Stories about India from June, 2010
India: English News Channels Not Effective
Sans Serif explains quoting television audience measurement data that English News Channels in India have such a minuscule viewership that they cannot be effective.
India: Tribute To Dad Blogging Contest
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”.
Nepal: India Stops Newsprint Consignment
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.
India: The Saga Of The Tele-evangelist
Sans Serif highlights the curious case of tele-evangelist Zakir Naik & tele-journalist Shekhar Gupta.
India, Pakistan: On Friendship Between Two Countries
Chowrangi questions why do Indians and Pakistanis have to hate each other?
India, Bangladesh: The Other Side Of Rabindranath Tagore
Words From Solitude highlights the other side of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
India: The Battle Of The Have-nots
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”.
India: What Does It Mean To Be Indian?
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.
India: Fallacy Of English Medium Education
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.
India: A Special Day for the Son-In-Law
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].
India: Groundbreaking Verdict On Maternal Mortality
Chhaya Path informs about two groundbreaking court cases on maternal mortality which will have immense health policy implications in India.
India: Surat Science Centre
Rajesh Jain visited the Surat Science Center and opines that every Indian city should have one such science center.
Indians And Racism
“Are Indians the most racist in the world?” Supidta Chatterjee answers the question.
India: Desipundit Is No More
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.
India: Bhopal Gas Tragedy Tweets
Offstumped lists some important 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy related tweets.
India: Economic Blockade In Manipur State
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).
India: EcoFestival 2010
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.
India: A Challenging Journey Forward
K Vishwanath Reddy at The Call Of India discusses about the challenging journey forward of India, the world's largest democracy.
India: Canadian Visa For BSF Members
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.
India: Of food tales and recipes
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.