Stories about Bangladesh from December, 2011
The government of Bangladesh is planning to set up another International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) to help expedite trial of war criminals of 1971. Rumi Ahmed offers some suggestions in this respect, which he feels will enable the government to avoid the controversies dogging the current tribunal.
On 28th December, a hot air balloon show was held in Dhaka. In this context, photojournalist Monirul Alam discussed the history of hot air balloons.
The Dhaka Project reports that all the 49 underprivileged students who appeared in the Primary Education Completion Examination from their RSF Dhaka School & College have successfully passed the exam
Kotha-Chhilo rues the fact that we are often made fools of, something that is likely to end up costing all of us dearly.
Anil introduces us to Positive Light, Bangladesh's first crowd-sourced photography project.
Basher tries to analyze why a large region in the north of Bangladesh remains poor.
Mukti is alarmed by the steep rise of Bangladesh government’s domestic debt which is triggering downfall of credit growth in the private sector thus stopping investment.
December 1971 blog is an effort by some Pakistani netizens to crowd-source personal stories of December 1971, when the Pakistan Army surrendered and Bangladesh (former East Pakistan) gained victory in their liberation war against West Pakistan. The goal is to archive the human side of the tragedy from all aspects...
Unheard Voice blog reports that the Bangladesh government has recently imposed strict restrictions on travels of foreign nationals to the Chittagong Hill Tracts. Also, foreign nationals will not be allowed to hold discussions with any indigenous groups or religious groups without the presence of a responsible officer.
Bijoya Crowdmap, an Ushahidi based citizen journalism platform, is going to be launched on the 16th of December, 2011. It will enable Bangladeshis to report violence against women via sms and web.
Chandan Sapkota from Kathmandu analyses the obstacles hampering the implementations of railways connection between neighboring South Asian countries.
Bangladeshi blogger Tamal Anwar lists twenty one ways to promote your music.
Badruddoza reports that the 3 day long e-Asia 2001 conference, Asia's one of the biggest ICT event has successfully completed in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Unlocked introduces Fakir Lalon Shah, the Nineteenth century mystic philosopher poet and lyricist of Bangladesh who's song is considered a classic.
Wasfia Nazreen, a Bangladeshi rights activist and development worker quit her job to fulfill her dream to reach seven summits of the seven continents. Her climbs highlight the resilience of the Bangladeshi people, who continue to face new threats due to climate change.
A.I. Sajib participated in the first Dhaka Tweetup and writes all about it.
Monirul Alam appeals to his blog readers to help a lost boy find his parents.