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· January, 2011

Stories about Bangladesh from January, 2011

Bangladesh: Politics And Dr. Yunus

  31 January 2011

An Ordinary Citizen wonders whether there are any political reasons behind the indictments against Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus and asks: “does Dr. Yunus represent the 3rd force in Bangladesh?”

Bangladesh: How Much For The Desk Clerk?

  29 January 2011

Commenting on the corruption in Bangladesh Kazi Rubaiat Imam at The Lunatic Is On The Grass proposes to develop a website where everyone can “see and update the rates of bribes for getting things done at the government offices”.

Bangladesh: Chobi Mela VI Started

  23 January 2011

“The biggest Asian photography festival Chobi meal vi kicked off in Dhaka with a vow to fight against injustice around the world,” informs photo-blogger Monirul Alam.

World: Humor from around the world

  23 January 2011

George shares with his readers favourite jokes from around the world from an article he read in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from an article written by Joris Luyendijk in “Startwo: Lifestyle”: “Here are some that I as visitor from Africa and any other developing country found so amusing, as it relates...

Bangladesh: Fast Food Culture Spreading

  22 January 2011

Tithe Farhana at Pickled Politics writes about the social transformation seen in Bangladesh, which includes eating out and dining out, including fast food.

Bangladesh: Crisis In The Share Market

  18 January 2011

An Ordinary Citizen comments on the volatile share market of Bangladesh from an investor's perspective: “the market follows no logic. The matter seems to become a gamble and some powerful are stage-managing the whole show.”

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Bangladesh, India: Human Rights Hanging On The Border Fence

  12 January 2011

Bangladeshis were shocked by widely published photographs of the dead body of a 15 year old Bangladeshi girl hanging on the India-Bangladesh border Fence. The girl named Felani was shot dead by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) while she was illegally crossing the border with her father on the way back to Bangladesh.

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Bangladesh: Stock Market Plunge Hurts Small Investors

  10 January 2011

Today the two big Stock Exchanges indexes of Bangladesh suffered their steepest ever one day fall and thousands of small investors lost their savings. The news was quickly picked up by some Bangladeshi bloggers and they shared their outrage and frustrations.

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