Monthly Archives: January 2006

Where have all the little girls gone?

The BBC reports that Researchers in India and Canada for the Lancet journal said prenatal selection and selective abortion was causing the loss of 500,000 girls a year. The report goes to state some other observations on the socio-economic factors … Continue reading

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Seeking News On News

When Rajdeep Sardesai quit NDTV, speculations were sky high about his next venture. What was he thinking? Locking horns with NDTV – the selfconfessed holders of virtue of Indian News on TV? Then you had the rhetoric of “Do we … Continue reading

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How blogs responded to the South Asia Earthquake

Spider, a Pakistani internet magazine run by the DAWN group has an interesting article on the blogosphere’s response to the earthquake in South Asia. The article focuses on the roles played by blogs in providing information and coordinating some of … Continue reading

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Internet, censorship, China and you

Also see Update** Over the last few days, there has been a flood of adverts on TV and in some print media about the internet. The adverts are run by AOL to promote discussion on Internet and censorship at AOL/ … Continue reading

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Rani Muthu Calendar and 2006

One of the fixtures of a Hindu Tam household was a Rani Muthu Daily Sheet Calendar. The First Day of the New Year would see the replacement of the old calendar with the new one. The calendar had a cherubic, … Continue reading

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