Stories about South Asia from April, 2015
Following a devastating earthquake, hope and solidarity come together in Nepal, where a strong government has been painfully absent.
The scale of the April 25 earthquake in Nepal has meant that remote communities like Narayan Adhikari's home village have been among the hardest hit, but are still awaiting aid.
Global Voices' Faisal Kapadia speaks to Mariam Adil, the young entrepreneur who's making waves in Pakistan's gaming industry.
"Congrats to Bangladesh on a comprehensive series win against Pakistan. They are growing in confidence since the World Cup."
The driver strike in Balochistan has caused significance inconvenience to the commuters of Quetta, especially those living in the Sariab area of the city. Where do politicians go from here?
Kathmandu's temples fell victim to art thieves after the 1950s. American artist Joy Lynn Davis reimagines the sacred sites with their stolen statues returned in her paintings.
A spontaneous global social network is now building data collection to provide key support to people back in Nepal and are calling for action.
Many around the world and in Nepal are desperately trying to reach loved ones through social media.
Sabeen arranged this event after a roundtable under the same name "Unsilencing Balochistan" was cancelled at a leading private university called LUMS following pressure from Pakistani spies.
Netizens have used social media to try to identify the assailants, who were captured on film in the act. Meanwhile, social media is brimming with protests against sexual violence.
Public discussions on Balochistan's war are rare. Nationalists think silence on Balochistan is their patriotic duty, others self-censor out of fear of Pakistan's powerful military.
Environmental chemicals are wreaking havoc to last a lifetime. Can we save our kid's from unnecessary exposure?
Among the fun and festivities for Bengali New Year in Bangladesh was a serious message, "Burn many lights in the darkness of hearts," to commemorate bloggers and activists recently murdered.
Pakistan could pay a high cost for its "contradictory and ambiguous" stance towards the Saudi-led war on Yemen, warns a UAE minister on Twitter.
As the 7th World Water Forum kicks off in South Korea this week, Nepal provides an unusual case study of shortage in the midst of abundance.
Pakistan's intelligence services and their social media supporters equate academic debate on Balochistan with treachery. The student body of the university they muffled has struck back.
"We are a much informed and politically engaged nation now and we will not let our government fight other's wars."
Public discussions on Balochistan's war are rare. Pakistan's largest, least-populated and poorest province is witnessing its fifth separatist movement since 1947.
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