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· March, 2011

Stories about Bangladesh from March, 2011

Bangladesh: Is USA Doing Excess On Yunus Issue?

US Astt. Secretary of state for South and Central Asian Affairs Mr. Roger Blake recently visited Bangladesh and discussed with government about the recent disputes with the Nobel laureate Dr....

Bangladesh: Online Payment Options

In Bangladesh, Paypal is not available and international online payment/receipt via credit card is restricted, which is a problem for the startups who want to sell products from Bangladesh and...

Why Bangladesh?

Jyoti Rahman at Kafila discusses the idea, nationalism and the events that led to the independence of Bangladesh 40 years ago.

Bangladesh: Supporting Pakistan Cricket Team

Although many Bangladeshi spectators at a quarter-final match of the Cricket world Cup 2011 in Dhaka cheered for Pakistan during their encounter with West Indies, Mezba asks “can a Bangladeshi...

Bangladesh: Seeking Constitutional Recognition Of “Indigenous” Population

Bangladesh Watchdog reports that thousands of ethnic minorities in Bangladesh are demanding constitutional recognition of their existence as “indigenous” population.

Bangladesh: Negative News On Japan By Media

Shahjahan Siraj is disappointed with the Bangladeshi and Western media who reported mainly the negative news on Japan after the devastating earthquake and Tsunami.

Bangladeshi Workers Evacuated From Libya Faces Uncertain Future

Tasfiyah Jalil at BRAC Blog reports about the plights of the Bangladeshi workers evacuated from Libya, who had supposedly escaped death and endured weeks of near-starvation and now find themselves...

What Yunus Means For Bangladesh

An Ordinary Citizen writes about the possible impacts of removal of the Bangladeshi Nobel Laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus from Grameen Bank.

Bangladesh: Internet In An Evolving World Of Faith, Religion and Spirituality

Bangladeshi blogger Sadiq M. Alam at Inspirations And Creative Thoughts writes how seekers of faith are increasingly using Internet in their seeking.

Bangladesh: Banning Fatwa

“Unfortunately, in Bangladesh, some people are trying their best to fetter their women further in the name of religion,” comments Jerome D'Costa at Bangladesh, Canada and Beyond on the recent...

Bangladesh: Netizens Protest Removal of Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus From Bank

The central bank of Bangladesh ordered the removal of Dr. Muhammad Yunus, the pioneer of Microcredit and the head of Grameen Bank, on the grounds that he had overstayed in...

South Asia: Comparing Indian States with India's Neighbors

“India clearly has a coherent identity as the world’s largest democracy, but aggregating economic and social data on the national level, and using it to compare India to its neighbors,...

Pakistan: Visiting Bangladesh And The Sense Of Loss

Pakistani blogger Huma Imtiaz visits Bangladesh and shares her emotions: “we lost a beautiful city, and a wonderful nation with such rich culture and diversity, and we’ve left millions of...

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