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· June, 2012

Stories about South Asia from June, 2012

9 June 2012

India: Netizens Respond To Anonymous India's Protests

On 9th of June, 2012 Anonymous India organized gatherings across several Indian cities inviting netizens to join in protest against Internet censorship. Despite low turnout they seem to be able...

8 June 2012

India: The Colonial Bungalows Project

India: Blogger Gets A Take Down Notice For Exposing Corruption

India, Bangladesh: Water Disputes and Teesta River Diplomacy

Longstanding tensions between India and Bangladesh on how best to share river waters have recently come to head in a dispute over the Teesta River that threatens bilateral relations. At...

7 June 2012

Nepal: The Kathmandu Project

6 June 2012

India: Less Trees Prompt A Boiling Urban Summer

Pakistan: Exploding Population And Depleting Resources

Pakistan: Suspected Honor Killing of Five Girls for Celebrating with Boys

Five girls are reported to have been killed in Kohistan, Pakistan, for dancing and listening to music in the presence of boys at a marriage celebration after being convicted by...

Bangladesh: Journalists Advised to Stay Away From Police

The year 2012 has particularly been a bad year for Bangladeshi journalists. A number of them were subjected to police brutality while on duty, violently assaulted and even murdered by...

5 June 2012

India: Renewing The Solar Pledge On World Environment Day

On World Environment Day, India, amidst growing concerns of energy security and climate change, renews its pledge to harness solar power in search of cleaner, renewable energy.

2 June 2012

Nepal: Time To Find Leaders

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