and South Asia
South Asia is not precisely defined
but generally includes the countries or areas of: Afghanistan, Bangladesh,
Bhutan, India, Maldives, Kashmir, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet.
See also World Issues Page for current events.
Hindu Online - http://www.hinduonnet.com/
This is the Web site of The Hindu newspaper. Links to major resources
on the Web for India.
Connect - http://www.indiaconnect.com/index.htm
A place to start looking for information about the people and culture of
India. Has recent information, and links to many interesting sites. Includes
a search engine for India.
South Asia Resource Access on the Internet - http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/southasia/cuvl/
Collection of links to Internet resources on South Asia. Part of the World-Wide
Web Virtual Library. Maintained at Columbia University.
Asia/Near East - http://www.usaid.gov/regions/ane/
Asia and the Middle East are the focus on this page organized by the U.S.
Agency for International Development. Includes country profiles, finance
and investment, trade, health and other current information.
for Travelers to South Asia - http://travel.state.gov/tips_sasia.html
"The information in this pamphlet has been gathered for you by consular
officers-- both here and in South Asia-- to assist you with your trip.
We hope this brochure will be of help to you in making your trip both safe
and enjoyable." (U.S. State Dept.)
Warnings & Consular Information Sheets - http://travel.state.gov/travel_warnings.html
The U.S. State Department offers travel information and advice on travel
to many areas of the world. Click on the country or issue of interest,
and read the report.
and Scripts of India - http://www.cs.colostate.edu/~malaiya/scripts.html
This Web site provides links to online sites about the many languages of
India. (Colorado State Univ.)
India-History-By Time Period - http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/India/Arts_and_Humanities/Humanities/History/By_Time_Period/
Yahoo's links to sites about ancient India and India in the 16th, 17th,
18th, 19th and 20th centuries. There is also a link to timelines of Indian
Potpourri: The History of India - http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/history.htm
"Kamat's Potpourri is produced by four members of Kamat family: Krishnanand
Kamat, Jyotsna Kamat, Vikas Kamat and Hiryoung Kim Kamat. Among them, they
share three Doctorates, Five Master's and and seven other degrees and Kamat's
Potpourri constitutes over a hundred person-years of work." This page is
their page on the entire history of India including links to timelines,
the freedom struggle, medieval history, art history, Jain history, and
art history. The main
site is quite spectacular and if you search, for example, for
"industry," you will get links to many pages on the site where the development
of industry is mentioned.
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