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· April, 2011

Stories about Pakistan from April, 2011

Pakistan: We Serve Better Food At Our Weddings

Pakistani blogger Tazeen comments on the UK Royal Wedding: “If I am not wrong, our weddings are better than any royal affair. We serve better food to our people.”

Pakistan: The Fight Against the Taliban and the Drones

Imagine how it is to live in Pakistan; a place where a day without any suicide bombing or drone attack can make the news, where citizens have to deal with...

Pakistan: Urdu Losing Its Glory?

“Urdu stands at the brink of artistic and aesthetic extinction,” opines Pakistani blogger Salman Latif.

Pakistan: Deaf And Dumb Policy On Balochistan

Hamid Abbasi at Chowrangi criticizes the deaf and dumb policy of the Pakistan government regarding Balochistan.

Pakistan: In Support Of The Burqa Ban

Kalsoom at CHUP! Changing Up Pakistan highlights Nabiha Meher Sheikh, a freelance writer based in Lahore, who explains why she supports the burqa (full face veil) ban in France.

South Asia: Reactions On The Burqa Ban In France

The recent ban imposed by France on burqa (niqab), the Islamic face veil, has created a lot of buzz across the different blogosphere of the world. Some South Asian bloggers...

Pakistan: Text Books Being Updated After 11 Years

Faisal Kapadia at Deadpan Thoughts welcomes the steps by the Education Ministry of Pakistan to update the text books and supplementary materials for both students and teachers of primary and...

Pakistan: Pukhtun Stonehenges

Salman Rashid at Doodh Patti highlights two stone circles in Pakistan which have been dated between the 14th and 12th century BCE.

Pakistan: Lahore, The City Of Foods And Food Lovers

Sepoy at Chapati Mystery posts pictures of street food in Lahore and discusses how the people enjoy food there.

Pakistan: Killings And Abductions In Balochistan

“Pakistani media and its civil society cannot abandon their duty to highlight the woes of all those Baloch who are being killed, tortured or abducted” – comments Raza Rumi while...

Pakistan: A Step Towards Decency, If Not Peace

Naeem Sadiq at Teeth Maestro points out an interesting fact: “each day as the flags are lowered at the Wagah border, Indian and Pakistani guards high-kick and stamp their feet...

Pakistan: Suicide Bombing By A Teenager

Adil Najam at All Things Pakistan reports that a suicide bombing attack on the shrine of a 13th century Sufi saint in District Dera Ghazi Khan in Pakistan killed more...

Pakistan: Resettling The Flood Affected

Chapati Mystery introduces the ‘Resettling the Indus’ project, which is an initiative of professionals from Pakistan dedicated to resettle the victims of last years devastating floods.

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