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· June, 2012

Stories about India from June, 2012

Bangladesh: Is a Cartoon Teaching Kids to Speak Foreign Language and Lie?

A popular cartoon show aired on the Disney Channel India dubbed in Hindi has stirred a debate in Bangladesh. It is claimed that long exposure to the Japanese anime show...

India: Activist Facing Arrest For Exposing Church Miracle

Sasi at Random Thoughts reports that Sanal Edamuruku, the President of the Indian Rationalist Association, is facing arrest for proclaiming that the “dripping cross” outside Vile Parle’s Velankanni church is...

India: The Fact About Two Birthdays For One Person

A huge population in the Indian sub-continent celebrate their birthdays on two different days – one the official one, and one on the day they were actually born. Binayak Ghosh...

Pakistan: RIP Ghazal Legend Mehdi Hassan

Mehdi Hassan Khan also famously known as the ‘King of Ghazal’ passed away on Wednesday, 13, June, 2012 after a protracted illness, in a local hospital in Karachi city of...

India: Photos Of Indibloggers Meet

Indian Homemaker posts lots of photos of the Dove All Women's IndiBlogger Meet at New Delhi held on 10th of June, 2012.

India: Aamir Khan's TV Show Stirs Up Social Issues

A new Indian TV talk show titled Satyamev Jayate (Truth Alone Prevails) hosted by Bollywood actor and filmmaker Aamir Khan is bringing up and debating taboo and sensational social issues...

India: Netizens Respond To Anonymous India's Protests

On 9th of June, 2012 Anonymous India organized gatherings across several Indian cities inviting netizens to join in protest against Internet censorship. Despite low turnout they seem to be able...

India: The Colonial Bungalows Project

Kiruba Shankar has started a photography project titled Colonial Bungalows, in which century old residential bungalows (British, French and Portuguese) in India will be photographed and documented.

India: Blogger Gets A Take Down Notice For Exposing Corruption

Kracktivist informs that blogger Vidyut Kale of aamjanata.com had received a take down notice for an article being defamatory. In the alleged post the blogger exposed financial corruption of some...

India, Bangladesh: Water Disputes and Teesta River Diplomacy

Longstanding tensions between India and Bangladesh on how best to share river waters have recently come to head in a dispute over the Teesta River that threatens bilateral relations. At...

India: Less Trees Prompt A Boiling Urban Summer

Rita Banerji opines that the main reason for the recent grueling summers in the cities is that more and more trees are being cut down.

India: Renewing The Solar Pledge On World Environment Day

On World Environment Day, India, amidst growing concerns of energy security and climate change, renews its pledge to harness solar power in search of cleaner, renewable energy.

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