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· November, 2007

Stories about South Asia from November, 2007

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In the eye of the storm: Bangladeshi bloggers speak

  30 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.

Sri Lanka: Another bomb blast

  28 November 2007

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.”

Pakistan: From General to Mr.

  28 November 2007

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.

India: On Mommy Blogs and Privacy

  27 November 2007

Shallow Thoughts To Profound Insights writes about mommy blogs that probably invade the privacy of children, despite best intentions.

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Innovative Tools: Live Bicycle Radio

  27 November 2007

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.

India: Noise and Gods

  26 November 2007

The din of Hindu festivals doesn't quite find cheer with Chronicus Skepticus, who wonders if the Hindu gods are deaf as posts.

Bangladesh: Know your enemy

  26 November 2007

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.

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