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Bangladesh - development issues

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28 Feb 2005 MP3
Feature: story of a Bangladeshi youth winning the fight alone against poverty, illiteracy and substance abuse [Ehsan Ullah]
04 Apr 2005 MP3
Interview with Dr. Shamsul Haque - brilliant research work of Bangladeshi scientists in CSIRO [Sadequr Rahman]
16 May 2005 MP3
Features: Grameen Bank project for destitute, and the love of Bangladeshi expatriates for their motherland [Ehsan Ullah]
27 Jun 2005 MP3
Interview with Dr Howard Rawson - FAO project in Bangladesh to increase wheat production [Sadequr Rahman]
01 Aug 2005 MP3
Features: 'Aloy Bhubon Bhora' - a success story and 'Shumai Chhara' - a new tourist attraction [Shireen Ahmed]
22 Aug 2005 MP3
Features: Bangladeshi women in professional careers, and the century old ancient trees of Bangladesh [Shireen Ahmad]
05 Sep 2005 MP3
Interview with Jorgen Lissner of UNDP Bangladesh on Bangladesh development issues (courtesy of BTV 'Lal Golap') [Ehsan Ullah]
19 Sep 2005 MP3
Feature: 'Krishna-kanter mono-chhobir jogoth' - the story of an extra-ordinary school teacher [Ehsan Ullah]
28 Nov 2005 MP3
Features: 'Nironton Shikharty ek Shikhok' and 'Phool o Fashaler Bondhu' - stories that make us proud of Bangladesh [Ehsan Ullah]
26 Dec 2005 MP3
Features: Achievement stories of Bangladeshi farmer Horipodo Kapali and singer Nolok Babu to cherish into the new year [Ehsan Ullah]
07 Aug 2006 MP3
Features: success stories of Rowshon Ara from Choddogram in Comilla and Laila Begum from Fulbari Upajila in Dinajpur [Ehsan Ullah]
04 Sep 2006 MP3
Outline of the activities of Bangladesh's Grameen Bank and Drishtipat Australia function in Canberra [Murad Hossain]
11 Sep 2006 MP3
Interviews: Mr. Lutful Kabir - GS Bangladesh Australia Association Canberra, and Dr. Bina D'Costa - Drishtipat [Iskander Chowdhury]
16 Oct 2006 MP3
Features: reception of Dr. Muhammad Yunus, death anniversary of Lalan Shah and a new health project in Bangladesh [Shireen Ahmad]
04 Dec 2006 MP3
An insight into the world of Nanotechnology - can this be used to remove arsenic from groundwater in Bangladesh? [Sadequr Rahman]
01 Jan 2007 MP3
An analysis of the issues surrounding the general election of Bangladesh by a retired Bangladeshi diplomat [Badiuzzaman Khan]
21 May 2007 MP3
Interviews - 'rice' in the sub-continent: (1) Prof. Gideon Polya, Melbourne, and (2) Dr. Mahbub Hossain, Manila [Sadequr Rahman]
11 Jun 2007 MP3
Interview - Dr. Phil Cummins about 'tsunamis' in Bangladesh, and second letter from Spain by Ziauddin Ahmed [Sadequr Rahman]
20 Aug 2007 MP3
Bangladesh flood and short story 'fazlul karim shaheber tran karjo' by Bangladeshi novelist Humayun Ahmed [Murshed Haider]
19 Nov 2007 MP3
Report on the devastation of Cyclone 'Sidr' in Bangladesh on 15 Nov 07 - eyewitness report, relief situation and needs [Sadequr Rahman]
07 Jan 2008 MP3
Welcomed the New Year for Australia and Bangladesh, and achievement stories of Eemon, Nargis and Horipodo [Ehsan Ullah]
21 Apr 2008 MP3
Interview: Bangladesh's water resources - past, present and future issues with Dr. Mohammed Moinuddin Milon [Sadequr Rahman]
05 May 2008 MP3
(1) A joint petroleum reservoir in the SAARC region (2) Kanak Raja's palace, and (3) Sheikh Farid's 'Dorgah' [Shireen Ahmad]
23 Jun 2008 MP3
Interview: The issues of proposed Phulbari Coal Mine - Prof. Anu Mohammad and Dr. Ruhul Amin Sarker [Sadequr Rahman]
11 May 2009 MP3
Interview: Mark Bidwell - supporting orphanage in Bangladesh since 2001 and remembering mother on Mother's Day [Borhanuddin Shafi]
13 Jul 2009 MP3
Interview: Dr. Mohammed Alauddin, Wagner College New York, on reducing the indoor air pollution in Bangladesh [Sadequr Rahman]
07 Dec 2009 MP3
Discussion: War-babies of 1971 - by Sajid Hossain, marine engineer and author of 'Ekattorer Juddho-shishu' [Sadequr Rahman]
14 Dec 2009 MP3
Wins for Bangladesh on Victory Day: Fred Hyde School, Dr. Mahfuz Aziz, Prof Yunus, and events in Canberra [Dalia Nilufar].
