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NASA captures images of strong solar flares

NASA captures images of strong solar flares

WASHINGTON, – Two high-intensity solar flares were emitted Wednesday, the second of which was the most intense recorded since the start of this sun cycle in December 2008, NASA said, reports BSS. These radiation flares, which can disrupt communications satellites, GPS and power grids by reaching the upper Earth atmosphere, were detected and captured by […]

Sustainable waste management: Mobile app coming to help you

Dhaka – A Bangladeshi youth has come up with an innovative idea to ensure sustainable waste management the lack of which remains a major health and environmental concern in urban areas of the developing countries, including Bangladesh, reports UNB. Shougat Nazbin Khan, now playing a role as ‘Young Leader for Sustainable Development Goals’ at the […]


Dubai to test run world’s first automated flying taxis by year end

DUBAI – Trial runs of the world’s first automated aerial taxis (AAT) are expected to start by the end of this year, local media reported Wednesday, reports BSS/XINHUA. Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is collaborating with German firm Volocopter, which specializes in manufacturing Autonomous Air Vehicles (AAV), on the AAT project, the website reported. […]

BTRC rejects Banglalink’s plea for direct spectrum assignment

DHAKA,  – Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has rejected the appeal of mobile phone operator Banglalink for direct assignment of 5MHz spectrum in 2100MHz band without any auction, reports BSS. The telecom regulator has termed the appeal as “illogical” and “unwanted” saying that the operator has sought direct spectrum assignment when the process of auction […]

Bangladesh leads major SAARC nations in internet access

DHAKA,  – Bangladesh has advanced significantly in internet connectivity and effectively led major SAARC nations, with nearly 42.0 percent of total population using internet for various purposes, according to official sources, reports BSS. The latest data from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) shows that the total number of internet users has reached 67.245 million […]

Mobile app stopping early marriage

DHAKA : Sultana Begum used to live at Dangapara village in Joldhaka upazila of Nilphamari district. She is the second among her three sisters and two brothers. Her father is a farmer by profession. Sultana’s father, who was experiencing hardship in running his seven-member family, was in tension with the marriage of his daughters, reports […]

BTCL opens call centre for UIC

DHAKA, – Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) has introduced call centre “16402” to hear any query regarding internet of Union Information Centre (UIC), reports BSS. “The call centre has been opened to offer modern and time-befitting services to the UIC entrepreneurs,” said a BTCL statement today. As part of building “digital Bangladesh” by the government, […]

IU student comes up with intelligent home device

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY (KUSHTIA) : Niyaz Mustakim, a masters’ student of Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering department of Islamic University in Kushtia has created an ‘Intelligent, smart and versatile home security system’ device to securely maintain matters relating to the home, office, bank and other important places by using a mobile app, It can control […]

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Walton makes revolutionary changes in TV technology

Country’s electronics giant Walton has made revolutionary changes in the technology of LED television. The local company’s engineers are conducting comprehensive research on introducing Quantum Dot Plus technology’s next generation SpectraQ TV. Moreover, 28 patents of LED TV in different areas, developed by Walton engineers, are under approval process. these initiatives helped the local brand […]

Palak asks young generation to build “Digital Bangladesh”

NATORE, – State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak today asked the young generation to acquire technological knowledge to help build ‘Digital Bangladesh’, reports BSS. “ICT division has taken different steps to impart technological education to the young generation. ICT education is compulsory for the students”, the minister said while addressing […]