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. Hundreds of Indian students, mostly from Andhra Pradesh, were enrolled in this University and they now face the threat of...
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 bit about the sports and games that people play in different parts of the world.
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 with shock and outrage.
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 sound systems of Apatani language to protect it.
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 through online video tools.
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 podcast blog “Meter Down” containing conversations with Mumbai taxi Drivers.
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 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: 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 a real-time basis.
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.
India: Class Divide In Rail Transport
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.