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· February, 2010

Stories about India from February, 2010

India: Indusladies Blog Contest

  26 February 2010

Blogadda informs that an International Women’s Day Blog Contest has been arranged by Indusladies, a global online community of Indian ladies. To win a cash prize or other goodies the participants will have to “write a blog entry on any one of the prescribed top 10 women development issues” and...

India, Bangladesh: Protest On Killings In Bangladesh

  26 February 2010

Musings Of A Chakma reports that “the members of Chakma ethnic community living in Delhi held a huge peaceful protest demonstration in front of Jantar Mantar, New Delhi from 11 AM to 3 PM on 25 February 2010 to protest against the attacks on Chakmas and other indigenous Jummas in...

India: Sachin Tendulkar Trended On Twitter

  24 February 2010

Santosh at Über Desi informs that Indian cricketing legend “Sachin Tendulkar became the first batsman to score 200 in a one day international match against South Africa earning him 3 different spots on Twitter trends.”

India: Surviving A Fire

  24 February 2010

Kiran Jonnalagadda posts his accounts of surviving a fire in his Carlton tower office in Bangalore. Nine people have died and 70 people have been injured.

India: Fighting For The Forest

  22 February 2010

Indian Tribals Blog reports about a struggle of the tribal people in the reserved forests of Udaipur district in Rajsthan, India who fighting to avoid displacement from their ancestral land.

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Australia: Vindaloo Against Violence Goes Viral

  21 February 2010

Australia's reputation was affected in the past year amid reports of racially-motivated attacks against Indian students. Today, Australians are asked to show support for the Indian and migrant community by taking part in the 'Vindaloo Against Violence' campaign.

India: Twitter In Social Activism

  20 February 2010

Pratham Books, a non-profit trust engaged in publishing of children books, informs in their blog how Twitter helped them to reach books of a mobile van to a number of children in Kolkata, India.

What Is Indian Culture?

  19 February 2010

Gaurav at The Undercover Indian Blog asks “what is Indian culture” while discussing the onslaught of bollywood culture, which is “beamed into every Indian house”.

India: Media May Boycott IPL 2010

  18 February 2010

South Asia Fair informs that Indian news channels and media “have decided to boycott the 3rd edition of the Indian Premier League 2010 after both parties failed to reach a consensus for their differences.”

India: 3G Disaster

  18 February 2010

“We should have had 3G services in India 3-4 years ago. But we took a detour to giving more 2.5G licenses since that could enrich the powers that make decisions by a few billion dollars,” informs Indian blogger and entrepreneur Rajesh Jain.

India: Managing Mountain Waste

  17 February 2010

Caroline At India Climate Solutions writes about some “creative and passionate individuals committed to changing the waste cycle” in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh in India.

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My Name is Khan – Cultural Politics in India

  17 February 2010

A look at the Hindi blog-posts related to the Bollywood film 'My Name Is Khan' reveals an interesting fact - that the reactions to this film have more to do with the cultural politics in India than with the aesthetic value of the film itself.

India: Civic Sense And Liberty

  16 February 2010

Prerna at I Love Life.. So I Explore discusses about the phenomenon of the lack of civic sense of Indians inside the country as some make public nuisances completely ignoring the law.

India: Kavi, The Short Film

  15 February 2010

Soliloquies Of An Opinionated Mind reviews Kavi, a 19 minute fictional short film (in Hindi), which was recently nominated in the best live action short film category at the 2010 Academy Awards. “Will Kavi be the next Slumdog Millionaire?” – asks the blogger.

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India: Terror Strikes Pune

  14 February 2010

At around 7:30 pm on Saturday a bomb blast at a restaurant popular with tourists in India's western city of Pune killed 9 people and left 57 people injured. Emotions are running high as the Bloggers and the Twitterati react.

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