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Rezwan · March, 2011

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 March, 2011

Sri Lanka: The Future Of Books In Cupboards

  31 March 2011

“In this day and age, with houses getting smaller and space becoming an issue, with E-books being the rage in the West, and Kindles and i-pads common enough in Colombo”, Ameena Hussein wonders about the future of books.

Bangladesh: Is USA Doing Excess On Yunus Issue?

  30 March 2011

US Astt. Secretary of state for South and Central Asian Affairs Mr. Roger Blake recently visited Bangladesh and discussed with government about the recent disputes with the Nobel laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus. An Ordinary Citizen wonders whether USA is playing excess on this issue.

Bangladesh: Online Payment Options

  30 March 2011

In Bangladesh, Paypal is not available and international online payment/receipt via credit card is restricted, which is a problem for the startups who want to sell products from Bangladesh and receive payment. T solve this problem Hasin at “The Storyteller” writes about merchant account providers, who helps users to charge...

Bhutan: No Resolve In The Possession Of Tobacco Debate

  28 March 2011

Tshering Tobgay reports that the Bhutan Narcotics Control Agency has rejected a plea by the Bhutan police to quantify the amount of tobacco possessed which can be criminalized under the Tobacco control act. “At this rate, many more of our fellow citizens will end up in jail,” opines Mr. Tobgay.

Pakistan: Paint Lahore Red

  28 March 2011

S A J Shirazi at Doodh Patti writes about a street painting competition in Lahore. Around 250 walls were painted in order to raise awareness among the masses about the issue of wall chocking.

Why Bangladesh?

  27 March 2011

Jyoti Rahman at Kafila discusses the idea, nationalism and the events that led to the independence of Bangladesh 40 years ago.

India: Arms Yes, Bread No

  26 March 2011

Dheera Sujan at South Asia Wired comments on the news that India has become the world’s largest arms importer: “yes arms by all means, more arms. So we can have a few more millionaires and a few million more poor people.”

Pakistan: License To Kill

  26 March 2011

Talkhaba interviews Robert Anderson, an ex-undercover CIA operative, who opines that “the release of Davis in my opinion is just a green light for more killings and assassinations by the US government and the CIA in your country.”

Bhutan: A Blog On Arts And Poetry

  26 March 2011

Aurora at Writers Association of Bhutan introduces Bhutan Artography, a site dedicated to providing a platform to aspiring Bhutanese artists and photographers. Aurora is a female ethnic Bhutanese writer and a photographer who blogs at WordsWorthMillions.

Bangladesh: Supporting Pakistan Cricket Team

  25 March 2011

Although many Bangladeshi spectators at a quarter-final match of the Cricket world Cup 2011 in Dhaka cheered for Pakistan during their encounter with West Indies, Mezba asks “can a Bangladeshi support the Pakistan cricket team”? Find out why.

India: Daughters Are Not For Killing

  25 March 2011

Ratna Raman at Ultra Violet describes how many women in India are subject to some form of punishment, torture or cruelty in their lives beginning with getting rid of the female fetus from mother's womb.

India: Exploitation Of Unemployed Youths

  22 March 2011

Ram Bansal at India In Peril reports that corruption and exploitations are abound in the recruitment of primary teachers in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Unemployed youths are being recruited at one-sixth salary as temporary teachers.

Bhutan: The Right To Information

  21 March 2011

Sonam questions the authority of employers who do not allow using social networks during official hour as right to information is a constitutional right for a Bhutanese citizen.

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