On the cusp of peak internet age, a fleeting Pakistani music project Zeest tapped into the raw angst of being young in South Asia.
The policeman claims he was desperate after his boss asked him for a bribe to grant him leave for his child’s medical treatment.
“If this was some kind of gamble, then did they have to use the lives of innocents as poker chips?”
The woman’s parents had fixed her marriage to a suitor of their choice.
Documented cases include flashlights, bottles, cooking ladles, toothbrushes and, in one instance, a knife.
“This is as big as Neil Patrick Harris coming out.”
The ill-fated bird was a remnant of the short-lived ostrich meat industry in Pakistan.
The Indian cricket team’s only Muslim player was also massively trolled and called a “traitor” after his team lost to Pakistan.
Are poverty and police violence the price of fashion?
Authorities are grappling with yet another case this year of a teacher sexually assaulting and blackmailing their student in Pakistan.
The books are intended for 19 million children and have sparked controversy among parents, educators and feminists in Pakistan.
The Pakistani government has banned the app four times in the last year.