‘Tis that time of the year — we are at the cusp of a new year and it is time to take stock of 2005. South Asian bloggers have been busy drawing up their lists, their impression, and how things can be improved in their countries.
Ahmede Hussain has his round-up for 2005, while Rifat talks about the education system and points out that good trained teachers are essential before introducing new courses in universities, especially computer and engineering ones.
Sports, films and person of the year are some of the themes discussed by India-related bloggers.
The World of Cricket discusses about the year that was and the future of cricket in India, while Sandeep Shinde writes on why he chose Sania Mirza as his person of the year. Division of Labor has a list of top Bollywood films of 2005. Ashish Kumar's take on NDTV's “Indian of the year,” contest.
Reza discusses about women's rights in Pakistan and Raheel complains about Pakistan's ban of Indian TV channels except for MTV and Zoom! Ejaz looks back at 2005 and his focus is the area of IT and technology.
Shandy, a British expat shares his thoughts about the latest political developments in Sri Lanka. Crossroad Dispatches highlights Bazuki, a photographer who revisited Sri Lanka to mark the first anniversay of the devastating tsunami.