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· August, 2015

Stories about Bangladesh from August, 2015

Google's Optical Character Recognition Software Now Works with All South Asian Languages

Google's OCR software supports more than 248 world languages, including all the major South Asian languages, bringing together hope for the large-scale digitization of old texts.

Is a More Child-Friendly Bangladesh Possible?

Weighed down by heavy schoolbags and neglected by the government, is life about to get better for Bangladesh's millions of miniature citizens?

Why Is Gang Rape and Child Rape Skyrocketing in Bangladesh?

Some observers say rape and sexual harassment would rise in parallel with women empowerment since this patriarchal society denies freedom of women.

Bangladesh Police Chief Tells Bloggers, ‘Don't Cross the Line’

"Those who illogically write against religion in blogs are also extremists," said a high police official.

“No Country For Secular Bloggers”: Niloy Neel is the Fourth Bangladeshi Blogger To Be Killed in 2015

"How many more bloggers must be murdered before the government acts decisively to stem the violence and impunity?"

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