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Neha Viswanathan · July, 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 July, 2008

India: On Capitalism

Pickled Politics on the idea of capitalism as a panacea for India being rather inadequate.

Sri Lanka: Videos on the 1983 riots

The Vikalpa YouTube video channel has 30 short videos on the ethnic riots in Sri Lanka in July 1983.

Sri Lanka: SAARC and Failures

groundviews on the SAARC summit in Sri Lanka and why their initiatives tend to fail.

Bangladesh: Sensitivity Training

a bengali in TO on sensitivity training for border staff in Canada to deal with Arab and Muslim travelers.

Pakistan: PM in the US

The Pakistani Spectator on what the Pakistani Prime Minister should say when he's in the US.

Nepal: On China, media and the Olympics

Blogdai on China deciding to reverse its pledge to offer complete media freedom, and planning to censor the Internet used by foreign media during the Olympics.

India: On Birthdays

Mumbai Magic has some lovely photographs, reminiscing about the birthday traditions specific to the author's community.

Sri Lanka: Vehicles, energy and tax

Sri Lankan economy on the possible impact of the government's decision to raise taxes on imported vehicles.

Pakistan: Bush and the US

CHUP! on Bush's praise for Pakistan as a strong ally.

Sri Lanka: 25 years after Black July

Sepia Mutiny on this weekend marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of war in Sri Lanka, which is commonly dated to the anti-Tamil riots there in 1983.

India: Apathy and Terror

Greatbong on the institutional and cultural apathy in India surrounding acts of terror – with people not pressing for political action.

Sri Lanka: Riots in the early 80s

groundviews has a moving post, recollecting ethnic conflicts in Sri Lanka in the early 1980s.

Sri Lanka: On the SAARC

Chaar Max Returns on the perceptions of the SAARC in Sri Lanka.

Nepal: Library Movement

Nepal Monitor profiles Dr. Antonia Neubauer, the person leading Nepal's Library movement.

India: Ahmedabad Hit By Bomb Blasts

With barely a gap of 24 hours since the attack in Bangalore, another terrorist attack was witnessed today in the city of Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat with sixteen...

India: Bomb Blasts in Bangalore

Bangalore, the capital of the state of Karnataka, was hit by bomb blasts a few hours ago. Reports suggest that seven bombs went off in various parts of the city,...

Pakistan: Back Home

Deadpan Thoughts on returning to Pakistan after a stint abroad for education.

India: To Jaipur

Try the Chai goes to Jaipur, India and describes the place known as the “Pink City”.

India, Pakistan: Going to India

Ramblings goes to India, and has a wonderful and unique post on the Pakistani perspective.

Pakistan: Who is the Middle Class?

Five Rupees ponders on who can be classified as middle class in Pakistan.

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