That only 8.1 crore of Indias 100-crore plus people currently have access to the Internet points to the fact that there is huge scope for growth. At a time when all things online are expanding at the speed of light, one of the older (and most credible) sources of Hindi newsBBC Hindi Radiohas been closed due to an unviable revenue model. Some of the biggest news stories from India were first relayed by BBCs service, including the assassination of Indira Gandhi. Perhaps in an age when everything is available at the click of a button, services such as these have outgrown their usefulness. Javed Akhtar recently commented on the need to revive regional languages, especially Hindustanithe mixed Hindi-Urdu that is spoken by the vast majority of North Indians. Well, if the rapid rate of growth of the Hindi blogosphere is anything to go by, the revival seems to be organic.