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Rezwan · June, 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 June, 2012

Sri Lanka: State Of The Government Hospitals

Nanadasiri Wanninayaka writes about the state of the government officials in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Sustainable Agriculture – Not In Practice

Perceptions argues that there are so many words written about sustainable agriculture and “very little of that comes directly from someone who earns 100% of his income from existing agriculture,...

Bhutan: Wangdue Dzong Fire Images

Passu Diary witnessed the recent devastating fire at the Wangdue Dzong which stood for nearly 400 years and posts some pictures.

Nepal: Justice For Amar Bahadur Bam

Nepali worker Amar Bahadur Bam was wrongly accused and convicted for a crime in Dubai in 2003 and was tortured to give a false confession. He is currently on a...

Sri Lanka: Mobile Payment System Launched

Indi.ca informs that the Sri Lankan Central Bank has given permission to launch mobile payment systems in Sri Lanka for the first time.

Bangladesh: Is a Cartoon Teaching Kids to Speak Foreign Language and Lie?

A popular cartoon show aired on the Disney Channel India dubbed in Hindi has stirred a debate in Bangladesh. It is claimed that long exposure to the Japanese anime show...

India: Activist Facing Arrest For Exposing Church Miracle

Sasi at Random Thoughts reports that Sanal Edamuruku, the President of the Indian Rationalist Association, is facing arrest for proclaiming that the “dripping cross” outside Vile Parle’s Velankanni church is...

India: The Fact About Two Birthdays For One Person

A huge population in the Indian sub-continent celebrate their birthdays on two different days – one the official one, and one on the day they were actually born. Binayak Ghosh...

Sri Lanka: The Colombo Fun Ride

The Puppeteer participated in the “Colombo Cycle Fun Ride 25km”, a public cycling event organised by the Pedal Pushers cyclist group, and shares her experiences.

India: Photos Of Indibloggers Meet

Indian Homemaker posts lots of photos of the Dove All Women's IndiBlogger Meet at New Delhi held on 10th of June, 2012.

Pakistan: The Kohistan Story Of Honor Killing of 5 Girls Gets Complicated

Omair Alavi provides the latest updates on the story of honor killing of 5 girls in Kohistan and questions the media's role in the whole debacle.

Sri Lanka: 900 Young Men Take a Stand Against Harassment of Women

Sri Lanka Unites blog informs about a campaign titled S.H.O.W (Stop Harassment of Women) You Care which plans to engage nine hundred young men to travel on the busiest bus...

India: Aamir Khan's TV Show Stirs Up Social Issues

A new Indian TV talk show titled Satyamev Jayate (Truth Alone Prevails) hosted by Bollywood actor and filmmaker Aamir Khan is bringing up and debating taboo and sensational social issues...

Nepal: Protest of the Opposition Parties in Kathmandu

Nepali blogger posts photos and videos of yesterday's protests of 22 opposition parties in Kathmundu.

Nepal: The Confusion With MRP

Passu writes about the inconsistent retail prices printed on the products in Bhutanese market which lead to overcharging consumers.

India: Netizens Respond To Anonymous India's Protests

On 9th of June, 2012 Anonymous India organized gatherings across several Indian cities inviting netizens to join in protest against Internet censorship. Despite low turnout they seem to be able...

India: The Colonial Bungalows Project

Kiruba Shankar has started a photography project titled Colonial Bungalows, in which century old residential bungalows (British, French and Portuguese) in India will be photographed and documented.

India: Blogger Gets A Take Down Notice For Exposing Corruption

Kracktivist informs that blogger Vidyut Kale of aamjanata.com had received a take down notice for an article being defamatory. In the alleged post the blogger exposed financial corruption of some...

Nepal: The Kathmandu Project

Lex Limbu highlights a photography project of Surendra Lawoti, which will try to record the landscape of the Kathmandu valley in transformation.

India: Less Trees Prompt A Boiling Urban Summer

Rita Banerji opines that the main reason for the recent grueling summers in the cities is that more and more trees are being cut down.

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