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.
Latest posts by Rezwan from September, 2011
Kashif Aziz at Chowrangi posts some photos depicting how the recent downpour caused trouble in Karachi.
Kh. A. Saleque posts a review of the recent summit of the Prime Ministers of India and Bangladesh and its impact on the bilateral ties between both the countries.
Khairul Kuader at Bangla Rights tells how girls from Bangladeshi villages are being lured into prostitution in India offering them better jobs abroad.
Kanak Banrman provides links to the recent agreements between Bangladesh and India which were signed during the state visit of Mr. Manmohan Singh, Indian prime Minister, to Bangladesh.
Sidhusaaheb notices lax security at the busy railway station in Chandigarh and wonders whether authorities should be more vigilant considering the recent terror attacks in India.
Paritosh Chakma uploads the August 2011 issue of Sojaak, a free magazine for the indigenous Chakma community.
Youth Ki Awaaz highlights an online market for class notes in India where students are rewarded for their academic success by getting paid to share and sell their school notes and study materials.
Dilinika Peiris discusses whether youth-led reconciliation could put Sri Lanka back on the map.
After the recent heavy rains, dengue fever has turned into an epidemic in Punjab, reports Chowrangi.
Facebook is becoming a popular social media in Bangladesh like the rest of the world, but your Facebook status can sometime cause you trouble. Actions have been taken by a Bangladeshi court against a teacher living abroad, as a consequence of his Facebook status.
As the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is due for a state visit to Bangladesh tomorrow, Syeed hopes that some long-standing multi-faceted disputes over land and maritime boundaries between Bangladesh and India will be resolved.
Naeem Mohaiemen at Unheard Voice comments on the Bangladesh liberation war of 1971: “what we are left waiting for is a deep investigation into 1971– about the nature of violence, crisis bargaining, unintended consequences, and history’s orphans.”
Indi.ca reports that The Women and Media Collective is holding a meeting of Sinhala and Tamil language women bloggers in Colombo on the 9th of September, 2011. The meeting will also be the foundation for a women bloggers’ workshop to be held in near future.
On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, A Wandering Mind posts pictures of different kinds of Ganesha statues as seen in Mumbai, India.
Guppu.com reports that a man belonging to the Ahmadiyya community has been shot dead. He became yet another victim of the religious hatred being propagated against the minority community in Faisalabad.
United We Blog! for a Democratic Nepal reports that the intra-party rift in the Maoist party has widened further as some are opposing the party decision to surrender the keys of the arms containers.
“Beggars are never bankrupt”, and “begging profession is one of the oldest professions like prostitution,” opines Sogyel Tobgyel. The blogger suggests that the Bhutanese people should hold their pride high and address poverty rather than indulging begging profession.
Photojournalist Monirul Alam posts an amazing picture and a video of people traveling home in overcrowded trains to celebrate eid festival in Bangladesh.
Ugich Konitari reacts to the news that members of the Indian Parliament will be provided with $1000 each to buy Tablet Pcs for office use.
Ankit Jain at Youth Ki Awaaz writes about the present scenario and the future prospects of the iron and steel industry in India.