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.
Latest posts by Rezwan from June, 2011
Jennifer Grosso, an architect student, explored a village near the famous Sundarban mangrove forest to learn about the Bangladeshi mud built homestead. Here is what she found out.
Anshul Tewari at Youth Ki Awaaz highlights some examples which shows that innocents are being killed at will by Indian Border Security Force. The blogger opines that the Ministry of Home Affairs should intervene.
The Prime Minister Of India Manmohan Singh has commented on the Indian media “the role of the media in many cases has become that of the accuser, the prosecutor and the judge”. Sans Serif asks “is he barking up the wrong tree by shooting the messenger?”
Sogyel Tobgyel wonders whether reality shows in Bhutanese media are real.
Anupam Saxena at Media Nama informs that Aadhar, the Unique ID Authority of India will keep API calls to its databases free and it can be used to verify online user accounts like Twitter and Facebook accounts among other things.
Harini Calamur at POV provides us the opportunity to see glimpses of Mumbai city in monochrome.
Indi.ca is concerned that Chinese investors are being allowed to reclaim and own 500 acres of Sri Lankan land from sea paying $700 million to the Sri Lankan government.
D.B.S. Jeyaraj writes about a candle light vigil at the Marina beach in the Indian city of Chennai on June 26th to commemorate the Sri Lankan Tamil war victims.
JayBlogs posts a hilarious take on what actually happens at Indo-Pak talks.
iamDrukpa writes chronicles about the 11th charity ride of the Bhutan Dragon Motorcycle Club.
Debolina Raja Gupta shares her experience of creating a Facebook group called Feed A Kid Every Saturday which encourages citizens of Mumbai to feed poor and hungry children.
Blogdai has high hopes for Nepal Unite, a recent youth based initiative which started online. According to the blogger it will help the average Nepali Citizen get involved in the political process and stimulate meaningful dialogue.
London, Lanka & Drums compiles a round of reactions from the Sri Lankan blogosphere about the controversial documentary of Channel Four titled ‘The Killing Fields Of Sri Lanka’.
Sonam Ongmo at Dragon Tales argues that the citizenship of Bhutanese children should come automatically by virtue of the fact that one parent is a citizen. Presently for the citizenship of a child the Bhutanese mother have to prove the identity of the man who fathered the child.
Nitin Pai at The Acorn explains why India needs a policy on overseas military deployments and maritime security.
Yesterday Groundviews, Vikalpa and even Transparency International’s sites were apparently blocked on Sri Lanka Telecom ADSL broadband Internet connections for a few hours. An update on the Groundviews site confirms that these sites are accessible again from Sri Lanka.
Serendipity questions the effectiveness Sri Lankan Government's subsidy program worth 500 million Sri Lankan Rupees for importing fertilizers.
River Pollution In Bangladesh blog chronicles pollution in different rivers of Bangladesh.
Faisal Tanim informs that soccer fans are delighted to learn that full strength Argentinian and Nigerian soccer teams are coming to Bangladesh for friendly matches.
Atanu Dey thinks that democracy is failing in India and things must change. The blogger comments: “the change has to come from a section of the population that has the capacity to appreciate the need for change and the ability to organize themselves into a voting block”.
Why there is so much rain in the Indian state of Kerala? Maddy describes a legend behind it.