Category Archives: Pakistan

Watching your watchmen

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 8th June 2014 They started out by patrolling the neighbourhoods on foot blowing a whistle periodically. As things changed they went mobile with a cycle and were given a baton to … Continue reading

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If you think the trauma of losing doc ends with the loss, think again

This Article first appeared in the Dawn Magazine Lessening Your Loss Losing one’s belongings by accident or even by a more common occurrence in some parts of our country — being deprived of them by force — brings with it … Continue reading

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Karachi – A Disaster Waiting To Happen

Karachi a city by the sea, where earthquake tremors aren’t uncommon, has a nuclear power plant with two more under construction. It has scores of multistory buildings with many skyscrapers in advanced stages of construction. However the city has only … Continue reading

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Safety Tips for Voters

Here’s my advice to intending voters on how to stay safe and secure on May 11 2013.   Voter Safety by @norbalm from norb alm on Vimeo.       Listen

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Airport & Air Travel Security in Pakistan

Security and Safety Travel Tips As a result of world events in recent years, travel policies and procedures have been altered to help ensure your safety. Before each travel make sure you know the regulations for leaving your current location … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone & SIM Security in Pakistan

  120 million connections in nearly two decades is a phenomenal success of the mobile industry in Pakistan.  On the flip side we’re also well aware that mobile loss’ an equally large industry particularly in Karachi.   The one clear … Continue reading

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Karachi Eid Milad related Safety Guide

Karachi  Commemoration of 12th Rabi-ul-Awal is well underway in the city. Processions are planned in various neighborhoods of the city in the days leading up to Sunday. These will culminate with 3 major processions on Sunday 4th January/12th Rabi-ul-Awal UPDATED Procession Routes … Continue reading

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Muharram Security Guide & Route Map

Congregations & Processions to commemorate Muharram are underway across Pakistan. 13th, 14th & 15th of November 2013 will witness the largest gatherings across the country. As part of the security plans for these procession the government in coming days is … Continue reading

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Safety Advice for 13/14 January Long March

The long march to Islamabad from Lahore and sit-in is scheduled to commence 13th Jan. As with all such public manifestations the government has issued a warning about security threats and have implemented safety measures. What is known: Departure Lahore … Continue reading

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Karachi 3rd Jan 2013 Security Guide & Traffic Plan for Chelum

Chelum linked traffic plan for M.A.Jinnah is expected to be effective midnight Wednesday/Thursday and last until the end of the processions late evening Thursday 3rd Jan 2013. On 3rd Jan feeder processions from other parts of the city are expected … Continue reading

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