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· May, 2009

Stories about India from May, 2009

Internet in North Korea, Nokia's Ovi Store, Google Wave and Tech Happenings

Tech events were happening in Thailand, Vietnam and Japan. North Korea got mobile internet and Google released a new product. We have reviews, analysis and links from bloggers in Asia...

India: Perspectives on Growing up in India

Thanks to the Adobe Youth Voices program, young people in different parts of the world are having the opportunity to experiment with audiovisual equipment and tell their stories from their...

Bangladesh, India: No To Tipaimukh Dam

The Tipaimukh Hydroelectric Project is being constructed near the confluence of Barak and Tuivai rivers, in Manipur, India and within 100km of Bangladesh border. The project will submerge a huge...

India: The Kuri System

Mady writes about the “kuri” system of Kerala, which is sort of a chit fund system: “evolving from a noble social purpose, it grew to become a lucrative and unregulated...

India: Violence In Gurudwara

Amardeep at Sepia Mutiny discusses the backgrounds of the recent violence at a Sikh Gurdwara in Vienna, Austria and the subsequent Sikh sectarian violence in Punjab, India.

India: Cyclone Aila Strikes

Scores of people were killed and many injured in India and Bangladesh as cyclone Aila made a downfall in the region earlier today. Sukanya at Notes from wherever I happen...

India: Saving Lives With Paper

Anuradha Parekh at The Better India writes about the struggles of the poverty ridden Sahariya tribe in Madhya Pradesh, India. A local NGO called TARA (Technology and Action for Rural...

Bahrain: Our Need For Indians Is Like Our Need For Air

Earlier this month, Bahrain announced that it would be ending the system of sponsorship of foreign labour. While the move is intended to stop the exploitation of workers, especially from...

India: Aid Collection For Sri Lankan IDPs

Madhat at Blogbharati informs about an effort by some Indians to collect aid from various Indian cities to help the IDPs (internally displaced people) in Sri Lanka.

India: Communication Via Word Of Mouth

A Year In India realizes that word of mouth is a strong mean of communication in India because: “this may have to do with illiteracy, a lack of technology and...

India: Bowing Down Before Your Wife

Sumanth at Desicritics reports of a verdict of the Indian Supreme Court on a divorce case, which asked the plaintiff to “bow down before his wife's ‘diktat'”. The post containing...

India: Election Analysis

Law and Other Things posts some contrasting interpretation of the results of the recently concluded parliamentary elections in India.

India: Picking The Right Cabinet

Supriyo Chaudhuri at Sunday Posts says that the popular pastime in India now is picking a cabinet for the newly elected government and he indulges himself by listing one of...

The IndiBlogger.in State of the Indian Blogosphere 2009

IndiBlogger.in is a vibrant community of Indian blogs with some excellent features like a topic-wise directory with ranks (IndiRank) and a meme-tracker (IndiVine). I have put together the highlights of...

Sri Lanka: Bloggers react to the death of the LTTE leader

The government of Sril Lanka announced via state media and SMS today (Monday, May 18, 2009) afternoon that the leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Vellupillai Prabhakaran,...

India: Five Truths About The Election

Chandra at Desicritics lists five truths about the recently concluded Indian Elections 2009.

Indian Elections 2009: The Final Results

Indian Election 2009 blog posts the final results of the recently concluded 2009 Lok Sabha Elections in India.

India Votes for No Change: Indian Bloggers & Twitter Users React to #IndiaVotes09 Results

The results for the month long Indian Lok Sabha elections are out and India has voted back the incumbent Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) into power with a decisive verdict,...

India: A Surprise Result

AnIndianMuslim.com writes about the Lok Sabha election results 2009 published today: ” ‘The Congress’ victory and its revival has surprised even the most optimistic party workers who till recently appeared...

India Elections 2009: Tapping Into The Twitter

As the results of the Indian Parliamentary Elections 2009 came trickling in since today morning, Indians from all around the world were glued on to their TV or pc screens...

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