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· October, 2008

Stories about South Asia from October, 2008

31 October 2008

India: World Champion in Chess

Pakistan: Baluchistan Quake

On Wednesday morning an earthquake shook the eastern section of Pakistan tipping the Richter Scale at a massive 6.5. The most devastated region was Ziarat, a remote location in Baluchistan....

Sri Lanka: Tea industry in crisis

Bangladesh: Rickshawpuller as pop idol

28 October 2008

Obama Presidency is better for Pakistan

India: Solar-Powered Rickshaw

India: Moon mission not a waste

Bangladesh: Liberal Voices on the rise

Frail Economy Sours Festivities in Nepal

October 26th marked the beginning of five day “Tihar” or “Deepawali” festival in Nepal. Deepwali is when Hindus pray to the goddess of wealth and prosperity-Laxmi and ask for her...

Brazil: Grandma Aggie, Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers and the Pope

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