18 Jan 2010 MP3
Interviews: Climate Change and Bangladesh - (1) Dr. Saleemul Huq, and (2) H.E. Lieut. General Masud Uddin Chowdhury [Ajoy Kar]
15 Feb 2010 MP3
Interviews: (1) Mr. S. M. Zakaria Hoq, (2) Dr. Zamir Hossain, and (3) Dr. Moyazur Rahman [Shamsuddin Shafi]
17 May 2010 MP3
Interview: Mr. Olav Muurlink - story of CO-ID and establishment of 45 primary schools in Bhola, Bangladesh [Borhanuddin Shafi]
28 Jun 2010 MP3
Interview: Mr. Lelung Khumi, the only graduate from Khumi tribe in Bangladesh, describing his people, life and struggle [Obaidul Haque]
05 Jul 2010 MP3
Interview: Raja Devasish Roy, the King of the Chakma people of Bangladesh taken during his recent visit to Australia [Bina D'Costa]
23 Aug 2010 MP3
Decoding the genome sequence of jute in Bangladesh: Dr. Abed Chaudhury and Dr. Maksudul Alam [Ehsan Ullah]
30 Aug 2010 MP3
Interview: Advocate Tarana Halim - challenges of political and economic future of Bangladesh [Ajoy Kar]
25 Oct 2010 MP3
Interview: Minister of CHT Dipankar Talukder - events of Baghaichari Upazila and Bangladesh Government's responses [Bina D'Costa]
15 Nov 2010 MP3
Interviews: Dr. Sarah Shannon and Prof. Altafunnessa - distribution of book ‘jekhane meyeder daktar nei’ [Sadequr Rahman]
06 Dec 2010 MP3
Interview: Mr. Santu Larma, Chief of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity - state of peace in the region [Obaidul Haque]
07 Feb 2011 MP3
Interview: David Bergman, Special Reports Editor of Bangladesh daily the New Age - RAB and the WikiLeaks cables [Bina D'Costa]
21 Feb 2011 MP3
Interview: Dr. Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, Bangladeshi writer and educationist - Bangladesh, people and expatriates [Shrabani Paul]
14 Mar 2011 MP3
'Monoghor' - a pioneering school set up in the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh by the Buddhist monks in 1974 [Obaidul Haque]
26 Sep 2011 MP3
Interview: Architect Iftekher Abdullah - aspects of sustainable design of buildings and developments [Sheikh Lana]
09 Apr 2012 MP3
A critique of the current political culture in Bangladesh based on an article by Bangladeshi economist Mozaffer Ahmad [Obaidul Haque]
04 Jun 2012 MP3
World Environment Day 2012: Highlights of mass poisoning of a population through arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh [Sima Kar]
Bangladeshi women at a May Day rally
09 Jul 2012 MP3
The status of Bangladesh women, their rights and state of empowerment today [Obaidul Haque]
17 Sep 2012 MP3
Discussion: Autism - the symptoms and the means of reducing their impact on the affected by Dr. Leedy Hoque [Sadequr Rahman]
01 Oct 2012 MP3
Discussion: Progress in the surgical treatment of some types of neurological disorders by Prof. Tipu Aziz [Sadequr Rahman].
08 Oct 2012 MP3
Interview: Dr Iftikher Mahmood, founder of Hope Foundation for Women & Children of Bangladesh, Inc [Borhanuddin Shafi]
Community involvement in improving living environment in Dinajpur, Bangladesh [Images:]
28 Oct 2013 MP3
Interview: Architect Paul Pholeros on community involvement in improving living environment in Dinajpur, Bangladesh [Sheikh Lana]
Mr. Sanjeeb Drong, the General Secretary of Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples' Forum [Photo:]
11 Nov 2013 MP3
Interview: Mr. Sanjeeb Drong - the state of the indigenous people living in Bangladesh today [Obaidul Haque]
A Bangladeshi girl in her classroom [Photo:]
07 Apr 2014 MP3
Interview: Mr. Nazrul Islam - the objective and activities of the Grameen Support Group Australia [Borhanuddin Shafi]
Interview: Professor Abul Quasem Fazlul Huq, Dhaka University, on state, politics and religion
21 Apr 2014 MP3
Interview: Professor Abul Quasem Fazlul Huq, Dhaka University, on state, politics and religion [Obaidul Haque]
21 Jul 2014 MP3
Interview: Bangladeshi attorney and environmentalist Syeda Rizwana Hasan - state of environment of Dhaka city [Shamaruh Mirza]
Conservation of Bangladesh's nature and environment [Image:]
20 Oct 2014 MP3
Interview: Mr. Muqeed Majumder Babu - biological diversity and sustainable development in Bangladesh [Raquibul Sheikh]
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus during recent Australia visit [Photo: Syed Ali]
17 Nov 2014 MP3
Interview: Prof. Muhammad Yunus: Social business and ways expatriates can contribute to Bangladesh's development [Sheikh Lana]
Forests and wildlife in Bangladesh [Image:]
05 Jan 2015 MP3
Interview: Current state of forests and wildlife in Bangladesh - Dr. Ali Reza Khan and Mr. Enam Ul Haque [Obaidul Haque]
The natural beauty of Bangladesh [Photo:]
