Stories about South Asia from June, 2015
There is slow, painfully slow and then there is India's judiciary.
Conservationists believe that the information gathered from the collar will be crucial to conserving the endangered big cats, which roam Nepal's Himalayas.
Citizen Media Shows Why India Is Unlikely to Reach Its Millennium Goals Target for Maternal Mortality
India is behind both Nepal and Bangladesh in terms of reducing maternal mortalities. States where the caste system is embedded, religious minorities and migrants suffer most.
The beginning of Monsoon season is something to celebrate but flooding causes major disruptions to people's day-to-day lives.
There's a new animated superhero coming soon to TV screens in India. Not Spiderman. Not the Indredible Hulk. It's India's Olympic champion boxer, Mary Kom.
After the country's New Year's celebrations were multiple sexual assaults, women opened up as part of a special Women's Week of Blogging campaign about their experiences with sexual violence.
The disorder, which is inherited from parents, makes it difficult for the blood vessels to deliver oxygen to the body, causing intense pain.
The well-financed coastal highway has taken traffic away from Turbat Road, which was once a major source of livelihood for Awaran, the poorest district in Pakistan's poorest province Balochistan.
Some argue that the infrastructure is coming at the expense of farmers and the cities will be designed to keep the poor out.
'If youth is speaking for a cause, they have the ability to bring change. They only have to be consistent.'
'There was a strange rule – the Kamlaris had to be ready to accept the abuse, but were not allowed to complain.'
The recent deportation of a Pakistani student Majid Ali from Scotland sparked a debate among young students who are questioning why deport first and ask questions later?
A crowdsourced digital photo project based on Instagram and Facebook is documenting the nuances of daily life in Nepal after the recent devastating earthquakes.
Hundreds of households on the Tanzanian island without access to the electrical grid are getting low cost solar power for the first time, from a group of local female engineers.
A mobile input app called Indic Keyboard's newest release now supports language input in 22 Asian languages including 18 Indian languages apart from English, with 54 input layouts.
According to estimates, hundreds of thousands are affected every time road blocks are put up for the security of important people in Quetta, home to about 1 million.
"If heat wave in Andhra Pradesh were a flood or earthquake, it would be trending. People would go. 'OMG 2000 dead, hang in there. Praying...'"
"If you can not give employment to 2200 media workers, you have no right to take away 2,200 jobs."
When the residents of Pasni are in need of any serious medical help, they have to travel more than a hundred kilometers to other cities because local facilitates are dilapidated.