Stories about Bangladesh from November, 2008
Bangladeshi-American blogger Mash at Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying posts a transcript of the interview with a Mumbai terrorist (translated from Hindi) which was broadcast in an Indian TV channel.
This post is part of the Global Voices coverage on the terror attacks in Mumbai, India on November 26, 2008. Please stay tuned for more news and views as the event unfolds. The Bangla blogosphere reacted to the Mumbai terror attacks with concern. Condolences poured in with bloggers such as...
Unheard Voice analyzes the latest opinion poll on the upcoming election in Bangladesh.
D in Dhaka notices that the rich and powerful of Bangladesh are back in business as the election approaches. They kept a low profile during the interim government’s crackdown on corruption.
Back to Bangladesh posts some great pictures of the colorful Raash festival of the Manipuri indigenous people of Sylhet in Bangladesh. The festival is meant to celebrate the love of Radha and Krishna.
Taz at Sepia Mutiny discusses about the prospective South Asian (Desi) American candidates who will join the Transition Team of the US president elect Barack Obama.
In a blog post of The Dhaka Project, an organization supporting children from the slums of Dhaka, you can read about the experience of some of their kids visiting Germany.
Ghore Baire critically analyzes the point one major political party of Bangladesh raised that Hajj pilgrims will not being able to vote if the elections are held on December 18.
Kristin Boekhoff posts about a photographic boat tour on the mighty Padma River in Bangladesh.
M@q at Here I am… posts a video campaigning to vote for Cox’s Bazaar Beach of Bangladesh in the New7Wonders contest.
An Ordinary Citizen comments that the people of Bangladesh wants a change in the political system needing reform and the impending election is their hope for their wishes to come true.
Mikey Leung at JoyBangla.info reviews the first heritage accommodation property in Bangladesh.
Onnesha reports that some members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) sneaked into Bangladesh soil and started firing when they were intercepted by the villagers. Three Bangladeshi villagers including an infant and the mother were killed.
Life as a Tai Tai, an expat wife's blog gives some tips about buying quality cloths at low prices in various Bazaars of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.
:: Maverick Tanvir's Journal :: reports that Bangladesh’s ready-made garments export, the main foreign currency earner of the country, is getting stronger despite the recession in the developed world.
Ahamed Bauani informs: “today, a division of Bangladesh High Cort declared the Truth and Accountability Commission (TAC) as illegal and ordered Government to explain ‘why the activity of Truth Commission will not declared as illegal’.”
Tahmin1’s Blog introduces the meditation methods practiced in Bangladesh and discusses its benefits.
Bangladesh Blogger reports: “Female students of BCIC College, Dhaka have accused their male teachers of sexual harassment, which has led to the arrest of several students and teachers.”
Bangladesh Corporate Blog lists the reasons why Chittagong, the port city of Bangladesh should be declared as the Business capital of the country.
Ex diplomat Sirajul Islam comments in his blog on the impending general election in Bangladesh: “If at the end of it, a major political party feels that there is no level playing ground for its participation in the polls, then for all practical purposes, the efforts of this Government has...
Arup at Sachalayatan introduces us to twenty talented Bangladeshi photographers from Flickr and their works here and here [bn].