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· April, 2007

Stories about Bangladesh from April, 2007

Bangladesh: Water Bully

The 3rd World View on the Farakka Barrage. “Construction of the Farakka Barrage was started by India in 1960 unilaterally violating the international norms of any construction for diversion of...

Bangladesh: The Politics of Exile

The Bangladeshi blogosphere heated up reacting to the drama of the process of exiling the two powerful lady politicians of Bangladesh. Sheikh Hasina Wazed and Begum Khaleda Zia crowned the...

Bangladesh: Fighting the Army

The breathless pace of developments in Bangladeshi politics explained by Mash. “The drama over the weekend unfolded on three continents. The first crack in the military’s plan occurred when the...

Bangladesh: The guys who made Bangla Blogging easy

Tanvir meets people at Somewhere.in, the guys who made blogging in Bangla that much easier. “Hasin bhai is one of the genius programmer currently working for Somewhere In. He also...

India, Pakistan, Bangladesh: 1857

chapati mystery on the 1857 Mutiny (or the First War for Independence) and how historians choose to interpret it. “Colonial historiography on the Rebellion quickly cemented around John Kaye’s immense...

Bangladesh: Political Crisis

Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers on the political games in the country. “The election reform could bring the political reform, rather the military backed government chose to plunge itself in political...

Bangladesh: Remembering Madhabi

Morris the pen revisits Madhabi. “Remember Madhabi Majhi? She was the girl who was allegedly thrown from a balcony in Dhanmondi last year and narrowly escaped with her life. Her...

Bangladesh: Two parties and a Military strongman

Mash on political developments in Bangladesh. “The military strongman who has taken control of Bangladesh, Lt. General Moeen U Ahmed, is systematically purging the two most popular political parties in...

Bangladesh: Liberation and India

The 3rd World View on a young Indian politician's remarks over India's role in Bangladesh's liberation. “But hey something is missing from the picture. They have wiped out the context...

Virginia Tech, rumors and change: the Bangla blogosphere spans it all

Bangla blogs join the rest of the world in mourning the victims of the Virginia Tech shootings. Probashi raises the issue of gun control and points out that had a...

Bangladesh: Khaleda and her hair

Biting wit at imperfect world 2007 on a politician being expelled from the country. “Well the big news is that the country is going to expel Khaleda. The main reason...

Bangladesh: Celebrating Bangla New Year 1414

Shuvo Bangla Noboborsho (Happy Bengali New Year) to everyone. April 14th was the first day of the Bangla year 1414 also known as Pohela Baishakh. In Bangladesh, this day is...

Bangladesh: Oh Ireland!

A heavy day for Bangladesh yesterday. Rezwan liveblogs the cricket match with Ireland. “24 Overs: Bangladesh is in real trouble with 104/5. Their front-line batsmen are all out. They tried...

Bangladesh: The idea of South Asia

Unheard Voices on the dream for a more cooperative South Asia. “I’ve always been in love with the idea of a South Asian version of the EU – where Bangladesh...

Bangladesh: A little less critical please!

Close Your Eyes and Try To See attempts to reason with bloggers to be a little less critical about the government. “A unique type of government is running the country...

Bangladesh: On the Bangladeshi Blogosphere

An article in publication, Slate on the Bangladeshi Blogosphere. “While by vocation Ahmede is a journalist, there is a growing band of bloggers who are bypassing the mainstream media in...

South Asia: DST, Agent MR-9, SAARC Car Rally, Tshechu ritual, Caste Practices, Driving and Piracy

A wide range of topics up for discussion in the South Asian blogosphere. The possible chaos of adopting Daylight Saving Time, Bangladesh's answer to 007, a car rally to improve...

Bangladesh: The Cricket Fan

a bengali in TO comes up with a list of likely give-aways of a person being a Bangladeshi cricket fan. “You also harbor grand delusions that no matter how bad...

Bangladesh: In Conversation with Ravinder Randhawa

black and gray in conversation with novelist Ravinder Randhawa. “British-Asian writers may traverse all the territory from fantasy to reality, chick-lit to crime novels, but, in general, if a novel...

Bangladesh: Mohiuddin's Trial

Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying on the fairness of trials. “The Bangladesh desk of Amnesty International responded to an enquiry from Drishtipat, a Bangladeshi Human Rights organization, regarding...

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