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· October, 2010

Stories about Bangladesh from October, 2010

Bangladesh: Participating In Global Hand Washing Day 2010

“The students of The Dhaka Project staged 6 different drama’s addressing the importance of awareness of Global Hand Washing Day on 30th October 2010,” informs Touhid at The Dhaka project...

Bangladesh: The Importance Of Tea And Singara

Shehzaad Shams at Bangladesh Corporate Blog describes the importance of tea and Singara (snacks) in doing business in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Land Grab And Protests

In Rupganj, Bangladesh land-owners protested acquiring of land for an army housing project and they clashed with the security forces leaving 50 people injured and one dead. Bloggers react angrily.

Bangladesh: Long March To Protect Natural Resources

A number of Bangladeshi citizens started a long march from capital Dhaka to North-Western district Dinajpur in a bid to protect the country’s natural resources. ShahidulNews posts photos and videos...

Bangladesh: Islamic Financing Is A Recent Development

Mezba at A Bengali in T.O. has some interesting questions regarding “Islamic” financing.

Bangladesh: Images Of Durga Puja

Sri Lankan photoblogger Chulie De Silva visits a Durga puja festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh and posts a photo essay.

Bangladesh: Qubee Or Banglalion?

CasCade at Youth Thinkers blog compiles the discussions in the forums and blogs about which Wimax broadband internet service is the best in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: On Secularism

“Being a secular state should be a unique nationalist stand point of Bangladesh,” opines Nayeem Hossain at E-Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Beware Of The Population Bomb

Recent reports say that the population of Bangladesh has risen to 164.4 million. “Obviously Bangladesh’s biggest problem is over population,” says Fuad Hasan.

Bangladesh: Celebrating Cricket Victory

Faisal Caesar at All Round View describes how Bangladesh cricket team triumphed over New Zealand by beating them 4-0 in an ODI series.

Bangladesh: The Saga Of (Not) Recognizing ‘Sex Worker’ As A Profession

Wasfia Nazreen criticizes the saga of introducing ‘sex worker’ as a profession in the national ID card and voter list of Bangladesh by the Election Commission and their subsequent removal...

Sri Lanka: A Photographer's Journey To Dhaka

Sri Lankan photo-blogger Chulie de Silva travels to Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, with the usual inhibition of stereotyping of the cosmopolitan and finds the glass half full.

Bangladesh: September On The Jessore Road

Bangladesh Unlocked pays tribute to “September On The Jessore Road“, a poem written by the famous US poet Allen Ginsberg depicting the plights of the refugees and the Bangladesh freedom...

Bangladesh: Increase In Cost Of Living

An Ordinary Citizen wonders whether the Bangladesh government should “take necessary steps to keep the inflation controlled and to reduce the cost of living” to avoid loss of faith among...

Bangladesh: Feminist Responses Towards Fundamentalists

Kaberi Gayen at E-Bangladesh discusses about the role of women in response to the growing fundamentalism and neo-liberal economy.

Bangladesh: Power Generation Options

Zahid Hussain at End Poverty In South Asia blog discusses the dilemma in the demand pressured Bangladesh power sector – whether the users will opt pricey dependable power supply or...

Bangladesh: The History Of Ahsan Manzil

Eye In The Sky posts the history and travel tips of the legendary Pink Palace in Dhaka – The Ahsan Manzil.

Bangladesh: Billion Dollar Projects And Vested Interests

Bangladeshi blogger Sultan Mohammed Zakaria appeals to the government to quickly implement the promised billion dollar projects to free the capital Dhaka from traffic congestion by stopping the vested interests...

Bangladesh: The Joy Of Feeding The Poor

Sadiq Alam at Inspirations And Creative Thoughts shares the experience of feeding the hungry and the malnourished in own neighborhood and hopes that others will follow suit.

Bangladesh: The Myth Of The ‘International Basket Case’

A.B.M. Nasir at Bangladesh Watchdog exposes the erroneous myth that former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger had termed Bangladesh “an international basket case”.

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