Sohail Rahman

Sohail Rahman

Sohail (So) Rahman is an award-winning news and programmes presenter for Al Jazeera English based out of Doha. He has more than 15 years of television reporting and presenting experience.

He has worked for Granada, ITV, BBC, Channel 4 and CNN, and has reported from across the Middle East and South Asia. In 2003 So won the Royal Television Society's prestigious Best Television Presenter Award. He has also won the Best Presenter Award at the Asian Film Academy on three occasions.

Asia

India elections: Modi to be formally elected by MPs

Modi to meet parliamentarians at a special session on Saturday for formality to set in motion formation of new government.

India elections: Modi to be formally elected by MPs

Asia

Modi vows to take India to 'new heights'

The prime minister and the BJP won the last election with a landslide victory and the first majority-led government since 1984.

Modi vows to take India to 'new heights'

Asia

India votes: Campaigning ends before final phase of votes

Many Indians are looking forward to the final phase of voting in an election that elicited mixed reactions.

India votes: Campaigning ends before final phase of votes

Asia

India Elections: The fight for education reforms

Educational reforms in Delhi state are not being debated across the country, but the need for change is.

India Elections: The fight for education reforms

Asia

Kashmiris strike after school teacher dies in police custody

Civil society groups have begun a three-day strike in the region in protest death of a school teacher in a police station near the state capital, Srinagar.

Kashmiris strike after school teacher dies in police custody

Asia

Press freedom: Indian government withdraws funding

Major newspapers in Kashmir published blank front pages in protest against Indian gov't decision to 'stop advertisements'.

Press freedom: Indian government withdraws funding

Asia

India accused of targeting Muslims in Kashmir crackdown

Leaders of the disputed region say New Delhi is persecuting civilians for alleged links to armed groups.

India accused of targeting Muslims in Kashmir crackdown

Asia

Remembering Partition: 70 years since India-Pakistan divide

British colonial rule ended in India 70 years ago with the formation of two sovereign states, India and Pakistan.

Remembering Partition: 70 years since India-Pakistan divide

Japan

Japan: Company builds robot to help elderly staff

In country with shrinking and ageing population, hauling company builds exoskeleton to take strain off its workforce.

Japan: Company builds robot to help elderly staff

Cambodia

Cambodia: Why Tonle Sap is world's most threatened lake

Environmental damage and climate change are threatening the lake which is often described as Cambodia's "beating heart".

Cambodia: Why Tonle Sap is world's most threatened lake

Environment

Climate change: Malaysia takes lead in cutting carbon

Country looking to do its part to fight climate change and seeks to cut carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2020.

Climate change: Malaysia takes lead in cutting carbon

Health

Philippine teen pregnancy rates defy trend

Country tops list of Asian countries, with one in 10 women in 15-19 age group already a mother, according to UN study.

Philippine teen pregnancy rates defy trend