15 February 2010

Stories from 15 February 2010

Russia: Tracing City Buses in Real Time

RuNet Echo  15 February 2010

The city administration of Ryazan [ENG] in the Central Russia became the first in the country to launch an interactive map of the public buses [RUS], gov-gov.ru reported. Equipped with GPS devices, the buses can now be traced online in real time.

India: Kavi, The Short Film

  15 February 2010

Soliloquies Of An Opinionated Mind reviews Kavi, a 19 minute fictional short film (in Hindi), which was recently nominated in the best live action short film category at the 2010 Academy Awards. “Will Kavi be the next Slumdog Millionaire?” – asks the blogger.

Sri Lanka: Political Cannibalism

  15 February 2010

“Political cannibalism must cease in Sril Lanka” – asserts Dayan Jayatilleka while discussing the arrest of Sri Lankan opposition leader Sarath Fonseka at Groundviews.

Pakistan: A Secret Golfing Destination

  15 February 2010

“Pakistan is the most well kept secret golfing destination as it has some of the most spectacular courses that are open year round,” – informs Imran H. Khan at All Things Pakistan.

Macedonia, Turkey: Connected, not Divided by History

  15 February 2010

Chris Deliso, a travel writer and founder and director of Balkanalysis.com writes in an oped in Today's Zaman about the mutual fondness between citizens of Macedonia and Turkey, which is there despite the fact that one century ago, “Macedonia suffered tremendously during anti-Ottoman rebellions.” He sees potential for using the...

USA: Native Cherokees Fight for Sacred Mound

  15 February 2010

Cherokee Native Americans in North Carolina are currently fighting the construction of an electrical station they say would impede the spiritual experience at Kituwah, a sacred mound that is cherished as "Mothertown".

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