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· June, 2008

Stories about Pakistan from June, 2008

Pakistan: A Career in the Civil Services

All Things Pakistan on how a career in the administrative backbone of the country – the civil services is no longer an attractive option.

Pakistan: Taliban and Afghanistan

Five Rupees on the army strikes against the Taliban, and the infiltration into Pakistan.

Pakistan: The Third Gender

CHUP! on the vulnerability of the hijra community in India and Pakistan, known as “the third gender”.

Pakistan: Malls and The City

Lahore Nama asks if building malls will ruin the character of the city.

Pakistan: Gold and Copper

A Jaywalker's Diary on the world's largest gold and copper reserves found in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Slasher Flick

CHUP! on the first Pakistani slasher flick – Zibahkhana.

Pakistan: Price hikes and the Government

The Pakistani Spectator on the apathy of the government towards the spiraling price hikes.

Pakistan: Death Penalty

Pak Tea House publishes a report on the death penalty and there is a small discussion in the comments space.

Pakistan: Journalism and Agendas

Five Rupees from Pakistan on agenda-based journalism that determines the kinds of headlines one sees in newspapers.

Pakistan: Truck painting

All Things Pakistan on the fascinating art of truck painting.

Pakistan: Spying across the border

The Pakistani Spectator takes a closer look at the spies sent across the border between India and Pakistan, and how their cases are used politically.

Pakistan: After the Long March

CHUP! on the reactions over the weekend to the Long March – a protest by lawyers in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Don't hire women

Five Rupees on why women shouldn't hired in Pakistan unless you need someone for HR or a receptionist.

Pakistan: The Long March

All Things Pakistan on the long march to Islamabad, organized by lawyers to protest against the government.

Pakistan: On Polio

CHUP! on the issue of polio in Pakistan.

The myriad voices of Pakistani blogosphere

Pakistan's growing blogosphere presents a kaleidoscope of the complex, contradictory developments within the country. The country is in the grip of a major movement for upholding the rule of law....

Pakistan: Food and Water

All Things Pakistan on the threats posed by an acute food and water shortage in the country.

Pakistan: Al Qaeda claims responsibility

CHUP! on Al Qaeda claiming responsibility for the Danish embassy bombing in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Musharraf and Lies

The Pakistani Spectator on Musharraf's lies and why he should be tried for treason.

Pakistan: On Democracy

The Pakistani Spectator on the idea of democracy – not just theoretically, but as a choice that people make.

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