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· October, 2011

Stories about Bangladesh from October, 2011

Bangladesh: Launching of Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Adhunika reports that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and two foundations in Bangladesh have developed a partnership to support the women in fighting against Breast Cancer through a mass...

Bangladesh: Live Blogging Electoral Debate

The electoral debate of the Narayanganj City Corporation Mayoral candidates is being live broadcast and live blogged, informs Kowshik.

Bangladesh: Occupy Dhaka, Joining the Movement Against the 1%

Occupy Wall Street and We Are 99%, the peaceful protests that started last month in New York City's financial capital have already spread in many countries of the world. Hundreds...

Bangladesh: Protest Against A New Law For Homeless People

Faustina Pereira at BRAC Blog protests against a newly promulgated law in Bangladesh which permits forcibly instituting the poor, the shelterless and beggars into “shelter homes” through arrests, and attempts...

Bangladesh: EMV And Bangladesh Elections

An Ordinary Citizen reports that the introduction of electronic voting machine is drawing sharp criticism from the oppostion and they will oppose any attempt to introduce it in the next...

Bangladesh: Tata Nano Launch Deferred

Guru Mia reports that the Bangladesh launch of Tata Nano, the world's cheapest car, has been deferred because of high price. The $2,870 basic Indian car model would cost $7,900...

Bangladesh: Protest Against Beheading Of 8 Bangladeshis In Saudi Arabia

Photoblogger Monirul Alam posts pictures of a symbolic protest in Bangladesh mocking the execution scene of the beheading of 8 Bangladeshis in Saudi Arabia as punishment.

Bangladesh: The Oldest Coin In The World?

Bangladesh Unlocked writes about a tiny silver coin recovered from Wari Bateshwar in Bangladesh, the site of Bronze Age settlements, which may be the oldest coin in the world.

Bangladesh: Beheading of 8 Bangladeshi Workers in Saudi Arabia Sparks Rage

Eight Bangladeshi migrant workers were beheaded in public in Saudi Arabia on 7 October for being involved in the robbing a warehouse and killing of a security guard. Netizens were...

Bangladesh: Internet Safety For children

As several internet festivals start in different cities of Bangladesh, Badruddoza stresses the need for making internet safe for the children before letting them use it freely.

Bangladesh: Bloggers Will Not Be Silenced

Blogger Asif Mohiuddin, 28, was recently detained by police for organizing rallies through Facebook and blogs to support students protesting against the privatization of Jagannath University. Asif was later released...

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