Selected Internet based magazines and journals on South Asia
Afghanistan Alive, Kabul. Free online magazine, exploring and celebrating Afghanistan's unique identity. Also publishes Kabul-e-News, a weekly summary of world news about Afghanistan (distributed via e-mail)
Afghanistan Research Newsletter, published by Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, AREU; Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan Scene Magazine, Kabul. Aimed at Kabul's expatriate community
Asian Biotechnology and Development Review, New Delhi. Published by RIS India to generate wider awareness of the issues involved and emerging developments in the area of biotechnologies.
Aspects of India's Economy, published by the Research Unit for Political Economy, RUPE, Mumbai
Bangladesh e-Journal of Sociology, a peer-reviewed journal publishing research works on all areas of sociology, started in 2004. It welcomes contribution from all over the world, particularly from Bangladeshi sociologists working abroad.
Behind the News, published by Asia News Agency, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
The Caravan – A Journal of Politics and Culture. Published by Delhi Press, India, this is India’s first narrative journalism magazine a la The New Yorker, Harpers, Atlantic Monthly, The New York Review of Books in United States, and Granta and Prospect in the UK.
Chitrolekha International Magazine on Art and Design, Kolkata, India. Established online in April 2011 as a platform dedicated to the artists and designers, design lovers, dreamers and people from the industry to share new ideas and innovations.
Combat Communalism, Mumbai, India
Combat Law, New Delhi & Mumbai, India. Bimonthly magazine edited by lawyers and social activists fighting against all forms of discrimination and exploitation.
Contributions to Nepalese Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal
Countercurrents.org, Kumaranalloor, Kerala, India. Stands for peace and justice, supports struggles for economic, political, social, cultural, gender and environmental justice.
CULTURAMA. India’s only free cultural magazine for expatriates
Current Science, Bangalore, India
Defence Journal, Karachi, Pakistan
Down To Earth, New Delhi, India
d-sector.org, New Delhi, India. Web jornal focusing on the development sector.
Earth Science India, Lucknow, India. Quarterly e-journal devoted to the development of Earth Sciences in India, established in 2007.
Economic and Political Weekly, Mumbai, India
Ethnic Studies Report (International Centre for Ethnic Studies), Kandy, Sri Lanka.
FocuSLanka, interactive website of the Social Scientists’ Association (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
Friday Times, Lahore, Pakistan
Frontline, Chennai, India
Health and Science Bulletin, published by ICDDR,B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Herald, Karachi, Pakistan
The Hindu Literary review, Chennai, India
Holiday, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Himal magazine, Kathmandu, Nepal
Indiareacts.com. The Public Affairs Magazine, New Delhi, India
India Today, New Delhi, India
India Together, Bangalore. Electronic publication devoted to coverage of public affairs, policy, and development.
India Now, published by the Confederation of Indian Industry
India Perspectives, published for the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi
Indian Journal of Human Development (IJHD), peer-reviewed multi disciplinary journal, published bi-annually by the Institute for Human Development, New Delhi.
Islamic Voice, Bangalore, India
Journal of Bhutan Studies, Thimphu, Bhutan
Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, published by ICDDR,B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Journal of Indian Political Science Association, Meerut, India
Journal of The Indian Society of Remote Sensing, IIT Kanpur, India
Kailash – Journal of Himalayan Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal
The Little Magazine, New Delhi, India
Mainstreaming ICTs – Achieving the Millennium Development Goals, published by OneWorld South Asia, New Delhi, India
Manushi, Journal about Women and Society, Delhi, India
Milli Gazette, Indian Muslims’ leading newpaper, New Delhi, India
Minivan News. Independent news for the Maldives, updated daily with news from the Maldives and abroad and commentary and opinion from its panel of independent columnists.
New Angle: Nepal Journal of Social Science and Public Policy, Kathmandu, Nepal. Aims to relate research to policy and practice in Nepal, in order to inform social movements, development institutions and governmental practices.
New Asia Monitor, newsletter for the New Asia Forum, an initiative of the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi, India. Promotes the cause of regional economic integration.
Newsline, Karachi, Pakistan
Outlook, New Delhi, India
People's Democracy. Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Protected Area Update, New Delhi, India. Digest of news and information from protected nature areas in South Asia, produced by Kalpavriksh, an Indian environment action group
Refugee Watch, Kolkata, India, published by Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group
Sampark Journal of Global Understanding, Kolkata, India. Human sciences journal focusing on one country in each issue.
Science Technology and Society, New Delhi, India
Seminar, New Delhi, India. Monthly symposium magazine published for the past 40 years.
South Asian Journal, Lahore, Pakistan. Published by the South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA).
Sri Lankan Journal of Agricultural Economics, University of Peradeniya
Sunday Observer, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Viewpoint, Lahore, Pakistan
A list of other South Asian Magazines on the World Wide Web, provided by the University of Pennsylvania.
Annual of Urdu Studies, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
ACHA Peace Bulletin, published by the Association for Communal Harmony in Asia, ACHA, Portland, Oregon, USA.
EGO, New York-based magazine for the South Asian diaspora interested in culture, fashion, design, travel and entertainment.
Far Eastern Economic Review (FEER), HongKong, China. FEER published since 1946 used to be Asia's premier magazine on business and politics. The weekly magazine was however closed down by the owners, Dow Jones & Company, on 4 November 2004. It will resume publication from 17 December as a completely different monthly, with no correspondents and limiting itself only to analysis on Asia’s political economy.
GOPIO News, published by the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin, based in Stamford, CT., USA
IndiaCurrents.com, San José, California, USA
Indus Asia Online Journal, Toronto, Canada. Progressive blog serving the South Asian community in Canada since July 2005 without any motives.
Sabawoon Online, Fountain Valley, California, USA. Providing accurate and independent news and information on Afghanistan.
• the-south-asian.com, Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
Sri Lanka Monitor, London, UK. Closed down in the Fall 2004, but all back issues 1996-2004 are available.
Südasien Online, Berlin, Germany. Web news published by Südasien-Informationsnetz
Vaishnava News Network. Independent information source and communication center to the Vaishnava Hindu world community.
The World Reporter. A news opinion and analysis website with articles mainly on South Asian countries, their policies and diplomacy. maintained and updated by students from around the world (India-US-UK-Romania-Philippines). Headquartered in New Delhi, founded by Sanskar Shrivastava.