Stories about Bangladesh from February, 2011
Bangladesh: Dhaka During The Hartal Hours
Photoblogger Monirul Alam shares photos of the Hartal (general strike) called by the opposition which took place today in Dhaka and elsewhere in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh: Chobi Mela – Challenging The Western Hegemony In Photography
Chobi Mela (Photo fair) is a biennial international festival of photography being held in Bangladesh since 2000. This festival showcases the work of Bangladeshi artistes alongside the most exciting works of photographers from the rest of the world.
South Asia: A Visa Free Region?
Ekram Kabir at Kotha-Chhilo opines that the urgent task for the South Asian countries would be to promote peace-building through conflict resolution before the talk of making it a visa free region can begin.
South Asia: Impact Of The Egypt Protests
The news of the recent protests in Egypt is being discussed in the South Asian blogosphere in different perspectives. Many bloggers are watching the developments closely and are updating their reactions.
Bangladesh: Asian University Of Women Blossoming
Marina Mahathir, daughter of the ex-Malaysian statesman Mahathir Mohamad, visited the Asian University For women in Chittagong, Bangladesh for the second time in three years and reports its progress.