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· December, 2010

Stories about Bangladesh from December, 2010

Pakistan: Recognition For BRAC Bangladesh

Bangladeshi non-profit BRAC's humanitarian efforts in Pakistan received recognition in the form of an award and a public display of appreciation by the people of Mohibanda village in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

South Asia: Looking Back at the Citizen Media Storylines in 2010

You cannot leave South Asia region out of the picture as with nearly twenty three percent of the world's population, events in this region exert an enormous impact on the...

Bangladesh: Pitha-Pulis As Bengali Christmas Culinary Tradition

Bangladesh, Canada And Beyond shares pictures of the Bengali culinary tradition pitha pulis (rice powder cakes and pastries) which were adopted by the Christians in Bangladesh and West Bengal in...

Bangladesh: Integrity Of Judiciary Questioned

Rumi at In The Middle Of Nowhere accuses the judiciary of Bangladesh as corrupt and Partisan.

Bangladesh: The Finance Bubble – Will it Burst?

J. Rahman at Mukti observes the sharp twists and turns of the Bangladesh stock market and comments on the country's monetory policy.

Bangladesh: Power Crisis – Facts and Figures

Jyoti Rahman at Drishtipat Writers’ Collective offers some facts and figures pertaining to the ongoing power crisis in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh:Discussing the Controversy Surrounding Dr.Yunus

Badrud Doza, on his blog An Ordinary Citizen, discusses the recent controversy surrounding Dr. Yunus – Nobel laureate and founder of Grameen Bank.

Bangladesh: Marginalizing the Benarasi Weavers

Tithe Farhana, in a guest post in Pickled Politics, highlights the problems of the Benarasi weaving industry in Bangladesh and points out that the Benarasi Weavers continue to be seen...

Bangladesh: Artificial Kidney – A Rare Feat

Unheard Voice blog informs that “Shuvo Roy, a Bangladeshi scientist at the University of California, San Francisco, has developed the world’s first artificial, implantable kidney.”

Bangladesh: The Real Crowd

Jerome at Bangladesh, Canada And Beyond explains with pictures what is meant as “crowd” in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: The Trigger Happy Indian BSF Exposed

Jyoti at Unheard Voice highlights the recently published report of Human Rights Watch chronicling the situation on the India Bangladesh border. The report documents indiscriminate killing and torture by India’s...

Bangladesh: The Judiciary And The Parliament

“In Bangladesh, among the three pillars of the State, undoubtedly Parliament has become the most weakest, largely because it had acted as rubber stamp for the people in power- either...

Bangladesh: On US, Where Liberty Is A Statue

“It is about time the Statue of Liberty started minding its own business and oiling its own recession-afflicted machine,” comments Maskawaith Ahsan at E-Bangladesh while discussing contemporary issues like Wikileaks...

India: No Muharram In Kashmir

Zafar Mehdi informs at Kafila that “The peaceful processions on 8 and 10 Muharram have been banned in Kashmir since the outbreak of insurgency in 1989.”

Bangladesh: The Politics Of Hartal

An Ordinary Citizen writes about the politics of Hartal (general strike) in Bangladesh and how it affects the citizens.

Bangladesh: Some Questions On Grameen and Yunus Scandal

Shafiur at imperfect|world|2010 lists a set of unanswered questions regarding the fund shuffling scandal of Grameen Bank and the accusations against its founder Dr. Muhammad Yunus.

Bangladesh: Grameengate And Beyond

The hottest topic in Bangladesh now is the allegation against Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus of diverting foreign aid from Grameen Bank to another sister company called Grameen Kalyan. An investigative...

Bangladesh: Tax And Public Service

Ekram Kabir at Kotha-Chhilo narrates about the poor public service of Bangladesh and the amount of tax citizens have to pay.

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