Stories about South Asia from August, 2014
Indian tech entrepreneurs and start-ups have taken on ventures trying to tap on Indians' passion on religion and spirituality. This raises issues like whether marketing “God’s” products are ethical.
Blogger Antarik Anwesan recalls an alarming experience at Goregaon train Station in Mumbai, India. A local train started from the platform without notice and the crowd hurried to get on...
"It feels great to be able to move around alone," says one happy customer. A new low-cost device, the SmartCane, overcomes the limitations of the traditional cane by using SONAR.
The moment the ferry capsized was captured by an unknown person on a mobile phone from a nearby vessel. It was widely shared on Facebook and YouTube.