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· November, 2010

Stories about Bangladesh from November, 2010

Bangladesh: Education Policy Yet To Be Implemented

Mahfuzur Rahman Manik shares his frustration over the delay in enacting the National Education Policy 2010 of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: The Politics Of Eviction

Jyoti at Unheard Voice Blog writes about the politics of eviction in Bangladesh, which has heated up the political arena in Bangladesh in recent times.

South Asia: Steep Bandwidth Price

The cost of Internet bandwidth has to be reduced across Asia, which remains more than 300% expensive than the western hemisphere, argues Abu Saeed Khan at LIRNE Asia.

Bangladesh: Corruption And Honesty

Expat Bloggers Jacob and Hosanna shares their experience of corruption and honesty in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Traveling On The Roof

Hundreds of thousands of people left Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh for the Eid holidays. There is usually a mad rush in the public transport systems during this time and...

Bangladesh: Discrimination In The Middle East?

“Would there be any lashing if they were white Europeans or Americans?” – so reacts Jyoti at Unheard Voice on the news that a Filipina maid and her Bangladeshi lover...

Bangladesh: Not Everyone Can Fly

Bangladesh Corporate Blog criticizes the ailing airlines industry in Bangladesh comparing with the service and growth of Air Asia.

Bangladesh: The Missing Flight

Shahidul Alam shares the bitter experience of waking up early and going to airport to catch a flight of a Bangladeshi airlines- only to find out that the flight shown...

Bangladesh: Fire Destroys Chakma King's Palace

Wasfia Nazreen at Unheard Voices reports that the Royal Palace of Chakma Circle Chief, Raja Devasish Roy, was burnt to the ground last Wednesday. The Chakmas are an indigenous community...

Bangladesh: Where Is My Library?

“Where did all those libraries go, that our fathers used to go to?” questions Nayeem Hossain while discussing about the disappearing libraries in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Same Wine In A New Bottle

Ekram Kabir criticizes a new English daily, recently introduced in Bangladesh, for not thinking out of the box.

Bangladesh In Winter

“No matter what country you live in, in winter, your country takes a different look and feel,” comments Sajib in his post about winter in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Our Own Obama

“He has surprising similarity with an ordinary Bangladeshi man in the street, no one can absolutely make any mistake about his Bnagladeshi root by looking at him,” comments Rumi at...

Bangladesh: Bringing Order To Traffic

Photoblogger Ershad Ahmed posts some photos depicting the efforts of Bangladesh police to bring order to the chaotic traffic and stop unauthorized jaywalking in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

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