Mari Marcel Thekaekara finds a ray of sunshine in an email from a friend.
Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on a disappointing outcome for leftwing parties in the recent elections.
An encounter with an elderly Tamil man far from home in Malaysia puts Mari Marcel Thekaekara in a pensive mood.
Rich countries need to use their medical resources to address the global lack of surgical equipment, argues Maziar M Nourian.
Why is India undermining its reputation by providing shoddy drugs to Indians? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Among cordoned-off temples and traumatized shopkeepers, Iris Gonzales finds Nepal’s spirit intact.
Nestlé’s noodles are under scrutiny. About time, thinks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
With India touting Kashmir as a dream tourist destination, Uzma Falak reports on the reality – and the ongoing police brutality.
With so much at stake, the government and the FARC will continue negotiations despite the end of the ceasefire, believes Leonardo Goi.
But the court’s decision has angered opponents to LGBT rights, as Moses Wasamu reports.
Henry Owino reports on a sorry state of affairs in Kenya.