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· November, 2011

Stories about Pakistan from November, 2011

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Pakistan: The Death of Nusrat Bhutto

  25 November 2011

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, which triggered a wave of reactions from Twitter users questioning the logic behind such a move.

Pakistan: The Second Blog Awards

  20 November 2011

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 New Media Spaces” and voting will run till November 25, 2011.

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Pakistan: The ‘Captain’ Makes His Presence Known

  4 November 2011

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 team has infused a new spirit into Pakistan’s politics by stirring the urban youth.

Pakistan: Diagnosis from a Distance

  3 November 2011

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 of broadband Internet in many of Pakistan’s remotest areas.

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