Rezwan · May, 2012

Latest posts by Rezwan from May, 2012

Nepal: Will Presidential Rule Work?

  31 May 2012

Most Nepalis have lost their patience with the present political leadership because of delays in resolving the current constitutional and political deadlocks. Dr. Divas at ABC proposes that Nepal should adopt presidential rule because a democratic autocrat can steer the nation out of trouble.

Sri Lanka: Cast As A Mother

  30 May 2012

One year ago – 13 Sri Lankan women of the Stage were invited to look at their experiences of motherhood, through the lens of theatre and write about them. At the Passing Stage blog you can follow their progress.

India: Cricket Or Wife

  15 May 2012

Jaspreet discusses how some Indian men have to balance between their love for cricket and obviously for their wife.

Bhutan: The King's Birthday Celebration

  12 May 2012

Sabrina from USA is visiting Bhutan and she is in love with the country. She blogs about her adventures and here is one post in which she describes how the birthday of the King of Bhutan is celebrated.

India: Freedom Fast To Save Your Voice

  6 May 2012

Today is the fifth day of the hunger strike of Aseem Trivedi and Alok Dixit from Save Your Voice campaign to support an annulment motion against the new IT Rules-2011 in the Indian Rajya Sabha. They vowed to carry on until they get any satisfactory response from the government and the opposition.

India: The Best Tea Cafés

  6 May 2012

There is a new hype in India – the rise of tea cafés (tea lounges or tea bars). Charukeshi lists some of the best tea cafés in different Indian cities which you can explore.

India: Budget & Corruption

  6 May 2012

Ramanujapuram analyzes the Union Budget (annual budget of the Republic of India), and opines that the tax payers are paying interest for the scams and corruption of some of the members of the ruling coalition.

Bangladesh: How Democracy Works

  6 May 2012

J. Rahman at Mukti writes about the confrontational politics in Bangladesh and sheds a light into how democracy works in a developing country like Bangladesh.

India: Google Search's Change in Algorithm and Its Impact

  5 May 2012

Google’s recent algorithm change in their search engine affected low quality Search engine optimization/link building services, much of which was being outsourced by the US to countries like India. While some are predicting an impact on outsourcing jobs in India, experts say that this will clean webspam and improve the field of online advertising.

India: Photo Essay On Working Mothers

  3 May 2012

Pattabi Raman’s photo essay on working mothers in parts of rural India is up at the International Museum for women. The photo essay highlights issues that are specific to women in parts of rural India, such as the threat of displacement due to industrialization.