Stories about Bangladesh from July, 2008
a bengali in TO on sensitivity training for border staff in Canada to deal with Arab and Muslim travelers.
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 bed talking to a friend on the phone, and I suddenly felt that the bed was shaking. Within 3 seconds,...
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 within Bangladesh. Those living outside Bangladesh, however, had no problems with accessing the site. In the beginning, people thought it...
Unheard Voices has a scathing post on the Bangladesh Election Commission.
Bangladesh Corporate Blog on a mobile phone company targeting young children as future users.
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, which is taking toll on the private lives of the employees.
Unheard Voices and Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers both report that a Bangla Blog Forum called Sachalaytan appears to be blocked in Bangladesh.
The 3rd World View reports that a particular blogging platform may be blocked in Bangladesh.
Unheard Voices on students protesting against sexual harassment in Jahangirnagar University in Bangladesh being handed expulsion orders.
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. See a this post about typical weddings in Bangladesh.
Unheard Voices examines the issue of Bangladesh's image as a country.
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 From Our View on the nagging problem of load-shedding and electricity outages.
The 3rd World View reflects on the various reactions from participants at the GV Summit in Budapest.
Unheard Voices on the issue of gender-violence that women face in the workplace in Bangladesh.