Stories about Pakistan from September, 2011
Chowrangi discusses the recent stand-off between USA and Pakistan and its implication on the war on terror.
South Asians consist of one fifth of the planet’s population and they have similar cultures. And yet some kind of loose confederation between South Asian countries looks like an unattainable dream. Dheera Sujan at South Asia Wired wonders why South Asians usually do not talk to each other.
Teeth Maestro posts updates of some ongoing flood relief projects of SARelief in Pakistan. You can track the relief activities by following the hashtag #pkrelief on Twitter.
Pak Tea House highlights Ayesha Salman, a new literary voice from Pakistan, who shares her works in a blog.
Beena Sarwar has some general observations from the 2010 Pakistan floods, which are sadly relevant again as nothing significant has been done to prevent floods.
After the devastating 2010 floods in Pakistan the government took no practical steps to tackle the possibility of future floods. The consequence of this gross negligence is that floods are yet again causing havoc. The eye of the storm this year is Sindh where flood waters have razed numerous villages and displaced millions.
Mohammad Yusha reports that the mosquito-borne Dengue fever crisis has worsened in the Punjab region of Pakistan.
South Asia Blog analyzes the Global Livability Report and its assumption of the worst cities in South Asia.
Pak Tea House posts a caption collage on the controversy regarding Eid Moon sighting in Pakistan.
Information and communications technology (ICT) has long been hailed as a harbinger of a global change. Gawaahi is one such venture that aims to bring to fore underrepresented voices of Pakistani society by coupling ICT with social activism.
Kashif Aziz at Chowrangi posts some photos depicting how the recent downpour caused trouble in Karachi.
After the recent heavy rains, dengue fever has turned into an epidemic in Punjab, reports Chowrangi.
Institute of Peace and Secular Studies is a humble, community youth organization in Lahore, Pakistan which aims to empower Pakistani youth and encourage them to face up to today’s challenges so they can shape a better future for tomorrow.
Guppu.com reports that a man belonging to the Ahmadiyya community has been shot dead. He became yet another victim of the religious hatred being propagated against the minority community in Faisalabad.