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· February, 2008

Stories about Pakistan from February, 2008

Pakistan: Urban Development

Lahore Nama on the skewed urban development agenda in Pakistan.

Pakistan: The Jinnah Way

Pak Tea House takes a closer look at Jinnah and history – to serve as a lesson for contemporary parliamentarians in Pakistan.

South Asia: Decline Scenario

Chapati Mystery on the idea of “decline scenario” in interpreting history – implying that South Asia was already in decline before colonization.

Pakistan: YouTube and the World

Pakistan's act of blocking access to YouTube may have had consequences far deeper than initially planned says iFaqeer.

India: Foreign Policy and the US

Sepia Mutiny on the future of US's foreign policy in South Asia.

Pakistan: Why is YouTube blocked?

YouTube appears to be blocked in Pakistan, All Things Pakistan points out that this may have a political rather than a “cultural” reason – given that a number of videos...

Pakistan: Election results

Metroblogging Lahore wonders why the elections results in Pakistan are confusing to the West.

Pakistan: Election results

opendemocracy breaks down the results of the elections in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Elections in 2009?

With elections in Pakistan just over, The Pakistani Spectator predicts that another round of elections are likely in 2009.

Pakistan: Elections and after

Pakistan Paindabad on the morning after the elections – the results are in and life gone as usual.

Pakistan: Voting dilemmas

Lahore Nama on the the dilemmas of a Lahori voter in the recently held elections in Pakistan.

South Asia: Managing urban growth

Development Industry on manging urban growth in South Asia – given that estimates suggest where over a third of the people live in urban areas.

Pakistan: Goodbye Musharraf!

With the results of the elections in Pakistan becoming more clear, it is obvious that Musharraf, despite his promises hasn't won the confidence of the voters. Crow's Nest writes, reflecting...

Pakistan: Voting, Elections and Counting

As people in Pakistan were out voting today, the blogosphere discusses the elections. All Things Pakistan, is following the elections and urges its readers to share their accounts. We are...

South Asia: Against domestic violence

Out Against Abuse – dedicated to discussing issues of domestic violence affecting the South Asian community urges readers to share their stories.

Pakistan: Elections and the Attorney General

Pak Tea House on the Attorney General in yet another controversial matter – this time about elections and rigging.

Pakistan: Bird Flu

Crow's Nest on certain strains of Bird Flu being detected in some poultry farms in Southern Pakistan.

Pakistan: Line of Duty

Metroblogging Lahore remembers those who died in the line of duty – with a few photographs.

Pakistan: Along the N5

Light Within on a journey on Pakistan's longest highway – the N5.

Pakistan: Caring for the mentally ill

All Things Pakistan on the critical but neglected issue of caring for the mentally ill in the country.

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