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· December, 2008

Stories about Pakistan from December, 2008

Pakistan: Lessons to remember

Hassan Baig at Teeth Maestro reminds Pakistanis about the ten lessons they should learn.

Pakistan: Responding to Thomas L Friedman

Kashkin at Pak Tea House responds to Thomas L Friedman’s article “Calling All Pakistanis” published in the New York Times.

Pakistan: Spare the Lamb for Eid-ul-Adha

Temporal at Baithak suggests some effective ways of sacrificing wealth for the poor during Eid-ul Adha instead of sacrificing animal (Qurbani) and wasting the meat: “We can think of many...

Pakistan: Deadly Bomb Blast in Peshawar

Peshawar, the capital of the North-West Frontier Province in Pakistan was rocked with a high intensity car bomb blast today. The car was parked near the assembly hall laden with...

India: Stop The Blame Game

At The Observers Indian and Pakistani activists discuss why India is blaming Pakistan for the terror attacks in Mumbai.

Pakistan: A Citizen Journalist On Karachi Riots

Jackie, an American expat in Karachi writes in CHUP! – Changing Up Pakistan about this week’s violence in Karachi and discusses who are the players, why are they fighting, and...

World Disability Day in South Asia

December 1st is observed around the world as AIDS Day and the occasion is largely publicized. Unlike the attention World AIDS Day receives, World Disability Day barely registers on the...

Pakistan: Let Commonsense and Intelligence Prevail

Shaheryar Azhar at Pak Tea House writes on the growing tension between India and Pakistan after the terror attacks in Mumbai: “In steadfastly refusing to allow a healthy debate from...

Pakistan: Karachi Riots in Media

Adil Najam at All Things Pakistan compiles media reports on the recent Karachi riots and comments: “We see Pakistani kill Pakistani in the name of Pakistan. We sit afraid. Very...

Pakistan: Preemptive Assumptions

CHUP! – Changing Up Pakistan follows the conversations in the international media pointing fingers at Pakistan for the terror attacks in Mumbai and comments: “ is still not yet clear...

Pakistan: Riots in Karachi continues

Dr. Awab at Teeth Maestro is following the recent ethnic riots in Karachi which is being downplayed by media. An entry from his Tweeter account on December 1: “2 individuals...

Pakistan: Bloggers Meetup in Lahore

On November 23, 2008 more than 100 Pakistani bloggers gathered in Lahore in a meetup, the first of its kind in the city. The event was organized by LUMS IEEE...

India: Poets on Mumbai Terror

Nothing articulates your heart like a poem. Sometimes the complex composition of a poem simplifies complex issues of life, sometimes it helps you come in terms with your surroundings. Poets...

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