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· June, 2011

Stories about Bangladesh from June, 2011

Bangladesh: Exploring The Architecture Of Mud Houses

Jennifer Grosso, an architect student, explored a village near the famous Sundarban mangrove forest to learn about the Bangladeshi mud built homestead. Here is what she found out.

Bangladesh: Rumana Manzur – A Grim Reminder of Domestic Violence

On 5 June, 2011, Rumana Manzur, an Assistant Professor at the Dhaka University, became the victim of a horrific case of domestic violence when she was brutally attacked by her...

Bangladesh: Energy Politics and Selling Out National Interest

Last week police brutally cracked down on the members of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports who were rallying against a recent production sharing...

Bangladesh: A Blog On River Pollution

River Pollution In Bangladesh blog chronicles pollution in different rivers of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Welcoming Argentina & Nigeria

Faisal Tanim informs that soccer fans are delighted to learn that full strength Argentinian and Nigerian soccer teams are coming to Bangladesh for friendly matches.

Bangladesh: The Hartal Legecy

Sad Hammadi analyzes the legacy of Hartal (general strike) exercised by different political parties in Bangladesh over the years.

Bangladesh: Hartal In Pictures

The opposition parties in Bangladesh have started a 36-hour strike (hartal) that began at dawn Sunday in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photoblogger Monirul Alam captures some actions during the strike in a...

Bangladesh: Chamely House In Dhaka

Lonely Traveler highlights a relic of British architecture in Dhaka – the Chamely house.

Bangladesh: Visible Positive Energy

Dutch journalist and blogger Dheera Sujan recently visited Bangladesh and was surprised with the positive energy of the Bangladeshis. She comments: “I witnessed there was that hunger to improve, to...

Bangladesh: Tributes To An Iranian Sports Person

Unheard Voice pays tribute to Iranian football legend and a symbol of resistance to the regime in Iran, Naser Hejazi, who contributed a lot to Bangladesh football back in the...

Featured Blogger: Sabrina Sultana – Blogging With Her Heart

Sabrina Sultana blogs from Bangladesh and she loves to write. She is one of the millions of bloggers in this world who express themselves using the Internet. But Sabrina is...

Bangladesh: Derivation of the Name ‘Dhaka’

Ershad Ahmed tries to find the origin of the name “Dhaka”, the capital of Bangladesh.

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