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Neha Viswanathan · July, 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 July, 2007

India: Blogging Protest

A blog Weeping Sikkim chronicles two people going on a hunger fast (currently Day 41) in the state of Sikkim to protest a particular hydro electric project.

India: Holy Bull and Tuberculosis

Pickled Politics has a message from a mailing list, on the recent controversy in the UK, when a bull belonging to a Hindu temple was put down after being diagnosed...

Sri Lanka: Illegal Abortions

Beyond Borders on the consequences of abortion being illegal in Sri Lanka – pointing out that the 300,000 illegal abortions in the country are a silent genocide if a person...

Nepal: Award for Mahabir Pun

Nepal Monitor on Magsasay winner Mahabir Pun, a Nepali who won the award under community leadership category for his innovative application of wireless computer technology that brought progress to remote...

India: Media and News

sans serif on the media frenzy surrounding Haneef's detention in Australia.

India: Barcamp Bangalore 4

Tell me something about yourself on an unconference – Barcamp Bangalore 4.

Sri Lanka: Children and the homeland

Whisperings on raising children far away from where the parents come from.

India: Harry Potter and Torrents

Unplugged looks at piracy in the age of Harry Potter books.

Nepal: Monsoon and Predictions

Blogdai makes the customary predictions for Nepal in the coming year in the monsoon season.

Nepal: Fired for blogging

Krishna Dhungana, a journalist was fired because he guest blogged at Mero Sansar. More at The Internet Cyber Guff.

India: Deras In Punjab

Known Turf goes to Punjab, and takes a look at the “deras” – which were at the heart of a controversy recently.

Pakistan: Blast in Islamabad

The Pakistani Spectator writes immediately after a bomb blast in Islamabad killing several people.

Pakistan: America's Got Talent

Metroblogging Lahore on a Karachite who makes it to the semifinals of the TV reality series America's Got Talent.

Nepal: Dialogue

Democracy For Nepal has the way forward for a dialogue within the Maoist groups.

India: Women, abortions and the Government

Kafila on the girl-child in India, the government's alarming proposals to stop sex-selective abortions and the impact it has on women's control over their bodies.

India: On Marriage

Wannabe Indian Punkster comes up with a list of reasons to not get married.

Pakistan: Chaniot

Light Within on a town called Chaniot – famous for its woodwork and the furniture industry.

Sri Lanka: English and Universal Language

A Janusis on the prevalence of English, the cultural and historical backdrop of the “universal language”.

Nepal: The Gulf for Nepalis

United We Blog! on the harrowing experience of a Nepali student returning from US, witnessing the treatment of Nepali people in Bahrain.

India: Gandhi, My Father

IndieQuill on a film – Gandhi, My Father that explores the story and circumstances of one of Gandhi's sons.

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