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· April, 2010

Stories about Pakistan from April, 2010

Pakistan: Brain Drain?

Fatima Saleem at Teeth Maestro refutes the popular claim that Pakistan is suffering from brain drain.

Pakistan: Ashamed Of National Dress?

MB criticizes Pakistan Prime Minister for not wearing national dress and failing to promote national culture at international levels.

India, Pakistan: Please Discuss

Adil Najam at All Things Pakistan urges the prime ministers of India and Pakistan, who are in Bhutan to attend the SAARC Summit, to start bilateral talks and to keep...

First Pakistani Anti-Virus Software

Spring of Autumn informs that the first ever Pakistani Anti-Virus Software has been launched.

Pakistan: First E-Village Starts Operation

Babar Bhatti informs that the first “E-Village” has been launched in Pakistan: “the village of Mira Bagwal has been wired with 2 MB Broad Band internet connection and provided access...

Pakistan: Karachi Music Scene

“This is about a Karachi from a very different time. A Karachi that moved to a very different beat,” – comments Adil Najam at All Things Paksitan while discussing about...

Bhutan: South Asian Leaders Meet For SAARC Summit

Bhutan is in a flurry of activity, gearing up for the upcoming SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Summit. Here the South Asian leaders will discuss about issues like...

Pakistan: Investigation Report On Benazir Bhutto's assassination

“This is what we paid US$20 million for???” comments Cafe Pyala after watching the media presentation by the UN Commission investigating Pakistan's ex-prime minister and PPP chairman Benazir Bhutto's assassination.

Pakistan: A Mysterious Plane in Karachi

Teeth Maestro questions “what’s a Meridian Jet doing in Karachi?” Similar planes have been used in ‘rendition’ program “in which the CIA uses private aircraft to ferry prisoners to various...

Pakistan: Abbotabad Riots

Kalsoom at CHUP! – Changing Up Pakistan writes about the recent riots in Pakistan which claimed at least seven lives: “mobs in Haripur, Mansehra, and Abbottabad (in Hazara) blocked roads,...

Pakistan: First Female Cartoonist

Faisal Kapadia at Deadpan Thoughts interviews Nigar, Pakistan's first female cartoonist.

Pakistan: Karachi Literary Festival

Raza Rumi at Jahane Rumi comments on the Karachi Literary Festival: “It is heartening to see how events such as this can take place, and the hope they can instill,...

Pakistan: Current Crisis In Khyber-Pukhtoonkhwa

Faris Kasim at Teeth Maestro reflects on the current crisis in all the conflict affected areas of Khyber-Pukhtoonkhwa.

India, Pakistan: Sania-Shoaib Mania Rolls On

The Shoaib Malik and Sania mirza wedding controversy rolls on as the media is feeding on the mania and millions of people in India and Pakistan remain engrossed with the...

Women's Rights In Pakistan

Pakistani women are subject to increasing abuse and rights and opportunities are disappearing from them gradually. The absence of protection of law and lack of implementation of existing laws are...

India, Pakistan: A Celebrity Marriage Tests The Relation Between Two Countries

A cross-border marriage between an Indian tennis star and a former captain of Pakistan cricket team is the hot topic among the mainstream media and the social media of India...

Pakistan: Energy Saving Bulbs

Deeda-e-Beena at All Things Pakistan blog informs that to tackle the recent energy crisis, the Pakistan government has decided to import 30 million energy saver bulbs for reportedly ‘free’ distribution.

Pakistan: Constitutional Reform

Raza Rumi at Pak Tea House congratulates the signing of the draft 18th amendment of the constitution of Pakistan, which will scrap the changes done by the previous dictators.

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