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· November, 2009

Stories about Bangladesh from November, 2009

Bangladesh: Spreading the Warmth

Bangladeshi blogger Sadiq Alam, who blogs at Inspirations and Creative Thoughts, has taken an initiative called ‘Spreading the Warmth‘. The goal is to distribute winter clothes for those who live...

Video: Worldwide youth express themselves in 60 seconds

The OneMinutesJr project gives young people between 12 and 20 years of age from many corners of the globe the opportunity to express themselves across borders, languages and distances through...

Bangladesh: Hijra Dance Festival

Ashok Deb at LGBTI Bangladesh blog posts videos of a Hijra dance Competition in Dhaka.

South Asia: Mass Murder Of Animals

Dipen Bhattacharya at Mukto Mona criticizes the rituals of sacrifices – be it during Kali Puja for Hindus or Eid-ul-Adha sacrifices for Muslims. “Man might need to eat meat, but...

Bangladesh, India, Pakistan: One State Solution Week 2009

The One State Solution Blog invites bloggers to express their opinions to redress the problems the Partition of India has created: “it did not achieve the goals or resolve the...

Bangladesh: A Remarkable Export Performance

J. Rahman at Mukti narrates about a remarkable export performance of Bangladesh this year: “A year after Lehman, while most Asian exports were still 15-20% lower, our exports were 5%...

Bangladesh: Romanian Song In Bangla Tune

Call that fusion or copying, A Bengali in T.O. informs that the tune of a popular Bangla classic song (written by Radha Romon Dutta in the year 1870!) was used...

Bangladesh: Corruption Reduction Policy Under Question

This year Bangladesh improved her position in the Transparency International corruption perception index. However citing some recent lapses, Habib Siddiqui questions: “How committed is Bangladesh Government about boosting the Corruption...

Bangladesh: The Long Awaited Verdict

Unheard Voice live blogged the long awaited final verdict of the trial of the killers of the first president of Bangladesh, the father of nation, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Bangladesh: Brahmaputra River Is Threatened

RealTime Bangladesh blog reports that a dam in Yarlung Tsangpo (Brahmaputra) in China will divert 200 billion cubic meters of waters to the Yellow River. This will spell disaster for...

Bangladesh: More Connectivity With Neighbors

The New Horizon comments on the recent initiatives of Bangladesh aiming for more regional connectivity with its neighbors: “It’s not only a good sign for Bangladesh, but also could usher...

Bangladesh: Return Of Nepotism

Shada Kalo tells the sad tale of nepotism and indulgence of corruption in Bangladesh. Recently the son of a ruling party presidium member who was jailed for 18 years on...

Bangladesh: DST Woes

Bangladesh introduced daylight saving time this summer but is not rolling back to the old time this winter. This has created much debate in the country and Rumi at Unheard...

Bangladesh: Mobile Phone And The Teenagers

An Ordinary Citizen argues that mobile phones are changing the lifestyles of the younger generation in Bangladesh. This is affecting the students, who “are more interested to be unnecessary indulged...

Bangladesh: Beggars Can Be Choosers

Bangladesh Corporate Blog analyzes the decision of Bangladesh government to establish separate begging zones in the capital Dhaka.

Bangladesh: Practical Solutions For Traffic Jams

Habib Siddiqui discusses some practical solutions to minimize traffic jams in the mega-city Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Chinese Pressure Censors Tibet Exhibition In Dhaka

Students for a Free Tibet, Bangladesh (SFTBD), in partnership with Drik Bangladesh, a photo agency, has organized a photography exhibition on Tibet in Dhaka. A request from the Chinese embassy...

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