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 Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pakistani administered areas of Kashmir contain of the highest mountains in the world the second tallest K-2.
A large Pakistani diaspora exists especially in United Kingdom United States Canada and Australia as well as in the Scandinavian A large number of Pakistanis are also in the Middle east.
Perhaps the most popular sport in Pakistan cricket and large amounts of Pakistanis gather TV sets to watch the Pakistani team in World competitions especially against Pakistan's rival Pakistan has one of the top teams international cricket one that won the World in 1992.
www.freeglossary.com /Pakistan   (2337 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Popular culture, or pop culture is the vernacular (people's) culture that prevails in a modern society.
The content of popular culture is determined in large part by industries that disseminate cultural material, for example the film,
But popular culture cannot be described as just the aggregate product of those industries; instead, it is the result of a continuing interaction between those industries and the people of the society who consume their products.
www.kisanji.org /default.aspx?modulo=wikipedia&arg=Category:Pop_culture   (238 words)

 Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pakistani political history is divided into alternating periods of military dictatorship and democratic civilian/parliamentary rule.
The northern and western areas of Pakistan are mountainous, and Pakistani held areas of Kashmir contain some of the highest mountains in the world, including the second tallest, K-2.
Perhaps the most popular sport in Pakistan is cricket, and large amounts of Pakistanis gather around TV sets to watch the Pakistani team play in World competitions, especially against Pakistan's rival India.
www.peacelink.de /keyword/Pakistan.php   (1932 words)

 Timeline of Pakistani popular culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These are items from the history of Pakistani popular culture.
(1970s: Technology) First Pakistani made light aircraft appears but is not mass produced.
(1980s: Society) Rise of gun culture and growth in drugs usage and smuggling.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Timeline_of_Pakistani_popular_culture   (385 words)

 Top20Pakistan.com - Your Top20 Guide to Pakistan!
Pakistanis are some of the most ardent chatters on the Internet, communicating with users all over the world.
Whereas Pakistanis in the United States, Canada and Australia tend to be professionals, the majority of them in the United Kingdom, Germany and the Scandinavian nations comes from a rural background and belongs to the working class.
Pakistani emigrants and their children influence Pakistan culturally and economically, keeping close ties with their roots by travelling to Pakistan and especially by returning or investing there.
www.top20pakistan.com   (5238 words)

 Politics and Culture
Psychoanalytic analyses of cultural trauma offer us one way to understand this failure to either comprehend the enormity of what is taking place or to speak out against state violence.
Shoshana Felman discusses this cultural failure to bear witness to the genocide of the Jews in Poland as a function of the different topographical and cognitive positions that victims, perpetrator, and bystanders occupied.
Popular culture's refusal to admit the Patriot Act into its awareness does not, unfortunately, rule out the possibility of its devastating effects on us in the long term.
aspen.conncoll.edu /politicsandculture/page.cfm?key=211   (3748 words)

 Popular culture - a definition and history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is a form of natural selection: the items of popular culture which are mostly likely to survive are those which have the broadest appeal and thus propagate themselves most effectively.
Although popular culture is not especially prestigious, it nevertheless gives rise to interesting and important questions, for example, how it spreads or what traits are needed for a particular items to become a part of popular culture.
For this reason, popular culture is studied by scholars, who invoke the usual apparatus of the scholarly association
www.artbrain.co.uk /cd-music/popular-culture-pop.htm   (872 words)

 Anatomy of a Pakistani Shadi
As is the case with almost all major Pakistani gatherings, the success (or failure) of the party is almost always linked to the quality of the food, so particular attention is paid to this part of the evening.
In a culture where dating is still pretty much taboo and men and women's interactions strictly governed by an ever-watchful Society, the act of letting your sister go to another family takes on a signifigance that is lost in the West.
In the Pakistani shadi, this is not the case, and when I was escorting Laila to the car of her new husband Babar, I realized how important this moment was in Laila's life, and how sad she was to be leaving her family home.
www.fasote.org /travels/pak/shadi.html   (3088 words)

 Significant Terrorist Incidents 1961-2003: A Brief Chronology
The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) claimed to have avenged the death of PFLP Mustafa Zubari.
On January 6, 2004, Pakistani authorities announced the arrest of 6 suspects who were said to be members of Jaish-e-Muhammad.
The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the attack in retaliation for Israeli military operations in Nablus that had begun two days earlier.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ho/pubs/fs/5902.htm   (10844 words)

