South Asia

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    People’s spaces

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on June 20, 2018

    MANY consider the following opinion, authored by US supreme court justice Louis Brandeis in 1927, as one of the greatest defences of free speech: ‘Those...

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    Suicide bomber kills 12 in Kabul

    Reuters | Updated at 04:20pm on June 11, 2018

    A suicide bomber killed 12 people and wounded more than 30 on Monday at the entrance to Afghanistan’s rural rehabilitation and development ministry in the...

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    Third of girls in South Asia miss school during periods: report

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:36am on May 23, 2018

    More than a third of girls in South Asia miss school during their periods, a report said Tuesday, with a lack of toilets and cultural...

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    Fostering relations among South Asian journalists stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on May 20, 2018

    South Asian journalists at a conference in Islamabad in the past week resolved to promote exchange of information and collaborative journalism amongst media practitioners and...

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    Complex equations

    by Munir Akram | Updated at 12:05am on April 18, 2018

    PAKISTAN and China have enjoyed a close and trouble-free relationship for almost 60 years. Their respective strategic interests have been fully aligned. China helped Pakistan...

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    Sri Lanka arrests ruling party dissident as political crisis deepens

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:32am on April 17, 2018

    Sri Lankan police Monday arrested a leading dissident within president Maithripala Sirisena’s party, deepening political tensions on the island after the head of state suspended...

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    SAU entrance test for Masters and PhD programme held

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:18am on April 16, 2018

    The entrance examination for Masters and PhD programme of South Asian University was held on Sunday under the supervision of University Grants Commission at Sher-e-Bangla...

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    Sri Lanka president cuts PM’s duties in power struggle

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:19am on March 29, 2018

    Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena Wednesday reduced the responsibilities of prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as a power struggle worsened within their uneasy coalition....

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    New South Asia geography

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 28, 2018

    THE contours of a new economic and political geography within South Asia are clearly emerging on the map with enhanced connectivity among China, Pakistan, Russia,...

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    It’s time to reimagine South Asia

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 08, 2018

    AFEW months ago, Anjum Altaf, former dean of the prestigious Lahore University of Management Sciences, wrote an article in the Dawn newspaper, making a strong...