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· July, 2005

Stories about India from July, 2005

India: Fair = Lovely

The Indian blog Vislumbres looks at the country's obession with light skin color.

India: Bridges

Indian blogger Dina Mehta points us to a website called Bridges, an attempt to use photography and storytelling to build cultural bridges among children.

India: Blogger Meetup

Kiruba Shankar announces that there'll be a Chennai Blogger meetup this weekend.

Pssst…wanna buy a Harry Potter? – Sepia Mutiny

The group blog Sepia Munity notes that it only took 48 hours for pirated copies of the latest Harry Potter epic to appear on the streets of Mumbai.

India: Tag Cloud on DesiPundit

DesiPundit has added a tag cloud reflecting recent topics of discussion; apparently they've been talking a lot about Harry Potter…

Voices from the Wiki

Part of the human and technical magic that allows Global Voices to function is a lively wiki, where users around the world are able to tell us about blogs and...

Flickr Pick from India

“Making Things Shipshape” by Eileen Delhi

Death Ends Fun: Tiny slice

Dilip D'Souza on the similarities between American and Indian newspapers and what it means to be informed.


Indian blogger Dina Mehta will be on a panel about globalization, blogging, and women at the Blogher conference at the end of the month.

Good Days & Bad Times

The Indian blog Good Days & Bad Times reports on the return of the arranged marraige… and the kids who want it that way. Found via Desipundit.

South Asia Friday Blog Roundup

India Uncut: “This isn't just an attack on the UK … they're an attack on a way of life and a value-system, one that is dear not just to Western...

South Asia Thursday Blog Roundup

The Nepalese blog United We Blog! covers, with photographs, an anti-monarchy student protest in the city of New Baneshwor that was marked by violent confrontations with the police. The protest...

South Asia Daily Blog Roundup

Sri Lankan blogger Indi Samarajiva says that the Live 8 manifesto, if implemented, will simply turn the third world into a giant welfare state. Vantage Point points out that the...

South Asian Daily Blog Roundup

Rohit Gupta, writing in Chien(ne)s Sans Frontieres, is frustrated by writers of Indian decent who've never lived in India calling themselves “Indian writers”; he's delighted to to read an interview...

Monday South Asia Blog Roundup

Now that KO’s internet access has finally been restored, he lets his opinion of PCTL, Pakistan’s national telephone company, be known. Hint: it’s not exactly positive. United We Blog takes...

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