Pakistan http://nhpr.org en 7.09.14: Sialkot Soccer Balls, Thoughts for English Teachers, and Keeping Calm http://nhpr.org/post/70914-sialkot-soccer-balls-thoughts-english-teachers-and-keeping-calm <p>High tech can sometimes mean hand stitching. We discuss the production of World Cup soccer balls in Siaklot, Pakistan with Atlantic assistant editor, Joe Pinsker. Next, a conversation about the intricacies of teaching high school English with writer and teacher Nick Ripatrazone. Then, Dr. Jordan Ellenberg takes us through the most unread books of summer using his formula, the Hawking Index. And, we talk to "Joyland" author Emily Schultz about the strange events that followed the release Steven King's book of the same title. Plus, a look into the history of the “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster.</p><p>Listen to the full show and <strong>Read more</strong> for individual segments.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:12:14 +0000 Word of Mouth 51600 at http://nhpr.org 7.09.14: Sialkot Soccer Balls, Thoughts for English Teachers, and Keeping Calm In Kashmir Conflict Zone, The Glacier Is The Enemy http://nhpr.org/post/kashmir-conflict-zone-glacier-enemy In the chill of the world's highest combat zone lies the prospect of warmer relations. Pakistan's army chief said Wednesday that there's a need to resolve the conflict that has Indian and Pakistani troops facing off at frigid altitudes of up to 20,000 feet in the Himalayan Mountains. An estimated 3,000 Pakistani soldiers have died from the atrocious weather conditions since deployments on the Siachen glacier began in 1984.<p>Gen. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:48:00 +0000 Julie McCarthy 3235 at http://nhpr.org In Kashmir Conflict Zone, The Glacier Is The Enemy U.S., Pakistan At Impasse Over Afghan Supply Routes http://nhpr.org/post/us-pakistan-impasse-over-afghan-supply-routes Nearly four months after Pakistan closed the main supply lines for U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, the shutdown is creating hardship for Pakistani truckers and is forcing the U.S. to turn to costly and less-efficient alternatives.<p>The Pakistani move came after an errant U.S. airstrike left 24 Pakistani soldiers dead along the Afghan frontier back in November.<p>Shortly after that episode, the Shirin Jinnah terminal in the southern port city of Karachi ground to a halt. Normally it's a busy place, with oil tankers rumbling through the facility day and night. Thu, 15 Mar 2012 17:55:00 +0000 2550 at http://nhpr.org U.S., Pakistan At Impasse Over Afghan Supply Routes Pakistan Through a Fresh Lens http://nhpr.org/post/pakistan-through-fresh-lens <p>A new documentary explores how this vital and volatile country may be vastly different than what most Americans perceive.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:29:54 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1799 at http://nhpr.org Pakistan Through a Fresh Lens A Different View of Pakistan Comes to New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/different-view-pakistan-comes-new-hampshire <p>Ayesha Khan says her documentary &ndash; <em>Made in Pakistan </em>&ndash; being shown late this week in Plymouth, Bethlehem and Concord tries to show Americans a&nbsp;different perspective on Pakistan than the one they typically get from watching the news.</p><p>That perspective comes from a look at the lives of four professionals, two men and two women.</p><p>They are described as an aspiring politician; a young mother, teacher and magazine editor; an&nbsp;event manager working in the fashion industry; and a lawyer and devout Muslim.</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 16:15:18 +0000 Chris Jensen 1713 at http://nhpr.org A Different View of Pakistan Comes to New Hampshire