City-hopping, trivia-gathering, identity-hunting. Obsessions include culture, social software, cities, literature, internet, music, history, marketplace and anything that doesn't twinkle.
Latest posts by Neha Viswanathan from July, 2008
Pickled Politics on the idea of capitalism as a panacea for India being rather inadequate.
The Vikalpa YouTube video channel has 30 short videos on the ethnic riots in Sri Lanka in July 1983.
groundviews on the SAARC summit in Sri Lanka and why their initiatives tend to fail.
a bengali in TO on sensitivity training for border staff in Canada to deal with Arab and Muslim travelers.
The Pakistani Spectator on what the Pakistani Prime Minister should say when he's in the US.
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.
Mumbai Magic has some lovely photographs, reminiscing about the birthday traditions specific to the author's community.
Sri Lankan economy on the possible impact of the government's decision to raise taxes on imported vehicles.
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.
Greatbong on the institutional and cultural apathy in India surrounding acts of terror – with people not pressing for political action.
groundviews has a moving post, recollecting ethnic conflicts in Sri Lanka in the early 1980s.
Nepal Monitor profiles Dr. Antonia Neubauer, the person leading Nepal's Library movement.
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...
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,...
Try the Chai goes to Jaipur, India and describes the place known as the “Pink City”.
Ramblings goes to India, and has a wonderful and unique post on the Pakistani perspective.