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  • Afghan News Network — Daily news on Afghanistan from world media sources.
    http://afghandaily.com/
  • Asia Maps — The Perry-Castañeda Map Library at the University of Texas provides numerous maps of the countries of South and Central Asia.
    http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/asia.html
  • Asian Educational Media Service — This center at the University of Illinois provides reviews and teaching materials for films from and about Asia, plus a newsletter.
    http://www.aems.uiuc.edu/
  • Asian News International — Based in India, ANI provides news from around the world with particularly good coverage of South Asia.
    http://www.aniin.com/
  • Ask Asia — Information for teachers and students. Includes instructional resources and information on school-to-school connections, student activities, a virtual gallery, e-pals, and links to fun sites with information about Asia. Maintained by the Asia Society.
    http://www.askasia.org/
  • Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs — The State Department provides information on the countries and issues of the region.
    http://www.state.gov/p/sca/
  • Census of India — Provides population and demographic information from the Indian government.
    http://www.censusindia.net/
  • Center for South Asia Outreach Website — Information on the countries, ancient history, culture, arts, religion, geography, and languages of South Asia. From the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
    http://www.southasia.wisc.edu/
  • Country Profile: Uzbekistan — This overview of the Central Asian country of Uzbekistan is provided by BBC News, which presents similar overviews of other countries in the region.
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1238242.stm
  • Digital Himalaya — Photographs, film clips, and journal articles provided by Cambridge and Cornell Universities.
    http://www.digitalhimalaya.com/index.php
  • Digital South Asia Library — The University of Chicago provides links to dictionaries, image databases, and other resources on South Asia.
    http://dsal.uchicago.edu/
  • Eurasianet.org — News, analysis, and interviews about social, political, environmental, and economic developments in Central Asia, the Caucasus, Russia, Southwest Asia, and the Middle East.
    http://www.eurasianet.org/
  • Embassy of Kazakhstan to the United States and Canada — Background information and news about this large Central Asian nation.
    http://prosites-kazakhembus.homestead.com/
  • Everest — PBS provides information on recent expeditions to Everest and the history of climbing on the mountain, as well as on how the Himalayas were formed.
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/everest/
  • Everest50 — National Geographic marked the 50th anniversary of the first ascent with this website, which includes a virtual climb, a game, photos, and more.
    http://www.nationalgeographic.com/everest/index.html
  • Everest News — Provides Everest information, plus links for expeditions and a discussion forum.
    http://www.everestnews.com/
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery — Interactive exhibits of Asian art and guides for teachers on such topics as artistic expressions of Hindu devotion.
    http://www.asia.si.edu/default.htm
  • Gifts of the Indus: The Arts and Culture of Pakistan — The Kennedy Center presents this introduction to the arts and culture of Pakistan.
    http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/multimedia/series/AEMicrosites/gift-of-the-indus-pakistan.aspx
  • India Lesson Plans — An extensive set of teacher-developed lessons from the Geographic Alliance of Iowa.
    http://www.uni.edu/gai/India/India_Lesson_Plans/India_Lessons.htm
  • Indian Council of Historical Research — Resources on the history of India.
    http://www.ichrindia.org/
  • Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004-2005i — NPR provides continuing coverage of the aftermath of the December 2004 tsunami in South and Southeast Asia.
    http://www.npr.org/templates/topics/topic.php?topicId=1081
  • Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies — A New Delhi think tank focusing on the security of South Asia.
    http://www.ipcs.org/
  • Keele Guide to Asian Government and Politics Sources on the Internet — Links maintained by the School of Politics at Britain’s Keele University.
    http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/por/asiabase.htm
  • Manas: India and Its Neighbors — In-depth information about culture, history, and religions of India from UCLA history professor Vinay Lal.
    http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/index.html
  • Muse India — This e-journal includes analysis of literary trends, poems and short stories, and book reviews. A recent issue looked at children’s literature from India.
    http://www.museindia.com/
  • Nepalnews.com — News, polls, and discussion forums from and about Nepal.
    http://www.nepalnews.com/
  • News from Bangladesh — An online source of news from the South Asian nation.
    http://bangladesh-web.com/
  • Pakistan Link — The first Pakistani newspaper on the web brings news from a Pakistani perspective.
    http://www.pakistanlink.com/
  • Project South Asia — The University of South Dakota provides resources for teachers, including a pedagogical journal; the most recent issue focused on defense issues in South Asia.
    http://www.sdstate.edu/projectsouthasia/
  • Ramayana — The British Library presents this sire on the ancient Sanskrit epic about Prince Rama’s quest.
    http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/whatson/exhibitions/ramayana/index.html
  • Sarai: South Asia Resource Access on the Internet — Links to South Asian resources on the Internet. Maintained by David Magier, South Asia librarian at Columbia University.
    http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/southasia/cuvl/index.html
  • South Asia Center K-12 Curriculum Resources — A collection of lesson plans from the center at the University of Pennsylvania.
    http://www.southasiacenter.upenn.edu/outreach.html
  • The-South-Asian.com — Online newspaper focusing on the arts, health, travel, technology, lifestyles, the environment, and social issues.
    http://www.the-south-asian.com/
  • South Asian Women's Network — Forum for women’s issues covering Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Maintained at Concordia University in Canada.
    http://www.sawnet.org/
  • South Asia Terrorism Portal — The Institute for Conflict Management, an Indian non-governmental organization, provides daily updates on terrorism in the region, along with analysis of issues related to terrorism.
    http://www.satp.org/default.asp
  • Sri Lanka Web Server — Provides links to newspapers from Sri Lanka.
    http://www.lankanewspapers.com/news/index.jsp
  • The Street: India — BBC Radio provides this kid-friendly introduction to the music, religion, and food of India.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/world/onyourstreet/thestreet/india/
  • Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library: Place Portals — Provides geographic background and links on the Himalayan region and the countries that comprise it.
    http://www.thlib.org/places/
  • Tibet Environmental Watch — Provides up-to-date environmental news reports and background information about Tibet and the region.
    http://www.tew.org/
  • Times of India — English-language newspaper from India.
    http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/
  • Virtual Bangladesh — Information on Bangladesh, today and yesterday, plus links to other sources on Bangladesh history. Maintained by Zunaid Kazi.
    http://www.virtualbangladesh.com/bd_contents.html
  • Windows on Asia — This site from Michigan State University provides a rationale for teaching about Asia and information and teaching ideas on its various subregions.
    http://www.asia.msu.edu/index.html

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