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Climate change in Bangladesh is driving a dengue outbreak in winter

Dengue is endemic in Bangladesh but the current outbreak is unusual in its scale and seasonality. Many experts have linked the surge in dengue cases with extreme climate events

| Jan 27, 2023

Southasia Climate Events Tracker

Mapping the impact of the climate crisis across Southasia

| Jan 13, 2023

The need for a Southasian perspective

We tend not to comprehend how ecologically inter-connected we are in the region.

| Oct 01, 2009

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The ICCPR Act, modelled on an international human rights treaty meant to prohibit national, racial and religious hatred, has been distorted in Sri Lanka to punish blasphemy and target minorities

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In 'Pandemic India', David Arnold offers a reflective study of Covid, cholera, plague, the Spanish flu and other historical mass contagions, from the time of the British Raj to the Modi government

Bangladesh’s BNP fights to make a political comeback

With massive anti-government rallies by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and their repression by the ruling Awami League-led government, battle lines are being drawn for the next general election

How a unique language survives in Kashmir’s tiny Burusho community

Despite being a small population, the Burusho community has been able to preserve their language through intergenerational communication and by prioritising their mother tongue over other languages in Kashmir