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Rezwan · May, 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 May, 2012

Sri Lanka: The Difficulty Of Getting A Chinese Visa

Indi.ca writes about the difficulty of getting a Chinese Visa in Sri Lanka.

Nepal: Will Presidential Rule Work?

Most Nepalis have lost their patience with the present political leadership because of delays in resolving the current constitutional and political deadlocks. Dr. Divas at ABC proposes that Nepal should...

India: User's guide to Indian free speech

Nila at Akhond Of Swat lists some controversial subjects the Indians should not write about to avoid offending someone (and going to jail).

Bangladesh: Justice For The Rape Victims Of The Liberation War

Anushay Hossain writes that Bangladesh should not hide its scars of the rape of hundreds of thousands of women during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971, bring justice for them...

Bhutan: Learning About A Stone Bath

Sabrina from USA continues her adventure in Bhutan and learns about a stone bath.

Sri Lanka: Cast As A Mother

One year ago – 13 Sri Lankan women of the Stage were invited to look at their experiences of motherhood, through the lens of theatre and write about them. At...

Bangladesh: Using Blogging to Expose ‘Eve Teasing’

"Eve teasing" has become a disease in Bangladeshi society because of the silence of the citizens. But one blogger stood against one such incident and asked fellow bloggers help in...

India: Crackdown on Tamil Nadu Anti-Nuclear Plant Protests

Activists are protesting the commissioning of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in Tamil Nadu, India. The government has cracked down on demonstrators, detained many and had given prohibition orders for...

India: Cricket Or Wife

Jaspreet discusses how some Indian men have to balance between their love for cricket and obviously for their wife.

Bangladesh: Economic of Marriage payments

“There are two kinds of marriage payments — dowry and brideprice, with significant differences among their prevalences in time and across societies,” – informs J. Rahman at Mukti.

Sri Lanka: Buddhism and Violence

Ameena Hussein at Groundviews tries to analyze why there is a growing tendency among Sri Lankan Buddhists to embrace violence and hatred.

Bhutan: The King's Birthday Celebration

Sabrina from USA is visiting Bhutan and she is in love with the country. She blogs about her adventures and here is one post in which she describes how the...

Bangladesh: Movie Theaters Are Dying

Movie theaters are dying in Bangladesh and shopping malls are taking their place. In the past decade hundreds of cinema halls have been closed down.

India: Mysterious Village of Twins People

Undiscovered Indian treasures Blog reports that Kodhini, a town in Kerala, India, with a population of only 2000 villagers has around 350 twins. This rate is 700 times of the...

India: Online Cartoon Exhibition Protesting Repression

The arrest of Ambikesh Mahapatra, a professor of Jadavpur University, for circulating West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjees's cartoon has enraged many online activists. A cartoon exhibition protesting her acts...

India: Freedom Fast To Save Your Voice

Today is the fifth day of the hunger strike of Aseem Trivedi and Alok Dixit from Save Your Voice campaign to support an annulment motion against the new IT Rules-2011...

India: The Best Tea Cafés

There is a new hype in India – the rise of tea cafés (tea lounges or tea bars). Charukeshi lists some of the best tea cafés in different Indian cities...

India: Budget & Corruption

Ramanujapuram analyzes the Union Budget (annual budget of the Republic of India), and opines that the tax payers are paying interest for the scams and corruption of some of the...

Bangladesh: How Democracy Works

J. Rahman at Mukti writes about the confrontational politics in Bangladesh and sheds a light into how democracy works in a developing country like Bangladesh.

India: Google Search's Change in Algorithm and Its Impact

Google’s recent algorithm change in their search engine affected low quality Search engine optimization/link building services, much of which was being outsourced by the US to countries like India. While...

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