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· February, 2010

Stories about Pakistan from February, 2010

India, Pakistan: A Pakistani In Mumbai

Jehan Ara, a Pakistani entrepreneur and blogger who writes at In The Line Of Wire, is visiting Mumbai and shares her reactions.

Pakistan: Let The Kites Fly

A Lahore Court banned kite flying in Punjab province of Pakistan in 2005 citing it as a dangerous game and deprived many residents of the joys of Basant festivities. Some...

Pakistan: Let Reason Prevail

Marvi Sirmed at Baaghi discusses about the ongoing standoff between the judiciary and the executive and urges Pakistanis to keep their sanity intact and let the reason prevail.

Pakistan: A Secret Golfing Destination

“Pakistan is the most well kept secret golfing destination as it has some of the most spectacular courses that are open year round,” – informs Imran H. Khan at All...

Pakistan: The Ban On Kyte-flying

Hamza Ahmad Qureshi and Momekh at Lahore Metblogs writes on the 2005 kite-flying ban in Pakistan and discusses the silly reasons cited to justify the ban. In many parts of...

Pakistan: Website Blocked AT IP Level

Teeth Maestro reports that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked the website http://makepakistanbetter.com on an IP level, apparently for posting criticisms against the government.

Pakistan: The Taliban Succession

Kalsoom at CHUP: Changing Up Pakistan discusses the controversial demise of several Taliban leaders and the battle, drama and rumors about their successors.

Pakistan: PTA Blocks President's ‘Shut-Up’ Video

YouTube.com recently faced intermittent reports of irregular inaccessibility across various ISP's in Pakistan. It turned out that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had placed an URL-specific ban on one particular video...

Pakistan: Karachi Under Attack

On February 5, 2010, twin suicidal blasts hit mourners of the Shia sect in Karachi. The attacks came 40 days after the Ashura bombing that killed over 40 people. Bloggers...

Pakistan: Beware Of The Nationalist Campaign

Sana Saleem at Mystified Justice comments on ‘Wake Up Pakistan’, a new nationalistic campaign spearheaded by Zaid Hamid targeting the youth: “Pakistan should wake up, but not to a new...

Pakistan: Two More Blasts In Karachi

Five Rupees reports that two more suicidal blasts targeting Shia mourners rocked busy streets of Karachi taking scores of lives.

Pakistan: The Dr. Aafia Siddiqui Verdict

Teeth Maestro comments on the Dr. Aafia Siddiqui Verdict : “I and many Pakistanis may not actually like the overall decision, but we must draw the line. [..] Being a...

Bangladesh: BRAC In Pakistan

Malik Rashid at BRAC Blog describes how BRAC, the Bangladeshi NGO, is teaching children in the town of Haripur in North West Frontier Province (NWFP) in Pakistan.

Pakistan: How Not To Be Hacked

Faisal K. at Deadpan Thoughts shares from his personal experience how to be prepared for a hacking attack on all your email/social network accounts.

Pakistan: Economic Performance Between 2001 and 2008

Corporate Finance and Accounting blog summarizes Pakistan's economic performance between 2001 and 2008.

Pakistan: Don't Bite The Ball

Pakistani bloggers like Adil Najam and Teeth Maestro are condemning the ball tampering incident of the Pakistan cricket player Shahid Afridi.

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