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Rezwan · January, 2009

I am from Dhaka, Bangladesh and I have been blogging at The 3rd world view since 2003. I have been bridge-blogging the Bangladeshi and South Asian Blogosphere in Global Voices since 2005. As the translator coordinator for the Global Voices Bangla Lingua, I love translating selected Global Voices posts into my mother tongue Bangla. Follow me at @rezwan.

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Latest posts by Rezwan from January, 2009

Bangladesh: Tourist Attractions

Back To Bangladesh compiles a list of things to see and do in Bangladesh for the foreign visitors.

Sri Lanka: A Ceasefire, But For How Long?

Kettikili at pass the roti on the left hand side writes on the latest state of the war in Northern Sri Lanka: “The announcement of a ceasefire, however brief, is...

India: Jaipur Literary Festival

Jabberwock attended the Jaipur literary festival 2009 and wrote about it in a series of posts.

India: Blogger silenced

Chyetanya Kunte is an Indian blogger living in the Netherlands. On 27th of November, 2008 during the terror attacks in Mumbai he wrote a blog post (now available through Google...

India: Questioning The Satyam Probe

Ashish at Desicritics wonders whether the investigation of the Indian IT giant Satyam's major accounting fraud will be fair.

India: Tamil Wikipedia Academy

Kiruba Shankar writes about the Tamil Wikipedia Academy and comments that initiatives like this “will encourage more regional language contribution from people within India.”

Bangladesh: Urban Life

Ashley Wheaton at The Dhaka Diaries portrays the urban life of Bangladesh through a series of photo essays.

Pakistan: Lawyers And The President

Teeth Maestro discusses about the recent controversy regarding Pakistan president Zardari's remark on the lawyers’ protest.

Sri Lanka: After The War

Darini Rajasingham Senanayake at Groundviews opines that the long ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka cannot be solved by military means alone. “It would require a political solution that ensures power-sharing...

Bangladesh: The Current State Of Telecommunications

The Journey SEO discusses the current state of telecommunications in Bangladesh in a series of posts.

India: What does the fall of LTTE mean?

Sandeep R. comments: “the tough stand of Indian government against LTTE could worsen the terror situation that India is already facing.”

Pakistan: Review Of Chicago, The Musical

CHUP! – Changing Up Pakistan posts a review of Karachi’s production of Chicago, the renowned musical about the city of Chicago in the 1920s.

Bhutan: Becoming Liberal To Sex

Freedom in Bhutan writes that the Bhutanese society is becoming liberal to sex. The free distribution of condoms have a role to play in this.

Bangladesh: The Trousers Island

Maverick Tanvier's Journal comments that Bangladesh is becoming a ‘Trousers Island’: “one in every seven trousers sold in the USA is made in Bangladesh”.

India: Rural vs Urban India

India in Peril posts a comparison: “(The) economic gap between the urban-rich and the rural-poor is very wide. This may be understood by the fact that a rural-poor is available...

India: What Is Info-activism?

Aparna Ray at Newsmericks explains ‘info-activism’ with a limerick. Read it here.

India: A New Blog School

Gautam Ghosh reports that the India blog school has organized a training program for Bloggers in Agra recently.

Bangladesh: Cadet Colleges Need To Be Upgraded

Kotha-Chhilo (something to say) comments that the cadet colleges in Bangladesh need to be upgraded.

Pakistan: Where Is The Love For Culture?

Hasan Mubarak at Lahore Metblogs opines that Pakistanis are losing their cultural identity: “Isn’t our love for arts, culture, literature and our own aesthetic identity fading away?”

Sri Lanka: Journalists Are Fleeing

In Mutiny reports that some of Sri Lanka’s top columnists and media personalities are fleeing from the country fearing for their lives.

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