Stories about Bangladesh from March, 2010
Bangladesh: Air-Conditioners Banned During Evening To Tackle Energy Shortage
Tacitaeterno at In The Middle Of Nowhere informs that the Bangladesh government has imposed restrictions on the usage of air conditioners during evening to control the stifling electricity shortage in the capital.
Bangladesh: Aktel Becomes Robi
Aktel, one of the leading cell phone service providers in Bangladesh, has renamed its brand as Robi in an attempt to ‘localise’ its branding. Bangladesh Corporate Blog analyzes consumer reactions through netizens’ eyes.
Bangladesh: Trial Of War Criminals Begin
After 40 years of independence of Bangladesh, the government has formed a tribunal to prosecute the war criminals of the country. An Ordinary Citizen writes about this long awaited trial.
Bangladesh: Disappearing Islands
Reacting on the news that disputed South Talpatti island in the Bay of Bengal has submerged due to sea level rise, Mohammad Farhan Husain writes about the bleak future of Bangladesh in the face of global warming.
Bangladesh: ‘CrossFire’ Photo Exhibition Barred By Police
Shamim Ashraf at Straight From Bangladesh reports that a photo exhibition on the extra judicial killing of the police force and the elite force RAB was shut down by the police.
Pakistan: Child Abuse On The Rise
The term ‘child abuse’ covers a wide array of very diverse kinds of crimes subjected towards the minors. Bloggers discuss the disturbing rise in child abuse cases in Pakistan.
Bangladesh: Government Websites Hacked
Ahamed Bauani informs that twenty district websites of Bangladesh out of sixty four were hacked recently. The blogger suggests that the Bangladesh Government should take the incident seriously and install proper security measures.
Bangladesh: Mobile Based Donations
Shehzaad Shams at Bangladesh Corporate Blog suggests with examples that mobile phone based programs for collecting donation can work for Bangladeshi NGOs.
Bangladesh: Extra-judicial Killing
Jerome at Bangladesh, Canada And Beyond writes about the extrajudicial killings which are a blot on Bangladesh.
Bangladesh: The China Card
J Rahman at Mukti shares his cautious optimism about Bangladesh Prime Minister's ongoing China trip.
Bangladesh: Climate Change
Anirvan Chatterjee at Year Of No Flying lists six things you need to know about Bangladesh regarding climate change.
Bangladesh: Why is India killing Bangladeshis?
Shada Kalo comments on the recent gunfire between Indian and Bangladeshi border guards and asks “why is India killing Bangladeshis”?
Bangladesh: Yellow Journalism
Estelle Visagie at Postcards From The Edge questions the quality of Bangladeshi journalism citing an example of misreporting of a ethnically sensitive news.
Bangladesh: An Emerging Hub Of Online Jobs
RealTime Bangladesh quotes a recent report to inform that Bangladesh is becoming an emerging hub of online jobs in the world.
Bangladesh: Much Ado About Nothing
Maskwaith Ahsan at Voice Of Bangladeshi Bloggers discusses about the acrimonious politics in Bangladesh which deals with unproductive issues and not the important ones. “How come we never see this ferocity of political competition when it comes to ensuring basic necessities like food, shelter, security and human rights?” asks the...
Bangladesh: Photo Competition For The Bihari Refugees
Six Oranges reports that a photo competition titled Ummid (hope) has been arranged to mark the second anniversary of the granting of citizenship to stranded Biharis (Pakistanis) by the supreme court of Bangladesh. The competition will bring attention on the problems of the refugees that still remain.
Bangladesh: Save The Wounded Whale
A whale entangled with a latch of fishing net on its tail fins was seen by a tourist group in the Swatch-of-No-Ground (SONG) of Bay or Bengal, the largest submarine canyon on the Bangladesh shelf. Kewkradong urges for a cumulative action to save the life of the wounded whale.
Bangladesh: Salty Tears
Photo blogger and journalist Monirul Alam highlights the threat of salinity and lack of drinking water in the Southwest coastal region of Bangladesh with his photo-essay.
Bangladesh: Some Unanswered Questions On The BDR Mutiny and Massacre
Habib Siddiqui raises some unanswered questions while commemorating the first anniversary of the tragic incidents of BDR Mutiny and Massacre in Dhaka.
India: The Taslima Nasrin ‘article’ that cost two lives
Sans Serif discusses about the controversial article on the burqa by Taslima Nasrin, the exiled Bangladeshi author. After the article was published in the weekly magazine section of a Kannada daily, protests erupted and two persons had died.
Bangladesh: Bubble In Dhaka Stock Exchange
“Is there a bubble in Dhaka stock exchange?” J. Rahman at Mukti analyzes the recent spike in the indexes.