Latest posts by Rezwan from February, 2009
Lekhni at The Imagined Universe questions ‘why do Indians hate Slumdog Millionaire?‘
Sanjana at GroundViews reports on an LTTE air raid in Colombo yesterday night with updates.
Bangladesh Corporate Blog thinks that “a time has come when we need to ‘accessorize patriotism’ somehow”. The blog suggests that Bangladeshis should brand something as small as a Gamcha (traditional cotton towel) to start with.
Raza Rumi at Jahane Rumi comments on casteism in Pakistan: “I live in a society where branding and group labels are essential, if not unavoidable. For this reason I am peeved that I still don’t know who I am.”
ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) rounds up the latest web discussions centered around the post of Sri Lankan blogger Michael Robert at GroundViews – ‘Dilemmas at War's End: Thoughts On Hard Realities‘.
Delhi Bloggers Bloc is organizing the first WordCamp in India from 21st – 23rd February, 2009. Matt Mullenweg, the founder of WordPress will be present there. You can follow the live twitter feeds of WordCamp India.
Owais Mughal at All Things Pakistan writes about the water pollution in Phuleli canal in Hyderabad and wants to “raise awareness about pollution in canals taken out from lower Indus i.e. Kotri Barrage.”
An Ordinary Citizen points to an important aspect of the media coverage of the proceedings of Bangladesh parliament: “Media is to convey the news of the parliament as expected. Now, media is producing news of itself of matters which should have been discussed in the parliament.” Read the post for...
Gaurav Mishra at Gauravonomics Blog analyzes the future of social networking sites in India.
There is a civil war going on in Swat valley in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan for more than half a year between the Pakistani army and the pro-Taliban groups operating in that region. Hundreds of people have died and thousands of civilians have been displaced due to the...
Bhutan is witnessing some terrorist activities in the southern parts and Bhutan: Silenced and Controlled discusses ways to combat those activities.
KO compiles a short history of Asif Ali Zardari, the president of Pakistan.
Teeth Maestro reports that the US drone attacks on northern tribal areas in Pakistan was carried out from an airbase in southern Pakistan.
The Kamla show, the radio/podcast show of Kamla Bhatt, in collaboration with NDTV has published interviews with Danny Boyle and A R Rahman, the director and music director of the film Slumdog Millionaire.
Hasan Mubarak at Lahore Metblogs writes about the 23rd Lahore International Book Fair and posts some pictures.
Cerno announces an idea of publishing Sri Lanka’s top 100 blog posts in a book. In a followup post the blogger explains how people can contribute to the project.
Kaptang at Kuzu-Bhutan Weblog describes the dark side of the Cordyceps (Cordyceps sinensis) or Yartsa Guenbup (caterpillar fungus) which is collected at an altitudes beyond 4,000 Mtrs.
Dhaka Dweller posts some pictures of this year's Ekushey Book Fair, popularly known as Ekushey Boi Mela, the national book fair of Bangladesh.
Serendipity hopes that the positive contribution of the Sri Lankan bloggers appreciating opposing views will bring harmony in a divided community.
Mohammad Yusha at Chowrangi writes about the tradition of Muslims wearing Taweez for protection from black magic.
AJ at Desicritics.org joined the Hug Karo, Pub Bharo aandolan (hug and fill the pub movement) and posts his experience including photos. This was organized by the Blogaloreans (Bangalore Bloggers group) to protest the moral policing of Shree Ram Sena activists in Mangalore.