Bangladesh

The Political Economy of Ngos : State Formation in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, book, Jude L. Fernando,

NGOs Economy; a new -complex born

The emergence and influence of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in developing countries has always been considered both an asset as well as a liability.  They existed throughout human history in one form or another. Before the 20th century, some good Samaritans helped their fellows in their capacity. However, the first joint consortium or collaborating body in […]

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Media as Politics in South Asia, book, channels, TVs, media,

Media as arbiter between masses and state

Book Name: Media as Politics in South Asia Editors: Sahana Udupa, Stephen McDowell Can we imagine a society that is immune or at least less influenced by the impact of media both traditional and non-traditional?  Homer’s Odyssey and Iliad were the media of their times hymning to the war heroes. The same techniques and tactics

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Tagore, book, Michael Collins, Nationalism and Post-Colonial World,

Tagore: poet, philosopher, nationalist

Book Name: Empire, Nationalism and Post Colonial World: Rabandranath Tagore Writings on History, Politics and Society Author: Michael Collins The philosopher, musician, and poet Rabindranath Tagore, more commonly known by his surname Tagore in masses, is a well-known Bengali poet who was also the first non-European Nobel laureate of literature in 1913 for his poetry

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South Asia in World History , book, Marc Jason Gilbert,

The trans-historical South Asia!

Book Name: South Asia in World History Author: Marc Jason Gilbert The geographical landmass of South Asia from ancient times has been a cradle of religions and civilizations. This landmass with its diverse natural, cultural, and historical singularity holds a unique place in world history and politics. From the cuisine, science, and dressing to the architectural

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South Asian Politics: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal

The politics of South Asia

Book Name; South Asian Politics: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal Author Name: Paul Brass The South Asian chunk of land is home to more than one billion people whose living standards are almost touching or below the poverty line.  Three major South Asian countries, Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh which were the former part

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Islam and Identity Politics among British-Bangladeshis : A Leap of Faith, book, Ali Riaz

Looking to their home: dilemma of British Bangladeshis

It is human nature that always remembers its past and has nostalgia for it.  Wherever and whenever it finds vent for it, it expresses itself in one form or another form.  However, distant and developed they may become, they long for their past how pleasant and sweet was it!  This nostalgic feeling is very common

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Bangladesh. uncertainty, development

Bangladesh; from nadir to zenith in 47 years

Book Name; Politics and Governance in Bangladesh; an uncertain landscape. Editors; Bangladesh since its independence in 1971 had a chequered history of political and economic development. But the plus point of this country was meeting the MDGs goals as set by UNO and alleviating poverty among its people. Recently in the Karachi Center for Foreign

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circles, coups, Bangladesh,

Bangladesh, the Circle of Coups

Book Name; Bangladesh, India and Pakistan: International Relations and Regional Tensions in South Asia. Author; Kathryn Jacques. The book in review provides an analytical study of Bangladesh with its immediate neighbour India and former West Pakistan (now Pakistan) from whom it seceded in 1971 war.  The 15 years period from 1975 to 1990 is considered

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