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Shabana

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...
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...

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...

A political princess

BRITISH INDIAN ACTRESS NAOMI SCOTT REVEALS WHY ALADDIN’S JASMINE IS A ROLE MODEL FOR TODAY’S GIRLS by ANDY MARINO Disney must have taken a deep breath before...

WORLD HIJAB DAY: WOMEN UNITE TO PROMOTE RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE

February 1 is World Hijab Day, an initiative started by New York native Nazma Khan to end religious intolerance. Nazma Khan, a New York native,...

Colombo’s wetlands float to top of flood prevention plan

On the surface, Sri Lanka's capital Colombo looks like any other fast-growing South Asian city, with buildings stretching as far as the eye can see and...

With pumps and canals, Sri Lanka’s capital moves to cut worsening flood risk

When heavy rain falls in the hills and plains west of Colombo – and in the city itself at the same time - Sri Lanka’s capital...

Mehboob Khan: A tribute to the legend

AN A TO Z GUIDE TO THE MOVIE-MAKING GIANT, FROM LAUNCHING STARS AND OSCARS TO HIS IMMORTAL CLASSIC MOTHER INDIA by ASJAD NAZIR This month marks the...

Twins’ triptych inspired by Amritsar massacre

PAINTING EXPLORES JALLIANWALA BAGH AND ITS CONSEQUENCES IN GREAT DETAIL by AMIT ROY The Singh twins, Rabindra and Amrit, have completed their triptych inspired by the...