During the Islamic month of Ramadan, Muslims break the fast with iftar, an evening meal taken after sunset. We take a look at some of the dishes typically served in different parts of Asia.
An old man poses for the camera in Narlai, India on March 16, 2012. (Akshay Mahajan/Flickr)
Bollywood has a rich history of celebrating patriotism through movies and music that highlight India. Here's a look at a few haunting classics and some foot-tapping contemporary songs that pay homage.
Artists Bharath Murthy and Kailash Iyer are taking advantage of crowd-sourcing and up-to-the-minute publishing technology to build an Indian audience for alternative comics.
People start their day by the water in Varanasi, India on July 2, 2012. (Shivika Sinha)
In part four of our exclusive interview, the veteran journalist discusses how reporting from Asia has changed over the years.
"Required reading for all who want to better understand this dynamic region," the finalists for Asia Society's 2012 Bernard Schwartz Book Award have now been announced.
It's not just the 300 events in 26 sports over 16 days that made the Olympics exciting. It's also the scandals, specifically the Asian ones that kept viewers hooked on Olympics news.
In this excerpt from a tense new Indian crime thriller, a crusading journalist's life comes under threat. Author appearance at Asia Society New York on October 4, 2012.
A string of floods from torrential rain devastates numerous nations in Asia in the past week.
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