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· June, 2009

Stories about Bangladesh from June, 2009

Bangladesh: Sacking Of Army Officers

Unheard Voice blog discusses the sacking of seven army officers in Bangladesh and comments: “If army is not kept above political partisanship or at the least not perceived to be...

Bangladesh: Grameen – Workable Idea Worldwide

Naveen Bachwani at Grey Matter is fascinated by the works of Grameen Bank and Dr. Muhammad Yunus of Bangladesh. His idea of Microcredit and Social business has been replicated in...

South Asia: The World Is Poorer Without MJ

Millions of fans across the world are mourning the sudden death of Michael Jackson, the king of pop, and remembering how his music was associated with their growth. South Asian...

Bangladesh: First Monsoon Rain

Monirul Alam posts a photo of the first monsoon rain falling on the Buriganga river this year.

Bangladesh: In Solidarity For Freedom In Iran

Naeem Mohaiemen at Unheard Voices posts pictures of demonstrations in Bangladesh capital Dhaka asking for freedom of the caged democracy in Iran.

Bangladesh: Does Qur’an really indicate big bang theory?

From Bangladesh Nirjhor Aloy discusses whether Qur’an really indicate big bang theory as claimed by some Islamic scholars.

India: When Diplomats Show Arrogance

The New Horizon criticizes the comments of Pinak Chakravarty, the Indian ambassador to Bangladesh, on the Tipaimukh Dam. The Indian blogger opines: “I think it is part (of) Indian policy...

India, Bangladesh: East Or West, Bengal Is The Best

Painter, photographer and blogger Ujwala Prabhu published a photo book titled East or West, Bengal is the best! based on photographs taken over a 3 week period in India and...

Bangladesh: Back From No Wo/man's Land

Renowned photojournalist and blogger Shahidul Alam, who was arrested by Indian border guards first and later by Bangladesh police, has been released on bail and has written in his blog...

Bangladesh: Daylight Saving Time

The Bangladesh government has decided to implement daylight savings for the first time starting midnight on Friday, June 19, 2009. Expat blogger Estelle Visagie wonders how the people of Bangladesh...

Bangladesh: Shahidul Alam Detained By Indian Border Security Forces

Media Helping Media informs that Shahidul Alam, internationally renowned photojournalist from Bangladesh, blogger and founder of the Drik picture network has been detained by the Indian border security while working...

Bangladesh: Using Child Labor In Political Processions

Ahmad Ferdous Bin Alam points to the use of child labor in political processions in Bangladesh. Can't the children be spared?” comments the blogger.

Bangladesh: Helping The Cyclone Aila Victims

The Humanitarian Chronicle posts a personal journal of Nancy E. Smith of Humedica Bangladesh Team who describes the relief efforts conducted towards the Cyclone Aila victims in Southern Bangladesh. More...

Bangladesh: Dharmarajika Monastery, Orphange and School in Dhaka

Uncultured.com helps the students of Dharmarajika Monastery, Orphange and School in Dhaka with geometry sets, school uniforms and course workbooks. Here is a photoblog describing the efforts.

Bangladesh: Unicode Font In Bangla Newspapers

m@q at Here I am is frustrated reading the Bangla online newspapers, because most of them do not publish in the universal unicode compliant font and you have to install...

Bangladesh: LGBT News

Tanvir Alim at LGBTI Bangladesh blog, a source of information about the LGBT scene in Bangladesh, writes about the observation of the International day against Homophobia and Trans phobia in...

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