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Lahore Observed (IV) – Churches

 

Lahore Observed (III) – Bulls of Eid ul Adha

Three cows were run over by a lawn mover today in Pakistan. That’s what Bruce Riedel says. He knows as much about cows or lawn movers as he does about the country. [pictures from Eid ul Adha 2006 opposite Walton Airfield Lahore]

Dante vs Mohammad, Islamic banking and Afghanistan after US withdrawal

Three reads today: 1. A Pakistani student Mehdi Hasan* advises Muslims to behave and argues that if Mohammad can survive Dante, He can survive a small insignificant sort-of movie ‘Innocence of Muslims’. 2. Mike Seccombe discusses Islamic Banking and if it can bail Australia out of financial struggle. 3. Finally, Ejaz Haider comes back to … Continue reading

Social media’s impact on Pakistani politics and political twitterati

There has been a lot of talk in the media about PTI’s (Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf) social media footprint and their successful online campaigning when it comes to any political event of substance in Pakistan. To the effect that Facebook and Twitter have been primary source of information in Pakistan bypassing dozens news channels. This, to some … Continue reading

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