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· June, 2012

Stories about South Asia from June, 2012

Pakistan: Who Killed Pashto Singer Ghazala Javed?

Ghazala Jawad, a charismatic Pashto singer was gunned down in the city of Peshwar. Mystery shrouds the identity of her real killers. Was this an honor killing by her ex-husband,...

Sri Lanka: State Of The Government Hospitals

Myanmar: Rohingya Boat Refugees Left Floating by Bangladesh Government

The Rohingyas of Myanmar are fleeing from their homes on boats because of local ethnic rioting in Rakhine province and are seeking refuge in neighboring Bangladesh. But the government of...

Sri Lanka: Sustainable Agriculture – Not In Practice

Bhutan: Wangdue Dzong Fire Images

Pakistan: Puns and Pokes at New Prime Minister

Social media has been abuzz with puns and pokes at Pakistan's new Prime Minister calling him 'Raja Rental' and the new 'Crime Minister'. He was previously in charge of the...

Pakistan: Video Leak Sends Shock Waves Across The Country

A leaked video showing popular anchorpersons Mehar Bokhari and Mubashar Lucman involved in a set-up interview has sent shock waves across the Pakistani media industry and the citizens, triggering a...

Nepal: Justice For Amar Bahadur Bam

Pakistan: Supreme Court Disqualifies Prime Minister

The Pakistani Supreme Court ruled that the Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani had been disqualified ever since April 26th, when it gave the final ruling on a contempt case imprisoning...

Sri Lanka: Mobile Payment System Launched

Bangladesh: Is a Cartoon Teaching Kids to Speak Foreign Language and Lie?

A popular cartoon show aired on the Disney Channel India dubbed in Hindi has stirred a debate in Bangladesh. It is claimed that long exposure to the Japanese anime show...

India: Activist Facing Arrest For Exposing Church Miracle

India: The Fact About Two Birthdays For One Person

Pakistan: RIP Ghazal Legend Mehdi Hassan

Mehdi Hassan Khan also famously known as the ‘King of Ghazal’ passed away on Wednesday, 13, June, 2012 after a protracted illness, in a local hospital in Karachi city of...

Bangladesh: Keep Border Open For Rohingya Refugees

After a recent sectarian violence between Rohingya and Rakhine in Western Myanmar, Bangladesh has restricted the influx of Rohingya refugees crossing borders. Bangladeshi netizens questions the decision of the government...

Sri Lanka: The Colombo Fun Ride

India: Photos Of Indibloggers Meet

Pakistan: The Kohistan Story Of Honor Killing of 5 Girls Gets Complicated

Sri Lanka: 900 Young Men Take a Stand Against Harassment of Women

India: Aamir Khan's TV Show Stirs Up Social Issues

A new Indian TV talk show titled Satyamev Jayate (Truth Alone Prevails) hosted by Bollywood actor and filmmaker Aamir Khan is bringing up and debating taboo and sensational social issues...

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