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· May, 2011

Stories about South Asia from May, 2011

22 May 2011

Technology for Transparency: Final Report

Technology for Transparency Network

The Technology for Transparency Network is proud to announce the release of its final report, "Global mapping of technology for transparency and accountability". The report is being published by the...

Pakistan: Huge Blasts at a Naval Air Base in Karachi

A heavily guarded facility of Pakistan Navy located in Karachi has been attacked by terrorists a few hours ago and blasts and gun-fires ensued. Pakistani Twitter users were quick to...

18 May 2011

India: Lessons Learnt In The Assembly Elections

Bhutan: Why The High Tourist Fee?

Sri Lanka: Buddhism And Its Impact On Governance

Nepal: Social Media As A Civic Activism Tool

On Saturday May 7, 2011, hundreds gathered at a public square in Kathmandu demanding that the constitution be drafted by the May 28 deadline. This event was unique to Nepali...

India: Kerala Election Results With A Subtle Warning

As the new seven member state cabinet of Kerala is to be sworn in on Wednesday the 18th of May 2011 there are no obvious signs of celebrations across the...

13 May 2011

India: 34 Years of Communist Rule Ends in West Bengal

West Bengal today witnessed history in the making when the Indian state's 34 year long Communist rule was ousted from power by Mamata Banerje - leader of the All India...

12 May 2011

Italy: How technology can help manage emergencies

India: Privacy for the Deceased?

The accidental death of a NIT (Calicut, Kerala) research scholar has once again sparked controversies about the privacy of women, privacy of a dead person and in general about the...

India: Abuse Of Elders In Old Age Homes

Pakistan: Military Using Free Email Accounts

Bhutan: Footwear Care

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