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· July, 2007

Stories about Bangladesh from 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...

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...

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...

Bangladesh: Media and Fretting

Mash on US media and what he terms as “a whole lot of fretting over Pakistan”

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...

Bangladesh: Child Marriage

Voices of South on the issue of child marriage in Bangladesh, and how a 13 year old's classmates protested when she was to be married to a 23 year old...

Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina Arrested

The arrest of an ex-Prime Minister – Hasina Sheikh gets reactions from Mash, Unheard Voices and Dhaka.

Bangladesh: Going to Dhaka

A Sunshine Too Brief goes to Bangladesh and discovers two unexpected things – great facials and a lesson in humility.

Bangladesh: Sicko and Canada

a bengali in TO watches Michael Moore's Sicko, and is thankful that he's in Canada.

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...

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...

Bangladesh: Policy and the Poor

Unheard Voices writes favourably about the World Bank's document on improving living conditions for the Urban Poor.

South Asia: Doctors in the UK

With doctors in the NHS being connected to the terror plot in the UK, The Daily Rhino on the politics of healthcare and NHS.

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...

Bangladesh: Victims of Chittagong Landslide

Inspirations and Creative Thoughts on raising funds for the victims of the Chittagong landslide.

Bangladesh: Ethics and Companies

Bangladesh Blogger on unethical practices of a company that helps expats send money from the UK to Bangladesh.

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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