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Bijoy

I am a writer and a freelance journalist from Bangladesh; I love to translate for Global Voices Bangla page.

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Latest posts by Bijoy

How a social media group is helping to improve railway service in Bangladesh

Some 'fans' are using a Facebook Group to share information, respond to queries, and give suggestions for how to improve the service of the Bangladesh Railway.

Bangladesh bids farewell to Argentinian football legend Maradona

Argentinian football legend Maradona became an icon in Bangladesh after the 1986 FIFA World Cup. Now, Bangladeshi fans mourn his death.

Netflix blockbuster ‘Extraction’ draws criticism for portrayal of Bangladesh's capital

The Netflix blockbuster “Extraction” attracted a lot of criticism and debate for its poor, inaccurate and stereotypical portrayal of Bangladesh and Bangladeshis.

Bangladeshis use social media to tackle a dengue outbreak

With the lack of initiative and awareness campaign from the government, people are resorting to social media to educate and spread awareness about Dengue fever

London: Triumph Beyond Medals for Bangladeshis

Five Bangladeshi athletes are in London to participate in the 2012 Olympics. Bangladeshis are not optimistic that their athletes will come back with medals. However, this is not the end...

Myanmar: Rohingya Boat Refugees Left Floating by Bangladesh Government

The Rohingyas of Myanmar are fleeing from their homes on boats because of local ethnic rioting in Rakhine province and are seeking refuge in neighboring Bangladesh. But the government of...

Bangladesh: Shawpno Rath – A School For Slum Children

A group of young people have started a school 'Shawpno Rath' (Chariot of Dreams) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, with the aim of providing schooling to disadvantaged children.

Bangladesh: Using Blogging to Expose ‘Eve Teasing’

"Eve teasing" has become a disease in Bangladeshi society because of the silence of the citizens. But one blogger stood against one such incident and asked fellow bloggers help in...

South Asia: Celebrating the 7 Billionth Child

On the 31 October, the earth welcomed Oishi, a newborn in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka. She carried a special message - she is the 7 billionth child of the world....

Bangladesh: The Facebook Status Controversy

Facebook is becoming a popular social media in Bangladesh like the rest of the world, but your Facebook status can sometime cause you trouble. Actions have been taken by a...

Bangladesh: Coming Home For Eid

Eid is the biggest religious festival in the Muslim majority country Bangladesh, and a key part of the celebration is going home to celebrate with family in distant places. Bijoy...

Bangladesh: Energy Politics and Selling Out National Interest

Last week police brutally cracked down on the members of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports who were rallying against a recent production sharing...

Featured Blogger: Sabrina Sultana – Blogging With Her Heart

Sabrina Sultana blogs from Bangladesh and she loves to write. She is one of the millions of bloggers in this world who express themselves using the Internet. But Sabrina is...

Bangladesh: FIFA World Cup, Memories From The Past

The 2010 FIFA World cup is knocking at the doors. While People around the world are talking about this Word Cup, a few Bangladeshi bloggers are reminiscing about the previous...

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