Category Archives: Global Voices

In the Company of Strangers

The one thing that strikes me everytime I attend a GV summit (and this is my third one!) is the sheer level of motivation one derives from meeting strangers. To be able to put a face to an email id … Continue reading

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Photographs from GV Summit

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Liveblogging the GV Summit

http://www.coveritlive.com/index2.php?option=com_altcaster&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=7d81cb591a&height=550&width=470 Liveblogging the summit as it unfolds in Budapest. More updates on this post –

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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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Journalist “picked up” in Bangladesh

Meanwhile, in Bangladesh, the military backed interim government isn’t exactly fond of judicial processes or the free press. Bangladeshi journalist and blogger Tasneem Khalil was arrested yesterday. Since the state of emergency curtails rights of the citizens, it doesn’t look … 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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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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Look Ma, I won the GV Valentine’s Day Poetry Contest!

I finally win something! No, it’s not one of those fake Spanish scam Lottos, or 20% off cosmetics at some pharmacy. I won the Global Voices Valentine’s Day Poetry contest! Nicholas Laughlin who provided much mirth at the GV summit … Continue reading

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One contest you must enter

I demand that you participate in this contest. No seriously, I demand you do. Because tomorrow I will. Watch while I spin doggerel verse. Update – And here’s the poem.

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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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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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