Floods in Mohenjo Daro

Mohenjo Daro Flood – The Need for Climate-Resilient Site Preservation

Floods in Pakistan have ravaged ¼ of the country, inundating villages and crop fields. While it has rid 33 million people of their households and livelihood, it has also damaged the 4500-years old archaeological site – Mohenjo Daro. Mohenjo Daro was first discovered in the year of 1922 and is considered to be one of the most visited tourist attractions in Sindh. The year 2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the popular archaeological site. This was the time to celebrate the longevity of the preserved sites withstanding 4500 years. However, the baneful wave of floods after torrential rains in Sindh has blockaded any hopes for any spectacular celebration for this historical place in Pakistan.   Mohenjo Daro location     Mohenjo Daro is located 18 miles away from the Larkana District of Sindh Province in the southeastern region. It holds the remnants of the precious history of the oldest Indus Valley civilisations called the Harappa Civilisation. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared Mohenjo Daro a World Heritage Site in 1980.   Mohenjo Daro civilisation    [...]

Climate Justice and Pakistan

Climate Justice – The Effectiveness of International Climate Change Conventions

Pakistan is one of the worst affected countries by climate change in the past 20 years due to its geographic vulnerability (German Watch). Global Climate Change Risk has ranked Pakistan as the 8th worst affected country even though it has one of the lowest carbon[...]

Role of CSR for Flood Relief Campaigns

Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in Flood Relief and Rehabilitation

In the deadly wave of flash floods across Pakistan, more than 33 million people have been displaced. The floods have destroyed more than 218k houses and more than 452k houses have sustained damage. From 2mn acres of the crop to 494k livestock, the destruction has[...]

What Does Contingent Mean in Real Estate?

While looking for a house for sale, you must have come across various property listings with various sale statuses, for instance, for sale, closed, pending, and contingent. All of these sales statuses indicate at what stage the property’s sale process is currently at. For a[...]

Downtown Circle: A Futuristic Mega-Project in Dubai Blog Image

Downtown Circle: A Futuristic Mega-Project in Dubai

Downtown Circle Dubai is a new proposed-addition to the Dubai skyline. In cities like Dubai, where several high-rise buildings dot the skyline, a concern for related problems of urbanisation has also arisen. Recently a project by ZNera Space was unveiled, which aims to build a[...]

How to Help During Natural Disaster

Natural disasters are a threat to human life, safety, and infrastructure. In most cases, they are predictable, some natural disasters can take you by surprise. In the past few years, natural disasters such as war, wildfires, or weather events (floods, storms, hurricanes) have destroyed infrastructure, property, and human life. Currently, Pakistan is facing one of the worst floods in its history.  Almost a thousand people have lost their lives due to floods in Pakistan while 33 million have been displaced. One-third of the country has been inundated by flooding, which took away houses, crops, livestock, and infrastructure. The majority of flood affectees do not have access to food, clean water, clothes, shelter, medical aid, and other basic necessities. So, apart from taking flood safety measures, we should also help the people around us. If you want to help disaster victims, Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, has listed the most effective ways to help disaster victims.   Effective Ways to Help Disaster Victims Here are some ways to help the victims of these baneful floods.   Donate to Relief Organizations  [...]

NEON: The Future of Sustainable Living

NEOM: The Future of Sustainable Living

NEOM is a proposed megacity in Saudi Arabia that will be built on the kingdom’s northwestern coast. It is intended to be a hub of technology and innovation and will be powered entirely by renewable energy. Construction is expected to be completed by 2025, with[...]

What Is Short Sale in Real Estate?

Have you ever wondered that what is a ‘short sale’ in real estate? A short sale in real estate is when a homeowner needs to put up their home for sale, but they are short the money required to pay the mortgage and the fee[...]

Tokyo Bay eSG Project: A Sustainable Mini City

Tokyo Bay eSG Project: A Sustainable Mini-City

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is planning to build a high-tech and sustainable city in the bay area of Japan’s capital city. Called the Tokyo Bay eSG Project, the aim of the project is to build a futuristic mini-city on the reclaimed land. The concerned[...]

NUST shares study with CDA identifying new bus routes for Islamabad. For more information, visit Graana News.

NUST shares study with CDA identifying new bus routes for Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) has shared a study with the Capital Development Authority (CDA), identifying 13 new bus routes that connect several areas of the capital city. NUST officials shared the study in a meeting held at the CDA headquarters.[...]