12 Jan 2015 MP3
Interview: Photographer Mikey Leung - Positive Light to empower Bangladeshi people through sustainable tourism [Ehsan Ullah]
Building Code implementation in Bangladesh : Interview with Architect Mubasshar Hussein [Image:]
24 Aug 2015 MP3
Interview: Architect Mubasshar Hussein - Building Code implementation in Bangladesh [Sheikh Lana]
Our natural and intellectual pollution [Image: NYTimes]
16 May 2016 MP3
Challenges facing many countries: the physical environment and intellectual freedom [Sadequr Rahman]
Multinational Bangladesh - Interview of anthropologist Professor Prashanta Tripura [Image:]
01 Aug 2016 MP3
Interview: Professor Prashanta Tripura - the importance and recognition of a multinational Bangladesh [Obaidul Haque]
Special presentation: Catastrophic earthquake in Bangladesh! A matter of time? [Photo from Nepal earthquake:]
24 Oct 2016 MP3
The possibility of a major earthquake in Bangladesh [Ehsan Ullah]
Interview - Rice research in Bangladesh - Dr Abed Chaudhury, developer of new varieties that lower blood sugar level [Image:]
14 Nov 2016 MP3
Interview: Dr Abed Chaudhury, developer of new rice varieties in Bangladesh that lower blood sugar level [Tanvir Hossain]
Interview - Dr. Abed Chaudhury: Characteristics of blood sugar level lowering rice 'Shonali Chaal' and how to procure it
12 Dec 2016 MP3
Interview - Dr. Abed Chaudhury: Characteristics of blood sugar level lowering rice 'Shonali Chaal' and how to procure it [Ehsan Ullah]
Cadets prepare for parade at the 50th Anniversary celebration of Rajshahi Cadet College (12 March 2016) [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
09 Jan 2017 MP3
Memories of Cadet colleges in Bangladesh (Part 1 of 3) [Ehsan Ullah]
Flags of all Bangladeshi cadet colleges at the Ex-cadets' Forum Australia (ECFA) event "Cadets' Day Out 2016" in Sydney on 25 Sep 2016 [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
16 Jan 2017 MP3
Memories of Cadet colleges in Bangladesh (Part 2 of 3) [Ehsan Ullah]
One member of Identity Inclusion support group interviewing a person in need of their services [Photo: @identityinclusion]
30 Jan 2017 MP3
Interview: Ms. Shamsin Ahmed, founder of Identity Inclusion Bangladesh providing mental health services [Shamaruh Mirza]
Students of ORCA Home Chittagong paying tribute to the Rana Plaza victims [Photo: ORCA]
03 Apr 2017 MP3
Memories of Cadet colleges in Bangladesh (Part 3 of 3) [Ehsan Ullah]
Let's Work for Bangladesh (LWFB) - Thank You Evening [Photo: Shamsuddin Shafi Biplob]
07 Aug 2017 MP3
Coverage: Let's Work for Bangladesh (LWFB) musical evening with Salma Akbar, Sajed Akbar, Aliva Salmeen Evana and Subah Akbar [Raquibul Sheikh]
'Bistirno Duparey' - Canberra fund raising concert for the flood affected people of Bangladesh (Part 1) [Photo: Ehsan Ullah]
18 Sep 2017 MP3
Coverage: Canberra fund raising concert 'Bistirno Duparey' for the recent flood affected people of Bangladesh (Part 1) [Ehsan Ullah]
'Bistirno Duparey' - Canberra fund raising concert for the flood affected people of Bangladesh (Part 2) [Image:]
25 Sep 2017 MP3
Coverage: Canberra fund raising concert 'Bistirno Duparey' for the recent flood affected people of Bangladesh (Part 2) [Shamsuddin Shafi Biplob]
Interview: Rokeya Afzal Rahman - Distinguished women entrepreneur, successful business women and social worker [Image: LinkedIn]
04 Dec 2017 MP3
Interview: Empowering Bangladeshi women and their contribution to the economy - Ms. Rokeya Afzal Rahman [Raquibul Sheikh]
An interview: Women entrepreneurs in micro-industries and social business in Bangladesh - Ms. Parveen Mahmud FCA [Photo:]
11 Dec 2017 MP3
Interview: Women entrepreneurs in micro-industries and social business in Bangladesh - Ms. Parveen Mahmud FCA [Raquibul Sheikh]
'Amar Bhaiyer Rokte Rangano Ekushe February Ami Ki Bhulite Pari?' [Image: flikr/Sadat Mainuddin]
19 Feb 2018 MP3
Significance of the Language Martyrs' Day and activities to observe the day in Canberra [Sheikh Lana]
The Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project [Image:]
12 Nov 2018 MP3
Interview: HE Mr. Mohammad Sufiur Rahman, High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Australia - Opportunity and role of expatriate Bangladeshis in expediting and strengthening Bangladesh's current development trend [Shamsuddin Shafi Biplob]
The rebirth of Dhaka Muslin - Possibilities [Image: A woman in fine Bengali muslin; Dhaka, 18th-century/]
11 Jan 2021 MP3
Views: The possibilities of re-establishing the ancient 'Muslin' industry in Bangladesh [Tanvir Hossain]