MIBAZAAR Blog

This page is a Weblog of the Google Maps Mashups I have created and other interesting mashups I have found on the web

Browsing Posts in India

Twitter is abuzz with what’s happening in New Delhi related to Indian Social Activist Anna Hazare’s arrest who was about to start a hunger-strike demanding action against corruption/blackmoney. Here’s a Twitter Map I created which captures some of the anger, reaction related to this arrest. This map pulls in tweets from in and around New […]

Mumbai, India was struck by a series of blasts today which resulted in numerous deaths and injuries. There were 3 separate blasts. I have compiled the list of bomb blast locations from various media sources and mapped them out. Here’s a look at those locations in Google Earth (uploaded to YouTube).

Twitter is abuzz with what’s happening in New Delhi related to Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev’s arrest who was on a hunger-strike demanding action on blackmoney. Here’s a Twitter Map I created which captures some of the anger, reaction related to this arrest. This map pulls in tweets from in and around New Delhi.

Corruption is rampant in India with quite a few politicians making a fortune. Looking at twitter stream of tweets tagged with “Corruption” one can gauge the extent of corruption in India. Thanks to Social Media like twitter and facebook, corruption incidents from across India are being reported by common folks. Check out my Google Maps […]

Commonwealth Games is currently underway in New Delhi, India. The games with participants from 71 countries will continue for 2 weeks. Other than news from print and TV, twitter is an excellent source for reports from in and around the sport venues from New Delhi. I have created a Google Maps Mashup of latest tweets […]

The 2010 Commonwealth Games will start in New Delhi, India on October 3rd. The Queen’s Baton Relay started in India on June 25th, 2010. After travelling through various cities in India the Baton Relay will end at New Delhi on October 3rd, 2010 (opening ceremonies). I created a Google Maps Mashup which shows the Baton […]

Early this morning a horrific Train Crash took place in the Indian State of West Bengal which claimed 75+ lives. The Train Accident took place between Sardiha and Khemsauli Railway Stations. Sardiha Railway station could be located on Google Maps whereas I could not find Khemsauli Railway Station. Fortunately Wikimapia had information on Khemsauli Railway […]

A 30 year island dispute between India and Bangladesh has been settled, thanks to Global Warming. The rising sea-levels caused by Global Warming has buried the island in Bay of Bengal known as “Moore Island” to India and “South Talpatti” to Bangladesh. Now there’s nothing to dispute over. This Google Maps view (2010 imagery) of […]

Check this Indian Railways Advertisement which announces inauguration of a luxury train service “Maharaja Express” from eastern Indian city of Kolkata to New Delhi. This advertisement has a small map embedded in it which shows the route. Great Idea!! The only problem is that the map shows Kolkata sitting on water in Bay of Bengal […]

Check out Indian Premier League Tweets from India, mapped out on Google Maps. The map moves on to the next tweet location after every 5 seconds at which point a information window opens up at the tweet location showing the tweet text. Indian Premier League is is a Twenty20 cricket competition initiated by the Board […]