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· July, 2013

Stories about South Asia from July, 2013

14 July 2013

Reflections On Social Media Day Colombo 2013

Exploring India's History Through Family Photos

The Indian Memory Project describes itself as "a visual and oral history of the Indian subcontinent via family archives". Global Voices has spoken to founder Anusha Yadav about what inspired...

Teen Activist Malala Yousafzai Impresses UN, Polarizes Pakistan

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani activist who was shot by the Taliban on her way to school less than a year ago, celebrated her 16th birthday by delivering a powerful speech...

10 July 2013

Several Blasts Shake Buddhist Temple In Northeastern India

The Mahabodhi temple complex, a Buddhist pilgrimage site in northeastern India, was hit by multiple explosions, leaving two people believed to be Tibetan monks injured. The attack was condemned by...

Crowdsourcing Student Ideas via Facebook

Indian Blogger Forced To Delete Post

5 July 2013

Higher Education's ‘Quality Problem’ in India

Kerala, India's Solar Sector, Government Embroiled in Fraud Case

The budding solar energy market in Kerala has found itself marred in controversy by a far-reaching fraud case that involves government officials.

2 July 2013

Pakistani Mother, Daughters Gunned Down for Dancing in Rain

A mother and her two teenage daughters were shot dead after five masked men broke into their house in the small town of Chilas in Pakistan, in what appears to...

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