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Teeth Maestro

Teeth Maestro aka Dr. Awab Alvi has been an active blogger since July 2004 blogging at Teeth Maestro where he shares his concerns about politics and other such issues that may bug him from time to time.

Dr. Awab Alvi is a Dentist by profession with a specialty in Orthodontics (Saint Louis Univ, MO, USA) and Root Canal (Univ of Penn, PA, USA), he maintains a full time practice at Alvi Dental Hospital in Karachi (website) at Sindhi Muslim Society.

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Latest posts by Teeth Maestro

20 May 2012

Pakistan: Twitter Goes Through Weekend of Censorship

On Sunday 20 May, Twitter users in Pakistan suffered a total blanket censorship across all ISPs in Pakistan on order of the Pakistan Telcommunucation Authority who cited the reason as...

20 March 2011

Pakistan: Blood Money Sets Raymond Davis Free

Raymond Davis, an American security official, was charged for two counts of murder in Pakistan and citing him as a diplomatic official the US State Department demanded his release under...

19 May 2010

Facebook Is Blocked in Pakistan As It Indulges In A Controversial Campaign

After the outcry surrounding the Draw Mohammed Day Facebook page, which is campaigning for the creation of mass cartoon caricatures of Prophet Muhammed [PBUH] on the 20th of May, today...

18 May 2010

Pakistan: The Draw Mohammed Day Controversy

A controversial Facebook campaign called “Everybody Draw Muhammed Day” has irked many Muslims across the world. This has also caused an uproar in the Pakistani blogosphere and many bloggers are...

10 February 2010

Pakistan: PTA Blocks President's ‘Shut-Up’ Video

YouTube.com recently faced intermittent reports of irregular inaccessibility across various ISP's in Pakistan. It turned out that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had placed an URL-specific ban on one particular video...

26 February 2009

Pakistan: Sharif Brothers Declared Ineligible For Election Whilst Governor Rule Imposed

The Supreme Court after prolonged hearing of Sharif brothers’ electoral eligibility case, finally declared today that the two leaders of Pakistan's most prominent political party Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz...

31 October 2008

Pakistan: Baluchistan Quake

On Wednesday morning an earthquake shook the eastern section of Pakistan tipping the Richter Scale at a massive 6.5. The most devastated region was Ziarat, a remote location in Baluchistan....

27 September 2008

Pakistani Bloggers on the McCain-Obama Debate

Pakistani bloggers found much to analyze in last night's televised debate between United States presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain. What the US approach to Pakistan should be was...

19 August 2008

Pakistan: Musharraf has Left the Building

Eight years, three hundred and five days ago a peaceful coup masterminded by a Pakistani Army General overtook the reigns of power from the then ruling corrupt leader Nawaz Sharif....

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