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 December, 2011
Penstar introduces us to Bhutan's first all-girls high school.
Over the last couple of days, people in Karachi were overwhelmed to receive a 30-second phone call from the famous politician Imran Khan inviting them to a political event. Teeth Maestro weighs on this innovative move.
The US Ambassador to Nepal, Scott H DeLisi, is very active in Facebook and he comments: “Social media have changed the way the Embassy does business.” Read Ujjwal Acharya's post for more.
Mureed Bijenzo writes about extra judicial killings in Balochistan.
Referring to Pakistan Army's propaganda war in 1971, The Terrorland comments: “Pakistani generals have never learned from the past! Today, they are repeating the same criminal strategy in Balochistan as journalists from other parts of the country can’t go in that province for reporting.”
Bhumika Ghimire discusses about the challenges citizen media platforms are facing in Nepal.
The rivalry between India and Pakistan is one of the much talked about conflicts. Quite the contrast The Life And Times Of Two Indians in Pakistan blog highlights cases of cross-border marriages between Indians and Pakistanis and the challenges the bride and groom face.
Uditha Wijesena discusses about the increased number of visitors in Sri Lankan National Parks and the threats they create to the animals.
In India, at this modern age, some parents arbitrarily decide the future of their adult children. Fire Crystal writes about a girl, who was denied of her rights by her father to study and pursue a career of her choice.
The second INK (Innovation and Knowledge) conference was held during 8-12 December in Jaipur, India. BlogAdda posts a detailed roundup of the conference.
Anil introduces us to Positive Light, Bangladesh's first crowd-sourced photography project.
Basher tries to analyze why a large region in the north of Bangladesh remains poor.
Mukti is alarmed by the steep rise of Bangladesh government’s domestic debt which is triggering downfall of credit growth in the private sector thus stopping investment.
Tshering Tobgay, the opposition leader of Bhutan posts translation of a motion of thanks in the parliament praising the Royal Bhutan Army.
December 1971 blog is an effort by some Pakistani netizens to crowd-source personal stories of December 1971, when the Pakistan Army surrendered and Bangladesh (former East Pakistan) gained victory in their liberation war against West Pakistan. The goal is to archive the human side of the tragedy from all aspects...
Article 19 reports that the Nepali government has decided “not to renew the mandate of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the only branch of the United Nations watchdog in South Asia”.
Fouad Bajwa provides a holistic view on the recent SMS content filtering controversy in Pakistan.
Unheard Voice blog reports that the Bangladesh government has recently imposed strict restrictions on travels of foreign nationals to the Chittagong Hill Tracts. Also, foreign nationals will not be allowed to hold discussions with any indigenous groups or religious groups without the presence of a responsible officer.
The Puppeteer shares her experience of going to Sri Lanka’s first 3D Movie Theatre.
Bijoya Crowdmap, an Ushahidi based citizen journalism platform, is going to be launched on the 16th of December, 2011. It will enable Bangladeshis to report violence against women via sms and web.
Sukanya C posts photos of the West Bengal Hasta Shilpa Mela (Handicraft Fair) which features artists and their art from all over West Bengal (India).