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· May, 2014

Stories about South Asia from May, 2014

30 May 2014

How To Register A Company In Nepal

Young, Hip and Worshipping Shiva in India

The Hindu deity Shiva has carved out a firm place in India's pop culture, appearing on TV and in books, movies and even tattoos.

28 May 2014

Balochistan Marches for School Safety as Panjgur Braves Boko Haram-type Threats

Thousands marched chanting “we want education, education is our basic right, save education," after threats from militants forced dozens of private schools in the town Panjgur to close.

What Happens When a Muslim, Jew, Christian, Atheist and Agnostic Travel the World Together?

Victor, Josselin, Samuel, Ilan and Ismael all belong to different religions (or none at all). Together, they created the InterFaith Tour.

25 May 2014

Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif Will Attend Narendra Modi’s Swearing-In

India's new Prime Minister Modi invited all member nations of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in a strategic move some speculated lets him dive head-first into diplomacy.

Kerala Didn't Hop on the Narendra Modi Bandwagon in India's Elections

Not one of the southern state's 20 elected representatives to the Indian Parliament belongs to Modi's party.

18 May 2014

5 Things You Should Know About India's New Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The controversial and charismatic Modi will soon be at the controls of the world's largest democracy. But who is he?

17 May 2014

When I Showed Jill Abramson and Dean Baquet Around Karachi

The Bridge

Back in 2011, before Jill Abramson and Dean Baquet assumed their new leadership roles at the New York Times, they visited Karachi.

Meet Khadija, a Motorcycle Repairwoman Breaking Boundaries in Bangladesh

16 May 2014

Indians Choose Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party in Historic Landslide

The ruling Congress party and its allies have suffered a crushing defeat and have already conceded failure, even before the final tally has been announced.

Live blogging The Indian Lok Sabha Election 2014 Results

14 May 2014

‘When I Heard the Sounds of Bullets, I Knew They Had Come for Me’

Pakistani journalist Raza Rumi recalls the attack on his life that left his 25-year-old driver dead in March.

6 May 2014

The Pakistani Blogger Who Couldn't Walk But Inspired Others to Run

Sarmad Tariq never let his paralysis stop him from traveling the world as a motivational speaker and marathon athlete. He died April 30 at age 38 in Pakistan.

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