Central asia

Frankopan’s new book highlights the butterfly effect of the Chinese economic miracle—such as the increase of donkey prices in the Central Asian nation of Tajikistan.  Photo: Alamy

New roads, new kingdoms, old news

5 min read . 24 Nov 2018
Dard women with their children in Gurez Valley of Kashmir. Photographs by Shail Desai

Into the Gurez Valley

9 min read . 05 Jan 2018
Sending Pradhan ‘would send a very good signal to the people of Iran,’ said Anil Razdan, former additional and special secretary in India’s petroleum ministry. Photo: Manoj Verma/Mint<br />