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Rezwan · August, 2013

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 August, 2013

1100 Year Old Hindu Temple Discovered in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Unlocked reports that archaeologists from Jahangirnagar University (JU) have excavated an 1100 year old Hindu temple from the Pala dynasty at a village in Dinajpur district of Northern Bangladesh....

Secrets To Enjoy Your Traffic Jam

Traffic jam at the overcrowded mega-city Dhaka is one of the most irritating problems in Bangladesh. Karim at Amader kotha shares some secret tips to utilize those boring moments of...

Bangladesh: Startling Disaster Stats Of Three Decades

During 1980-2010 Bangladesh faced approximately 234 natural disasters. A shocking number of 191,836 people died in these calamities. PreventionWeb has the detailed statistics.

India-Bhutan Friendly Relations: A Reality Check

Blogger Yeshey Dorji from Thimphu, Bhutan comments on the current state of apparently friendly India-Bhutan relations: India’s unabashed transgression into our domestic affairs has demonstrated that where it is an...

30 Years Ago: Remembering The Anti-Tamil Pogrom And Riots In Sri Lanka

To remember Black July, the anti-Tamil pogrom and riots in Sri Lanka during July 1983, citizen journalism website Groundviews launched a special online publication titled “30 Years Ago“. It consists...

Celebrating The Indigenous Past Of Northeast India

In Search of Greener Pastures blog revisits the indigenous past of Northeast India by sharing some rare photographs.

Sri Lanka: “We Asked for Water Tanks And They Sent Us War Tanks”

Soldiers called in to disperse the crowd protesting water contamination reportedly fired into the Church of St. Anthony as demonstrators sought shelter there.

Bhutan's Best Known Blogger Is The New Prime Minister

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, Member of Parliament representing People's Democratic Party and leader of the opposition of Bhutan has recently sworn in as the new Prime Minister of the country –...

Is ‘Free Tibet Movement’ Dying?

Is it any wonder that many Tibetans are now losing hope? Neapali blog Blogdai criticizes the failures of the ‘Free Tibet Movement’ for not being effective enough to reduce Tibetan...

Bangladesh Housing Project Flattens Flora and Fauna in Gazipur

The development near capital Dhaka destroyed the greenery and the ecology of 1,600 acres of agricultural lands, forests and water bodies.

Bangladesh Court Disqualifies Jamaat-e-Islami Party from Elections

The ruling comes as the party faced mounting criticism for its opposition to Bangladesh's independence and its top members implicated in war crimes.

Changes In Indian Economy And The Customers

Blogger and entrepreneur JP Rangaswami looks back at the changes in Indian economy, from a mixed economy combining features of capitalism and socialism (1947-1991) towards liberal and free-market principles (1991...

16 Passengers Travel in One Rickshaw In Rural India

Blogger and entrepreneur Kiruba Shankar writes how in rural India an auto rickshaw built to take four passengers, now transports 16 people: Here’s how the math works. Three in the...

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