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.
Latest posts by Neha Viswanathan from November, 2007
India: The Hindi Bindi Club
IndieQuill takes a closer look at the book – The Hindi Bindi Club.
Pakistan: A brief history of Swat
Chapati Mystery explains the issues surrounding Swat in Pakistan.
Nepal: Maoist camps
United We Blog! on why guerrillas flee Maoist camps.
Pakistan: A sad story?
Azad Forever on political turmoil and on how far Pakistan has come.
India: Manholes and Sewers
synchroni-cities reflects on manhole covers. A brief history of the modern sewer system.
Sri Lanka: Another bomb blast
Yet another bomb blast in Sri Lanka. Cerno writes “What’s worrying is that I’m not even vaguely scared. I should be but I’m not.”
Bangladesh: Of frustration, hope and resolve
Reflecting on the mammoth task of rehabilitation and rescue of the victims of the cyclone, Mukti writes of the frustration, hope and resolve.
Sri Lanka: Through the blogosphere
London, Lanka and Drums has a roundup of posts on the Sri Lankan Blogosphere. From food, to exams to quitting blogging.
Pakistan: From General to Mr.
Musharraf is finally stepping down from the post of Chief of Army staff, and is to be sworn in as a civilian President. More at All Things Pakistan.
India: Protests in Malaysia
Blowin’ In The Wind on protests by people of Indian origin in Malaysia.
India: Islamic Volleyball, anyone?
Wonderful post and pictures on “Islamic Volleyball” in the vicinity of Hazrat Nizamuddin's Dargah in Delhi at Indian Muslims.
India: On Mommy Blogs and Privacy
Shallow Thoughts To Profound Insights writes about mommy blogs that probably invade the privacy of children, despite best intentions.
Nepal: Political Posturing and Peace
Nepal Monitor on the political situation in the country one year after the peace accord.
Bangladesh: Assessing relief efforts
an ordinary citizen assesses the relief and rescue situation after the cyclone.
India: Where to find Ladakhi food
A run-down of food options in Ladakh – where sadly enough it is hard to find Ladakhi food in a restaurant at Feringhee.
India: Noise and Gods
The din of Hindu festivals doesn't quite find cheer with Chronicus Skepticus, who wonders if the Hindu gods are deaf as posts.
Nepal: Eery Patriotism
Nepali Netbook with characteristic bite on eeriness of patriotism.
Bangladesh: Through the Cyclone
Bangladesh From Our View on the hours through the cyclone and traveling through Bangladesh at that time.
Bangladesh: Know your enemy
At 3rd World View, Rezwan takes a closer look at the reactions of some groups towards aid coming in from the US for the victims of the cyclone.
India: Guha's India After Gandhi
Law and Other Things on varying reviews of Ramachandra Guha's book – India After Gandhi.
Pakistan: The biggest problem
The Pakistani Spectator on illiteracy in the country and why the government needs to take quick action.