There are a number of amateur and semi-professional Christian/Gospel rock bands in Pakistan. Among them is Hallelujah, which has parlayed its mix of rock and Christian themes into a little bit of mainstream attention.
A powerful earthquake in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan has killed 400 people, and effected more than 300,000 over a month ago. Weeks on, the disaster–and the Pakistani government's response to it–have exposed a silent war, and state violations against the Baloch people.
The fourth season of "Homeland" take viewers to Pakistan and Afghanistan, or at least some version of those countries. But Pakistanis who watched the recent premiere are angry with the many inaccuracies they've found, saying the show might stoke unwarranted fears about their country.
Pakistan has shut off the US supply route into Afghanistan after a US airstrike last week killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. As reporter Fahad Desmukh tells us, truckers who ferry supplies for the US military are actually applauding the move.
There is something wrong in Pakistan with daughters. But with Friday prayers at the mosques this week, the tag line "my daughter is a blessing, not a curse," is the official message that Imams across Pakistan have been preaching.