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· July, 2007

Stories about Bangladesh from July, 2007

29 July 2007

Bangladesh: The threat of floods and current politics

A flood on its way Like many places in the world it has been raining incessantly in many parts of Bangladesh for a number of days. The rain water had...

26 July 2007

Bangla blogs discuss evolution – Of life, blogs and women power

What is blogging all about? Is it about sharing one's daily life and/or thoughts with the rest of the world? Is it then an autobiography of sorts? Can a blog...

24 July 2007

Podcast: Intro to the Nari Jibon Project

Just three weeks ago the Nari Jibon center in Dhaka, Bangladesh was announced as one of five recipients of the first round of Rising Voices outreach grants. This introductory podcast...

18 July 2007

Bangladesh: Minus Two Formula in effect

The Bangladeshi Blogosphere went into a tizzy after the recent arrest of the ex Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed. She has been arrested on the charges of extorting about $440,000...

9 July 2007

Bangla blog musings: Mosque, mausoleum, music and Marxism

The Taj Mahal has won a place of glory in the recently announced list of the seven wonders of the world, much to the delight of Bangla bloggers. Shaukat Husein...

7 July 2007

Bangladesh: Political reforms

Reform is the buzzword in recent political debates in Bangladesh. The state of emergency imposed in the country refrains people from active politics. But talks are being held at the...

4 July 2007

Congratulations, Rising Voices Grantees

We are thrilled to announce the first five citizen media outreach projects to receive Rising Voices microgrants. In total we received 142 project proposals from over 40 different countries. What...

2 July 2007

Bangladesh: Ethics and Companies

Newsmakers: Bangla blog world engages in celeb talk

A few weeks back, the celebrity heiress Paris Hilton went in and out of jail and the media lapped up her every move. We learnt about her diet, beauty regimen,...

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