Rezwan · February, 2010

Latest posts by Rezwan from February, 2010

India: 3G Disaster

  18 February 2010

“We should have had 3G services in India 3-4 years ago. But we took a detour to giving more 2.5G licenses since that could enrich the powers that make decisions by a few billion dollars,” informs Indian blogger and entrepreneur Rajesh Jain.

Nepal: Solidarity With India

  17 February 2010

“When India suffers, Nepalis share the pain” says United We Blog! for a Democratic Nepal. The blog talks about the recent terror attack in German Bakery in Pune, India, where approximately 70 Nepalis used to work.

India: Managing Mountain Waste

  17 February 2010

Caroline At India Climate Solutions writes about some “creative and passionate individuals committed to changing the waste cycle” in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh in India.

Pakistan: Let Reason Prevail

  16 February 2010

Marvi Sirmed at Baaghi discusses about the ongoing standoff between the judiciary and the executive and urges Pakistanis to keep their sanity intact and let the reason prevail.

Sri Lanka: Microfinance Making A Difference

  16 February 2010

Drew Kinder posts an encouraging story of Champika, an agricultural entrepreneur in the Kurenegala Distirict of central Sri Lanka, who availed collateral free micro-loan from BRAC and succeeded in achieving financial independence.

India: Civic Sense And Liberty

  16 February 2010

Prerna at I Love Life.. So I Explore discusses about the phenomenon of the lack of civic sense of Indians inside the country as some make public nuisances completely ignoring the law.

India: Kavi, The Short Film

  15 February 2010

Soliloquies Of An Opinionated Mind reviews Kavi, a 19 minute fictional short film (in Hindi), which was recently nominated in the best live action short film category at the 2010 Academy Awards. “Will Kavi be the next Slumdog Millionaire?” – asks the blogger.

Sri Lanka: Political Cannibalism

  15 February 2010

“Political cannibalism must cease in Sril Lanka” – asserts Dayan Jayatilleka while discussing the arrest of Sri Lankan opposition leader Sarath Fonseka at Groundviews.

Pakistan: A Secret Golfing Destination

  15 February 2010

“Pakistan is the most well kept secret golfing destination as it has some of the most spectacular courses that are open year round,” – informs Imran H. Khan at All Things Pakistan.

India: Terror Strikes Pune

  14 February 2010

At around 7:30 pm on Saturday a bomb blast at a restaurant popular with tourists in India's western city of Pune killed 9 people and left 57 people injured. Emotions are running high as the Bloggers and the Twitterati react.

Pakistan: The Ban On Kyte-flying

  13 February 2010

Hamza Ahmad Qureshi and Momekh at Lahore Metblogs writes on the 2005 kite-flying ban in Pakistan and discusses the silly reasons cited to justify the ban. In many parts of Pakistan, especially in Lahore, traditionally people used to celebrate the Basant (spring) festival by flying kites.

Pakistan: Website Blocked AT IP Level

  13 February 2010

Teeth Maestro reports that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked the website on an IP level, apparently for posting criticisms against the government.

Bangladesh: Jhum Cultivation In The Hill Tracts

  13 February 2010

Expat blogger Bernie Allen writes about an ingenious style of farming in Bangladesh: “Jhum cultivation is practiced by the Indigenous people on the hills and slopes of the Chittagong Hill Tracts because of the lack of flat land for cultivation.”

Pakistan: The Taliban Succession

  11 February 2010

Kalsoom at CHUP: Changing Up Pakistan discusses the controversial demise of several Taliban leaders and the battle, drama and rumors about their successors.

India: Paypal Trouble

  11 February 2010

Robin Wauters at Techcrunch informs that Paypal has suspended personal payments to and from India. However, people can still make commercial payments.

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