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· January, 2011

Stories about India from January, 2011

India: The Great TriValley University Scam

  28 January 2011

Runa at Uber Desi writes in details about the scam of Tri Valley University in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area, which has now been shut down. Hundreds of Indian students, mostly from Andhra Pradesh, were enrolled in this University and they now face the threat of...

India: Protecting Apatani Language

  21 January 2011

Dr. Hano Hailang at Arunachal Diary informs that Apatani language of Arunachal Pradesh in India has become endangered and a linguist named Nending Ommo is publishing a book on the sound systems of Apatani language to protect it.

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India: Women Empowerment and Videoblogging

  18 January 2011

Women Aloud Videoblogging for Empowerment (WAVE) is a platform and program aiming to get women from semi-urban areas of India to voice their opinions on topics that matter to them through online video tools.

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Bangladesh, India: Human Rights Hanging On The Border Fence

  12 January 2011

Bangladeshis were shocked by widely published photographs of the dead body of a 15 year old Bangladeshi girl hanging on the India-Bangladesh border Fence. The girl named Felani was shot dead by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) while she was illegally crossing the border with her father on the way back to Bangladesh.

India: Free Mobile App For NGO Field Staffs

  12 January 2011

Shital Shah at Think Change India talks about a free mobile application for NGOs that enables field staffs to collect data using their existing mobile phones and transfer it on a real-time basis.

India: IPL Auctions

  12 January 2011

Greatbong analyzes how Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket teams fared in the recent player auctions.

India: Saints As VIPs

  10 January 2011

Debolina Raja Gupta criticizes the tendency of the common Indians in providing the saffron cloth claded Babas (saints) VIP treatment everywhere.

India: Class Divide In Rail Transport

  2 January 2011

Metros for rich and trains for poor? Shidhu Saaheb informs that there already appears to be a distinct class divide between those who travel on the Metro and those who travel on the other EMUs in Delhi, India.

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