Stories about South Asia from December, 2011
Badruddoza reports that the 3 day long e-Asia 2001 conference, Asia's one of the biggest ICT event has successfully completed in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Unlocked introduces Fakir Lalon Shah, the Nineteenth century mystic philosopher poet and lyricist of Bangladesh who's song is considered a classic.
The queen of controversy, Pakistani actress Veena Malik, stirred up a new commotion when male lifestyle magazine FHM India published her nude picture on the cover page. The image has caused a social media uproar amongst conservatives in Pakistan.
Chandan Sapkota reports that Nepal was sixth highest remittance receiver (share of GDP) from migrant workers and diaspora in 2010.
A Libertarian in Nepal weighs in whether a flat tax system in Nepal would stop the massive Value Added Tax (VAT) evading scams by the private sector of Nepal.
Dee has some recommendations on how to revitalize the Bandarnayake International Airport, Colombo.
Wasfia Nazreen, a Bangladeshi rights activist and development worker quit her job to fulfill her dream to reach seven summits of the seven continents. Her climbs highlight the resilience of the Bangladeshi people, who continue to face new threats due to climate change.
Bhumika looks back at the growth of citizen media in Nepal, which have pushed Nepali mainstream media into a new era-where citizen input is getting recognized
Anil P. Ghimire informs that the Kathmandu University Computer Club (KUCC) is organizing the IT Meet 2011 on December 4-5, 2011 at Kathmandu University, Nepal. Students of various colleges and youth from various walks of life are invited among others.
Colombo Property developments are not well managed and the values are inconsistent, opines Indi.ca.
A.I. Sajib participated in the first Dhaka Tweetup and writes all about it.
Monirul Alam appeals to his blog readers to help a lost boy find his parents.