IV, Bahria Town and DHA City

The water supply is designed to run close to them

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October 25, 2019

 

The final solutions proposed to wrap up K-IV

FWO, Nespak, KW&SB and independent expert suggestions

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October 25, 2019

 

Who is to blame for K-IV failure?

A technical committee to re-examine the original feasibility report

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October 25, 2019

 

K-IV’s route from Kinjhar into Karachi

The alignment has changed 22 times because of private land

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October 25, 2019

 

Checking K-IV’s design

Inquiries uncovered major flaws 12 years later

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October 25, 2019

 

K-IV is planned and works starts

The paper trail of approvals

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October 25, 2019

 

The beginnings of K-IV

Why the water board dreamed up the project in the first place

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October 25, 2019

 

Dead in the water: Karachi’s K-IV water project

A five-month investigation into a 17-year mega project

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October 25, 2019

 

Jami and rape: what are a survivor’s legal options?

Starting the conversation on systemic violence

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October 24, 2019

 

With new tweets, Jami shows Pakistan time’s up

Will we search for answers?

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October 23, 2019

 

Why did you not write your own obit Hasanat sahib?

The ustaad of ustaads who mentored generations of journalists

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October 9, 2019

 

The hidden wealth: How KMC can earn money

KMC could legitimately earn much more than it does

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September 5, 2019

 

How Karachi’s city govt gets money and from where

Municipalities grew poorer after federal government scrapped Octroi

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September 5, 2019

 

The big question: Which local govt system works for Karachi?

KMC should have the power to raise revenue

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September 5, 2019

 

KMC budgets: Why they went up and down

There is an unspoken law for budgets: they increase with time

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September 5, 2019

 

CRAZY RICH KARACHI

Ever wonder why Pakistan’s powerhouse has such a poor government?

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September 5, 2019

 

The laws: Tracking the PPP’s slow changes to the system

Sindh government has legislated 20 times on local government since 2010

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September 5, 2019

 

The weak spots: Why PPP sidelined the MQM

Karachi’s mayor doesn’t have power but MQM did for a long time

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September 5, 2019

 

The choices: PPP, MQM reasoning on local govt

They have chosen local governments that give them more power

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September 5, 2019

 

Explainer: Where did Karachi get its water board from?

Storm water drains are not its job

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September 1, 2019

 
 
 
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