Author: DPstaff

To Frontload Geoeconomy ‘Why Don’t We Get Oil and Gas From Iran?’ (Video)

As the global economy recovers from the turmoil of the COVID-19 pandemic and grapples with…

IMAGINEERING Houses Amid Climate Change Challenges Home & Abroad (Pics, Videos)

The Pakistan floods 2022 have woken the world up (including me) to the country’s acute…

AUG 2022 News, Views of Interest That You Might Have Missed…

GORBACHEV DEAD…Helped end Cold War…Last leader of USSR… 50,000 flood affectees arrive in Karachi; housed…

One Man’s Dream of Fusing A.I. With Common Sense

Artificial intelligence systems can process vast amounts of data in seconds, but they can’t make…

WATCH Some ‘Floating’ Ideas: A Hospital in Pakistan, A City in the Pacific, Iqbal Solar Park, Water From Ocean, Etc.

Curated by Irshad Salim (2020~) Honorary contributors to DesPardes: Ajaz Ahmed, Ammar Jafri, Anwar Abbas,…

UPDATE on Pakistan Floods 2022: Apathy vs. Sensibility, Proactiveness (Videos)

AUG. 31, 2022: Sindh PPP leader Manzoor Wassan hand signals some of the flood effected…

Pakistani Politicians Ride the Merry-Go-Round

by Abdul Moiz Jaferii in the Dawn: When the British created the penal code and…

WATCH: Traffic in San Francisco. Traffic in Karachi. (Video)

USA started maturing in the 18th century. Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, etc. in So.. Asia are…

Floods in Pakistan: Rare View, Rear Window (Video)

Nowshera remains safe during the floods except few property damages and no casualties — only…

How Arab Filmmakers Investigate the Desert and the Peninsula

Film curator, writer and academic Roisin Tapponi looks at how contemporary Arabic filmmakers use thirst…

Pakistan Floods 2022: ‘Most Misgoverned Parts Are Worst Hit’

IRSHAD SALIM (Updated) — The OCHA Humanitarian Advisory Team (HAT) in Pakistan has published its…

Floods in Pakistan: THREE Videos on Human Endurance, Resilience

The deadly flooding in Pakistan is the worst disaster in a decade –at least 33…