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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on October 25, 2010 No Comment
China defends language policies in Tibetan areas

From an Associated Press story:

“Chinese officials tried to defuse discontent following days of student protests in ethnically Tibetan areas, saying a plan to teach classes only in Mandarin Chinese was not aimed at wiping out Tibet’s native tongue, state media reported Saturday.”

The unrest arose when word spread of an educational reform […]

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on December 28, 2009 No Comment
Translating the Self

It doesn’t matter that it has been a mere three and a half months since I was last in India; the immediate shock of unfamiliarity inevitably holds me in its grip every time I return home. To begin with, it’s a different season: when I’d left, the temperature hovered in the mid 40s (in degrees […]

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on May 10, 2009 1 Comment
गूगल मेरा भगवन है

गूगल मेरा भगवन है. गूगल की मैं पुजारी हूँ. हर काम के लिए मैं गूगल का इस्तेमाल करती हूँ. (क्या गूगल पुलिंग है?). जब मुझे खबर पढ़ना हो, जब किसी गाने की लिरिक्स चाहिए हो, जब कभी कहीं जाना हो, जब किसी आर्टिकल की ज़रुरत हो, किसी चीज़ की छवि की ज़रुरत हो, […]

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on May 5, 2009 No Comment
Anthropomorphized Websites?

A very interesting headline on the CNN home page currently: “Craigslist to meet with state AGs over sex ads.” Odd.

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