Stories about South Asia from March, 2015
The country's Chitwan National Park, 28 miles from where the incident took place, is home to 503 rare one-horned rhinos.
A young man named Oyasiqur Rahman Babu was killed in Bangladesh by religious fanatics in the second such incident in a month's time.
March 28 marks the first anniversary of the attack on Pakistani blogger and prominent political commentator Raza Rumi. Once a contributor to Global Voices, Rumi was added to the Taliban's hit...
People in India are cheering after the Indian Supreme Court struck down IT Act Section 66A, calling it a violation of free expression.
Seema Basnet and Sangita Magar aren't letting their injuries get in the way of their education.
The rockstars of the night were Pakhtun musical quartet Khumariyaan from Peshawar.
Children aren't allowed to be given death sentences in Pakistan. But the police recorded his age as 23 when they arrested him. That record has never been corrected.
When most music fans think trance or indie and progressive rock, they don't think of Pakistani bands. But that's exactly what audiences at the SXSW Pakistan Showcase will see.
"FIFA: DROP QATAR!! Nepal's slaves are dying like flies!" Over a third of the migrants building the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are Nepalis. Their story is harrowing.
Google has launched a virtual tour of the Khumbu region with stunning images of the treacherous terrain.
The documentary about the horrific 2012 Delhi rape case wasn't perfect, but any thoughtful critiques were shoved aside when India's government banned the film and asked YouTube to block it.
Read the full interview here at Scroll.in. Bangladesh has now a satirical Facebook page much like Pigeons of New York, which is itself a parody site of the famous Humans of New York project. Goats of Bangladesh...
Nepal's only international airport has only just begun hosting flights again after the March 4 crash landing of a Turkish Airlines plane.
Foreign climbers and Nepalese authorities share the blame for a famous mountain covered in different kinds of debris, including lots of the human kind.
With 2 in 3 children out-of-school, the government in Pakistan's province of Balochistan has launched an aggressive campaign against cheating in exams.
Talha Baloch was originally from the coastal Balochistan city of Gwadar. But after a series of career dead ends, he moved to Lyari, Karachi, known for producing excellent boxers.
"Congratulations Maharashtra: it is now safer to be a cow than a woman, Dalit or Muslim in the state."
Last year, 4,000 Nepalese brides were younger than 15-years-old. In parts of the country's southern lowlands, over half of marriages involve girls younger than 12.
Since the beginning of 2015, more than 80 people have been killed in four attacks on Shia mosques in three different cities of Pakistan.