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· April, 2009

Stories about Bangladesh from April, 2009

Bangladesh: Value Achievements Not The Ancestry

Citing the example of Dr. Atiur Rahman, the newly appointed governor of the central Bank of Bangladesh who made a life out of nothing, Shada Kalo urges Bangladeshis to stop...

Bangladesh: Summer Pickles

Its hot and humid in Bangladesh now and the perfect season for hot and sour pickles. Dhaka Dweller Shahnaz shares her recipes for Mango pickles and posts mouth watering pictures.

Bangladesh: Ramakrishna Temple in Dhaka

MysticSaint at Inspirations and Creative Thoughts visited the Ramakrishna Temple of Dhaka and wrote about Sri Sri Ramakrishna (February 18, 1836 – August 16, 1886), a remarkable mystic saint of...

South Asia: Coping With The Heat And The Rolling Blackouts

Heatwaves during this time of year is not uncommon for countries in South Asia. But the recent dry weather has kept sufficient rain away from the region keeping the mercury...

Bangladesh: Women Power

Pakistani blogger Marvi Sirmed visits Bangladesh and comments: “One thing that I could not miss in Dhaka was, women engaged with all aspects of life. Economic activity, intellectual discourse or...

Bangladesh: To Protect Nesting Sparrows

Bangladeshi blogger Shahnaz, who blogs at Dhaka Dweller, shares a tragic story and suggests: “if you have nesting sparrows in your home, please protect them while they are raising their...

Bangladesh: Student Politics

An Ordinary Citizen is worried about the continuous violence in different campuses of Bangladesh and comments that it is time to rethink about the objective of student politics in the...

Bangladesh: The Power Of One String

Bengali folk Music has survived many centuries and Ektara, the single-stringed musical instrument had a significant role to play. More at The Mango Diaries.

Global Recession: The world is talking. Are we listening?

There is no lack of online articles about the various aspects of the global economic crisis. Many of them are written by economic experts and policymakers. What about the perspectives...

Bangladesh: A Change Is Coming

Mahfuz Sadique has high hopes for the silent majority Bangladeshi people: “those who were mere witnesses of their fate and fortune till now will not wait for things to change...

Bangladesh: Bijli Strikes

Tropical cyclonic storm Bijli (01B) is making a landfall in the Southern coasts of Bangladesh. The 3rd world view has the updates.

Bangladesh: Photo Essay On Child Labour

Photojournalist Zoriahfeatures Bangladeshi photographer G.M.B. Akash and his photo essay on child labor in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: The Rich Culture Of New Year Celebrations

An ordinary citizen writes about the rich culture of celebrating the Bangla New Year, Pahela Baishakh in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Celebrating Bangla New Year

ASM Rahat Khan posts pictures of the Pahela Boishakh (Bangla New Year) celebrations and comments [bn]: “after seeing all these colors who will say that Bangladesh is a land of...

Bangladesh: Celebrating Easter

David Adhikary writes about Easter celebrations in Bangladesh: “Easter is considered as the second major festival for the Christians, after Christmas. The non-Christian people have very limited ideas about Easter.”

Bangladesh: This Road Is Also Ours

Unheard Voice blog of the human rights group Drishtipat informs about an unique campaign launched in the streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh for ensuring dignity for women in the streets. The...

Bangladesh: Feat Of A Photoblogger

Bangladeshi Photoblogger Shabhanaz Rashid Diya is delighted to inform that one of her photos has been shortlisted in the Sony Cannes World Photography Awards 2009 Contest and will be on...

Global Job Losses and Returning Migrant Workers

This post focuses on the stories of the unemployed and migrant workers who are returning home to their countries. Job layoffs are perceived by most people as the primary and...

Bangladesh: Plagiarism Of Blogger's Contents

Another case of plagiarism of a blogger's work by a journalist/columnist has been exposed. Mash reports with proof that one columnist, who claims to be Sunita Paul from India and...

Bangladesh: Shadow of Militancy

An Ordinary Citizen is concerned about the signs of militancy activities in Bangladesh.

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