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· November, 2010

Stories about Pakistan from November, 2010

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Pakistan: The Desperation Cards

  30 November 2010

There has been a lot of mismanagement of the donations collected for flood relief in Pakistan. The methods of distribution of reliefs and utilizing those funds for other purposes have also been questioned. One such controversial project is the "Watan Cards" project.

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South Asia: The Morality Of Exposing Others’ Secrets

  29 November 2010

WikiLeaks, an international non-profit media organization has created waves around the world by publishing 251,287 confidential documents, which detail correspondence between the U.S. State Department and U.S. embassies around the world. Some South Asian bloggers were quick to publish their opinions on this issue.

South Asia: Steep Bandwidth Price

  21 November 2010

The cost of Internet bandwidth has to be reduced across Asia, which remains more than 300% expensive than the western hemisphere, argues Abu Saeed Khan at LIRNE Asia.

Pakistan: The Cost Of Sacrifice

  18 November 2010

Five Rupees is surprised to learn about the large number of animals slaughtered in Pakistan during the Eid-Ul-Azha festivities and the huge cost associated with it.

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Pakistan: Bulldozing Over Civilization

  15 November 2010

The recent bomb attack that killed 19 people in Karachi shook buildings, shattered glasses and weakened people’s sense of security. The sad fact is that this has become a routine Pakistanis are being forced to live with.

Fiber To The Home Services in Pakistan

  15 November 2010

An Infrastructure uplift, perhaps? Pakistan was the first in South Asia to launch an FTTH service. This article in Telecomistan reviews the industry and the challenges faced in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Not My Destiny

  12 November 2010

Rickshaw Diaries writes about a new phenomenal blog called “Not My Naseeb” where the author shares excerpts from messages she receives on matrimonial sites.

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Video: It Gets Better for Queer Youth

  10 November 2010

The It Gets Better Project was started by Dan Savage as a way of preventing gay teens from committing suicide through videos explaining what gay adult life could be: lots better. And from different corners of the world, other people are also sharing their stories.

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