Blogcamp Chennai is on!

Blogcamp, said to be the biggest blog unconference in India on the lines of barcamp, has started at Chennai. The two day event scheduled over this weekend is being attended by many known names. There is an interesting line up of sessions. You may keep a tab on the event through their wiki and Technorati […]

18 Million Indians read blogs

The Recently released India online 2006 survey has revealed that of the 21.4 million net users* in Indian a staggering 85% (that’s roughly 18 million people) regularly check blogs. The study conducted by Juxt consult, New Delhi also revealed that there is a 22% rise in number of Indian net users from last year’s figure […]

Ban Ban

For last several days, probably more than a week I was unable to access my geocities sites, I thought that it might be momentary, even thought that my office people might have filtered them off. The inaccessibility of blogger.com blogs was thought by many as a maintenance issue. But now it’s pretty much understood that […]

Xobdo – an online English-Assamiya dictionary

More and more people are taking to writing in Indian languages on the net and online dictionaries play a vital role here. I had once mentioned Shabdnidhi, an AJAX enabled online English – Hindi dictionary. Priyankoo, who is the first Assamese blogger, recently informed me about another such project called Xobdo, an online English-Assamiya dictionary. […]

A book that doesn’t tell you to be perfect

A book that doesn’t tell you to be perfect

I normally don’t get too affected by moral sermons. No, I did pass those “Moral Science” papers at school, but somehow those idealistic preachings and “pointers to life” from Shiv Kheras, Dale Carnegies and the like don’t survive in my mind for long. I always end up asking myself: what if all the people who […]

A facelift for the pundit

Well actually, one of my favorite reads Desipundit has gone for a complete revamped look and man “what a site”. There is really no parallel for Chug’s ethnic designs. He has done brilliant gratis designs for the Indibloggies in the past and remains one of my favorite web-designers. Desipundit’s approach is very professional, the way […]