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· July, 2008

Stories about South Asia from July, 2008

29 July 2008

India: On Birthdays

Sri Lanka: Vehicles, energy and tax

Pakistan: Bush and the US

Bangladesh: Tweeting and blogging an earthquake

A moderate earthquake jolted Dhaka city on the 27th of July approximately at 00:51 hours Bangladesh Time (+6 GMT). Russell John reports in his blog: I was lying on my...

28 July 2008

Sri Lanka: 25 years after Black July

India: Apathy and Terror

Sri Lanka: Riots in the early 80s

Sri Lanka: On the SAARC

Bangladesh gets a ‘Blog-Ban’ scare

On 15th of July, Bangla bloggers were disconcerted to find that they could not access Sachalayatan , a popular Bangla blogging platform that focuses on literature and contemporary issues, from...

Nepal: Library Movement

Jamaica, India: Signs of the Times

AIDS: XVII International Conference call for videos

The XVII International AIDS Conference will take place in Mexico City between August 3rd and the 8th, and Witness' THE HUB has a series of videos uploaded by community members...

27 July 2008

Bahrain: Missing India

Many Bahrainis study at universities and colleges in India, and one of them is blogger MuJtAbA AlMoAmEn. He recently wrote about his feelings of missing Bahrain when in India -...

26 July 2008

India: Ahmedabad Hit By Bomb Blasts

With barely a gap of 24 hours since the attack in Bangalore, another terrorist attack was witnessed today in the city of Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat with sixteen...

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