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· October, 2009

Stories about Bangladesh from October, 2009

Bangladesh: Daylight Savings Time Confusion

Last June Bangladesh implemented Daylight Savings Time for the first time in the country. Expat blogger Meandering Memos writes about the confusion created among the citizens as the government has...

Videos on how Maternal Mortality Affects Communities

When a woman dies during pregnancy, childbirth or due to complications after delivery, it affects not only the family, but also the whole community.

Bangladesh: Sidewalk Bookseller World And Best Sellers

Ulysses at Back To Bangladesh wonders how the sidewalk booksellers in Dhaka streets, who sell cheap bootleg bestsellers during traffic jam, pick up which books to sell. The blogger asks:...

Bangladesh: Doctors Need To Be Disciplined

Syed ABM Ashrafuzzaman thinks that in Bangladesh the existing laws relating to medical profession are anti people. The blogger urges that the doctors need to be disciplined by banning all...

Bangladesh: Conference On 1971 Genocide

Mash attended the 2nd conference on the 1971 Bangladesh Genocide organized by the Human Rights Institute and the Bangladesh Genocide Study Group at Kean University and posted about it in...

Bangladesh: Kali Puja In Shakharibazar

Bangladeshi Photoblogger Ideas R Bulletproof posts pictures of Kali Puja, a festival dedicated to Hindu Goddess Kali, which were taken in Shakharibazar, Dhaka.

Bangladesh: Difficult Time For Journalists

Mahadi Hasan Talukder reports that the Bangladeshi journalists are passing through a difficult time because local corporates, non-profits and multinational companies have gripped the Bangladeshi media sector and are exploiting...

Little Bangladesh In Los Angeles

Taz at Sepia Mutiny informs that the 3rd Street between Alexandria Ave and New Hampshire Ave in Los Angeles, USA will be officially called as ‘Little Bangladesh’ from now on.

Bangladesh: No Business Channel

Ten new private TV channels have been approved by the media regulators of Bangladesh but none of the 21 channels in operation in the country are business channels. Bangladesh Corporate...

Bangladesh: Article On War Criminals Censored

Following a legal complaint Guardian.co.uk has censored portion of an article by a Bangladeshi academic who wrote on the upcoming trial of war criminals in Bangladesh and an alleged war...

Bangladesh: Lifelong Security

Rumi at Unheard Voice questions the need of the “father of the nation’s family members security act, 2009″, which was recently passed in Bangladesh parliament. This bill provides lifelong special...

South Asian Bloggers On Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize

US President Barack Obama received the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize today. Bloggers and micro-bloggers from South Asia are expressing their reactions on the news.

Bangladesh: Strategic Migration For Climate Refugees

Bangladesh Corporate Blog proposes strategic migration of skilled labors to solve the climate refugees problem in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Fair Trade Empowers Indigenous People

Safia's Blog tells how People Tree, a global fair trade group has worked with tribal and indigenous people of Bangladesh to “help support them and provide markets for their traditional...

Bangladesh: The Dhaka Project

Maria Conceicao, a Portuguese flight stewardess based in Dubai, has founded the Dhaka Project, which helps the slum dweller children of Dhaka, Bangladesh to lift themselves out of the cycle...

Bangladesh: Creating Hope and Opportunity in Haiti

Bangladesh based BRAC, the largest non-profit in the world has recently extended its operation in Haiti creating hope and opportunity for extremely poor women and their families, informs BRAC blog.

Bangladesh: The Need For A Spiritual Guide

“We accept teachers and masters in our life – at school, college, karate classes, even for driving lessons. But for the most important thing – the spiritual journey of our...

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