Imtiaz has a link to a Voice of America interview of Dr. Chanchal Khan, an Asian Development Bank advisor who specializes in development and political terrorism issues. Rezwan has an entry about phone tapping vs. human rights in his blog. Drishipat also talks about wiretapping in Bangaladesh . Addabaj talks about why Bangladesh is the best on the eve of Bangaldesh’s independence day that is celebrated on December 16th.
It seems to have been a week for survey Arzan mentions a recent Business Week article that looks at the number of engineers that graduate in the US, China and India, and how that impacts the technology sectors in each country. It turns out the USA produces more engineers than reported in the media. The second survey is on the affluent cities of India that
Reuben covers in his blog.
Film and entertainment invariably are an important part of many Indian blogs. If you have not heard as yet the big story in India for the past few weeks has been superstar Amitabh Bachchan’s surgery and Gargi wonders if the Indian media is overdoing its coverage of Mr. Bachchan’s health issue. Jai Arjun Sing talks about the a new book out by Madhu Jain on the famous Kapoor family of the Indian film industry.
UnitedWeBlog has an interesting entry about the The New Buddha who has been fasting for 200 days without consuming water or food. In legal news the latest developments is that the Supreme Court of Nepal has ordered the army to produce Himal Sharma, a Maoist student leader detained by the army.
The movie theme from the Indian blog space continues in Pakistan where Raheel Lakhani talks about the Kara (Karachi) film festival. Lahore Metblogs talks about the earthquake that hit the Pakistan-Afghanistan border earlier this week.