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Faisal Kapadia

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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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2 April 2014

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Five Urdu Bloggers From Pakistan Everyone Should Know

The Bridge

Tens of thousands of Pakistanis are conversing on the Internet in Urdu. Our Urdu Editor introduces you to five of them in this post.

16 February 2014

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Film Documents America's “Invisible” Drone War in Pakistan

"We speak to journalists, activists and experts inside and outside of Pakistan about the consequences of the strikes in the tribal FATA region."

20 October 2013

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Pakistani Web Rallies Against Proposed Ban on Whatsapp, Viber and Skype

Pakistan's online community has not taken kindly to the Sindh provincial government's talk of banning the messaging apps temporarily in the interest of security.

2 July 2013

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Pakistani Mother, Daughters Gunned Down for Dancing in Rain

A mother and her two teenage daughters were shot dead after five masked men broke into their house in the small town of Chilas in Pakistan, in what appears to...

9 May 2013

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Watchdog Social Media Monitor Pakistan's Historic Elections

As Pakistan nears its first democratic transition of power with the country's historic elections only days away, social media is empowering Pakistanis to take a more active role in the...

9 April 2013

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Rare, Live Glimpse into Pakistan's Progressive Fashion Industry

Unknown to most of the world, fashion plays a huge role in Pakistani life. Fashion Pakistan Week is being live-steamed on April 9-10 from Karachi and will offer a rare...

27 February 2013

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Pakistan's Darkest Night On Social Media

A massive power breakdown rocked Pakistan at 11:45 pm on Sunday, 24 February 2013, plunging 70 percent of the country into darkness for 14 hours. People turned to humor on...

7 October 2012

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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

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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

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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...

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