Stories about South Asia from September, 2018
A decent outing for the national team at next year's AFC Asian Cup might help lift some of the gloom surrounding the sport.
"Journalism is surely not for increasing conflict, or for tarnishing the image of the country," said PM Hasina, in response to critics.
"...what is happening to girls who are suffering in silence? Are we always going to play reactionary politics or improve our justice system?"
As of 2 a.m. in the Maldives (GMT+5) Solih "said he had won by a 16 percent margin over incumbent Abdulla Yameen" and urged for a peaceful transition.
"The devastating erosion of the Padma River is ongoing for the last couple of years, no initiative to build a dam or embankment was taken by the local administration."
"When a regime is governed by nothing but fear, it is often a sign that the regime might have lost its plot."
Despite skate's growing popularity around the world -- even set to debut in the summer Olympics in 2020 in Tokyo --, in Nepal, it is still somewhat associated with criminality.
The appointment of Ahmadi Muslim economist Dr. Atif Mian to a government Council sparked a social media smear campaign, and right-wing religious parties threatened nationwide protests.
"For 29 years, I have lived in the shadow of this law, and now, just like that, it’s gone."
“Operators owe complete transparency to their users, as consumers who are paying them money and also in the interest of accountability.”
“By reporting on militant activity, Sultan is performing an important public service, not committing a crime.”
The establishment of a new Special High Court dedicated exclusively to hear cases of corruption spurs debate about the phenomenon's ubiquity in all sectors of society.