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· April, 2006

Stories about India from April, 2006

India: Kaavya Tales

The issue of author Kaavya Viswanathan plagiarising has prompted quite a few posts in the Indian Blogosphere. Among others Flotsam, India Uncut, Falstaff and Sepia Mutiny have a say.

India: Clearing the customs

Bribe Rates for Delhi has an account of bribe paying at the Indian Customs.

India: Poetry and Blogging

Reflections on poetry and blogging at River's Blue Elephants. River talks about identities of poets, the world of hypertextuality and “the permeable boundary between selves and machines”.

Armenia: Talks Break Down

Onnik Krikorian reports that talks have broken down between Indian students and the Yerevan State Medical University and notes that a blog has been set up for students to write...

India: Violence against women

Megha writes on violence against women and lists out signs to watch for. (Trigger: Violence)

India: IT, Blogging and BarCamp

Information Technology and India are spoken in the same breath. Bangalore is often referred to as the Silicon Valley of India, and it was therefore not surprising that two IT...

India: The Young Working Woman

The dilemmas of being a young working woman in India Iat genderbenders.

Travel India: Different Flavors

India is an interesting destination and here are a few posts (one from our neighbours, Nepal too) that talk about it without any unnecessary frills or gloss. Anil at Windy...

India: Death of a student

The Instant Me writes from Armenia on the death of the Indian student – “A fact that I would like to bring under, is that no one from the university,...

Armenia: Indian Student Protests

LoonyMoony, Nessuna, and Onnik Krikorian all have updates on the Indian student protests in Armenia at Oneworld Multimedia. Nanyaar, an Indian student in Armenia, also has an update at his...

India: Reviewing books

There's an ongoing debate in the Indian Blogosphere about doing book reviews. Amardeep collates various opinions on the issue and presents his own take on the case.

India: Firefox bus

Kalyan finds a bus painted with the logo of Firefox (the browser) in Karnataka.

Myanmar's natural gas

Both China and India are keen on importing natural gas from Myanmar's huge reserves. In the past India has sympathised with Myanmar's pro-democracy elements but recent years have seen India...

Armenia: Indian Student Protest

An Indian studying in Armenia fell from an open window and died after emergency services took 45 minutes to respond. Armenian police detained other Indian students for questioning and university...

India: Election time economics

Lucky has a conversation with an auto-rickshawdriver before elections on the economics of the populist policies.

India: Sex and the Internet

Asian Sex Gazette on rape in India, the notion of friendship and a crucial question – “Women in the city question why men often interpret friendly gestures as a sign...

India: Animals and their rights

Trivial Matters has photographs from an anmial shelter in Mumbai. Stories of dogs and a camel follow.

India: The last of the line

The last Mughal Emperor in India and the final legacy that remains leglected - at Indian Muslims.

India: Actors and Dams

The Narmada Bachao Andolan finds more support in the celebrity crowd. Dateline Bombay has more on the actor Amir Khan lending his voice to the cause of those displaced by...

India: Agriculture and Technology

Clean Slate on a project called Aaqua by IIT Powai that functions as a user/expert exchange targeted at the Indian agricultural community.

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