RSF statement… journo and two assistants arrested over book exposing violence against minorities in Orissa State


Reporters Without Borders/Reporters sans frontières 17 December 2008 INDIA Journalist and two assistants arrested over book exposing violence against minorities in Orissa State Reporters Without Borders today condemned the arrest of Lenin Kumar Roy, author and editor of the quarterly review Nishan, in Bhubaneswar, Orissa State over a book in which he accuses Hindu extremists of waging a campaign of violence against minorities in the Kandhamal district. Two assistants, Ravi Jena and Dhananjay Lenka, working for Sovan Press, publishers of Dharma naanre Kandhamalre Raktara Nadi (Bloodbath in Kandhamal in the Name of Religion) Sovan Press, were also arrested. Kumar Roy … Continue reading RSF statement… journo and two assistants arrested over book exposing violence against minorities in Orissa State

Joel D’Souza’s photos on Flickr.com


Joel’s pictures on Flickr.com … got some interesting links via this page: http://www.flickr.com/people/52243088@N00/ Links to some interesting groups here: Joel’s Goa Pics’ public groups NEW  Night Images Croatia NEW  Fruit & Veg NEW  Black and White Portraiture Photography Cricket Fever NEW  Canon DSLR User Group social documentary photographers – pls read the rules India Art Now *PETS COMMUNITY* (Post up to 5 – Comment 1 on the right) NEW  Tell a story in 5 frames (Visual story telling) NEW  Portrait Fog and Rain NEW  People Portraits art & people (PHOTOS MUST HAVE PEOPLE INTERACTING WITH ART) NEW  Catchy Colors Pet … Continue reading Joel D’Souza’s photos on Flickr.com

Mayank Sharma’s blog…


GeekyBodhi.net is my techie colleague Mayank Sharma’s blog. Check it out… found an interesting interview with the founder of distrowatch.com on it… This is what Mayank writes: Hello. Welcome to my little 50Meg corner on the web. I am Mayank Sharma, writer, programmer, student, and more 🙂 I have been writing on technology, especially free and open software,for the past five years. During this period I helped launch SouthAsia’s leading FLOSS monthly LINUX For Youas its Assistant Editor. I am currently busy putting together aweb-based publication devoted to Localization, Education and FLOSSmigration. Besides writing, I love to hack also, my … Continue reading Mayank Sharma’s blog…

The Goan… in cyberspace


Cajetan Rego from Tivim in Goa recently announced: “I would like to share my thoughts with you regarding the upcoming elections in Goa. Please read my blog http://thegoan.blogspot.com. I request you to leave your comments on the blog even if they are against my opinions. Kindly forward this link to your friends if you agree with my opinions.” Interesting. Looks like a rather unabashed piece of pro-BJP propaganda! Sorry for being so blunt. But the effort here seems to be to say “things were fine under the BJP, rotten under the Congress… and the BJP it is that will restore … Continue reading The Goan… in cyberspace

Shuchi Grover’s post … and the educatorslog.in site


Hi Frederick, (Apologies for this somewhat lengthy missive) I am a teacher educator based in Bangalore (see the link to my personal blog below for a better idea of who I am) and have been involved in an effort educatorslog.in – to create a free online space for people involved in India to CONNECT . SHARE . GROW — connect with other educators and those interested in education in India (pre-K through higher and adult education), share resources that are contextually relevant to educators and teaching in India, and grow through learning about exemplary practices and professional development programs that … Continue reading Shuchi Grover’s post … and the educatorslog.in site