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Neha Viswanathan · August, 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 August, 2008

Pakistan: On the Hijab

Degrowchyowl from Pakistan on the intricacies of wearing a hijab – as an assertion of identity or as a reminder of one's faith.

Pakistan: Honor and Murder

All Things Pakistan asserts why tradition or religion does not justify or sanction honor killing.

Bangladesh: Palin and the US

Mash writes on the Sarah Palin being chosen as the running mate for McCain and feels that something doesn't quite fit.

India: Volunteer efforts for Hurricane Gustav

Conversations with Dina has links to the web-based volunteer efforts for Hurricane Gustav in the US.

Bangladesh: Obama and America

Mash reacts to Obama's speech and his nomination as the Presidential candidate.

India: On Suggestiveness

Kafila on the random accusation of “suggestiveness” by various censors in India.

Bangladesh: Working in the Gulf

Reflections on migrants going to work in the Gulf, while waiting at the airport at unearthly hour at D is for Dhaka.

Pakistan: Women and Sports

Degrowchyowl has an insightful post on sports and women in the context of Islam.

Pakistan: Applying for NICOP

All Things Pakistan on the experience of applying for a NICOP (National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis) card online.

Sri Lanka: In Iraq

groundviews on Sri Lankan mercenaries in Iraq.

India: Cinema and Activism

Winds from the East on activism and cinema in India.

Pakistan: President

CHUP! on the politics of filling the President's seat, now that Musharraf has resigned.

India: Kashmir and Shame

La Dolce Vita on the increasingly delicate and turbulent situation in Kashmir, with India flexing its military powers.

Bangladesh: Celebrating

Bangladesh from our View on the biggest celebration in Bangaldesh – the first day of the new Bengali year.

Pakistan: Keeping One's Word

The Pakistani Spectator on how politicians never keep their word.

Pakistan: A changing Islamabad

All Things Pakistan on how the capital city – Islamabad has changed over the years.

Nepal: India, China and the Maoists

Nepali Netbook on the dynamics between India and China and how it affects politics in Nepal.

Nepal: Fear and Democracy

Blogdai on the role of fear in Nepali democracy and politics.

India: Minorities and the Government

Indian Muslims on the unequal representation of minorities in the government.

Bangladesh: India takes the credit!

Ahmed Ferdous Bin Alam on the Indian media's perception of the Bangladeshi liberation in 1971.

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