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· November, 2011

Stories about South Asia from November, 2011

19 November 2011

Israel: Netanyahu Threatens to Replace Interns with Indian Doctors

After months of protests, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested replacing medical interns with foreign labor contractors from India if an agreement can not be reached with them. Interns react...

17 November 2011

India: A Murder Convict's Parole Stirs Up Controversy

The Delhi High Court's decision to grant parole to Mr. Manu Sharma - currently serving life imprisonment for the murder of Jessica Lal - has led to public outrage in...

15 November 2011

Sri Lanka: Perils Of Promising Jobs

Bangladesh: A Bold Protest Against Dowry

Farzana Yasmin, a young Bangladeshi bride sent ripples across the country when she divorced her husband right after the wedding, after his family, with his consent, asked for a dowry...

12 November 2011

India: Aishwarya Rai's Baby and Media Madness

The latest hype in Indian media is the pregnant Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her impending child birth. Twitter users discuss all the rumors, news, controversies and opinions on...

India: The Perils Of Opulence In The Course Of Development

Nepal: Why Kathmandu's Tribhuvan Airport Is Hated

Sri Lanka: Preserving The Covered Bridge in Badulla

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