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· July, 2006

Stories about Pakistan from July, 2006

Saving Nature

KO criticizes the corruption ridden Pakistani politicians for supporting the Pakistan Air Force to acquire land to establish a weapons trial range in the Hingol National Park, the largest National...

Pakistan: What Musharraf should do

All Things Pakistan on political advice to Musharraf and sensing the pulse of the blog's readers through a little vote. “It seems like everyone has an opinion on what Gen....

Pakistan: Blog-o-punishment

So, there you have it! “Collective punishment” is the new black of fashionable excuses used by governments world wide. Whether it be banning blogs or bombing to the hell out...

Pakistan: Going abroad to study

Shirazi at Light Within reflects on why so many students from Pakistan go abroad to study. “In 1947, there was only one University of the Punjab. Today, we have almost...

Pakistan: Women and Life

Shirazi on women in Pakistan – choices that are to be made when it comes to career and family, and the lack of support for women who want to test...

Pakistan: In a Pakistani village

Light Within on life in a Pakistani Village. “There are lessons in the first landscapes of every one's life. Mine was a vista of green paddy fields, smoking with Salt...

Pakistan: Astola Island

Adil writes about Astola Island in Pakistan. “Flying over Astola Island (Pakistan)‚ my first sight of the Island and the speed boat anchored in a bay far below quite took...

Pakistan: Another corner in Lahore

Certain cities have so many stories to tell. Metroblogging Lahore on Garhi Shahu. “But who would have ever thought that an area that came up to accommodate a most learned...

Pakistan: To Indian Bloggers

iFaqeer reproduces a letter that went out from a Pakistani blogger to Indian bloggers on a discussion list.

Pakistan: Introducing Lahore

Metroblogging Lahore attempts to explain to an outsider the marvels of the city.

Pakistan: Get by with a little help from my friends

The ban on accessing blogspot blogs seems to have brought Pakistani and Indian bloggers a little closer. Help-Pakistan.com says “In light of the recent blogspot ban in India, the blogging...

Pakistan: Israel and the Arabs

A view of the Middle-East from Pakistan via Hardly Innovative. “Israel seems to believe that a bigger and better aresenal is what they need to survive. Some Arabs seem to...

Pakistan: Birds on International Migratory Birds’ Route Number 4

Shirazi on the rendevouz with birds. “Pakistan receives a large number of migratory birds from Europe and Central Asian States every year. These birds spend the winters in Pakistan and...

Pakistan: Women's rights

A poll by All Things Pakistan on women's rights and Pakistan's image. “The question is about what can be done to improve Paksitan’s international image in terms of women rights.”

Pakistan: Terrorist and Freedom Fighter

ProgressiveIslam.org on why one man's terrorist is not another man's freedom fighter.

Pakistan: Karakorum Highway

Adil Najam on the Karakorum Highway. “The souls that pave the way for the modern tarmac road known as the Karakorum Highway (KKH) still seem to flicker amongst the sharp...

South Asia: Cricket scores

The Man On The Outer reflects on Zizou's headbutt controversy, and how cricket is an extremely challenging game. “Most require certain levels of skill, physical fitness and mental strength to...

Global Food Blog Report #24

#1: From Thailand, B'Tonian in Siam : Thai Food & the Market I’ve heard so many people say they love Thai food, but few can name more than a handful...

Pakistan: Salman Rushdie

The Organic Brew on Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children – “But my own personal perspective is that the book and its characters are really more about the great tragedy of Kashmir...

Pakistan: Cremation and Burial

Metroblogging Lahore on Shamshaan Ghaats – or cremation grounds, and the politics of converting these to burial grounds. “After Independence in 1947, all Shamshaam-ghaats in Lahore were destroyed in wake...

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