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· June, 2006

Stories about Bangladesh from June, 2006

Bangladesh: Kawran Bazar

Dhaka Diary on the corners in Dhaka. “Kawran Bazar, plays out to an audience of many, movement is rapid, shift and purposeful. It is a hub of action and activity,...

Bangladesh: SWIFT in the US

Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying on why the recent controversy about NY Times is as relevant to the developing world. But, what about Bangladeshis living in Bangladesh? It...

Bangladesh: Arabs, camels and Bangladeshi trafficked children at imperfect | world | 2006

Arabs, camels and Bangladeshi trafficked children at imperfect | world | 2006 “The Kuwait Times today reports that the United Arab Emirates has sent home more than 1,000 smuggled child...

Bangladesh Blog Buzz

The latest happenings in Bangladesh related blogs around the world

Bangladesh: Going to Bangladesh

Ami travels through Bangladesh and shares his experiences. “I entered Bangladesh through its westernly most border with India. I was coming from Calcutta. The border was somewhat of a joke....

India, Bangladesh: Being Rude

Mezba ponders on the Reader's Digest survey on cities and politness, picking out the aspects that become culturally irrelevant. He talks about being polite to shop-keepers “Well, the last time...

India, Pakistan, Bangladesh: Rethinking 1857

Sepia Mutiny discusses an article by William Dalrymple that explores the uprising in 1857. “I don’t think Dalrymple is saying that everyone involved in the Rebellion of 1857 was motivated...

Debate on women’s rights and freedom in the Bangla blogosphere

What do the terms ‘women’s rights’ or ‘women’s liberation’ really stand for in today's context? This age-old debate has again raised its head in the Bangla blogosphere.

Pakistan: Wind turbines in Germany

Rezwan writes about wind energy generation in Germany and explores the benefits.

Bangladesh: Children in the developing world

Mash at Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying reflects on the recent illness of his little daughter and illness in the developing world – “It takes only commitment and...

Bangladesh: An elegy

An elegy for Bangladesh at ElectrikBlues. “for those who think i’ve declared death prematurely, be assured, we’re at war. we’ve got the guns, we’ve got the bombs, we’ve got the...

Bangladesh: Alternate Healthcare

imperfect world 2006 on alternate healthcare in Bangladesh. “The experience has left me dazed but at the same time has given me a wonderful insight into healthcare – both modern...

Bangladesh: Marrying someone back home

Marrying someone in the diaspora? Mezba reflecting on what his uncle tells him about girls in Canada and Bangladesh. “Apparently, if I marry some girl who has been brought up...

Bangladesh: Jesus and the unauthorized version

Sadiq does a review on a book about Jesus. “Couple of days back i went to visit the British Museum at London. While coming out i went to its bookshop...

Bring the world of Bangla Blogs to GV

Bangla or the Bengali language is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world today. It is the official language in Bangladesh and one of the official languages...

Bangladesh: Have wife, pay tax

More comments on the tax imposed on more wives taken in Rajshahi at imperfect world 2006. “It was the women who had to fork out for the privilege of marrying....

World Cup Fever

As we enter the World Cup week, ripples are turning into waves and everyone is being caught by the peculiar pulse that cannot be denied. Flags are already waving, and...

Bangladesh: Conspiracy Theory

The 3rd World View on one more conspiracy theory. “The textile workers are protesting, bombs went off in a cinema hall:- must be international conspiracies. It seems all that can...

South Asia: The Immigrant Dad in the US

Sepia Mutiny announces an online collaborative project, where readers are encouraged to send photographs of their dads who were South Asian immigrants after the 1965 Immigration Act to the US....

Bangladesh: Labour, hazardous industries and the market rationale

Shobak: Outsider Asians on Bangladesh and the shipbreaking industry. “In 1992, The Economist revealed a memo written by the World Bank's former chief economist Lawrence Summers. The memo discussed the...

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