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· June, 2013

Stories about South Asia from June, 2013

Indian Journalist Slammed for Reporting Atop Flood Victim's Shoulders

Indian journalist Narayan Pargaien is in the news for the wrong reasons. He was seen reporting the recent devastating floods from the North Indian state of Uttarakhand, seated upon the...

Bottling Happiness in Lahore and California

Snapshot of Pakistan's Digital Landscape

UFO Sighting in Kerala, India reported

The Beauty Of Mount Everest At Night

Floods, Landslides Devastate Northern India

Devastating floods and landslides in northern India have killed more than 500 people and left about 70,000 with little food and shelter because of damaged or blocked roads.

Counseling Service for Mental Health In India

Elections 2013: Challenges Ahead for Nepal

PHOTOS: 26 Reasons to Love Bangladesh

Baloch Separatists Bomb Historic Residence of Pakistan's Founder

A series of bombs planted by militant nationalists in southwestern Pakistan have destroyed the 19th-century residence of the country's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah.

India Stops 160-year-old Telegram Service

India's state-owned telecommunications company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has announced that it is discontinuing its telegram service beginning 15 July 2013 due to declining use of service and huge losses....

India’s Dysfunctional Public Health System

Islam and Authoritarianism

No Witnesses? No Rape, Says Pakistan's Islamic Council

A ruling by Pakistan's Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) dismissing DNA as primary evidence in rape cases has received much flak from activists in the country. The ruling has its...

Bangladesh's Capital City Dhaka Gets Its First Bus Map

Commuters who take the bus Bangladesh's capital city of Dhaka, home to 15 million people and very heavy traffic, can for the first time look at a map to plan...

Bangladesh's Budget: Comments and Analysis

Bangladesh Unblocks YouTube After Eight-Month Ban

Bangladesh's telecommunication authorities have unblocked YouTube in Bangladesh after 260 days of restricting access within the country to the video sharing website.

Contemporary Indian Art Explored in Video Conversations with Artists

The Regarding India project is a series of video interviews with Indian artists about their work conducted by Kathryn Myers, a painter and professor of art at the University of...

Chinese Messaging App Eyes India

Pakistan's Killer Feudals Sentenced to Death

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