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· December, 2009

Stories about India from December, 2009

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South Asia: Looking Back At 2009

  31 December 2009

The year 2009 is ending and its time to retrospect how the year has been for the South Asian region. In a two-part review we will look back at some of the major events which took place this year in the South Asian countries seen through the eyes of the citizen journalists.

India: Andaman Islands

  30 December 2009

Mumbai based blogger Ugich Konitari visits the Andaman islands and writes a two part series (1, 2) noting her experiences.

India: Ten Lessons From Three Idiots

  30 December 2009

Amreekan Desi was not only impressed with Aaamir Khan's latest Bollywood blockbuster ‘3 idiots’ but also learnt a lot from the movie. The blogger takes a satirical look at ten lessons from the movie.

India: Perils Of Making Democracy Accessible

  29 December 2009

Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor was caught up in another controversy as he tweeted to his approx. 542,000 Twitter followers a personal opinion on the recent change in Indian visa rules. Smoke Signals has the details.

India: Surviving Child Abuse

  25 December 2009

Mumbai based creative professional Harish Iyer, who blogs at The Pregnant Thoughts, discusses how he was subjected to child sex abuse in his teens and how it changed his life.

India: Energy Policy

  24 December 2009

Shadow Warrior lists some points regarding energy, which India should have kept in mind during its participation in the recently concluded Copenhagen Summit.

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India: The Sapling Project

  24 December 2009

Two Mumbai based netizens have started a campaign to distribute plant saplings across Mumbai and other cities of India. The plant owners will use citizen and social media tools to report the updates of the growth of the plants.

India: New Visa Regulation Limits Multiple Entry

  23 December 2009

Smallsquirrel at Desicritics warns international tourists of a recent change in the Indian visa regulations which limits multiple entries into India and requires an additional permission for re-entry.

India: Gains From Copenhagen

  23 December 2009

The Acorn analyzes what India has achieved from the Copenhagen summit. The blogger opines that the “real gains were geopolitical—neither the United States nor China could have their way without India’s support”.

No Indians Allowed

  21 December 2009

Haagen Dazs, an International ice-cream brand had opened its Delhi outlet and the sign on the door read, “Access restricted only to holders of international passports.” Like many Indian bloggers, J Srinivasan at Desicritics is outraged.

India: Federalism

  17 December 2009

Hari at India First-Hand comments on the proposal of the Indian government to separate Telangana region from Andhra Pradesh and form a new state: “the answer definitely is not forming more states and thereby increasing the overhead.”

India: Indibloggies 2008 Winners

  17 December 2009

The winners of the Indibloggies 2008 awards have been announced. Over 150 Indian blogs were nominated across 16 varied categories and here is the statistics showing the final votes for each category. Go check out the blogs.

India: Recipe – chicken noodle soup

  15 December 2009

For some of us a bowl of hot chicken soup on a cold winter evening is the ultimate comfort food. Meena Agarwal at Hooked on Heat shares her mouth-watering recipe of  ‘make-your-own chicken noodle soup’.  Loved her idea of allowing guests to personalize their own share of the soup.

ICT4D: Past mistakes, future wisdom

  14 December 2009

What makes an ICT4D project fizzle out? What are the common mistakes that donors, planners and implementers make when trying to run an ICT4D project? Practitioners discuss in a public Twitter chat.

India: Being selective about feedback

  14 December 2009

Cartoonist Anshul Maheshwari at Brainstuck.com takes a good-humored dig at the possibilities of selective perception when collecting data or feedback through crowdsourcing.

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