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· January, 2012

Stories about South Asia from January, 2012

17 January 2012

Nepal: Evolution Of Export Destination

Pakistan: Bigotry Or Blind Hatred?

Nepal: More Powercuts

Pakistan: In The Time of Rumors

Recently rumors about a military coup were being pushed along by TV channels and were all over on social media in Pakistan, especially on Twitter. The Twitterati were informing each...

14 January 2012

India: Did BBC Top Gear's India Special Really Offend Indian Sensibilities?

The BBC's recently aired Top Gear India Special episode contained humor that was not well received by some Indians. The issue got complicated as the Indian High Commission in London...

11 January 2012

India: Power Project Threatens Wildlife Reserve In Himachal

India: The Curious Case of Draping Statues to Ensure Fair Elections

Netizens react to the recent order by the Indian Election Commission that all statues in the state of Uttar Pradesh of current Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati and her party symbol,...

Competition to Develop Low-Cost Water Purification Device

Global Voices in French: Translators’ Choice 2011

In 2011, volunteer translators at Global Voices in French translated hundreds of articles and updates on world events and we'd like to say "'Merci!". We've asked them which translation struck...

9 January 2012

COP17: Young Trackers Share Final Thoughts on Climate Change Talks

Adopt a Negotiator Project trackers updated their blogs daily during the two weeks of climate change talks at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, COP17, held from November 28...

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