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27 February 2015
I close the windows of my car, and think of buying a fire extinguisher. [Then], if a bomb is thrown inside my car, I'd be able to douse the fire.
25 February 2015
Be it spinal injury or visual impairment, these disabilities won't ever stop dozens of spirited hearts from relishing the fervour of the World Cup.
20 February 2015
Afghanistan competed in its first ever game in the Cricket World Cup against Bangladesh, also comparatively new to the international sporting competition.
19 February 2015
The temple, located in the capital Kathmandu, buzzed with activity as pilgrims from India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Bhutan and Sri Lanka marked Lord Shiva's birthday.
17 February 2015
Riaz Khan pulled the Bangla translation of "23 Years: A Study of the Prophetic Career of Muhammad" after its publication sparked outrage from hardline religious groups, but the threats continue.
Chitwan National Park has become the world's first tiger refuge to be accredited by the new Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS) from the Tigers Alive Initiative.
16 February 2015
Got a complaint? When consumers in India do, around 25% of them post their grievances online before lodging their complaint in court.
15 February 2015
Host countries for the Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand and Australia have had easy victories over Sri Lanka and England. Twitter hashtag #AUSvENG was hot during the game.
10 February 2015
Liquefied petroleum gas is the second most popular source of energy for cooking and heating in Nepal, but it's hard to come by these days, much to the consumers' frustration.
Bangladesh's Google Street View launched February 5. One Facebook user posted his amusement at seeing his lungi, a sarong-type cloth, appear in the image (it was hanging from his balcony).