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· August, 2010

Stories about India from August, 2010

Training In India: Change Needed

Supriyo Chaudhuri opines that the training business in India needs fresh outlook and a change of gears.

India: A Message To Pastor Jones

Raja Basu from New Delhi is shocked by the heinous plan of Pastor Terry Jones to burn The Quran to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 incident. The blogger...

India: Uncontrolled Alcoholic Liquor Consumption

Ram Bansal at India In Peril informs that growing number of male Indian adults (currently 50%) are taking alcoholic liquors regularly. The blogger discusses the downside of the uncontrolled alcoholic...

South Asia: Bloggers On The ‘Ground Zero Mosque’

The recent debate on the planned Islamic Center/Mosque near the site of the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York, USA has been reverberated in many blogospheres around the world....

India: Floods In Jammu And Kashmir

Dilip D'Souza at Death Ends Fun describes his first hand experience of the flood situation in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir state in India.

India: Traffic During Rain In Mumbai

Priya at Reading Cafe posts some pictures to show what happens when it rains in Mumbai.

India: Recyclers – The Invisible Heroes

Anna da Costa at India Climate Solutions writes about the Indian recycling industry which is contributing in India's economic boom and the slum dwellers who provide cheap labors for this...

India-Bangladesh Relations Is Necessity Driven

“The present India Bangladesh Relations are mostly necessity driven (could be told reality driven), not that much of Ideology driven, which was showed at the 70s of last century;” opines...

India: Celebrating Raksha Bandhan

Yesterday, on 24th August 2010, India celebrated Raksha Bandhan - a festival that celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters. Netizens expressed their feelings about this age old ritual.

India: The Security Of Electronic Voting Machines

South Asia Wired reports that Indian computer expert Hari Prasad's research into the potential security risks of electronic voting machines in India resulted in his arrest last weekend.

India: Deadly Journalism

Sans Serif reports that two journalists of an Indian TV channel in Ahmedabad instigated Kalpesh Mistry (29) to set himself on fire to protest his harassment by police so that...

India: Why Mumbai Is The Place To Live

Chip Huyen, a Vietnamese geek, blogger and a traveler is in Mumbai as a part of her travel around the world program. She explains why Mumbai is the place to...

India: Do Politicians Deserve Pay Hikes?

Reacting on the recent increase in salary of the lawmakers in India, Being Cynical at Desicritics debates whether or not politicians deserve pay hikes.

India: Onathallu Festival

Maddy writes about the Onathallu or Kayyankali festival which is celebrated by the Nairs of Pallassana Desham in the Chittur Thaluk in Palakkad district, in the southernmost state of Kerala,...

India: Navi Mumbai Mangroves In Danger

The Navi Mumbai mangroves came into spotlight after the recent oil spill near Mumbai port. However, Debolina Raja Gupta asserts that they were endangered much before the oil spill and...

India: Why Rahul Gandhi Is Not Appropriate For The Prime Minister Position

Management Guru lists some points to explain why Rahul Gandhi is not appropriate for the Prime Minister of India post.

India, Pakistan: The Politics With India's Donation To Flood Victims

“Was Asif Zardari’s fear of Indian money directly related to his fear of the Pakistan Army?” questions Mobashar Jawed (MJ) Akbar while discussing the politics of “playing with a crisis”.

India: Plights Of The Deaf Students

Sukanya at Notes From Wherever I Happen To Be shares the plights of the students of two deaf schools in Bhubaneswar and comments that the “India shining” slogan seems mere...

The Real India

Radio Open source is producing a series of articles and podcasts on the theme ‘Real India’.

India: Tell Your Story With Twitter Tales

Mathew Ingram at Giga Om informs that Twitter has introduced ‘Twitter Tales‘, a collection of stories from users about how the service has helped them or affected their lives. @natashabadhwar,...

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