Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· October, 2008

Stories about South Asia from 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

Nepal: The troubled republic

India: Assam blasts

Bangladesh: Banks dominate in DSE listings

Pakistan: Help the earthquake victims

India: Wikipedia Academy in Chennai

Maldives: A new president after 30 years

Pakistan: A 6.4 magnitude quake hits Balochistan

Bangladesh: Radio regains its popularity

India: Mangalore violence

Bangladesh: Community blogs and unique blogger identities

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

Love reading Global Voices?

Help us understand our readers by completing a quick survey »