Stories about South Asia from November, 2007
Nari Jibon bloggers posted their reactions on the recent killer cyclone, Sidr, which devastated Bangladesh’s southern coastal regions. Read their first-hand accounts about the disaster, their resillience and relief efforts. Also read about their recent training on Video and digital camera and the participants' reactions.
IndieQuill takes a closer look at the book – The Hindi Bindi Club.
Chapati Mystery explains the issues surrounding Swat in Pakistan.
United We Blog! on why guerrillas flee Maoist camps.
Azad Forever on political turmoil and on how far Pakistan has come.
synchroni-cities reflects on manhole covers. A brief history of the modern sewer system.
Yet another bomb blast in Sri Lanka. Cerno writes “What’s worrying is that I’m not even vaguely scared. I should be but I’m not.”
Reflecting on the mammoth task of rehabilitation and rescue of the victims of the cyclone, Mukti writes of the frustration, hope and resolve.
London, Lanka and Drums has a roundup of posts on the Sri Lankan Blogosphere. From food, to exams to quitting blogging.
Musharraf is finally stepping down from the post of Chief of Army staff, and is to be sworn in as a civilian President. More at All Things Pakistan.
Blowin’ In The Wind on protests by people of Indian origin in Malaysia.
Wonderful post and pictures on “Islamic Volleyball” in the vicinity of Hazrat Nizamuddin's Dargah in Delhi at Indian Muslims.
Shallow Thoughts To Profound Insights writes about mommy blogs that probably invade the privacy of children, despite best intentions.
Nepal Monitor on the political situation in the country one year after the peace accord.
an ordinary citizen assesses the relief and rescue situation after the cyclone.
Innovative tools in Colombia and Bangladesh are bringing internet access to communities that would otherwise be disconnected. We take a look at wi-max bicycles in Medellin and mobile phone internet kiosks in Bangladesh.
A run-down of food options in Ladakh – where sadly enough it is hard to find Ladakhi food in a restaurant at Feringhee.
The din of Hindu festivals doesn't quite find cheer with Chronicus Skepticus, who wonders if the Hindu gods are deaf as posts.
Nepali Netbook with characteristic bite on eeriness of patriotism.
Bangladesh From Our View on the hours through the cyclone and traveling through Bangladesh at that time.
At 3rd World View, Rezwan takes a closer look at the reactions of some groups towards aid coming in from the US for the victims of the cyclone.