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· August, 2015

Stories about Bangladesh from August, 2015

29 August 2015

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

Rising Voices

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.

23 August 2015

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?

15 August 2015

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.

13 August 2015

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

Advox

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

7 August 2015

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

Advox

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