 Cultural Detective Authors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cultural Detective: Islam gives a greater appreciation and awareness of how Islamic values and principles present a window of opportunity for non-Muslims to be more effective in their dealings with organizations that incorporate them.
Culture, therefore has a significant influence in determining the way people communicate with members of their immediate family, their relatives, work peers, elders, strangers and local dignitaries.
Cultural Detective Malaysia is an attempt to assist you in identifying the common values that are found among the multicultural population, and their influence on how business is conducted, how relationships are built, and how conflicts are resolved to maintain understanding, harmony and unity in the country.
www.culturaldetective.com /cultures.html   (13302 words)

 deconsumption: Timeline for Unfolding Crisis of Mankind
The purpose for this Timeline is not to prove that I have the ability to predict the future.
Throughout this timeline, it is important to remember that times of great stress will always tend to release their energies in unexpected ways.
At first the significant stressors to Mankind will be economic collapse, social unrest, and to a very limited extent, the first signs of difficulty coping with the transition to a life of hydrocarbon scarcity.
deconsumption.typepad.com /deconsumption/2004/05/background_for_.html   (4528 words)

 Pak actress fined for kissing Indian: South Asia : Hindustan Times.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pakistani government has imposed a heavy fine on actress Meera after she performed a kissing scene in Bollywood Director Mahesh Bhatt's new film Nazar and is considering a ban on Pakistani actors from appearing in Indian movies, a media report said.
Pakistani actors who go abroad are ambassadors of the country and are not allowed to spread vulgarity, the spokesman was quoted as saying.
Meera, a popular actress from Lahore, had earlier complained that she had received threatening phone calls from people claiming to represent religious groups in Pakistan, who protested her decision to act in Indian films.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/7598_1254586,000500020000.htm   (317 words)

 Timeline: A publication of the Foundation for Global Community - Current Issue
The most likely alternative to armed conflict—and the most effective, as it turned out—in preserving the peace, is to give power to more than the king and the barons, to spread the process of deliberation to a wider circle.
And a prairie dog colony is not a shooting gallery for rifle recreationists, but a culture that has evolved with the prairie since the Pleistocene.
A print edition of Timeline with photographs and artwork is available for a subscription price of $15 per year (six issues).
www.fgconline.org /timeline/79   (8233 words)

 American Hegemony - A Timeline
In terms of home ownership the gap between white and fl home ownership jumped by 5.5% during the life of the program and left cities highly polarized between underdeveloped inner-city fl neighborhoods and highly developed white suburbs.
However, Magsaysay and his successors fail to implement long term reforms that could resolve the country's problems and extreme poverty, leading later to further popular unrest, a new insurgency, and another US supported strongman and kleptocrat by the name of Ferdinand Marcos.
In the resulting genocide * * somewhere between 500,000 to 3 million East Pakistanis are slaughtered, raped, and tortured over the course of 9 months.
www.flagrancy.net /timeline.html   (12622 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: Pakistan's Jihad-Friendly Army by Kaushik Kapisthalam
The reasons the Pakistanis to tried to put a lid on the Pearl killing episode is clear — every terrorist involved in the plot seemed to have a link with Pakistani intelligence agencies.
Pakistani journalist Kamran Khan quoted insiders as saying that Omar Sheikh rattled Pakistani officials during his trial by disclosing his group’s role in many terrorist attacks, such as the December 2001 attack on
Pakistani newspaper Daily Times recently revealed that an army captain, three majors, a lieutenant colonel and a colonel may have had roles in the attempt on Musharraf.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=13714   (1398 words)

 Dates of Significance : A Timeline
The battle for a national language is far from over though as the constitution has simply made provision for a national language, and with more than 100 indigenous languages in the Philippines, finding a “language common to all the people” will prove to be a difficult task.
The popular perception is that the Tagologs are traitors, instruments of the Japanese invaders: English continued to be the de facto language of education in most of the country (Fonacier, 72-73).
However, English is emerging, both figuratively and literally, as the undisputed academic language of the Philippines, and educated Filipinos are using English as the primary language of expression.
www.bobschwab.com /new_page_100.htm   (4794 words)

 Máldives Royal Family Official Website ދިވެހި ...
Chapter four is a critique of the Maldive government’s position by using evidence from recent cultural research and contemporary Islamic literature.
Maldives Culture publishes translation of the the state approved and sanitised version of Maldive history: "In 1902, during the reign of King Mohamed Imaaduddine VI, the monarch wanted a 'History of Maldives' written in Divehi tana script, so he assigned a committee to the task.
For a long time the agenda of the mullahs have been to make the Maldives a cultural, ideological and spiritual appendage of their Arab heartland- to be reduced to an "Arab Republic" like the once-proud civilisations of Egypt and Syria.
www.maldivesroyalfamily.com   (6477 words)

 Afghanistan timeline March 16-31, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Claiming to be somewhere in Afghanistan senior Taliban military commander Mullah Dadullah told the BBC that the Taliban hoped to regain in Afghanistan utilizing popular support.
Dadullah said the Taliban had regrouped under the leadership Mullah Mohammed Omar and were attacking U.S. -led coalition troops with renewed vigour and He added that the Taliban would fight " Jews and Christians all foreign crusaders " were expelled from Afghanistan.
Afghanistan granted the release of all Pakistani prisoners (almost 1 000) held in jails.
www.freeglossary.com /Afghanistan_timeline_March_2003   (3558 words)

