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Neha Viswanathan · April, 2008

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 April, 2008

Pakistan: All about security

The security frenzy in the city has Metroblogging Islamabad telling a story about how innocent walks and lunches are viewed with suspicion.

India: Food in Bolivia

30 in 2005 goes to Bolivia and samples the culinary delights.

India: Teaching them about reservation

nanopolitan on how the school textbooks in India deal with the issue of reservations.

Bhutan: Lost in Democracy

Lost in Democracy, an online documentary about how Bhutan is coping with westernization and its transition to a democratic state.

Pakistan: A deal with militants

Five Rupees asks some questions about the deal just made with Mehsud's militants in Pakistan.

India: Education and Schooling

Sudipta's Life takes a closer look at one's schooling experience, to explore what is wrong with the education system.

Sri Lanka: Censoring the war

Free Media Sri Lanka on the government barring photographers from entering hospitals where soldiers injured in battle are being treated.

Sri Lanka: Ethnicity and Sentiment

groundviews explores the issue of ethnicity as a subjective group sentiment – delving into the idea of being Tamil or Sinhalese in Sri Lanka.

Bangladesh: Cheerleader trouble

The new cricket league – IPL in India has its share of teething troubles. One of them being the imported cheerleaders that some politicians find too vulgar for their taste....

Pakistan: Food crisis and electricity

CHUP! on the food crisis in Pakistan – and one of the main reasons is the shortage of power.

Pakistan: A street's name

All Things Pakistan on the delightful nomenclature of streets in Islamabad.

Nepal: Democracy Day

United We Blog! on the second Loktantra (Democracy) Day in Nepal, marking a year of the April Revolution.

Bangladesh: An Obama for Bangladesh?

Unheard Voices wonders if there is an Obama like person who could change the face of politics in Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka: Rice, Wheat and the Food Crisis

South Asia Biz on how changing food habits can help overcoming the food crisis in Sri Lanka.

Bangladesh: Global food crisis

E-Bangladesh on the rising food crisis across the world and the possible reasons behind it.

India: A different tax for women?

Ultra Voilet from India makes a case for women to be taxed differently by the government.

Nepal: US Elections and Immigrants

Nepal Monitor on the influence of immigrants on the US presidential elections.

India: A Goddess in Mumbai

A photo essay on Mumbai Magic – “In Mumbai, a small community from Andhra Pradesh worships the Goddess Mariamman every summer, seeking protection from smallpox, chickenpox and all forms of...

India: Drying clothes and the planet

A wide angle of view of India on the culture of drying clothes on a line, and why it's far more environment friendly than using dryers.

India: Cricket and the IPL

Clipboard Conversations on the Indian Premier League cricket matches that have just started.

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