· September, 2010

Stories about Bangladesh from September, 2010

Should Bangladesh Send Troops To Afghanistan?

  30 September 2010

The Bangladesh Army has earned a reputation in contributing troops for different United Nation Peacekeeping Operations across the world. However, recently the country received an extra-ordinary request for troops to join NATO forces to help secure Afghanistan against Taliban advances.

Bangladesh: Income Tax Fair

  26 September 2010

Bauani informs that the tax authority in Bangladesh is arranging a tax fair (26-30 September, 2010) to increase awareness about Income Tax issues among the people of Bangladesh and provide more information to them.

Bangladesh: Four days without newspaper

  14 September 2010

Journalist and Blogger Mahadi Hasan Talukder reports that due to Eid holidays no newspaper has been published in Bangladesh from last Friday to Monday. This may be a good opportunity to get into the habit of reading news online by many.

South Asia: Bloggers on ‘Burn a Qur'an Day’

  11 September 2010

In the past week pastor Terry Jones caused much controversy in the US and across the world with his planned burn a Koran day event to mark the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. We will look at some reactions from the South Asian bloggers.

Bangladesh: Koran Burning Is Unchristian

  9 September 2010

Bangladeshi blogger Jerome D'Costa opines that Pastor Terry Jones and the Florida Church's Koran burning program is unchristian and immature and this will adversely affect the Christian minorities across the world.

Bangladesh: Photo Essay Of Karwan Bazar

  7 September 2010

Photoblogger Anil Advani took a long time to put together a photo essay Of Karwan Bazar, a “chaotic whole-sale market for poultry, fish, meat and vegetables” in the middle of Dhaka city, the capital of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: How To Mug A PC

  1 September 2010

The Fortnightly Tablet writes how several gangs use innovative ways to mug PCs from the owners in Dhaka city.