Featured stories about South Asia
- Bangladesh Gets Its First LGBT Magazine, ‘Roopbaan’ 26 January 2014
- Cartoon Character ‘Meena’ Changes South Asian Attitudes Towards Girls 21 January 2014
- 37 Million Students Start New Year with Free Textbooks in Bangladesh 12 January 2014
- Slim Voter Turnout, Violence Mark Bangladesh's Opposition-Less Elections 6 January 2014
Latest stories about South Asia
8 March 2014
On this year's International Women's Day on March 8, some fans of Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, who has four girls, are praying that he have a son.
5 March 2014
Controversy surrounds the design for the Nepali team's jersey for the ICC Twenty20 World Cup cricket, which dons a white border of the Nepalese flag, instead of the blue border.
4 March 2014
A group of young Nepali women are creating history in mountaineering. Their mission, to climb the highest peak in each of the seven continents. Five completed, two to go.
27 February 2014
During four centuries in India, the Portuguese left their mark on Indian cuisine. We look at just a few of the dishes that have Portuguese flavor.
26 February 2014
The film treats the 1971 war as simply a war between India and Pakistan, leaving out the fact of Bangladesh's struggle for independence from Pakistan.
24 February 2014
"The Zawahiri message [...] is a stark reminder that we have an enemy at the gate, and only together we can defeat it.
23 February 2014
"A rampant malpractice at most fuel stations in the country, one that needs to be tackled in these times of high fuel prices."
21 February 2014
US officials finally extended Muhammad Shahzaib Bajwa's visa so he can continue receiving treatment there following a November car accident that left the exchange student in a coma.
20 February 2014
India's "common people" were hopeful when anti-corruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party took victory in Delhi assembly elections. But after only 49 days in office, Kejriwal resigned.
19 February 2014
Despite the Indian government's stringent anti-manual scavenging law, the practice continues to flourish in pockets of India. A group of bloggers go on a field visit to find out more.