· November, 2008

Stories about Bangladesh from November, 2008

India: Interview With The Mumbai Terrorists

  29 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.

Bangladesh: Bangla blogs react to the Mumbai terror attacks

  27 November 2008

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...

Bangladesh: Manipuri Raash Festival

  24 November 2008

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.

South Asia: Desis in the White House

  24 November 2008

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.

Bangladesh: Slum kids visited Germany

  21 November 2008

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.

Bangladesh: Hajj pilgrims vote issue

  20 November 2008

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.

Bangladesh: Change is in the offing

  19 November 2008

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.

Bangladesh: Intrusion by Indian Border Security Force (BSF)

  17 November 2008

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.

Bangladesh: Truth Accountability Commission Illegal?

  14 November 2008

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’.”

Bangladesh: Sex scandal in College

  12 November 2008

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: Credible Election

  11 November 2008

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...