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· March, 2006

Stories about Pakistan from March, 2006

China: trans-Asian oil pipeline

Regarding an oil pipeline planned to link Russia and China, with a branch extending through Pakistan into India, the Our Silk Road blogger suggests the old Silk Road could very...

Pakistan: When in Lahore..

That McDonald's takes on local flavours is not news. Metroblogging Lahore shows the local outlet going a step further to celebrate Basant.

Pakistan: Look who's talking!

Pakistanwatch comments on Sharif's interview to an Indian TV channel – “After all this is the same Sharif who, after being elected to power in 1997, took the initiative to...

Pakistan: Blog-o-warming

It took all the strength I could muster to make this post. Unfortunately, for the last few weeks, I have been under the weather. It actually feels like global warming...

Pakistan: World Social Forum

Raheel comments on the World Social Forum that started in Karachi, and says -“At the same time, I am just doubtful that would it be a major hit as far...

Pakistan: Culture and Lahore

The Organic Brew points to a website that lists cultural events in Lahore -“Our task is to get the widest range of cultural activity registered on the site, and promote...

Jamaica: Commonwealth Games

Leon wonders why the 18th Commonwealth Games aren't getting more media attention. “Is it because the mighty U.S is not involved, since the Commonwealth games only include former territories of...

Pakistan: The day the idea was born

Light Within on Pakistan Day -“The people of Pakistan celebrate the 23rd of March, every year, with great zeal and enthusiasm, to commemorate the most outstanding achievement of the Muslims...

Pakistan: Navroz celebrations

Raheel wishes his readers a happy Navroz and talks of the rich tradition of the day, and the way it is celebrated.

Pakistan: Blogging and after

Shirazi responds to a questionnaire on blogging in Pakistan, and provides answers to questions on the Pakistani blogosphere, the future for Pakistani bloggers and a comparison with blogs from elsewhere.

Pakistan: The future

Pickled Politics on the future of Pakistan, Musharraf and South Asia.

India, Pakistan: Vintage Car Rally

myHimachal Blog on a vintage car rally in the Himalayas that starts in Pakistan and goes on into India.

Commonwealth Games

Regan liveblogs the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, which took place last night in Melbourne, Australia.

Pakistan: Basant celebrations

Shirazi at Light Within weaves brilliant images of Basant and celebrations in Pakistan.

Pakistan: How protest evolves

The Olive Ream, with characteristic humour presents the anatomy of a protest. The story of how some bloggers picked up on the threads after blogspot blogs were blocked by ISPs...

Pakistan: The choices

Azad Forever captures some of the nuances of the recent controversies to hit Muslims – “ Muslims, as social and conscious human beings should also denounce cowardly acts committed by...

Pakistan: Celebrating Women's Day

Pakistan: Celebrating Women's Day

Pakistan: Big Sibling watching

Pakistan: Big Sibling watching

Pakistan: Blog-o-block

I am sure the readers of Global Voices are, by now, well aware of the recent move by ISPs in Pakistan to block blogspot.com sites. The rationale behind this ban...

South Asia: Multiculturalism

South Asia: Multiculturalism

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