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· August, 2006

Stories about India from August, 2006

India: Limca Book of Blog Records

A blog to collect facts on blogging records in India at Limca Book of (Blog) Records.

India: Is The World Really Flat? It looks like.

This round-up is a patchwork quilt of blog postings with a global flavor. And flavor is the key word since we end our journey with a culinary post that takes...

India: Linux and Coke

Nanopolitan on the recent move in Kerala on promoting open source and Linux in public institutions and how the issue is being fused with a rather disconnected one of the...

India: Tourists in the UK

30 in 2005 on the phenomenon of more Indian tourists in the UK. “And these are not just salwar kameez and saree aunties who have come to look after their...

India: Street Art

Trivial Matters has a wonderful post on street art in India. “The question now arises that are the best and the brightest advertisers in India really the guys working in...

India: The National Song

A recent controversy surrounding the move to make the singing of the National Song compulsary has had some minority groups protest. Indian Muslims on what the issue with singing the...

India: God of Encroachment

Recursive Hypocrisy on the God of Encroachment in Chennai – Vinayaka. Where every few feet you stumble into a a tiny temple. Power and boundaries in a secular country defined...

India: Flights and racial profiling

While racial profiling of some passengers may have contributed to their being detained in Amsterdam has bothered quite a few people. Dhoomketu writes about insensitive travellers and Govindraj remembers another...

Global Food Blog Report #29

#1: Maika's Blog on Haitian Food: "Griot" (pronounced: greee-yo ) a popular Haitian original.  Which is fried pork shoulder accompanied with a spicy hot as habanero cole slaw like condiment...

South Asia: Travelling while Asian

Pickled Politics on TWA (or Travelling While Asian) as an India bound flight was diverted to Amsterdam because of what appears to be racial profiling or paranoia.

India: Mudflap Art

Autorickshaws in the sub-continent not only carry passengers, but social messages and mudflap art. A fascinating flickr set of mudflap art.

India: BlogCamp 2006

BlogCamp 2006 is around the corner and Dina has a brief note on things as they are so far and what needs to be done.

India: Ganesha's Spirit

Festivals come by the fistfuls in India. One festival that involves the immersion of idols in water is the one to worship Ganesha. Metroblogging Bangalore has a wonderful photo-feature of...

India: A restaurant named after Hitler

A restaurant with the strange (and seemingly offensive) name of of Hitler's Cross is in the news these days. Amit Varma on how the law shouldn't play a role in...

India: Farewell to the Maestro

The death of a music maestro – Ustad Bismillah Khan evokes poignant tributes and posts, one of them being Falstaff's Bidai. (Farewell)

India: BlogHer and After

Dina reflects on her experiences as a participant at the BlogHer 2006 conference.

India: The Television's Off

The High Court's intervention has made Cable operators in Mumbai shut access to many channels. The issue? Indecent exposure on the Telly. India Uncut has more.

India: Dargah in Mahim

A photo post on the dargah in Mahim, Mumbai. A few days back some people reported that the sea water had turned sweet in Mahim, resulting in a wave of...

India: To buy a car

Rashmi Bansal explores the economic opportunity and possibility of increasing car sales in India for a particular brand.

India: What are they writing about?

What is India? How do you define it? Tigers, bollywood, masala chai, technology, food, old India and new India, English etc. etc.?

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