Category Archives: Blogs

Dating A Banker? Anonymous?

This is just fantastic. Dabagirls.com or Dating A Banker Anonymous Girls. More at the NY Times. Given the recession, gloomy financial forecasts, tight purse strings, disappearing purses, pink slips, dirty linen and all of that – this is pop-ethnography at … Continue reading

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Gay Desi

Drumroll. Introducing Gaysifamily.com. Where Gaysi = Gay Desi. Broom is the editor for the blog, and it’s already fantastic!

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B for Budapest!

Budapest is beautiful. The GV Summit is on in the city, and as always there’s a huge crowd of bloggers, cyber activists and the lot from all over the world. It’s an amazing experience, to walk around the room, trying … Continue reading

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The all new and shiny Global Voices

I said GlobalVoices had something up its sleeves. And it’s out for the world to see. Announcing all new, shiny, wonderful, (so much more readable) GV.

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An update on GV

Am really happy with the way the South Asia pages for Global Voices are shaping up. In recent times, we’ve had Mathy cover the Tamil Blogosphere, Ujjwal Acharya on Nepal’s blogs, Amit Gupta on the Hindi Blogosphere. And the latest … Continue reading

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Shoes for Mad Momma’s Baby Shower

The wonderful Mad Momma is being thrown an online baby shower. We could give her the baby-themed story, but this wonderful pair of kimono shoes (?) found on flickr are far more appropriate. May the baby be as bright and … Continue reading

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Inheriting Colombo

While doing the daily roundups for Global Voices today, I chanced upon this lovely post at the The Lolly DJ on a grandfather who landed in Sri Lanka 65 years ago. The piece is so well-written and goes well with … Continue reading

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Indibloggies 2006

The Indibloggies are here. For those of you too cynical for such things, kindly skip this post. There is an element of good old mob control. From the site India‚Äôs first and very own desi blog awards, the Indibloggies are … Continue reading

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What is the Hindi Blogosphere yapping about?

Ever wondered what murmurs are passing along in non-English blogospheres? Amit Gupta has joined Global Voices as a contributor and is volunteering to keep an eye out on the Hindi Blogosphere. His second post titled “Terrorism in Assam and Illegal … Continue reading

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RSS in 1970

I don’t know why I still use Bloglines. Today, while checking feeds of a particular blog, I saw that Bloglines decided that a particular subscriber had been reading the feed since 1970! Ze mind.. it boggles..

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Tagged. Five things you may not know about me.

A tag by Rebecca cannot be ignored. Especially if one remembers her kitten eating avatar. So, apparently I have to talk about “five things people don’t know about me”. Now, there are some good reasons why people don’t know many … Continue reading

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Global Voices Summit in Delhi

Global Voices Summit in Delhi is going great guns so far. I had loads of fun running around and moderating the discussion on Blogging and Outreach. The conversation is flying about all over the room so I am not really … Continue reading

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