· December, 2011

Stories about South Asia from December, 2011

India: Old Indian Photos

  26 December 2011

Old Indian Photos – an amazing archive of photos from India, right from the 1800's. Go, take a peek.

Pakistan: Politics 2.0

  21 December 2011

Over the last couple of days, people in Karachi were overwhelmed to receive a 30-second phone call from the famous politician Imran Khan inviting them to a political event. Teeth Maestro weighs on this innovative move.

Nepal: Social Media Diplomacy

  21 December 2011

The US Ambassador to Nepal, Scott H DeLisi, is very active in Facebook and he comments: “Social media have changed the way the Embassy does business.” Read Ujjwal Acharya's post for more.

Global Voices: Donate Today

  20 December 2011

2011 has been an extraordinary year for online content. Global Voices has been there as revolutions happened, dictatorships fell, and network effects rippled through the cities and neighborhoods of our contributors reporting from around the world.

Pakistan: Journalists Are Intimidated Not To Report

  20 December 2011

Referring to Pakistan Army's propaganda war in 1971, The Terrorland comments: “Pakistani generals have never learned from the past! Today, they are repeating the same criminal strategy in Balochistan as journalists from other parts of the country can’t go in that province for reporting.”

India, Pakistan: Harmony In Matrimony

  18 December 2011

The rivalry between India and Pakistan is one of the much talked about conflicts. Quite the contrast The Life And Times Of Two Indians in Pakistan blog highlights cases of cross-border marriages between Indians and Pakistanis and the challenges the bride and groom face.

India: Girls and Their Right To A Career

  17 December 2011

In India, at this modern age, some parents arbitrarily decide the future of their adult children. Fire Crystal writes about a girl, who was denied of her rights by her father to study and pursue a career of her choice.

India: The INK Conference Concludes

  17 December 2011

The second INK (Innovation and Knowledge) conference was held during 8-12 December in Jaipur, India. BlogAdda posts a detailed roundup of the conference.

Bangladesh: Debt Storm Rising?

  17 December 2011

Mukti is alarmed by the steep rise of Bangladesh government’s domestic debt which is triggering downfall of credit growth in the private sector thus stopping investment.

About our South Asia coverage

Rezwan is the South Asia editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.


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