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· August, 2006

Stories about India from August, 2006

India: Clive Street and Collaboration

Confused of Calcutta talks of how financial journalism runs in the family, the decline of Clive Street as the centre for finance and on collaboration online.

India: The Turtle Girl

The Doodle Spot on a woman who spent much time working with turtles. “Viji (as Vijaya was called) was India’s first woman herpetologist when such a career was unknown in...

India: Food security and Independence

Ruminating on the Greatest Indian post Independence in the country, Nilu talks of the man credited with assuring food security in India. “In terms of that thrust in public domain,...

India: India's Past

Independence Day gets bloggers digging into archives of the past. Kamla Bhatt presents a wealth of media from India in the 1930s and 40s. Varnam talks of the mutiny that...

India: Independence Food Parade

On the occassion of India's Independence Day, Mahanandi has an Indian food parade with dishes from other bloggers to mark the day.

India: To the Zoo

Metroblogging Mumbai on the state of the Byculla Zoo in Mumbai, and if it makes more sense to revamp it, rather than move it to another place outside the city.

India: Popular Indian Bloggers

A recent post musing over popular bloggers, provokes an interesting reaction from Patrix – who then looks at other popular Indian bloggers to see how much Technorati ranks reveal.

India: Why the Muslims?

Indian Muslims questions why law enforcement agencies target Muslims, and why the community is the usual suspect.

India In Blog Posts: Cola, Newly Weds, Travel and Bollywood

What are bloggers talking about India? Lots...the cola affair, wifi, newly weds, travel and Bollywood.

India: Lentils in the US

The rising cost of lentils in the US has quite a few people of Indian origin more than just a bit worried. Arzan on why lentils are such an important...

India: Pesticides in your drink

Is environmental campaigning as unbiased as it should be? Varnam points out to the fact that the recent controversy in India wherein Coke and Pepsi appear to have pesticides in...

Food Blog Report #27

#1: From Stockholm, Sweden: Clivia's Cuisine and her marvelous Swiss chard dolmadas with rice and mushrooms! A gem of a recipe, and it looks delicious… Last week I visited Rosendals...

South Asia: Rikshaaa! a film on three wheels

Gaurav Mishra reviews in Desicritics a musical documentary on rickshaws and posts some insightful background on the Rickshaws. An auto rickshaw (aliases: auto/rickshaw/tempo/tuk-tuk) is a three-wheeler vehicle for hire and...

India: Blogcamp 2006

Sumankumar's Yak Pad announces that Blogcamp 2006, India's biggest and most comprehensive blog event is going to be held in 9th and 10th September 2006 in the Indian Institute of...

India: Soft drinks

Amardeep in Sepia Mutiny discusses on the controversy over the pesticide content in Indian soft drinks. He accuses the authorities for the delay in setting the standards and suspects foul...

India: Mobile internet

IT entrepreneur Rajesh Jain at Emergic lists six reasons why the trend of mobile Internet should take-off in India.

Sunny Maldives

South Asia Biz posts 10 reasons why one should travel Maldives. The small country situated on the south, southeast of India consists of 1,192 islets, out of which two hundred...

Bollywood does Othello

Bollywood has succesfully adapted William Shaekspeare's Othello with enough brilliance, emotion, grandeur, wit and drama. Amit Varma posts a round up of reviews of Vishal Bhardwaj's blockbuster Omkara.

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