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· May, 2009

Stories about Bangladesh from May, 2009

Cyclone Aila, Another Blow to Bangladesh

Although cyclone Aila, which had battered the Southern parts of Bangladesh recently, was not powerful, it had done much damage causing tidal waves in the coastal areas. “Aila swept away...

Bangladesh: Extra Judicial Killing

Asif at Unheard Voice blog has some questions regarding the latest case of extra judicial killing in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Waiting For The Community Radio Boom

Panos Radio South Asia airs a special report on the status of the community radios in Bangladesh. Following a progressive and pro-radio broadcasting law enacted by the government last year,...

Bangladesh, India: No To Tipaimukh Dam

The Tipaimukh Hydroelectric Project is being constructed near the confluence of Barak and Tuivai rivers, in Manipur, India and within 100km of Bangladesh border. The project will submerge a huge...

Bangladesh: Cyclone Aila Relief Efforts

The death toll from the destruction of cyclone Aila, which wreaked havoc in India and Bangladesh, is rising and more than 150 people had died in Bangladesh alone. The tidal...

Pakistan: Healing The Wounds Of The Past

Action For A Progressive Pakistan apologizes to Bangladeshis for the atrocities committed by Pakistan army in 1971 and criticizes the Pakistan government: “We find it unconscionable that the Pakistani state...

India: Cyclone Aila Strikes

Scores of people were killed and many injured in India and Bangladesh as cyclone Aila made a downfall in the region earlier today. Sukanya at Notes from wherever I happen...

Bangladesh: Tipaimukh Dam Threatens Lives

Despite protests from within India and Bangladesh, India is going ahead with the construction of the massive Tipaimukh barrage on the Barack river near the border, which will reduce the...

Bangladesh: Indian Elections 2009 In Bangladesh Perspective

Ambassador Serajul Islam's Political Blog posts an analysis of the Indian parliamentary elections 2009 in Bangladesh perspective.

Bangladesh: WiMax And Internet Service

ME, Myself, and My Country discusses about the latest developments in the WiMax and Internet services in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Ban Religious Parties?

Chowdhoury Mohibul Hassan Nowfel raises the question at E-Bangladesh whether the religious parties should be banned in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: NSU Students Protest Against Tution Fee Hike

Hussain M. Elius writes in details about the unjustified tution fee hike of one of the leading private universities in Dhaka, Bangladesh and the protest of the students.

Bangladesh: Adopting Solar Energy To Tackle Energy Crisis

An Ordinary Citizen talks about the potential of an alternative energy source for the rural Bangladesh – sustainable solar energy.

Bangladesh: Improving Customer Service

Shehzaad Shams at Bangladesh Corporate Blog points to the lack of culture among Bangladeshi companies for valuing customer feedback and opines that its high time they should “apply Mystery Shopping...

Bangladesh: Rabindranath Tagore, The Versatile Literary Genius

On the 148th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, the greatest poet of Bengal, An Ordinary Citizen explores the versatility of the talented Nobel Laureate. He was a poet, visual artist,...

Bangladesh: Faces Of Poverty

Ashley Wheaton at The Dhaka Diaries comments about the faces of poverty in Bangladesh: “Poverty can be determined not only by your income but by by your access to services,...

Bangladesh: Duty On Imported Cars

Kotha-Chhilo criticizes Bangladesh government's customs duty policy on imported second hand cars: “The government increases duty on those cars that the middle class people buy. So, you see! Our government,...

Bangladesh: Closer To The First Nuclear Power Plant

Mohammad Farhan Husain, at Had I been in Voyager 1!!! blog is excited that Bangladesh is closing on a deal with Russia to build its first nuclear power plant. He...

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