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Rezwan · January, 2012

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 January, 2012

India: Child Abuse In Mumbai

  30 January 2012

Debolina Raja Gupta blames Mumbai police for not being able to solve the recent child abuse cases and the trend is on the rise as a consequence.

India: Tiny Travel Tales Contest

  29 January 2012

Clay, the travel and holiday blog of Club Mahindra, is organizing a short story contest on travel. The last date of submission of posts is February 5, 2012.

India: Jaipur Literature Fest Fashion

  29 January 2012

Jaipur Literature Festival, the largest literary festival in Asia-Pacific, has recently ended. Wearabout blog posts some pictures of festival fashion among the eclectic mix of men from all over; artists, poets, writers, intellectuals, pseudo-intellectuals, serious journalists, idlers, socialites etc.

Sri Lanka: Kala Pola (Art Mart) Sunday

  29 January 2012

The 17th annual Kala Pola (Art Mart), the biggest open air gallery for paintings in Colombo, took place on Sunday, January 29, 2012. Dee and Indi shared their experiences and posted photos.

Bhutan: Promoting National Language

  28 January 2012

Penstar protests against the tendency of some Bhutanese newspapers to undermine Dzongkha language and suggests that the national language needs to be promoted everywhere.

Sri Lanka: Black January

  27 January 2012

Sunanda Deshapriya reports that Media organisations in Sri Lanka have staged a protest titled “Black January” on January 25, 2012 in Colombo against a series of attacks targeting media personnel in recent years.

Pakistan: Hate Speech Against Ahmadiya Muslims

  22 January 2012

Saira Ahmad condemns sectarian Jiyalas’ hate speech against Ahmadiyya Muslims. The blogger thinks it was a major crime of the PPP as well as other parties in Pakistan’s parliament in 1974 to declare Ahmadis as non-Muslims.

Sri Lanka: A Fan Of Meter Taxi

  22 January 2012

The introduction of metered taxi in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo has made the lives of many commuters easy. Sayanthan has already become a fan of these taxis.

Pakistan: Another Journalist Assassinated

  19 January 2012

Tazeen comments on the recent assassination of journalist Mukarram Khan Atif: “deaths and journalists’ murders are a sad reality in Pakistan, but what irritates me most is the way local media reports these incidents.”

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