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India’s Muslim women fight tradition and family for right to property

Shabana was 18 years old when she was married to a man 15 years her senior, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh....

Kashmir’s brutal stories get cartoon treatment

Through sombre black and white drawings, graphic novelist Malik Sajad tells the brutal story of his native Kashmir in the 1990s, as an armed...
Mohenjo Daro

Saving Pakistan’s lost city of Mohenjo Daro

The centre of a powerful ancient civilisation, Mohenjo Daro was one of the world's earliest cities - a Bronze Age metropolis boasting flush toilets...
Solar power

Solar power: A shot in the arm for India’s health centres

For Dr Vinayak Salunke, flashlights worth less than $10 each are one of the most valuable assets at the Vihamandra health centre in Aurangabad...

High steaks: Cows go from roofs to plates in Pakistan for Eid

Syed Ejaz Hassan's annual ritual in Pakistan’s megacity of Karachi has kicked off, which will see his cows transported from a roof to plates over...

In Pakistan’s northern mountains, plastic bags face the bin

In this district in northern Pakistan flanked by soaring mountain ranges and glaciers, plastic shopping bags are now illegal. In late April, the provincial government banned their...

Puppeteers lead message of tolerance in Pakistan

In the narrow alleys of a poor neighbourhood of the Pakistani city of Karachi, known for drugs, gang wars and low literacy rates, children are...

As Islamabad’s trees disappear, its children lead a green offensive

Upset by the felling of many of Islamabad’s trees – victims of rapid urbanisation - the city's children are fighting back with a tree...

Lakes in Jammu and Kashmir

JAMMU and Kashmir is a region bestowed with beautiful lakes and these waterbodies have much to offer to travellers who come from far and...

Pakistani child bride wrongly jailed for murder courts justice

Married as a child and wrongly imprisoned for nearly 20 years over the murder of her husband in Pakistan, Rani Bibi is now free and...