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Faisal Kapadia

Faisal Kapadia is a Entrepreneur, Writer, Blogger based in Karachi, Pakistan. His personal blog is at faisalkapadia.com. In print he is a feature writer for The Friday Times & Express Tribune. His twitter id is @faisalkapadia.

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Latest posts by Faisal Kapadia

7 October 2012

Pakistan: Riots Aftermath – Project Cleanup for Peace

On September 21, 2012 peaceful protests in Pakistan against the film insulting prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) turned violent and properties were burnt and people lost their lives. Contrary to the tide...

23 September 2012

The Pain of Being Physically or Mentally Challenged in Pakistan

Being a physically or mentally disabled person in Pakistan is a very painful existence because society finds it exceedingly hard to accept people who are a bit different, and who...

16 August 2012

Pakistan: Shia Target Killings Continue

On August 16, 2012, gunmen stopped a passenger bus in Mansehra, pulled 20 Shia Muslims off and killed them in cold blood. This is the third incident of targeted killing...

17 July 2012

South Asia: First Pakistan-India Social Media Summit Wraps

The first ever Pakistan-India social media summit took place in Karachi during 13-14 June, 2012. This social media summit managed to include not just people from India but also a...

10 July 2012

South Asia: First Pakistan-India Social Media Summit

A social media summit between Indian and Pakistani netizens titled the “Social Media Mela 2012″ will take place on the 13th and 14th of July 2012. The seats are limited...

9 April 2012

Pakistan: Stop Dumping On Us

Pakistan has become a dumping ground of plastic and medical wastes in the past decades. The people of the country had been exposed too long to harmful diseases due to...

30 January 2012

Pakistan: Moral Policing of Dating Couples Gets TV Show Axed

In a recent live Pakistani television show, a group of middle aged women were seen scouring the parks of Karachi to hold accountable the couples dating without their guardians' knowledge....

11 July 2011

Pakistan: Embracing the Google+ Circles

The past couple of weeks might be forever remembered as a game changer in the realm of social media in Pakistan. It was when Google rolled out its all encompassing...

24 January 2011

Pakistan: The Veenagate Controversy

Veena Malik, an aspiring Pakistani celebrity, was accused by religious hardliners of immoral behavior as she took part in the Indian reality show Big Boss. Reactions on this controversy show...

1 July 2010

Pakistan: Website Monitoring Continues

As per a recent court ruling the Pakistan government has decided to keep a close eye on popular websites including Google, Youtube, Facebook, Hotmail which could be posting blasphemous content...

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