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· June, 2007

Stories about Bangladesh from June, 2007

Bangladesh: Rediscovering cultural roots, facing challenges and acknowledging successes

“How effectively a society is able to cope with the challenges it faces depend largely on its culture.” Shahzaman Mazumder tries to find the cultural roots of Bangladesh and provides...

Bangladesh: Changing Lives

Voice of South on a woman's life turning around thanks to micro-credit and telecom.

South Asia: Sir Salman Rushdie

Sepia Mutiny on knighthood and Salman Rushdie, and how the writer in the 80s was a strong critic of the British establishment.

Bangladesh: Deporting Mohiuddin

Mash on the deportation of Mohiuddin to Bangladesh from the US, and why it's not a day to celebrate but to reflect.

Bangladesh: natural disaster and responsibilities of the bloggers

Last Monday rain-triggered mudslides buried dozens of hillside shanty homes in Chittagong killing at least 134 people. This is just another piece of tragic news that we read everyday. As...

Bangladesh: To the Caretaker Government

Journal of a Disturbed Mind has a word of advice for the caretaker government in Bangladesh.

South Asia: On Paris Hilton

Sepia Mutiny on the sudden relevance of Paris Hilton. “Meanwhile, you have so-called “enemy combatants,” some of them South Asian, who in many cases don’t get a lawyer or even...

Bangladesh: Carnival of Islam

Sadiq Alam on the Carnival of Islam in the East. “Inspired by Hakim Abdullah's ‘Carnival of Islam in the West’ yesterday it came to me that there is a necessity...

Bangladesh: Radio Stations

black and gray on radio in Bangladesh. “Slowly but surely a silent revolution is taking a shape in Bangladesh. Several private radio stations in Dhaka have gone on-air a few...

Bangladesh: McKaaba?

a bengali in TO is provoked by the news of a kid who interprets the influence of corporate giants on religion. “It was a near riot. Shouting, gesturing, threatening the...

Bangladesh: What the country needs

Tanvir on what appear to be urgent needs emerging in Bangladesh under the caretaker government. “I believe government is trying hard, but there is no short time solution of power...

South Asia: A Brown Doctor on the telly

Sepia Mutiny on the slow increase of brown faces on American television. “I do realize that because of stereotypes about Asians we’re likely to see Asian representation on TV increase...

Bangladesh: Citizenship and Religion

a bengali in TO attends a talk on Canadian Muslims and Citizenship, and is rather impressed. “The official title of the talk was Canadian Muslims And Citizenship – Roles and...

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