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· December, 2006

Stories about Pakistan from December, 2006

Pakistan: Bakra Mandi – where livestock is sold

Animals being traded for ritual sacrifice and more at the Bakra Mandi (a goat bazaar) as seen by Metroblogging Islamabad.

Pakistan: The Rural, Urban and Cyber Me

Light Within on the multiplicity of the self's identities. “There it occurred to m that I have three different lives; different identities; Rural, Urban and Cyber.”

Pakistan: Musharraf and Kashmir

President Musharraf's statements on Kashmir with respect to Pakistan and India have quite a few reactions. Light Within on some fundamental issues. “The first one is that how can a...

Pakistan: The return of the Expat

Metroblogging Islamabad on Pakistani expats returning to the city and not quite fitting in. “All they can do is complain and try to pose something they are not with their...

Pakistan: Healthcare in Islamabad

Metroblogging Islamabad on healthcare in the city. “Although you can get a prompt emergency check up for Rs 5 registration charges, but the medicines are very expensive, and I am...

Pakistan, Bangladesh: In conversation with Uzma Aslam Khan

black and gray in conversation with the author of Trespassing, Uzma Aslam Khan. “The Soviets were in Afghanistan, Pakistan was ruled by its most brutal military dictator, General Zia ul...

South Asia : People, Prayers, Movies and Politics

The latest buzz from different blogs from South Asia: Bangladesh: - Mezba of a Bengali in TO, a Bangladeshi expat living in Canada describes why is it beneficial to sacrifice...

South Asia: Muslims and Christmas in the UK

Pickled Politics points to an article by one of the authors in the Guardian. “That is, erm, me in a short article in today’s Media Guardian having a sarcastic dig...

Pakistan: Morality and Students

Metroblogging Lahore on Pakistani students caught cheating. “Last week, a friend of mine sent me this email about an embarrassing situation in Swedish universities where the number of Pakistani students...

Pakistan: America and Islamophobia

My Chronicles... on Islamophobia and America. “Certainly, Muslims have an identity of their own and need to display it just like Christians, Jews, Hindus, etc. To fear Muslims for displaying...

Pakistan: A trip to North Pakistan

All Things Pakistan remembers a trip to North Pakistan in 1992. “For those of you who are familiar with Pakistan’s road transportation system of early 1990s, the bigger your vehicle...

Pakistan: Girls, you should know the first kalma

All Things Pakistan looks at some lines of poetry written on the back of a bus with initial amusement and then with a slight sense of horror. The post and...

India, Pakistan: Chennai and Lahore's gifts to the world

Metroblogs the world over are focusing on the gifts each city has given to the world. Metroblogging Lahore has a wonderful post focusing on the cuisine and delights for the...

Pakistan: AIDS/ HIV and awareness

On World AIDS Day, Metroblogging Islamabad on why Pakistan needs to be careful about HIV and get its awareness programs going. “A third of Pakistani truck drivers recently surveyed had...

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