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· April, 2011

Stories about South Asia from April, 2011

Bangladesh: RIP Tim Hetherington

Sri Lanka: Much Ado About The UN Advisory Panel Report

India: Twitter, The Life Changer

Pakistan: Urdu Losing Its Glory?

Sri Lanka: UN Panel Report Causes An Uproar

An United Nations (UN) advisory panel, led by former Indonesian Atty. Gen. Marzuki Darusman, has submitted a report to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in which they find credible evidence...

Pakistan: Deaf And Dumb Policy On Balochistan

India: Higher Education, An Opportunity Lost

Pakistan: In Support Of The Burqa Ban

Bhutan: What's Good With The Facebook Ban At Office?

India: Dr. Binayak Sen Is Free

Sri Lanka: Sinhala And Tamil New Year In Jaffna

Bangladesh: Communal Attacks On Indigenous People

Bangladesh: Approval Of A Coal Mine Threatens Displacement And Destruction

India: Social Media Powers Anti Corruption Bill Campaign

On April 5, 2011, social activist Anna Hazare started a fast-unto-death campaign to demand an effective anti-corruption law and hundreds of thousands of Indians supported him. Social media helped spread...

Bangladesh: Yunus And After

South Asia: Reactions On The Burqa Ban In France

The recent ban imposed by France on burqa (niqab), the Islamic face veil, has created a lot of buzz across the different blogosphere of the world. Some South Asian bloggers...

India: Cricket On Overdrive

India: The Pitiful State Of Indian Television

India: The Missing Girl Child Exposed In The Census

India: How Much Is A Housewife Worth?

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