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· April, 2014

Stories about South Asia from April, 2014

29 April 2014

Bangladeshis Are Not Happy With India's Bharatya Janata Party

Subramanian Swamy said Bangladesh should compensate India for its undocumented migrants there by giving the country one-third of its land. A Bangladeshi hacker group hacked 300 government websites in retaliation.

27 April 2014

Pakistani Spies, Mir and the Missing People of Balochistan

The Bridge

After Pakistan's top TV newsman was shot, a vicious media war between single-minded nationalists and his TV station ensued leaving the story he was working on in the dark.

19 April 2014

Bangladeshis Mourn Gabriel García Márquez, the ‘Magician Of Words’

"No, I will not cry. As I believe that he will live at least a few more centuries with resonant words of love, how could I cry mourning his death?"

18 April 2014

In Bangladesh, Cycling to Break Free of Dhaka's Notorious Traffic

Dhaka is one of the most unlivable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and its extreme traffic congestion contributes a lot to this fame.

10 April 2014

The Role Of Media In The Indian General Elections 2014

Meet India's Most Powerful Women Politicians

With the world's largest elections underway in India, take a look at the women making a name for themselves in the political arena.

8 April 2014

PHOTOS: Massive Art Installation in Pakistan Targets American Drone Operators

The initiative aims to give civilian casualties in US drones attacks a human face.

7 April 2014

“It's a Girl”: Campaign Against infanticide Feminicide in India and China

Your Guide to India's 2014 General Elections

About 814.5 million voters will be voting in nine phases in the world's largest elections, starting April 7.

India General Election 2014: Branding of Candidates Via Social Media

300 Pakistan International Airlines Employees Fired for Fake Degrees

It's not the first scandal of its kind to rock Pakistan, where even lawmakers have been caught using fake academic degrees.

5 April 2014

Chasing Bangladesh's Extreme Weather

The Great Bangladesh Weather Expedition aims to study the severe weather there, including flooding, tornadoes and drought.

4 April 2014

GV Face: The USA's Secret “Cuban Twitter”

GV Face

A secret US plan to support regime change in Cuba with a Twitter-like messaging service called ZunZuneo has now come under the spotlight with news reports that thousands of Cubans...

2 April 2014

Talk Show Hosts In Pakistan: There is Nothing Holding the Showman Back

Five Urdu Bloggers From Pakistan Everyone Should Know

The Bridge

Tens of thousands of Pakistanis are conversing on the Internet in Urdu. Our Urdu Editor introduces you to five of them in this post.

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