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· January, 2007

Stories about South Asia from January, 2007

Nepal: Madhesh Is Burning

Madhesh is the southern plains of Nepal where half of the country lives. Madhesi are the people of Nepal, roughly half of the country. The Madhesi have been discriminated against...

India: Beating the Retreat

India: In Korlai

Sri Lanka: Life down South

Nepal: A commune for the masses

South Asia: Forced marriages in the UK

Maldives struggles with Chikungunya

Chikungunya, a viral fever accompanied with joint pains, is spreading throughout the Maldives. The disease was first noticed in the country in late 2006 and so far it has not...

Pakistan: A Sufi Shrine in the US

India: Wild Owls in Kashmir

India: Bangalore and 2 Blocks

Pakistan: Lahore and across the border

Bangladesh: God and Friendship

Bangladesh: Drugs, Sex Education, Freedom of Press, Winter Fruits and Vegetables and Man-Eating Tigers

There seems to be no stopping drug frenzy once it takes hold of a nation. Drishtipat Group Blog tells how Yabba, a speed/amphetamine derivative from Thailand is taking on Bangladesh....

Iran:3 Female Journalists were arrested in airport

Bangladesh: Demolition Drive

Bangladesh: The globalization of the internet

Pakistan: The Grand Trunk Road

Sri Lanka: Death of a Priest

The Arabist: Saudi Arabia Persecuting Ahmadis

India, Latin America: Bangalore, a Role Model?

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