Stories about Bangladesh from 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?”
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”.
Sticks, ducks, carcasses, horses, raiding and dancing all have one thing in common: they are all elements used in some of the world's national sports. Today's videos show us a bit about the sports and games that people play in different parts of the world.
Judiciary or parliament, which is superior in Bangladesh? An Ordinary Citizen sheds a light on the recent controversy involving judiciary and the parliament.
Rumi at Unheard Voice Blog provides an analysis of the recently concluded municipal poles in Bangladesh and the standings of the political parties.
“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.
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...
Tithe Farhana at Pickled Politics writes about the social transformation seen in Bangladesh, which includes eating out and dining out, including fast food.
J Rahman at Mukti opines that the new education policy of Bangladesh, which seeks to modernize the country’s madrassahs, can one day create a secular state in Bangladesh.
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.”
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.
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.
Fahmidul Haque discusses the developments of journalism in Bangladesh in the last four decades.
In preparation of this year's International Mother Language Day on the 21st of February, Jerome is posting one Bangla (Bengali) alphabet a day to introduce these alphabets to the international community.