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· February, 2007

Stories about Bangladesh from February, 2007

Bangladesh: Pseudo Innovation in Dhaka

Unheard Voices points to a an article in Himal on military and governance. “As Dhaka’s military-backed interim government gets on with its anti-corruption agenda amid cautious cheers from the public,...

Bangladesh: Arrested, now what?

Unheard Voices points out that while big players were arrested in Bangladesh, the consequences are yet to be known. “As the initial euphoria over the arrested political leaders dies down,...

Bangladesh: Painted with my brother's blood

Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying on the song of freedom, love and loss. “There is a song that every Bangladeshi knows. It is a song that defines us...

Bangladesh: On beards and Islam

a bengali in TO presents a woman's take on beards. “Call me a firebrand, but I think beards are just ridiculous when they are worn as a sign of being...

Bangladesh: Celebrating the Mother Language day

Today is the International Mother Language Day, an annual event in UNESCO member states to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. This is mostly the international recognition of Language...

Bangladesh: On corruption and the economy

Journal of a Disturbed Mind plays the devil's advocate in the case of of corrupt politicians and businessmen being arrested. “No matter how unwilling I am to defend the apprehended...

Bangladesh: International Mother Language Day

Rezwan on the International Mother Language Day. “21st of February is the International Mother Language Day, an annual event in UNESCO member states to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and...

Bangladesh: How men are oppressed

a bengali in TO tickles my funnies with this post on how Islam oppresses men. “And we men can't even spend 200 bucks on the Nike basketball shoes because all...

Bangladesh: In conversation with Raman Mundair

Black and Gray in conversation with Raman Mundair. “All these things are aspects of me and I have many aspects. I am also human, artist, British, Sikh, Indian etc. I...

Bangladesh: Politics and Blogs

Rezwan on the mood in the blogosphere with the political developments in Bangladesh. “People at Drishtipat group blog suspect that strong protests against the MOU in Awami League chief Sheikh...

Bangladesh: Valentine's in the country

Reflections on what Valentine's Day is in Bangladesh at Unheard Voices. “Bangladeshis by their own admission have a reputation of being extremely emotional, but quite prudent about showing affection in...

Bangladesh: Responding to the Doc

Dr Yunus's open letter gets some responses. “There should be a “bi-cameral house” in the legislative body, like that of India or UK but with slightly a different model. There...

Bangladesh: An open letter to the country

Drishtipat has Dr Yunus's open letter to the country. “Dr. Yunus sends an open letter to the public asking for their opinion on his entering politics. You can send the...

Bangladesh: Can the power of one save the nation?

The hottest topic in Bangladesh now is that the Nobel Laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus has expressed his intention to start a political party and run for the next election. In...

Bangladesh: Elephant in the room

Unheard Voices on catching those who are involved in corruption, including the ones at the very top. “It is immensely heartening to see the Caretaker Government moving aggressively in arresting...

Bangladesh: Can Dr Yunus do it?

He may have won the Nobel, but could he win the Bangladeshi elections? Journal of a Disturbed Mind on Dr Yunus contesting the elections. “He may find 300 honest and...

Bangladesh: Fun and Islam

A bengali in TO on fun in Islam. “I asked one of my class mates, son of one muezzin, if he had watched the documentary. “We don't have TV.” He...

South Asia: unemployment, congregation, cricket, richest beggar and extra bed for bloggers

South Asia is one of the poorest regions in the world. Unemployment is one of the major problems for all the countries in this region. South Asia Biz writes a...

Bangladesh: Anita Rau Badami

black and gray with another interview. This time with Anita Rau Badami. How can one not read it when the first questions asks “Why is satire, feminine and at times...

Bangladesh: When the powerful are arrested

Rezwan on what it means when the powerful and rich in a country finally get arrested, and why transparency must be maintained. “It is said that the ill-equipped and staffed...

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