· August, 2008

Stories about Pakistan from August, 2008

Pakistan: On the Hijab

  31 August 2008

Degrowchyowl from Pakistan on the intricacies of wearing a hijab – as an assertion of identity or as a reminder of one's faith.

Pakistan: Who is the next president?

  22 August 2008

CHUP! – Changing Up Pakistan is analyzing the reports and rumors that Asif Ali Zardari, the Co-Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the widower of the assassinated ex Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto may be the next President of Pakistan. Chowrangi also weighs in on this issue.

Pakistan: In tears again

  22 August 2008

All Things Pakistan is in pain after yet another suicide bomb blast in Pakistan that killed more than 70 people: “In what continues to be war on and in Pakistan, Pakistanis continue to die. Pakistan continues to cry.”

Pakistan: Musharraf's complicated legacy

  21 August 2008

Five Rupees analyzes Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf's complicated legacy and comments “it is crucial that the Pakistani public and media demand from the newly elected civilian leaders the same standard of accountability that they did so vociferously against Musharraf.”

Pakistan: Fighting economic downfall

  20 August 2008

The Fiscal year 2007-08 saw a economic downfall in Pakistan including a double figure inflation rate. In Chowrangi blog Ambreen Kazmi has some suggestions for the government showing how to counter all these challenges.

Pakistan: Musharraf has Left the Building

  19 August 2008

Eight years, three hundred and five days ago a peaceful coup masterminded by a Pakistani Army General overtook the reigns of power from the then ruling corrupt leader Nawaz Sharif. It was then the promise of a new tomorrow; it was then a romantic walk towards the faint vision labeled...

Pakistan: Safe exit for Musharraf?

  18 August 2008

Chowrangi blog questions: “why Mr. Pervez Musharraf is being provided with the opportunity of safe exit?” Following the resignation of Pakistan's president Gen. Pervez Musharraf The Teaath Mastro warns that “if its a safe exit for Musharraf today there will be a safe entry for another dictator tomorrow.”

Musharraf resigns

  18 August 2008

All Things Pakistan reports that Gen. Pervez Musharraf, the president of Pakistan has announced his resignation in a televised speech. His nine year long rule ended facing an impeachment and an ultimatum of the politicians. The Blog also discusses what awaits Pakistan after his resignation.

Pakistan: Rain!

  14 August 2008

The rains have descended upon Lahore. Metroblogging Lahore shares photographs of water on the streets.

Pakistan: Hacking PKNIC

  13 August 2008

Made in Pakistan managed to breach PKNIC's domain management system and successfully added some big domain names to his PKNIC domain panel, exposing the loopholes in the current system.