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· July, 2008

Stories about Bangladesh from July, 2008

Bangladesh: Sensitivity Training

a bengali in TO on sensitivity training for border staff in Canada to deal with Arab and Muslim travelers.

Bangladesh: Tweeting and blogging an earthquake

A moderate earthquake jolted Dhaka city on the 27th of July approximately at 00:51 hours Bangladesh Time (+6 GMT). Russell John reports in his blog: I was lying on my...

Bangladesh gets a ‘Blog-Ban’ scare

On 15th of July, Bangla bloggers were disconcerted to find that they could not access Sachalayatan , a popular Bangla blogging platform that focuses on literature and contemporary issues, from...

Bangladesh: Election Commission

Unheard Voices has a scathing post on the Bangladesh Election Commission.

Bangladesh: Young kids and Cellphones

Bangladesh Corporate Blog on a mobile phone company targeting young children as future users.

Bangladesh: Corporate culture and employees’ privacy

A Bangladeshi writer who works in a bank for her living and also keeps a blog writes a post to shed light to the ever demanding corporate culture in Bangladesh,...

Bangladesh: Sachalaytan blocked?

Unheard Voices and Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers both report that a Bangla Blog Forum called Sachalaytan appears to be blocked in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Blocked?

The 3rd World View reports that a particular blogging platform may be blocked in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Students Unity Against Rapists

Unheard Voices on students protesting against sexual harassment in Jahangirnagar University in Bangladesh being handed expulsion orders.

Bangladesh: An Expensive Wedding

A wedding is considered the most important event of a Bangladeshi girl's life and an integral part of the local culture, however these celebrations are getting more and more expensive....

Bangladesh: Image of a Country

Unheard Voices examines the issue of Bangladesh's image as a country.

Bangladesh: E-Book on National Security Council

Drishtipat Writers’ Collective (DWC), a writers’ group on Bangladesh, publishes an e-book on the prospect of National Security Council in Bangladesh. More at Unheard Voices.

Bangladesh: Load Shedding

Bangladesh From Our View on the nagging problem of load-shedding and electricity outages.

Bangladesh: On GV Summit in Budapest

The 3rd World View reflects on the various reactions from participants at the GV Summit in Budapest.

Bangladesh: Gender, Work and Violence

Unheard Voices on the issue of gender-violence that women face in the workplace in Bangladesh.

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