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· October, 2009

Stories about South Asia from October, 2009

23 October 2009

Bhutan: Smooth Transition To Democracy

India: Brands On Blogs And Twitter

Nepal: The Maoist Insurgency

Pakistan: Who Is Responsible?

India: Blogger Journalist Mediates Cop's Release

On the 20th of October dozens of Maoist insurgents attacked the Sankrail police station in West Midnapore district in India and abducted the officer in charge. Keeping him as hostage...

Adoption: Securing the Rights of Mothers and Children

Conversations for a Better World

Women speak out from all sides of the issue: adoptees, natural mothers and adoptive mothers try to make sense of the legal, reproductive and human rights issues behind adoptions.

22 October 2009

Online Tools to Monitor Climate Change

Leading up to the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP15) in December 2009, here is a sample of online tools to monitor climate change.

India: Life As A Single Woman

Sri Lanka: Should We Believe Our Eyes?

Pakistan: A Dissenting Voice On War Against Terror

Bangladesh: Kali Puja In Shakharibazar

India: Maharashtra Assembly Election Results