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Nepal Extends Ongoing Lockdown to Combat COVID–19
April 07, 2020

Nepal Extends Ongoing Lockdown to Combat COVID–19

By Brabim Karki
Nepal’s poor stand to be hard hit by the freeze on economic activity.

Can India Organize Post-COVID–19 Global Action?
April 07, 2020

Can India Organize Post-COVID–19 Global Action?

By Mohamed Zeeshan
Does India have a post-pandemic template for global leadership in the 21st century?
Taliban Warn Peace Deal With US Near Breaking Point
April 07, 2020

Taliban Warn Peace Deal With US Near Breaking Point

By Associated Press
A Taliban statement warned of more violence if the U.S. and Afghan government continue alleged violations of the Feb. 29 deal.

From Iran’s Hot Zone, Afghans Flee Home, Spreading Virus
April 06, 2020

From Iran’s Hot Zone, Afghans Flee Home, Spreading Virus

By Associated Press
"This virus is like the wind," said one returnee. "You do not know where it comes from and how you get infected." 

A Splendid Lack of Isolation: Indian Writers in the Global Mainstream
April 06, 2020

A Splendid Lack of Isolation: Indian Writers in the Global Mainstream

By Krzysztof Iwanek
While the circle of English-writing authors still behaves as an exclusivist club, some Indian authors have managed to join it.

Sikkim Glaciers Melting Faster Than Other Himalayan Regions
April 06, 2020

Sikkim Glaciers Melting Faster Than Other Himalayan Regions

By StoriesAsia
Glaciers in the small Indian state are experiencing a massive threat.

How a Tiny South Indian State Is Using Transmedia Storytelling to Fight COVID-19 
April 04, 2020

How a Tiny South Indian State Is Using Transmedia Storytelling to Fight COVID-19 

By Mufsin Puthan Purayil and Sayani Malakar
Creating relevant content, available through multiple platforms, is helping Kerala combat the coronavirus.
Mosques Stay Open in Pakistan Even as Virus Death Toll Rises
April 03, 2020

Mosques Stay Open in Pakistan Even as Virus Death Toll Rises

By Associated Press
Mosques remain open in Pakistan, even as they have been shut down across much of the Middle East and elsewhere. 

Rohingya Refugees Brace for Potential Coronavirus Outbreak
April 03, 2020

Rohingya Refugees Brace for Potential Coronavirus Outbreak

By Associated Press
Containing the disease in one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh could be a daunting task.

Rohingya Refugees in India Fear Dying of Hunger Before Being Killed By Coronavirus 
April 03, 2020

Rohingya Refugees in India Fear Dying of Hunger Before Being Killed By Coronavirus 

By Tasnim Nazeer
“Our people will die of hunger before they are killed by the coronavirus if we don’t get enough help."

Virus Lockdown Changes How Hindus Celebrate Holy Period
April 03, 2020

Virus Lockdown Changes How Hindus Celebrate Holy Period

By Associated Press
Devout Hindus are adapting to religious practice under lockdown.
Russia Offers India Three Refurbished Kilo-Class Submarines
April 03, 2020

Russia Offers India Three Refurbished Kilo-Class Submarines

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Indian Navy is reportedly considering three refurbished Kilo-class boats from Russia.

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