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· February, 2012

Stories about Bangladesh from February, 2012

Bangladesh: Boycotting Indian Products to Protest Brutality at Border

Indian Border Security Forces have killed more than 1,000 Bangladeshis in the last ten years. Some bloggers have started a campaign to boycott Indian products and services on March 1,...

International Mother Language Day in Francophone Regions

February 21st is International Mother Language Day. Discussion of the origins of this celebration, and a brief review of current developments in French language and new technologies.

Bangladesh: The Ethical Dilemma of Using Opportunities

In developing countries, where bureaucracy, corruption and misinformation thrive, people may create opportunities to cash in from those anomalies. Some consider this as creativity or simply a part of the...

Bangladesh: Ekushey February/International Mother Language Day Observed

Dhaka Daily Photo posts some images of the observance of Ekushey February/ International Mother Language Day in Bangladesh. Dhaka Dweller posts the history of Ekushey February.

Bangladesh: Photos Of Kite Festival And Fire Eaters In Dhaka

In Dhaka, on January 14th every year, the young people of the Old City celebrate Poush Sankranti. Bangladesh Unlocked posts photos of the Kite Festival and the display of fire...

Bangladesh: Liveblogging TEDxDhaka

Farzana Rahman Sadia provided live updates of the proceedings of TEDxDhaka 2012, which took place today in the capital of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Government Observation of Facebook Ignites Debate

For a while now, the Bangladeshi authorities have been keeping an eye on the social media space and the country's Facebook users are increasingly finding themselves in the eye of...

Bangladesh: Using Mobile App To Collect Data On Transportation

The Noun Project blog introduces an innovative project titled Urban Launchpad, which uses mobile apps for data gathering to better understand the complex transportation conditions in Bangladesh.

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