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Rezwan · March, 2010

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 March, 2010

Bangladesh: Government Websites Hacked

  22 March 2010

Ahamed Bauani informs that twenty district websites of Bangladesh out of sixty four were hacked recently. The blogger suggests that the Bangladesh Government should take the incident seriously and install proper security measures.

Maldives: Extremist Blogger

  19 March 2010

Yaamyn talks about an extremist blogger who has issued death threats to a number of people including another blogger and the first lady of the Maldives.

Sri Lanka: Fonseka And UNP

  19 March 2010

Indrajit Samarajiva at Indi.ca reacts to the recent news that the Sri Lankan opposition alliance is abandoning their candidate Mr. Sarath Fonseka, because he is in jail now.

India: Masters, Not Representatives

  18 March 2010

Amit Verma at India Uncut comments on the news that garlands of thousand-rupee notes were presented to a political leader in India: “this kind of behaviour demonstrates, yet again, how our politicians believe that they are our rulers, and not our servants.”

Pakistan: Terror And The Blame Game

  17 March 2010

Kalsoom at CHUP! – Changing Up Pakistan criticizes the blame game of Pakistan's leaders and comments: “the stream of bombings and the subsequent deaths of innocent civilians will continue to undermine Pakistan’s tactical successes against the Taliban.”

India: Mumbai Traffic

  17 March 2010

Entrepreneur and blogger Rajesh Jain comments on the traffic in Mumbai: “from my own experience, average traffic speed has probably halved in the past decade.”

Bangladesh: Yellow Journalism

  15 March 2010

Estelle Visagie at Postcards From The Edge questions the quality of Bangladeshi journalism citing an example of misreporting of a ethnically sensitive news.

Bhutan: Showing Off

  15 March 2010

In preparation for the upcoming SAARC summit, the Bhutanese capital Thimphu is undergoing a massive cleanup drive. Tshering Tobgay comments: “We, (the) residents, must ask ourselves if our city really is as clean as it might look. And, if not, what we, residents, should do about it.”

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