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· January, 2011

Stories about India from January, 2011

India: Twitter And Our Lives

“So why exactly do we twitter?” asks Indian blogger Offstumped.

India: Environment, Common Sense & Social Media

Munna on the Run hopes that social media conversations will work as a gentle persuading force against the profit-at-any-cost market forces and re-ignite a common sense approach to development.

India: 2011 World Cup Cricket Team Analysis

Greatbong at Random Thoughts Of A Demented Mind posts a hilarious take on the status and chances of the participating teams to win the 2011 World Cup Cricket.

India: Kashmir – Beyond the Troubled State

Maldivian blogger Hassan Ziyau recently visited Srinagar, the capital of Indian controlled Kashmir and blogged about the other side of Kashmir which often fails to capture the limelight.

India: The Great TriValley University Scam

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....

Video: Sports of the World and Games People Play

Sticks, ducks, carcasses, horses, raiding and dancing all have one thing in common: they are all elements used in some of the world's national sports. Today's videos show us a...

India: Storytelling Program with Kids at Hospitals

Uday Foundation reports that every Saturday its volunteers and friends visit various hospitals in Delhi, India for storytelling to the kids admitted there to cheer them up.

India: Government Official Burnt Alive by Miscreants

In a gruesome incident, an additional district collector was burnt alive today - allegedly by petrol and diesel mafia while investigating fuel related irregularities. As the news broke, netizens reacted...

India: Invasion Of The American Chain Restaurants

Santosh at Uber Desi opines that American chain restaurants are taking India by storm.

India: A Public Park In Chennai

Vivek at Sepia Mutiny writes about Semmozhi Poonga, a newly opened public park in Chennai, India fulfilling demand of its citizens.

India: Protecting Apatani Language

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...

India: All The Fuss About New Zodiac Sign Dates

Maddy writes in details about the recent rumor that the Zodiac signs will change.

India: Women Empowerment and Videoblogging

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...

India: Writing The City In Conversation With Mumbai Taxi Drivers

“Taxi drivers write the city. They move through its streets, they collect its stories, they are confronted with its changes” – this is part of the introduction page of CubbyKabi's...

Bangladesh, India: Human Rights Hanging On The Border Fence

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...

India: Government Monitoring of Email

Reading Cafe reacts on the news that the Indian government is seriously considering asking Google to help it in monitoring emails.

India: Free Mobile App For NGO Field Staffs

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...

India: IPL Auctions

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

India: Saints As VIPs

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

India: Differences Between An Indian MBA And A Foreign MBA Education

Ashwin looks at the main differences between an Indian MBA and a Foreign MBA education.

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