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Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life’s blueprint

Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life’s blueprint

New York, Jul 26 – At Jef Boeke’s lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here, reports AP/UNB. But he and his colleagues are cooking up something else altogether: yeast that works with chunks of man-made DNA. Scientists have long been able to make specific […]

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 […]

5-Day Int’l workshop on productivity begins in city tomorrow

DHAKA,  – A five-day international workshop will begin in the city tomorrow with a view to increasing productivity in industry and agriculture sectors in the Asia-Pacific countries, reports BSS. Industries Ministry Senior Secretary M Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan will inaugurate the workshop titled “Emerging Roles of Producers’ Association and Farmers’ Cooperatives” at FARS Hotel and Grand […]

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DIU Faculty members develop an Easy English Language Learning app

Launching ceremony of an English language learning app ‘brimmEng’ developed by the faculty members of English Department of Daffodil International University (DIU) held on Wednesday at the university auditorium 71. Kelly Ryan, Cultural Affairs Officer of American Center of U.S Embassy, Dhaka launched the app’ as Chief Guest while Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of […]

LG introduces smart inverter microwave

DHAKA, – LG has introduced new smart inverter technology microwave oven “NeoChef” which will hit local market in the first week of April, reports BSS. “Implementing the latest design trends, the microwave is both minimalistic and accessible, instantly bringing a touch of class to any kitchen,” said LG managing director Edward Kim mentioning that the […]