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· July, 2011

Stories about India from July, 2011

India: Insulting A Man By Insulting All Women

Shail wonders why most swear words and proverbs in India are related to women and using them to insult a man in effect insults all women.

India: Should Colleges Make Attendance Voluntary?

Youth Ki Awaaz curates reactions of Indian youths in Facebook on the news that the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore has decided to make attendance voluntary across all courses.

India: Being A Muslim In Mumbai After The Terrorist Attacks

Azad Alam shares a personal story of facing consequences as a tenant of a Mumbai housing society after wearing a Islamic cap.

India: Resolving The Mumbai Potholes Problem

Ugich Konitari at Gappa has a solution to the pothole problem on Mumbai roads.

India: Bomb Blasts In Mumbai – A Preliminary Assessment

Nitin Pai at the Acorn posts a preliminary assessment on the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai.

India: Mumbai Relives A Day Of Terror

Today in the evening three coordinated bombs exploded in crowded commercial areas of Mumbai. Netizens were quick to embrace social media to spread news and communicate ways to help. This...

Pakistan: Liberation Of South Sudan A Lesson

Habib R. Sulemani opines that the liberation of South Sudan has a lesson for India and Pakistan.

India: A Facebook Campaign To Remove Unwanted Posters

The Poster Hatao (remove posters) Facebook campaign initiated by Shivraj Kumar, a 78-year-old retired army colonel, is gaining momentum. The aim of the campaign is to keep the Indian capital...

Videos: Tortillas, Chapatis, Bread and More Around the World

Most cultures accompany their meals with a grain based product; bread, flatbreads and steamed buns are part of people's meals in many places of the world. Today we visit artisans...

India: Private And Public Cloud

Confused Of Calcutta shares with simple examples what the blogger thinks about public and private clouds.

India: The Impact Of Money Laundering In Swiss Banks

Sharvi Mewada at Youth Ki Awaaz talks about the impact of laundering out black money from India to foreign banks, especially Swiss banks.

India: Health Minister Stirs up Gay Sex Controversy

India's Health Minister, Ghulam Nabi Azad, has stirred up controversy and angered the gay community and gay rights activists with his recent comments at a HIV/AIDS conference in New Delhi....

Nepal: Indian Movie Banned By Censor Board

Pradeep Kumar Singh reports that a Bollywood movie called “Delhi Belly” had been banned in Nepal because of use of explicit language dialogues. The ban was lifted after the distributor...

India: Amazing Show Of Hindu Muslim Unity posts a photo story showing Hindu Muslim unity during Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad of Gujrat State in India.

India: Judicial Verdict Vs. Public Outcry

Debolina Raja Gupta writes about the sensational trial of Maria Susairaj and Emily Jerome Matthew on the charges of cold blooded murder of Neeraj Grover. There had been a public...

India: BigAdda Rolling Back Its Social Networking Business

Nikhil Pahwa at Medianama informs that “Reliance ADAG owned social networking site BigAdda is rolling back its social networking business, and will focus on being an e-commerce business.”

Reacting On Indian Prime Minister's Remarks On Bangladesh

Tacitaeterno at In The Middle Of Nowhere analyzes Indian PM Dr. Manmohan Singh's derogatory remarks on Bangladesh and compares India's grants in Afghanistan and the line of credit offered to...

India: Fasting & Political Blackmail (Regulation) Bill, 2011

The Acorn highlights a humorous draft of the Fasting & Political Blackmail (Regulation) Bill, 2011, coined by some civil society members as an way to confront the plethora of fasting...

India: Student Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Meet

Think Change India informs that the National Social Entrepreneurship Forum (NSEF), India’s premier youth platform for social innovations, in partnership with Villgro Innovations Foundation is organizing a two day workshop...

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