Honorary Citizens of Bangladesh

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Correction: Father Marino Rigon – a missionary priest from Italy was given honorary citizenship of Bangladesh in 2009. That makes total number of citizenship four, not three. There are only three honorary citizens of Bangladesh, one from the USA, one from India and one from New Zealand. One is a world famous sports icon of … Read more…

Translating Terrorism in Bangladesh

Translating Terrorism in Bangladesh

Terrorism in Bangladesh is not a new fact. But how do you explain or translate terrorism in Bangladesh? Many interpretations are there. One I’ve noticed recently in a TV interview. Born and bred in Bangladesh, young, educated, well-off ISIS supporters brutally killed 22 people in an upscale café in Dhaka. The question was asked how … Read more…

Adopting a Bangladeshi child from Bangladesh

Adopting a Bangladeshi child from Bangladesh

Anyone adopting a Bangladeshi child from Bangladesh in USA? I don’t know any family who has adopted a child from Bangladesh except Senator John McCain who has an adopted daughter of Bangladeshi origin. But there must be some families out there. What are their stories? Are Bangladeshis living abroad are interested in adoption? I watched … Read more…

Tiger, Tiger: A film on Bengal Tigers of Bangladesh

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Bengal Tigers of Bangladesh are one of the most beautiful animal in its territory. They are exquisite, magnificent, royal, dangerous and in danger. It is sad that the Royal Bengal Tigers (Panthera tigris tigris) of Bangladesh are in decline. In a recent report, it has been suggested that Bangladesh may have 100+ tigers left instead … Read more…

Bangladesh Embassies and Consulates – Online Presence of a Nation

Bangladesh Embassies and Consulates

Bangladesh embassies, consulates, high commissions, permanent missions in different countries and international organizations represent Bangladesh and its people. These missions are controlled by Bangladesh Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). According to MOFA’s website, a total of 65 embassies, consulates, high commissions, deputy high commissions, permanent missions are stationed in 51 countries. (List below. However, this … Read more…

Climate Change and Bangladesh Community Abroad

Climate Change and Bangladesh

This article is about climate change and role of Bangladesh community living abroad. Ok, let’s get started. On Sunday, September 21, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of New York, and cities worldwide to pressure world leaders to take action on global warming, in what organizers claim will be … Read more…

Documentary Films on Bangladesh – Part 3

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Documentary Films on Bangladesh by non-Bangladeshi Film Makers This is the third part on documentary films on Bangladesh. First part of documentary films on Bangladesh listed nine documentaries. Second part of documentary films on Bangladesh listed nine more docs. Nine more documentaries added to this list. The lists are  in random order.

Documentary Films on Bangladesh – Part 2

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Documentary Films on Bangladesh by non-Bangladeshi Film Makers So here are another list of few more documentary films on Bangladesh. First part of documentary films on Bangladesh listed nine docs. In this part, nine more are included. The subject matter of these docs are microcredit, safe work environment, water contamination, social life, natural world, etc. … Read more…