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Blog Buzz from South Asia

South Asian bloggers were busy this week writing on technology, fashion, economy and films.

Given the rise in fuel prices, Metroblogging from Pakistan wonders when they will get rickshaws like this in their country. And Unheard Voices from Bangaldesh says that the country ranked 4th in democracy in a recent survey . If you have often wondered what the fashion scene in Nepal is like these days, read about it here.

Bloggers in India were busy writing about economy, politics and their favorite form of entertainment: films. Rural India is the new market in India. Govindaraj Ethiraj has nicely summed up on what happens when companies decided to move their IT jobs from urban to rural areas.

And here is something about whether development can take place at a low cost. Prof Sadagopan looks at how airlines are targeting the second-tier cities in India.

Chutney Spears says that the Left Parties in India cannot walk straight. India's choice for 2006 Oscars has created quite a bit of blogging news. Lazygeek has this to say about Paheli and GreatBong’s take on how the movie must have been selected by the panel.

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