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· June, 2013

Stories about South Asia from June, 2013

30 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...

22 June 2013

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.

17 June 2013

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.

16 June 2013

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....

12 June 2013

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...

11 June 2013

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

10 June 2013

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.

9 June 2013

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...

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