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· August, 2011

Stories about South Asia from August, 2011

India: A Twitter Poll On Popularity Of Political Parties

Pakistan: Help The Flood Affected People

Nepal: The Taslima Nasreen Controversy

Pakistan: Islamic Televangelist Caught Out by Behind-the-Scenes Video

Dr. Amir Liaquat Hussain, a Pakistani Islamic televangelist and host of numerous religious shows, has been criticized after a behind-the-scenes video was released. The video depicted Dr. Amir, a notable...

Nepal: Salary Hike For The VVIPs

Bangladesh: Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior Starts A New Mission

India: Yet Another Name Change

Bangladesh, India: Comparison Of The Two Bengals

India: Should Telangana Be A Separate State?

Sri Lanka: The Return Of The Grease Devils

In many rural areas of Sri Lanka the mythical figure of the Grease Yaka (Grease Devil) is being blamed for nighttime assaults on women and thefts/robberies. A number of suspects...

India: Crowd-sourced Filmmaking

India: Corruption Begins At Home

Nepal: Kathmandu Metropolitan Traffic Police Has A Facebook Page

Pakistan: Killing Of Protesters Enrage People Of Gilgit-Baltistan

Pakistan: Youth Gets Justice After Video of Extra-Judicial Killing Emerged

On June 8, 2011, a 19 year old boy was shot dead at point blank by a Pakistan Rangers personnel in Karachi. Video footage emerged showing that the boy was...

India: RTI and Wildlife Activist Killed in Broad Daylight

Indian Right To Information activist and NGO worker Shehla Masood (39) was shot dead in front of her residence in Bhopal on Tuesday morning. She was also known for campaigning...

India, US: Stories Of Adoption From India

Pakistan: Celebrating Independence Day

This year, on August 14, Pakistan's Independence Day was celebrated with jubilation not only in the streets but also in the blogosphere. Netizens posted about Pakistan, praying for its prosperity...

Bangladesh: Tragic Deaths Puts the Spotlight on Road Safety

The untimely death of award-winning film director Tareque Masud and internationally renowned cameraman and TV journalist Ashfaque Munier Mishuk in a road accident has shocked Bangladeshis. Netizens are mourning their...

Nepal: Prime Minister Resigns

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