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Rezwan · November, 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 November, 2011

Sri Lanka: Project Roku

Murshid introduces Project Roku, a next generation conversation system born in Sri Lanka.

Nepal: Constituent Assembly Extended For Six Months

United We Blog! for a Democratic Nepal reports that a bill seeking to extend the term of the Constituent Assembly by six more months was passed today.

India: The Ink Conference 2011

This year's INK Conference will be held this year in Jaipur city, Rajasthan, from December 8th – December 11th. Read all about it here.

India: Advani Should Exit Gracefully

Atanu Dey opines that NDA leader L. K. Advani should scrap his ambition to be the next Prime Minister of India and exit gracefully.

Bangladesh: Interview Of Photographer Shahidul Alam

For PopTech 2011 Kris Krug has taken an interview Shahidul Alam, the renowned photographer of Bangladesh. You can read it in Shahidul Alam's blog.

Bangladesh: Corporate Social Responsibility – A Half Truth

Shahriar Amin opines that in implementing corporate social responsibility (CSR), the primary objective of any organization is not doing the welfare of community but to provide welfare of the brand....

Bangladesh: The Perils Of Dividing Dhaka City Corporation

Sazid Khan thinks that the decision of the Bangladesh government to split the Dhaka City Corporation into two zones will create more problems rather solving the existing ones.

India: The Camel Fair Of Pushkar

Nisha J shares her experience of spending a day at the famous Camel Fair of Pushkar, a holy town of the Ajmer district in the state of Rajasthan, India.

Bhutan: The King Visits Japan

Dorji Wangchuk posts a photo essay on the recent state visit of the Bhutanese royal couple to Japan.

Maldives: The Changes The 17th SAARC Summit Brought

Hassan Ziyau describes how the preparations for the 17th SAARC Summit brought astonishing changes in Addu and Fuvahmulah, the two atolls where the summit was held.

India: The Decade Of Maids

AmreekanDesi takes a satirical look at the problems of the increasingly unmanageable service of Indian maids.

Maldives: Reactions To Defacing Of Monuments

Some SAARC countries have sent monuments to Maldives to celebrate the SAARC summit this year. Maldives’ religious party Adhaalath had called for removal of these alleged idols. Sri Lankan blogger...

Sri Lanka: Mayhem In Parliament

On November 21st a brawl broke out between UPFA and UNP MPs during budget speech in Sri Lankan parliament. DBS Jeyaraj has the details.

Nepal: The Attitude Problem Of The Police

“They yell and they carry a little stick”, that is how Nepali describes the average police of Nepal.

Pakistan: The Second Blog Awards

S.A.J. Shiraji reports that nominations are closing on Monday (21 November 2011) morning for the second Annual Pakistan Blog Awards. The theme for 2011 is “Colors of Pakistan: Celebrating the...

Nepal: First LGBT Movie

XNepali reports that the first Lesbian movie from Nepal is in post production stage and will be released shortly.

Sri Lanka, India: Biography of LTTE Leader Prabhakaran

D.B.S. Jeyaraj tweets about an upcoming 1000 page biography of Veluppillai Prabhakaran, leader of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The book is being written by Nedumaran, a well-known politician...

Pakistan: SMS Filtration Good Or Bad?

Pakistani blogger Rebz discusses about the merits and demerits of the new SMS filtration step taken by the Pakistan Telecom Authority.

India: Lessons from Gandhi

Priyanka Matanhelia lists some lessons from Mohandas K. Gandhi, the legendary political and ideological leader of India, which are still relevant today.

Sri Lanka: Music For Harmony

Natalie Soysa at Groundviews highlights emerging home grown music talents from Sri Lanka whose work reaches across cultures and ethnicity to offer a new way of moving forward together.

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