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Rezwan · October, 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 October, 2012

India: Dengue Outbreak In Delhi Spreads Fear

Last week when India's veteran film director, scriptwriter and film producer Yash Chopra (80) died from Dengue fever, people became aware and panic spread in some parts of Delhi. Delhi...

Pakistan: Increase In Crime Affects Eid Celebrations

Omair Alavi reports that increase in crime rate in Karachi marred the recent Eid-ul-Azha celebrations.

Nepal: The Minimum Wages vs Productivity

Chandan Sapkota informs that as per trade unions demand the wages have gone up in Nepal to the highest minimum wage in South Asia, but the productivity has not increased...

Sri Lanka: Tales Of Police Torture

Chitrangi posts news of police brutality on a 20 years old unmarried youth from Rabavava, Ihala Puliyankulama, Puttalam and many more in her blog.

Sri Lanka: Bumper Harvest Of Fish

Malaka Rodrigo reports that many fish species have aggregated to the Sri Lankan East coast giving a bumper harvest to the fishermen. Experts say that this might have happened due...

India: The Question Of Vertical Farming

Maddy writes about the recent developments of vertical farming considering the demand for more agricultural lands in India and elsewhere.

Bangladesh: Low Dependency on Agricultural Products Prompts Food Security Fears

In the last four decades Bangladesh saw a tremendous rise in the industry and service sectors which prompted the decrease of dependency on agricultural Produces. The decrease in employment in...

Bangladesh: The Perils of The YouTube Ban

The Bangladesh government banned YouTube and its many IPs were also banned which are also used by other Google Services. Many from Bangladesh are unable to access a number of...

Sri Lanka: Nava-ratri – Nine Divine Nights

Navratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of a Hindu deity and is celebrated with nine nights of dancing. More at DD's blog.

Pakistan: Who Are The Taliban?

Taimoor Mughal at Teeth Maestro provides a holistic view about the categories of Talibans in Pakistan.

Bhutan: The Art of Politics

Tshering Tobgay, a leader of opposition party, explains the art of politics in Bhutan.

Maldives: The Assassination of A Lawmaker

Buggee posts a photo story on the death of Dr Afraasheem Ali, a lawmaker of the Maldives Government qualition, who was stabbed to death outside his home.

Sri Lanka: The Future In The Hand Of Young Leaders

Sri Lanka Unites (SLU) is a youth reconciliation movement led by a team of young professionals drawn from different ethnicities and religions in Sri Lanka who are working towards reconciliation,...

Politically Liberal In Pakistan

"Who is Politically Liberal in Pakistan?" - asks Raza Habib Raja.

Bangladesh: Cleaning Up the Beach

More than 300 Volunteers took part in this year's International Coastal Cleanup event in Bangladesh – reports Fahim Alam Khan at Kewkradong Bangladesh blog.

Bhutan: Bad Hair Days

Existence of barbers or professional hair cutters does not feature in any history of Bhutan.

Bangladesh: People of Siddhirganj Protest Poor Law & Order

On 16th of September 2012 thousands of labors of the local garments Industry took to the streets to protest “poor law and order situation” in Siddhirganj. A growing number of...

Bangladesh: Ramu Attacks – A National Shame

Recently religious extremists attacked Bangladesh Buddhist temples and households on charges of the desecration of the Quran. People have protested against these attacks all over the country and Facebook, blogs...

Bangladesh: Video Contents In Students’ Reach

A growing number of contents available online become useless to people, who do not have access to the internet. Agami, a project based in San Jose, CA has made it...

Bangladesh: The Value Of Co-existence

Fundamentally, we enrich each other in this life not by merely co-existing but by seeing the value in each other’s existence. And, by helping each other grow, thrive, and prosper,...

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