Monthly Archives: May 2006

Daily Links

Rickshaw! From description – “This blog collects the poetry, phrases, expressions, and words found on the back of Rickshaws.” Looks like the collection is from all over South Asia. I am just having fun chewing through the funnier ones. (tags: … Continue reading

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YMCA, London and Delhi

How intimate Delhi is with London tonight. Star-crossed, I stand outside the Indian YMCA – and roll the address on my desi tongue. Fitzroy Square. Twenty one seasons ago in gentle June, we path-crossed, together on Jai Singh Road, grinning … Continue reading

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Why you should carry a Towel today

In case you are a fan of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, carrying a towel with you today may set you apart from the casual readers. For today, my gentle or otherwise readers – is Towel Day. May 25th is … Continue reading

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Raising Yousuf: a diary of a mother under occupation From the description – “This blog is about raising my son Yousuf in the occupied Gaza Strip while working as a journalist, and everything that entails from potty training to border … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Robert Zimmerman

Bob Dylan‘s (a.k.a Robert Zimmerman) birthday. While there are others singers who shaped fourteen year old Neha’s angst, worldview and warped idea of creativity, Dylan was one of the unquestioned Gods. You see, here was this singer who wrote! Such … Continue reading

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Some very delicious podcasts put together!

For a while now at Global Voices we’ve been contemplating if much like our weblog posts for photographs and text posts, more could be done to push podcasts from various parts of the world. Georgia Popplewell did just that – … Continue reading

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Introducing Baby Hawk Chick Troll

As a rule I don’t link to trolls. They get more hits than me anyway. There’s no way I am sending my paltry sum of readers out of here. However this particular troll who is a little baby hawk chick … Continue reading

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Images from South Asia

Akshay has a wonderful post up at Global Voices covering photoblogs and flickring from South Asia. For my first post on Global Voices I decided to look beyond words and instead look at the subcontinent through the lens of another. … Continue reading

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Two movies and a monstrosity

We saw two movies over the weekend. The Da Vinci Code is just another movie. I mean it’s not even worth spending time signing a petition for. Of course, if you’re rabidly anti-censorship like me, you might sign a petition. … Continue reading

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Kannada Blog Roundup at GVO

Sanket has a great round up of Kannada blogs at Global Voices. Identity, Literature, Podcasts, Media, Kurosawa – the works. Go read! Note – The post is in English. It offers some translations as well. The fundamental idea is to … Continue reading

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The Simpsons singing to 70s Bollywood Gyrating. Brought to you by Bollywood. Cast – Simpsons. Please don’t miss Lisa having fun with the wind instrument! (tags: funny bollywood) Islamic jeans – Denim for the faithful Can I have one for … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka – A Failed State? Sri Lanka has been ranked 25, between Rwanda and Ethiopia, on the list of Failed States Index (FSI) as computed by the US based Foreign Policy & Fund For Peace. An insightful post on … Continue reading

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