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· March, 2010

Stories about Pakistan from March, 2010

Pakistan: The Big And Tall Persons

Owais Mughal at All Things In Pakistan features a number of tall human beings from Pakistan.

Pakistan: Prayers For Moscow

“Prayers for #Moscow from #Lahore – there are no words that will lessen your grief.” tweets Mars On Earth from Pakistan as reported in Lahore Metblogs.

Pakistan: Earth Hour 2010

Hina Safdar at Chowrangi urges Pakistanis to switch off lights in honor of earth hour tonight at 8:30 PM when hundreds of cities around the world will switch off the...

Pakistan: Intervention Of The Judiciary

Faisal Naqvi Monsoon Frog writes about the economics of judicial interventionism in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Child Abuse On The Rise

The term ‘child abuse’ covers a wide array of very diverse kinds of crimes subjected towards the minors. Bloggers discuss the disturbing rise in child abuse cases in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Terror And The Blame Game

Kalsoom at CHUP! – Changing Up Pakistan criticizes the blame game of Pakistan's leaders and comments: “the stream of bombings and the subsequent deaths of innocent civilians will continue to...

Pakistan: Root Cause Of Water Crisis

Amicus at Pakistan Spectator discusses the root causes for the recent water crisis in Pakistan.

Global Voices Authors Speak Out Against Censorship

Today marks the World Day Against Cyber Censorship, an initiative promoted by global NGO Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in support of a single Internet that is unrestricted and accessible to...

Pakistan: Say No To Honor Killings

Dr. Awab Alvi at Teeth Maestro asked his readers to act to prevent a possible ‘Honor Killing’ in Quetta. Today the blogger updates the status of the couple under threat.

Pakistan: Perils Of Having Dark Skin

Maria Saadat, who runs a South Asian beauty blog, guest blogs at CHUP! – Changing Up Pakistan. She writes about the obsession of Pakistanis for fairer skin and the stigma...

Pakistan: Suicide Bombing In Lahore

Five Rupees reports that a suicidal car bomb has ripped through government buildings in Lahore today killing 12 people and injuring many.

Pakistan: More Than 80,000 Cell Phones Snatched In A Year

Hina Safdar at Chowrangi informs that More than 80,000 cell phones were snatched last year in Pakistan and almost 75% of them were of one brand.

Bangladesh: Photo Competition For The Bihari Refugees

Six Oranges reports that a photo competition titled Ummid (hope) has been arranged to mark the second anniversary of the granting of citizenship to stranded Biharis (Pakistanis) by the supreme...

Pakistan: Climate Change and Global Warming

Every year the winters are shrinking, which is resulting in warming of climate and less and less greenery in Pakistan and elsewhere in the world. Pakistani Bloggers discuss how climate...

Pakistan: Google A Taxi Driver

Pakistan Speaks talks about Asif Hussain Shah, a Pakistani taxi driver, who has found a new way to advertise his book and his taxi business with the “search on Google”...

Pakistan: Public Transport Of Karachi Requires Improvement

Spring Of Autumn lists a series of problems associated with the current public transport of Karachi and urges the authorities to hear their plights.

FarmVille And Facebook

“It is hard to be on Facebook and avoid Farmville. It’s Global addiction,” comments Hina Safdar at Chowrangi Blog while discussing the popularity of the online Facebook game app.

Famous Pakistani Diaspora Celebrities

Sabeen Ahmad at Divanee lists 10 Pakistani diaspora celebrities who are becoming far more visible in American and European media.

Pakistan: Gawalmandi Food Street

Shirazi at Doodh Patti talks about the Gowalmandi Food and Heritage Street in Lahore.

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