· December, 2011

Stories about South Asia from December, 2011

Bangladesh: The Mystic Lalon

  7 December 2011

Bangladesh Unlocked introduces Fakir Lalon Shah, the Nineteenth century mystic philosopher poet and lyricist of Bangladesh who's song is considered a classic.

Nepal: Increase In Remittance

  6 December 2011

Chandan Sapkota reports that Nepal was sixth highest remittance receiver (share of GDP) from migrant workers and diaspora in 2010.

Bangladesh: Lone Woman Shows Resilience by Peaking Summits

  4 December 2011

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.

Nepal: The Growth Of Citizen Media

  3 December 2011

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

Nepal: IT Meet 2011

  3 December 2011

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.

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Rezwan is the South Asia editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.


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