Stories about South Asia from October, 2017
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Thanks to increasing ties between the two countries, the number of Indians living in Japan has increased over the past two decades to at least 28,000.
Indian billionaire son's residence in Skopje -- and whether or not he actually resides there -- has brought up questions of corrupt ties to the former ruling party of Macedonia.
"There were eight of us...They would beat us if we didn’t chop wood and not give us food...They killed four boys. And threw them in the river nearby."
"Some people believe that it is the revival of old tactics of New Delhi, creating fear psychosis in the public to divert them from the sentiment of freedom."
"Reverence to every creature is the basic norms of Hindu mythology. Today is the day of Dog in Nepal. Happy 'Kukur Tihar' (Dog worshiping)"
Comparing how Pakistan is covered in media outlets within the country, the United States, and Global Voices.
"We don’t want their money. We want our children back."
The human-elephant conflict has reduced by 80% since the Elefriendly Bus started running. In the first seven months, the number of conflicts fell from 83 to 21.
"You have been blind to the facts that she was a victim of a child marriage and became a successful model and a biker without any support from the family"
"Becoming a blood donor on Facebook is like feeding the poor by forwarding food pictures on WhatsApp."
"These #farmers are not begging for favors or asking for alms, they are demanding what is their genuine right."