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· September, 2007

Stories about South Asia from September, 2007

Nepal: Protests and Indian Idol

  28 September 2007

A controversy erupts as an Indian RJ makes derogatory remarks about the Indian Idol winner who is of Nepali origin. United We Blog! has insight and perspective.

Bangladesh: Burma and Religion

  27 September 2007

Sadiq Alam on the situation in Burma. “Religious and Spiritual moral standpoint has given rise to many changes in human history in terms of revolutionary changes and justice.”

India: In Ladakh

  27 September 2007

Feringhee has snippets from her stay in Ladakh. From Yaks to shopkeepers.

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Chak De India – Go For It India

  27 September 2007

Chak De India (Go For it India) is a Bollywood film that was released last month, and what an impact the film has on the pysche of Indians. In India Chak De India has become a magic mantra of sorts and Indian business schools are thinking of including the film...

India: Adam's Bridge, Infrastructure, Government and Religion

  25 September 2007

The Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project proposes cutting through a formation known as Adam's Bridge or Rama Setu. Even as the environmental implications of such a project are being discussed, along its economic viability, the debate has been focused on the nature of Adam's Bridge. Is it a geological formation, or...

Pakistan: Twenty20 Finals

  24 September 2007

Twenty20 couldn't have had a more spectacular final match. All Things Pakistan has an interesting comment thread on the India-Pakistan match.

Nepal: Indian Yoga Guru and Media

  24 September 2007

United We Blog! on the issue of an Indian Yoga Guru's trip to India, and the immature handling of issues pertaining to Nepal by the Indian Media.

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