Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· September, 2008

Stories about Bangladesh from September, 2008

Bangladesh: Significance of Eid ul Fitr

Depending on geographic location, muslims around the world will be celebrating the Eid ul Fitr Festival either on Tuesday (30th September) or Wednesday (1st October). Inspirations and Creative Thoughts discusses...

Bangladesh: Five layered tea

Claire b writes in Travel Blog about her recent trip to Srimongol in Sylhet division where the tea-estates are in Bangladesh: “My guide urged me to try the 5 colored...

Bangladesh: Bangla blogs are keeping Rahela alive

On 19th August 2004, a nineteen year old garment factory worker in Savar, Dhaka Bangladesh was mugged, gang raped, viciously slashed and then left to die in the thickety Jahangir...

Bangladesh: Remnants of terror

Black and Gray discusses the threats of remnant terrorists in Bangladesh and opines: “the imams of different mosques and other Islamic scholars can play a pivotal role in making people...

Bangladesh: Eid & Puja shopping

With the Eid & Puja festivities nearing the people of Dhaka are busy with shopping. Dhaka blog posts some photos of Eid shopping in the city.

Bangladesh: Meeting Queen Rania

BRAC Blog reports that Dr. Fazle Abed, founder of BRAC, the largest NGO in Bangladesh and the world met with Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan and she writes about...

Bangladesh: Images of nature

Desher Chobi posts some beautiful pictures shot in the Botanical Garden of Dhaka, Bangladesh as a part of the photowalk organized by Flickr group “Shudhui Bangla”.

Bangladesh: Election thoughts

Black and Gray has some apprehensions about the general election in Bangladesh scheduled on December 18 this year: “even though the government and the Election Commission have carried out some...

Bangladesh: migrant worker rights

Shafiur reports that instead of safeguarding Bangladeshi workers’ rights in hostile foreign environments, the government is planning to introduce security measures like high deposits and fingerprinting of the workers to...

Bangladesh: Imposed solution

“Is the solution for political crisis in Bangladesh an ‘imposed’ one?” asks An Ordinary citizen.

Bangladesh: Coping with meltdowns

Unheard Voices Blog is discussing how the global financial meltdown is affecting Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Celebrating Ramadan

Dhaka Dweller describes the culture of Ramadan in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh accompanied with photos. Back to Bangladesh posts more photos adding some Iftar colors from the streets of...

Bangladesh: Was Bridget illegally adopted by McCains?

Shada Kalo blog questions whether US presidential candidate John McCain and Cindy McCain's adoption of their Bangladeshi daughter Bridget is illegal as according to Bangladesh Law ‘no foreigner is allowed...

Bangladesh: Money vs. Country

“11 national cricketers prefer more money than the honor of playing national cricket for Bangladesh.” Unheard Voices echoes the outrage of many Bangladeshis after these national players decided to quit...

Bangladesh: The other face of Dhaka

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh comes with the usual facets of a megacity; it is congested, polluted and with a lot of traffic jams. Dhaka Dweller reminds that it also...

Bangladesh: Waterlogged

The 3rd World View on the waterlogged lifecycle in Bangladesh as several areas are waterlogged.

Bangladesh: Palin and Her Speech

Mash on Sarah Palin's acceptance speech and the errors within.

Bangladesh: The poor and banks

The 3rd World View on the banking industry, the poor and the idea of microfinance.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site