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Neha Viswanathan · June, 2007

City-hopping, trivia-gathering, identity-hunting. Obsessions include culture, social software, cities, literature, internet, music, history, marketplace and anything that doesn't twinkle.

I blog at Within / Without
and can be found at other CollaBlogs such as DesiPundit, Indicubed and The Sea-Eat Blog.

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Latest posts by Neha Viswanathan from June, 2007

Bhutan: Who's happy here?

For A Democracy on the notion of Gross Domestic Happiness, and if the ones who are really happy are the Wanghchuks.

Sri Lanka: Pavement For Pedestrians

Sampath's Mindspace has had it with pavements being used by everyone by pedestrians.

Pakistan: Enroute to Attock Fort

All Things Pakistan with a tragic story from 1922 as a train carried prisoners to Attock Fort.

Bangladesh: Changing Lives

Voice of South on a woman's life turning around thanks to micro-credit and telecom.

India: Forces in Kashmir

Kashmir on the excesses of the Indian security forces in the state.

Pakistan: Hospitals and Profit

The Pakistani Spectator on hospitals being runs as for-profit businesses.

Nepal: Refugees in Austria

United We Blog! on Nepali refugees in Austria.

India: Why women don't make the cut in Politics

IndianMuslims.In on why the Presidential candidate is in trouble. Apparently women lack leadership skills, are too candid and are easily overwhelmed by emotions.

India: Not her for President

As India gets ready for a new president, here's a take on why one of the candidates is unsuitable at India Uncut.

Pakistan: Education for All

All Things Pakistan on education, and the idea of ‘Education for All’.

Nepal: Trafficking and Sex Slavery

Nepal Monitor on combating trafficking and sex slavery in Nepal.

Nepal: Constituent Assembly Polls

Kathmandu Speaks on the importance of the Constituent Assembly polls.

India: A Tamil Film in Malaysia and a Riot

The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema on the near riot caused by the release of a film starring Rajnikanth. “Rioting probably has become yet another ritual for the subaltern...

Nepal: Sovereignty and the throne

For A Democracy states that the Wangchuks, sovereignty applies more to the throne than the country.

Sri Lanka: Cycles of a Wartime Blogosphere

cerno comments on the cycles of a wartime blogosphere. What causes blogs to react, comment or be indifferent?

Nepal: Women and Empowerment

Nepal Monitor asks “But is there any causal relationship between women empowerment at the grassroots and women empowerment at the top political positions and vice versa?”

Pakistan: Islam and Salman Rushdie

Metroblogging Lahore tells us why the knighthood for Salman Rushdie is wrong.

India: Kuki Zomi Conflict in 1997 reflects on the Kuki-Zomi conflict in Manipur, a decade after.

Nepal: Waiting for Monsoon

Feringhee wonders where the monsoon is and has photographs from Buddhist India and Kathmandu.

India: Walk the Night

Blank Noise Project has photographs from an event “Walk the Night” in Bangalore – protesting against street sexual harassment.

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