Digital Bangladesh saved economy during pandemic: Sajeeb Wazed

Bangladesh has successfully contained the coronavirus pandemic and the economy has not also collapsed because of the benefits of "Digital Bangladesh", said Sajeeb Wazed Joy, ICT adviser to the prime minister. Sajeeb Wazed made the observation Tuesday night at a webinar organised to distribute the Joy Bangla Youth Award-2020. The CRI and Young B...

Bangladesh to launch 40 AI online services, tools by 2021

Information and Communication Technology State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak said that 40 Artificial Intelligence (AI) services and tools related to language and technology are being developed under the ICT department, and will be available online by 2021. “Also, services like 'text to speech', spelling and grammar correction and OCR will b...

Online veterinary hospital begins new chapter in Bangladesh: Fisheries and Livestock Minister

Mentioning that Fisheries and Livestock Ministry has given approval for the initiative of an online veterinary hospital, fisheries and livestock minister SM Rezaul Karim today said online veterinary hospital is the beginning of new chapter in Digital Bangladesh declared by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “Not only humans, but also the anima...

Sajeeb Wazed Joy and Digital Bangladesh

Dr. Rashid Askari: A child was born during the travails of the birth of his country. He was given his name long before his birth which denotes victory and the victory was won a few months after he was born. Who was the child and what is the name? We don’t need to puzzle over it or browse through the pages of world history to find the answ...

71 Years of Awami League's Glorious Journey and Digital Bangladesh

Prof. Dr. Munaz Ahmed Noor:  71 is a very significant number in the history of the nation’s glorious achievement and struggle. We got an independent and sovereign country in 1971 under the leadership of the Father of the Nation and the greatest Bengali of all time Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The victory in the nine-month-long ...

How Digital Inclusion made Bangladesh a Standout South Asian Economy

- Zunaid Ahmed Palak Bangladesh is continuing its strong development trajectory, marching ahead of its peer South Asian countries in terms of rank in Inclusive Development Index (IDI), GDP growth rate and other human development achievements. The current Government's deliberate attempts to leverage ICTs for poverty reduction and transformation...

Awami League will upgrade rural people's lifestyle: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her government will be able to upgrade Bangladesh’s rural lifestyle into urban one if the continuation of the government is maintained. “If there’s continuation of the government, I believe, we’ll be able to provide improved lifestyle to the people of every village like urban...

Bangabandhu-2 to be launched before expiry of Bangabandhu-1: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh would launch its second satellite in the space much ahead of the expiry of the Bangabandhu-1. “We are taking preparations from now to launch ‘Bangabandhu-2’ so that our second satellite become operation before 15-year expiry time of the ‘Bangabandhu-1’, first geost...

Bangabandhu-1 satellite remarks: Ignorance or lies?

Shah Ali Farhad: It is quite clear, from information readily available in the public domain, that Bangladesh’s first geostationary communications satellite, the Bangabandhu-1, is both owned and controlled, for all intents and purposes, by the government of Bangladesh. In particular, the satellite, which is currently on its way to its dedi...

Bangabandhu Satellite-1: A Dream Turns into a Reality

Pranab Kumar Panday Since we are now living in the digital era, life has become very onerous without internet and modern telecommunication system that have transformed into an instrument of attaining economic development. Thus, most of the modern and economically developed nations have their own satellite in the orbit. Like other countries of ...

Bangladesh’s Space Victory: A New Era Begins

Bappy Rahman Finally, the very first satellite of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Satellite-1, successfully took off from Cape Canaveral launch site onboard a SpaceX Falcon9 rocket. It was a very historical and exciting moment for the entire nation of Bangladesh to watch its very first satellite taking off for space successfully. This telecommunicatio...

Bangabandhu Satellite to create enormous opportunities

Bangabandhu-1 Satellite is to establish Bangladesh's own stake on the space opening up enormous opportunities providing three types of advantages involving fields of field of information and communication technology (ICT) and broadcasting industry alongside brightening Bangladesh image. Experts and officials said the country's first geostationa...

Bangladesh . . . in time and space: Syed Badrul Ahsan

The launch of the Bangabandhu-1 satellite into space is that particular moment in history when we must celebrate ourselves. In these past ten years or so, we as a people have been busy, under a political leadership wedded to the noble principles upon which this nation was founded through the tragedy of war nearly a half century ago, in consolida...

Bangabandhu Satellite-1, Another Dream Realized: Zunaid Ahmed Palak MP

A communication satellite provides three types of services: broadcasting, telecommunications and data communications. Television and radio stations use the broadcasting services delivered directly to their audiences and viewers. ISPs (Internet Service Providers) use satellite for delivering internet, whereas both cell phone and land phone opera...

Bangabandhu Satellite 1 is the new milestone of Bangladesh's advancement: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has greeted the countrymen for successful launching of Bangladesh's first communication satellite into space, saying that it added a new milestone to the path of continued advancement of the country. "Bangladesh entered a new era as a proud member of the satellite club from today as the flag of Bangladesh has al...

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