Rezwan · April, 2009

Latest posts by Rezwan from April, 2009

India: Why Recycle When You Can Precycle?

  24 April 2009

India Climate Solution blog presents a new idea: “They have coined a word ‘Precycle’ to promote simple lifestyle based on refusal to buy any time that you can do without. Why buy a packaged grocery and then throw away the packaging material while you could perhaps go in for unpacked...

Nepal: A Failed Coup?

  24 April 2009

The conflict started last year when the politicians in Nepal started debating the integration of the former Maoist guerrillas, popularly known as People’s Liberation Army (PLA) into the country’s national army (NA). It was predicted then that the process could affect the structure and stability of the national army. Dr....

India: The Fake IPL Blogger

  23 April 2009

Arnab of Random Thoughts of a Demented Mind comments on the fake IPL blogger, who has created a lot more buzz in India than the original IPL (Indian Cricket Premier League) itself.

Bangladesh: Women Power

  23 April 2009

Pakistani blogger Marvi Sirmed visits Bangladesh and comments: “One thing that I could not miss in Dhaka was, women engaged with all aspects of life. Economic activity, intellectual discourse or arts, women are everywhere. Gender segregation practically does not exist. Music is a pet of every household.”

India: India Bloggers Directory

  23 April 2009

Rajesh Lalwani informs that the first edition of the India Bloggers Directory, a pocket guide to Indian blogs, will be published soon. “The book will also have a select listing of Twitter users from India.”, he adds. If you are an Indian blogger, you can submit your details here.

Sri Lanka: An Appeal To The International Community

  23 April 2009 criticizes the international media coverage of the civil war in Sri Lanka: “the ‘International Community’ and international media are far too quick to offer solutions without looking at the situation.” The blogger opines that “the best thing the international community could do is call on the LTTE to surrender...

Sri Lanka: Internet Strengthens Democracy

  22 April 2009

ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) comments: “the Internet and web can and will be used for democracy and human progress and that more, not less, information in the hands of citizens strengthens democratic governance.”

India: Election Cartoons

  22 April 2009

Election Cartoons 2009 is a blog by Kerala Cartoon Academy which posts published and unpublished cartoons on the ongoing elections in India.

India: More Slumdog Millionaire Drama

  22 April 2009

Runa at Über Desi reports about the dramatic events in the life of Rubina, one of the main child stars (who originates from a Mumbai slum) from the Oscar winning movie Slumdog Millionaire.

Bangladesh: To Protect Nesting Sparrows

  22 April 2009

Bangladeshi blogger Shahnaz, who blogs at Dhaka Dweller, shares a tragic story and suggests: “if you have nesting sparrows in your home, please protect them while they are raising their brood.”

India: Candidates Debate

  21 April 2009

Rajeev Chandrasekhar, an Independent MP in the upper house of Indian parliament (Rajya Sabha) suggests a debate face-off between the two Prime Ministerial candidates: “A Dr Manmohan Singh vs. LK Advani debate would have been great for the Indian voter and Indian Democracy!”

Bangladesh: Student Politics

  21 April 2009

An Ordinary Citizen is worried about the continuous violence in different campuses of Bangladesh and comments that it is time to rethink about the objective of student politics in the country.

Sri Lanka: Lamenting On The War

  21 April 2009

Sri Lankan blogger Mathawaada, who blogs at A Collision Of Ideas, laments on the civil war hearing the news that the LTTE rebels are finally being defeated militarily: “Ah…this war. Yes, this war is older than me, just like anyone in their early twenties I also grew up with it....

Pakistan: Terror Has A New Name

  20 April 2009

Faisal K. at Deadpan Thoughts realizes: “not a day goes by without some sort of threat in Pakistan to its citizens by these mysterious men we have come to know loosely as the Taliban.”

Bhutan: Don't Ban Nano!

  20 April 2009

Dipika, a Bhutanese journalist who blogs at On The Job, criticizes the recent debate in Bhutan on whether the $2500 car Tata Nano should be banned.

Sri Lanka: Winning Back The Tamil Diaspora

  20 April 2009

The Whackstar's Lair opines that the Sri Lankan people should stop considering the Tamil diaspora as the enemy. Because: “EELAM is right here, but it’s called Sri Lanka, and people of different races live here together. ‘Come home’ is what the government and all of us need to say to...

India: Importance Of Mother Tongue

  20 April 2009

Manasa Pamaraju at Desicritics states that many of the 22 official languages of India are losing the race to English or other dominant languages. The blogger comments: “what pains me is that that today’s generation doesn’t even know how to pronounce the language right. I have met scores of parents...

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