Your choice: Top stories of 2011

Published: December 31, 2011

The stories below were selected based on the number of visits to individual articles, representing what visitors to the Tribune website considered vital reads for 2011.

Over 100,000 views

Veena Malik denies nude photo shoot for FHM by Web Desk

Girl accused of blasphemy for a spelling error by Muhammad Saqadat

One student’s journey from small-town Balochistan to Harvard University by Maria Waqar

Child prodigy: Lights dim on a beautiful mind by Shamsul Islam

50,000-100,000 views

Hundreds join Quetta rally to honour bin Laden by Web Desk

Delusion, denial and ‘Dr’ Liaquat by George Fulton

George ka khuda hafiz — I by George Fulton

In Rawalpindi, a baby with two faces fights for survival by News Desk

25,000-50,000 views

Imran Khan’s ‘tsunami’ sweeps Lahore  by Web Desk

Delhi gushes over new Pakistani minister by AFP

Filtering SMS: PTA may ban over 1,500 English, Urdu words by Jahanzaib Haque/Shaheryar Popalzai

Navy says PNS base under control after attack by Ahmed Jung, Faraz Khan, Jahanzaib Haque

Missed target: Doctor arrested for murdering restaurant doorman by News Desk

S.African bowler Wayne Parnell converts to Islam by Web Desk

Movie on Imran Khan: Will ‘Kaptaan’ hit a sixer? by Sher Khan

Salmaan Taseer assassinated by Web Desk

Karachi goes gaga over Imran Khan telephone call, in new PTI marketing ploy by Rabia Ali

Imran’s dream team wows Karachi by Saba Imtiaz/Web Desk

Dress modestly: Masked men enter girls’ school, thrash students by Azam Khan

Top 5 Blogs of 2011

Seven traits of the average Pakistani man by Faiza Rehman

Riaz wanted to learn English by Asad Ali

Seven traits of the average Pakistani college girl by Said Chaudhry

13 Pakistanis you will meet in US colleges  by Anam Zahra

Musings of a ‘Westernised’ Pakistani by Faraz Talat

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Reader Comments (10)

  • Mard-e-Haq
    Dec 31, 2011 - 11:49AM

    So, Veena Malik’s acute lack of clothes — due to cash-strapped circumstances or otherwise — tops the readers’ list for 2011!!!! How much does a burqa cost anyway?


  • ashok sai
    Dec 31, 2011 - 11:54AM

    Veena Malik story heads the list, so, Google stats proven right !


  • yasir
    Dec 31, 2011 - 12:18PM

    Veena malik zindabad :)


  • Seizure
    Dec 31, 2011 - 12:30PM

    Veena Malik -The Irony!


  • Mohammad Ali Ilahi
    Dec 31, 2011 - 12:34PM

    Where’s that news abt Dr. Abdus Salam..It had around 4000 “recommndations” alone meaning it would have had a much greater number of readers… why wasnt that included? =/


  • Dec 31, 2011 - 1:52PM

    Please also mention Zulfiqar Mirza series and his failed attempts to get Altaf Hussain arrested.


  • Shahrukh kazmi
    Dec 31, 2011 - 1:57PM

    “Riaz wanted to learn English” was one the best blogs i have come across.


  • Ali Quaid
    Dec 31, 2011 - 6:56PM

    Imran’s dream team wows Karachi – above 25.000 views in 5 days? Amazing! Imran Khan all the way!


  • Dec 31, 2011 - 7:21PM

    everyone talks about politics here is what happened in Pakistan in the year 2011


  • Boota
    Dec 31, 2011 - 8:50PM

    Veena Malik


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