October 03, 2006

South Asia Blog Buzz

The latest from the South Asian blogs:


- Rehan of Unheard Voices: Drishtipat Group Blog celebrates the religious freedom in Bangladesh.

- US expat Yoli Maya Yeh has fabulous pictures of some Bangladesh tourist attractions.

- Internationally acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam muses on the duel of corporate profit versus the poor in Bangladesh.


- South Asia Biz informs that getting you car repaired in Bhutan means trouble.


- Amardeep of Sepia Mutiny writes about Delhi’s alarming water crisis.

- A Time to Reflect reflects about the sights of Delhi at night.


- Pass the roti on the left side criticizes democratic India, which is arming Maldivian autocratic government.


- United We Blog posts an insightful article justifying the declaration of Nepal as a secular state and the abolition of the ‘Hindu State’ in the upcoming constitution update by the reinstated parliament.


- Bilal Zuberi of All Things Pakistan has an interesting post about why date is termed as the Ramzan fruit.

- S. A. J. Shiraji of Light Within informs that two proxy sites (pkblogs.com and indblogs.com) that were used to access banned blogspot hosted blogs from Pakistan are now taken down. He poses the question, is this the end of the blogging era in Pakistan?

Sri Lanka:

- Hell’s Dire Agent is skeptical about Sri Lanka’s current peace process.

- South Asia Biz warns that the Dengue fever is becoming a serious concern in Sri Lanka too.

(Crossposted in the Global Voices Online)


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