Stories about South Asia from June, 2007
For A Democracy on the notion of Gross Domestic Happiness, and if the ones who are really happy are the Wanghchuks.
Sampath's Mindspace has had it with pavements being used by everyone by pedestrians.
All Things Pakistan with a tragic story from 1922 as a train carried prisoners to Attock Fort.
“How effectively a society is able to cope with the challenges it faces depend largely on its culture.” Shahzaman Mazumder tries to find the cultural roots of Bangladesh and provides...
Voice of South on a woman's life turning around thanks to micro-credit and telecom.
The Pakistani Spectator on hospitals being runs as for-profit businesses.
IndianMuslims.In on why the Presidential candidate is in trouble. Apparently women lack leadership skills, are too candid and are easily overwhelmed by emotions.
As India gets ready for a new president, here's a take on why one of the candidates is unsuitable at India Uncut.
Kathmandu Speaks on the importance of the Constituent Assembly polls.
Blogging has indeed become a popular Moroccan pastime, with new blogs cropping up every day. Pointblog.com (fr), a self-described magazine of blogging, reports on the first Grand Prix des Blogs:”...
The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema on the near riot caused by the release of a film starring Rajnikanth. “Rioting probably has become yet another ritual for the subaltern...
For A Democracy states that the Wangchuks, sovereignty applies more to the throne than the country.
cerno comments on the cycles of a wartime blogosphere. What causes blogs to react, comment or be indifferent?
Nepal Monitor asks “But is there any causal relationship between women empowerment at the grassroots and women empowerment at the top political positions and vice versa?”
A blame game seemed to start as soon as Brazil's Foreign Minister Celso Amorim and Indian Commerce Minister Kamal Nath walked out of the G4 talks with their counterparts from...