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· February, 2011

Stories about Bangladesh from February, 2011

Bangladesh: On Meherjan

RealTime Bangladesh joins in the debate regarding the controversial big budget Bangladeshi film “Meherjan”, which was withdrawn from the theaters by its distributor.

Bangladesh: A Much Awaited Victory

Photo blogger Monirul Alam catches the joy of Bangladeshi fans in images after winning against Ireland in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.

Bangladesh: Clinical Trial Of A Cholera Vaccine Raises Questions

The world's largest trial of a cheap oral cholera vaccine made by an Indian pharmaceutical company is being conducted in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Bloggers notice the information blackout...

Bangladesh: Bede People – The River Gypsies

Bangladesh Unlocked highlights the bede people, the river gypsies of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Holding Operators Liable For Crimes Committed By Mobile Users

Rohan Samarajiva at LIRNE Asia blog highlights a recent news that there was no consensus on holding operators liable for crimes committed by persons with SIMs.

Indo-Bangla Relations – Who Cares?

J Rahman at Mukti comments on a sad fact of India-Bangladesh relation: “as soon as Indians realize that Bangladesh is not in the business of allowing its territory to the...

Video: Learning a New Language Through Online Video

February 21st is the International Mother Language Day and this year's theme is Linguistic Diversity and New Technologies. With that in mind, we bring you a series of examples of...

South Asia: Explaining Cricket And Cricket World Cup

Vivek at Sepia Mutiny explains the rules of the game of cricket and what the cricket world cup 2011 means for South Asia.

Bangladesh: Observing International Mother Language Day

For Bangladesh, 21st February - the International Mother Language Day has a different symbolization. It is a national day of Bangladesh to commemorate protests and sacrifices to protect Bangla (Bengali)...

Bangladesh: One Of The Oldest Mosques In The World

Bangladesh Unlocked reports about one of the oldest mosques in the world (701 CE), the lost mosque of Lalmonirhat, Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2011 Launched Today

Pakistani blogger Nabeel Arshed at comments on the launching of the Cricket World Cup 2011 in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh : “no opening ceremony for a cricket world...

Bangladesh: Dhaka On Valentine's Day

Photo blogger Monirul Alam captures some moments of love during this year's valentine's day celebrations in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Widespread Protests Force Government To Back Down On Airport Project

A recent venture by the Bangladesh government to takeover 25000acres of wetlands (Arial Beel) 60km South of the capital city of Dhaka, for a proposed International airport and satellite city...

Bangladesh: World Cup Makeover Breaks The Law

The Bangladesh government has decided to remove beggars and hawkers from major streets of Dhaka city in preparation for the ICC Cricket World Cup. Rahnuma Ahmed reports that the police...

India: Magazines Trusted More Than Newspapers

Sans Serif informs citing statistics that Indians trust magazines more than newspapers.

The Psychology of Autocratic Dictators

Bangladesh, Canada And Beyond highlights the common psychology of the present and past autocratic dictators of the world.

Bangladesh: The Green Mosque

Bangladesh Unlocked writes about the green mosque at Sunamganj, which was built in the early part of the twentieth century.

Bangladesh: Proposed International Airport Stumbles Over Environment Controversy

A recent venture by the Bangladesh government to takeover 25000 acres of wetlands (Arial Beel) 60km South of the capital city of Dhaka, for a proposed International airport and satellite...

Bangladesh: Tea Shops In Bangladesh

Bangladesh Unlocked reports with pictures about the different tea shops found in Bangladesh.

India, Bangladesh: How Many Bangladeshis Live In India?

Diganta Sarkar at The New Horizon discusses about the immigration issues between India and Bangladesh.

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