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· November, 2011

Stories about Pakistan from November, 2011

Pakistan: The Death of Nusrat Bhutto

The recent demise of Nusrat Bhutto, former first lady and wife of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, was mourned across Pakistan. A public holiday was declared as a part of the mourning,...

Pakistan: Twitter Reactions to the SMS Filtering Announcement

The Pakistan Telecom Authorities' possible attempt at SMS filtering for abusive contents, had twitter timelines flooded with reactions; mostly humorous. Sana Saleem compiles Twitter reactions and provides update on the...

Pakistan: Plans to Filter Around 1,500 Words in SMS Traffic

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority is the center of attention of the country's social media junkies and human right groups these days, for its infamous leaked list of banned obscene words...

Pakistan: The Second Blog Awards

S.A.J. Shiraji reports that nominations are closing on Monday (21 November 2011) morning for the second Annual Pakistan Blog Awards. The theme for 2011 is “Colors of Pakistan: Celebrating the...

Pakistan: SMS Filtration Good Or Bad?

Pakistani blogger Rebz discusses about the merits and demerits of the new SMS filtration step taken by the Pakistan Telecom Authority.

Pakistan: The Perils Of Being A Vegetarian

The life and times of two Indians in Pakistan explains the perils of being a vegetarian in Pakistan.

Pakistan: India Is The Most Favored Nation For Trade

Riaz Ali Toori comments that a dream came true when the Federal Cabinet of Pakistan declared India as the most favored nation of Pakistan for trade.

Pakistan: The ‘Captain’ Makes His Presence Known

Imran Khan, the cricket-star-turned-politician has sent ripples through Pakistan’s political arena with his mega-rally at Lahore sporting a crowd of well over 100,000 people. The former captain of Pakistan cricket...

Pakistan: Diagnosis from a Distance

Sonya Rehman reports that Pakistan is experimenting with a relatively new model of health care delivery: tele-medicine. The virtual medical consultation services however face a challenge – lack of availability...

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