Posts Tagged ‘drinking’

Water pipeline rupture makes waves in Karachi

In early August, as people struggled to survive the humid summer heat, a huge power cut deprived almost half of Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, of electricity for more than 16 hours and led to the rupture of a water pipeline carrying more than 20 percent of the city’s drinking water. Article © AHN – All […]

Tough road to post-flood recovery in Pakistan

X IRIN – IRIN IRIN Staff MUZAFFARGARH, Pakistan (IRIN) – Eight months after floods forced Saleemullah Adeel and his family to abandon their home in Pakistan’s southern Punjab city of Muzaffargarh, the road to recovery has proved rough for this landless farmer. The wheat he planted on 10 acres (four hectares) leased from a large […]

MPAA ratings – Organization says it’s ‘for parents by parents,’ but critics question system

Doug Wright had to wonder why his friend would see a movie that contained sex, underage drinking, nudity and debauchery, but… View full post on Business Stories