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Rezwan · November, 2010

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 November, 2010

Sri Lanka: Wedding Is A Massive Project

  30 November 2010

“Weddings are awesome, as long as you are not the groom!” comments Sri Lankan Blogger Rakhitha Karunarathne, who is getting married recently and is troubled by the massive arrangements to be done.

Nepal: It Is Up To The Politicians

  30 November 2010

Dinesh Wagle blames the Nepali politicians for not showing flexibility and respect to each others differences to resolve the long lasting hung parliament situation.

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South Asia: The Morality Of Exposing Others’ Secrets

  29 November 2010

WikiLeaks, an international non-profit media organization has created waves around the world by publishing 251,287 confidential documents, which detail correspondence between the U.S. State Department and U.S. embassies around the world. Some South Asian bloggers were quick to publish their opinions on this issue.

Pakistan: Russian Cargo Plane Crash In Karachi

  27 November 2010

Karachi based Dr. Awab Alvi is live tweeting a cargo plane crash in the city: “Russian Cargo Airplane on way to Sudan (Khartoum) crashed 5 minutes after take off from #Karachi Airport #Pakistan #AirCrash“

Bhutan: Books Or Bars

  26 November 2010

“Books printed in Bhutan are too expensive for an average income Bhutanese reading public,” informs Penstar and that explains why there are more bars than book shops in that country.

Bhutan: Tobacco Law And Village People

  26 November 2010

Passu is apprehensive about the impact of ban on tobacco in Bhutan. In almost every house of his village tobacco is still being used and they have to pay higher to get them.

India: Mumbai Moving Forward

  26 November 2010

“There is a form of kinetic energy that’s contagious in Mumbai. As if, someone has set the people of Mumbai free – and they are moving forward,” notices Zain Mahmood while visiting the city.

India: Fuzzy Memories

  26 November 2010

Dilip D'Souza at Kafila asks why are Indians obsessed with only remembering the act of terrorism on 26/11/08 and why not also 1/11/84 or 7/12/92?

Pakistan: The Beggar Mafia

  23 November 2010

Saad Hirani at Chowrangi writes about the beggar-Mafia ring in Pakistan “that ‘employs’ children and sometimes adults to work for them”.

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