Mr. Bean in Pakistan

Posted on April 30, 2011
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Adil Najam When I first saw the Habib Bank Ads with Mr. Bean, for a minute I actually thought they had inserted old (and original) Mr. Bean clippings into their Ads. I later realized that this was a Pakistan look-alike for the original Mr. Bean, Rowan Atkinson. Right there this was a sign that it […]

New Provinces in Punjab and Beyond: Why Not?

Posted on April 28, 2011
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Adil Najam For as long as I can remember, I have heard passionate arguments about whether the four provinces of Pakistan should be divided into multiple smaller provinces. The discussion has, once again, gained momentum. This time its the issue of Karachi as a separate province and the the re-focus on converting Southern Punjab into […]

Tamashbeen I saw this picture and wondered how petrol prices in Pakistan compare to what they are in rest of the world. As I searched for an answer I realized that (a) ATP had done a post on the same question back in 2006 and (b) it was not very easy to find information on […]