Stories about Bangladesh from October, 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 blog.
Shehzaad Shams at Bangladesh Corporate Blog describes the importance of tea and Singara (snacks) in doing business in Bangladesh.
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.
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 of the long march.
Mezba at A Bengali in T.O. has some interesting questions regarding “Islamic” financing.
Sri Lankan photoblogger Chulie De Silva visits a Durga puja festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh and posts a photo essay.
CasCade at Youth Thinkers blog compiles the discussions in the forums and blogs about which Wimax broadband internet service is the best in Bangladesh.
“Being a secular state should be a unique nationalist stand point of Bangladesh,” opines Nayeem Hossain at E-Bangladesh.
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.
Faisal Caesar at All Round View describes how Bangladesh cricket team triumphed over New Zealand by beating them 4-0 in an ODI series.
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 of the category on the basis of moral grounds.
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 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 struggle in 1971.
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 common citizens.
Kaberi Gayen at E-Bangladesh discusses about the role of women in response to the growing fundamentalism and neo-liberal economy.
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 low cost unreliable energy.
Eye In The Sky posts the history and travel tips of the legendary Pink Palace in Dhaka – The Ahsan Manzil.
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 from messing with corruption and nepotism.
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.
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”.
“Indigenous peoples have become the most marginalized and vulnerable group in the country of Bangladesh in its thirty eight years of independence,” informs photojournalist and photo-blogger Monirul Alam. He has started a project which involves a visual and narrative documentation of the Indigenous people expressing their daily life, their cultural...