Stories about Bangladesh from May, 2011
Bangladesh: Options Left For Dr. Yunus
An Ordinary Citizen comments on the options available for Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus after he was removed from the position as Managing Director of Grameen Bank.
Bangladesh: Wi-Fi And Digital Campus
Mahfuzur Rahman Manik writes about the present state of Wi-Fi networks in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and whether students can access them.
Technology for Transparency: Final Report
The Technology for Transparency Network is proud to announce the release of its final report, "Global mapping of technology for transparency and accountability". The report is being published by the Transparency and Accountability Initiative (@TAInitiative) along with a over a dozen other reports on the global transparency movement.
Bangladesh: Measures Against Extra Judicial Killings
Mahadi Hasan Talukder discusses a recent report of Human Rights Watch, which recommends that to stop the extra judicial killings, the Bangladesh government should take make major steps to ensure accountability and reform in the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) forces or disband it.
Bangladesh: Protests Against Women Development Policy
Rahnuma Ahmed posts her reflections on the proposed Women Development Policy of Bangladesh and the protests against it by a section of religious parties (Part I, Part II, Part III).
India, Bangladesh: Is Rabindranath Tagore relevant today?
Is Rabindranath Tagore still relevant in present day Bengal? Anirban at Its A Miracle tries to answer that question.
Bangladesh: The Complicated Issue Of Fatwa
Although Fatwa has been declared unconstitutional in Bangladesh by the High Court, misuse of fatwa is being continued by a section of village elders. Adnan M L Karim at Law Chronicles Online discusses the complicated issue of Fatwa in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh: The Cradle Of Buddhism
Bangladesh Unlocked analyzes history to deduct that the land of the present day Bangladesh was probably the cradle of Buddhism.
India, Bangladesh: A Statistical Look At Media
The New Horizon takes a statistical look at the Indian and Bangladeshi media and finds out interesting outcomes.