 My View From Las Vegas
For a while, things were looking up for the young writer, who quickly became one of the cultural heroes of his generation.As the political pendulum swung backward in the late 1960s, though, the outspoken Aksyonov found himself on the wrong side of the Soviet regime.
Searches on Christmas carols (+18%) are surging and they’re especially popular with kids under 13 and their parents.
Parsonnet, a prominent figure in New Jersey philanthropic and cultural circles, was a social acquaintance of Mr.
vegasmike433.blogspot.com /2004_12_19_vegasmike433_archive.html   (16079 words)

 Pakistan - Gurupedia
Besides these, nearly all Pakistanis speak mutually related Indo-European languages, of which the most widely spoken is Punjabi language, followed by Sindhi language,
At the same time, there is also a reactionary movement within Pakistan that wants to turn away from Western influences, and this has manifested itself in a return to more traditional roots, often conflated with Islam.
Pakistan has one of the top teams in international cricket, one that won the World Cup in 1992.
www.gurupedia.com /p/pa/pakistan.htm   (1951 words)

 UN Dispatch: Disaster Relief Archives
It is somewhat different from our culture, because people here who simply pass you in the street will always smile at you.
The ship was sent to the area following the disaster to provide emergency medical aid for the tsunami, and its services are still in high demand, as it has taken the place of the local hospital and numerous doctors' offices, which were all destroyed.
Kurt and Amani were hugely popular with many of the patients, but especially by the navy personnel, and the two of them made a lot of people smile by signing autographs in the galley for everyone during lunch.
www.undispatch.com /archives/disaster_relief   (9707 words)

 CED Timeline of Historical Events for 1981
This is a timeline of major news events and popular culture happenings that took place during the years CED was on the market.
Presently listed are the first three years of this timeline, as I'm building it one week at a time in conjunction with the "20 Years Ago in CED History" column that is sent out once a week as part of CED Digest.
The timeline starts at the beginning of 1981, which coincides with RCA's splashy introduction of CED at the Consumer Electronics Show and will end in 1986, the year the last CED's were pressed and RCA ceased to exist as a distinct corporate entity.
www.cedmagic.com /museum/press/ced-timeline.html   (14153 words)

 Themed Reviews, Middle East Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With so much information to convey it is surprising and helpful that the author includes small cultural oddities from the old myth of the volcano Demevand that spews the bad breath of an evil tyrant to a teenage girl's lament about her home country.
The Middle East book from the "Cultures and Costumes: Symbols of their Period" series is a very good book to introduce children to the garb common to that part of the world.
The illustrations show images of Arab culture as a part of the daily lives of Stefan and his family; men in turbans, exotic foods, and friends with names like Ahmed, Mayank, and Deniz live on the pages of the text.
www.childrenslit.com /th_middleeast.html   (16014 words)

 -- The Osbourne's FAQ --   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
They were so popular that they were booked to come back for 5 more shows.
The band was not that popular at this time, they simply wanted to do what they liked best...
The single was very popular, maybe too popular: On October 23, 1970 the band attempts to play the Mayfair Ballroom in Newcastle.
www.faqs.org /faqs/music/ozzy-osbourne-faq   (23192 words)

 Notablog: Culture Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bush’s maxim—that "[t]he role of government is to help foster cultural change as well as to protect institutions in our society that are an important part of the culture"—is an attempt to use politics as a cultural and religious tool.
His interests extend from comics to comedic artists, but underlying all of this is a profound appreciation of the important link between philosophy and popular culture.
Whereas the religious conservatives wish to remake the culture and politics of this country, the neoconservatives wish to remake the culture and politics of the Middle East.
www.nyu.edu /projects/sciabarra/notablog/archives/cat_culture.html   (13878 words)

 frontline: teacher center: teachers guide: roots of terrorism| PBS
Islamists see those market interests as counter to their religious beliefs and resist the potential undermining of Islamic economic, political, and cultural interests.
They also question U.S. support for Israel and for the so-called moderate Arab regimes, which have tended to be corrupt, un-democratic, and, therefore, unacceptable as leaders of the Arab or Islamic world.
Expressions of popular culture (such as music), which had been banned by the Taliban are beginning to return.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/teach/afghanistan   (1959 words)

 Heritage Timeline - Aga Khan - 2005
The award is bestowed every year on 3rd October in Berlin to four personalities of the political, economic, social and cultural life, who point the way to the future for enlightenment, regeneration and pioneering spirit through their commitment.
The hope is that it will act as a catalyst for tourism and urban renewal in a neglected area more than 1,000 years old that boasts a rich concentration of Islamic architecture.
But to readers of the popular media, he is the billionaire globe-trotting owner of 600 racehorses..
www.ismaili.net /timeline/2005.html   (6576 words)

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