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· March, 2009

Stories about South Asia from March, 2009

24 March 2009

India, Bangladesh: Frail Relations

Sri Lanka: Combine Harvesters Take Over

India: Social Media Summit 2009

Pakistan Day And The Lawyers’ Movement

Student Elections in Nepal

Last week Nepalese students exercised their democratic rights. Student elections were held at public universities and colleges campus throughout the country. Private institutions do not hold elections. The call to...

23 March 2009

Pakistan: Declaring Negligible Wealth

Sri Lanka: The Rationale Behind Blogging

Maldives: Free Speech Under Threat

In early March Mohamed Nasheed, the new President of the Maldives, met with Frank La Rue, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression. In the meeting Nasheed...

Indian Premier League Cricket In Africa?

22 March 2009

India's First Digital Elections

The world's largest democracy, India, goes to elections starting April 16, 2009. The month long general elections to the 15th Lok Sabha will be held in five phases on April...

Bangladesh: 1971 Genocide video

21 March 2009

India: Gujarat Diamond Workers Suicide in the Face of Crisis

On the following videos we can see and hear about the situation the Gujarat diamond polishers in India are facing. As the world recession and economic crisis affects their industry,...

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