Stories about India from June, 2010
Sans Serif explains quoting television audience measurement data that English News Channels in India have such a minuscule viewership that they cannot be effective.
Blogadda announces the winners of the ‘Tribute To Dad Blogging Contest’.
Dheera Sujan at South Asia Wired highlights the works of an organization named ‘I Hear Foundation’, which is “working with hearing impaired kids and their parents to help diagnose, treat, and then help the children assimilate into a hearing world”.
United We Blog! for a Democratic Nepal reports that Indian authorities are holding 1,000 metric tonnes of newsprint consignment to Nepal which is threatening the publications of a few newspapers and magazines.
Sans Serif highlights the curious case of tele-evangelist Zakir Naik & tele-journalist Shekhar Gupta.
Chowrangi questions why do Indians and Pakistanis have to hate each other?
Words From Solitude highlights the other side of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
Nila-kantha-chandra at Cuckoo's Call comments on the Maoist insurgency in India: “it seems we are living under the shadow of looming violence. A civil war, where the have-nots finally turn against the haves”.
What does it mean to be Indian? Priya Ramani is editor of Mint Lounge, the weekend magazine of business newspaper Mint, and an article she wrote recently about her feeling that she wasn't really Indian provoked heated debate online.
Ram Bansal at India in Peril criticizes some Indian English medium educational institutions which forbid Hindi and have no provision of Hindi to English translations or vice-versa in the curriculum.
In India, Bengali mothers-in-law traditionally celebrate, with great fanfare, an occasion/social custom called jamai shashthi - a special day for their jamai [son(s)-in-law].
Chhaya Path informs about two groundbreaking court cases on maternal mortality which will have immense health policy implications in India.
Rajesh Jain visited the Surat Science Center and opines that every Indian city should have one such science center.
“Are Indians the most racist in the world?” Supidta Chatterjee answers the question.
Über Desi informs that the favorite Desi blog aggregator Desipundit has shut down today. “This is a sad day in the desi blogosphere and for blogs in general”, reacts the blog.
Offstumped lists some important 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy related tweets.
The northeastern state of Manipur in India is facing a humanitarian crisis with the price of necessities soaring up as it has been subjected to a blockade of the National Highway 39 (NH-39) connecting Imphal (Manipur) with Kohima (Nagaland).
Alexandra at India Climate Solutions writes about the EcoFestival 2010 which took place in New Delhi recently. The festival is aimed at “creating greater awareness, interest and actions to mitigate climate change”, informs Kriti, the organizer team.
K Vishwanath Reddy at The Call Of India discusses about the challenging journey forward of India, the world's largest democracy.
There is a lively discussion going on in Death Ends Fun Blog on the issue of denial of Canadian visa to an ex- Indian Boder security Force (BSF) member because the force has a record of violence.
Food fiction and chocolate brownies – a delectable combination. Bong Mom at Bong Mom's Cookbook, pens a touching tale of a birthday entwined with some delectable sweet dish recipes.