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Neha Viswanathan · May, 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 May, 2008

Bangladesh: Agriculture and Technology

End Poverty In South Asia asks if investments in agricultural technology by themselves be sufficient to ensure rural poverty reduction.

Nepal: Improving the economy

Nepal Monitor on the possible strategies to revive Nepal's economy.

Bangladesh: Coping with price rise

Unheard Voices has a series of posts on how communities in poverty-struck areas are coping with increasing prices and government apathy.

India: Information and Terrorism

A former head of India’s external intelligence agency on strengthening institutions fighting terrorism. More at Vikram Sood's Perspectives.

Pakistan: Nuclear tests

Lahore Nama on the 10th anniversary of Pakistan's nuclear tests.

Pakistan: A decade after

Islamabad Metblogs on a decade after Pakistan‘s nuclear tests.

Nepal: The monarchy's gone

The monarchy has been dismantled and Nepal has been declared a republic. More at Nepal Monitor.

Pakistan, India: Music in Kashmir

CHUP! on a Pakistani band, Junoon that recently performed in Kashmir in India.

India: Sanskrit and Hindutva

The politics of a classical language, education and secularism in India explored at varnam.

India, Pakistan: Music and Conflict

La Dolce Vita on a Pakistani band playing in Kashmir, India and how the whole show of peace and calm in the conflict-ridden region appears to be a farce.

Bangladesh: A cartoonist and the state

E-Bangladesh has an interview with Arif ,the condemned cartoonist who was charged by the state of profanity and sedition.

India: Mango festival

Photographs from a Mango Festival in India at the cooks cottage.

India: Homosexuality and the Law

Law and Other Things reflects on the litigation strategy in a case that could have an impact on the legal perspective of homosexuality in India.

Sri Lanka: Bomb for a Bomb

groundviews on the disturbing trend of attacks on civilians in Sri Lanka.

Nepal: Women in Politics

Anbika's DiGi Home on the increase in the number of women in politics in Nepal.

Pakistan: Food and the Government

Whisk on the disconnect in Pakistan between the looming food crisis and the actions of the government.

Pakistan: On Security

Changing Up Pakistan! interviews an expert from Rand Corporation to get some insight on the security situation.

India: On Mobocracy

Shashwati's Blog on mobocracy – where mobs hand out punishment in India.

Nepal: Chindia

The complications of being surrounded by India and China. More at Nepali Netbook.

Bangladesh: On Devolution

Mukti on the benefits of adopting devolution in Bangladesh.

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