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Month: February 2022

Likee’s #LanguageDay2022 campaign

Likee’s #LanguageDay2022 campaign

Breaking News, Technology
In light of International Mother Language Day that is celebrated worldwide on 21st February, Likee launched the #LanguageChallenge to allow Bangladesh’s vibrant dialects in achieving the spotlight that they deserve. From the day when the campaign was launched, over 300 total posts were uploaded, attracting the attention from over 1400 followers, while the hashtag generated a viewership of nearly 400,000 people that day. Creators used their mother tongues and regional dialects to highlight how every language is important. The world is home to over 7 billion people that share between 5000 to 7000 languages amongst them. However, with the pace of globalization and set standards of educational languages, most of the regional dialects are under threat. It is estimated that just 0.2% of the...
MPs demand two tire cigarette price and increasing tobacco taxes

MPs demand two tire cigarette price and increasing tobacco taxes

Breaking News, National
Members of parliament demanded the introduction of a specific tax system instead of ad-valorem and increase in prices of all tobacco products, reduction of the existing price tire of cigarettes from 4 to 2 and increase in taxes and prices of low tire cigarettes to protect public health. These issues came up during a discussion on 'Increasing tax on tobacco products in the national budget for the fiscal year 2022-23' at a virtual discussion meeting of the 'Bangladesh Parliamentary Forum for Health and Wellbeing' on Thursday, 24th February 2022. In the meeting, Aparajita Haque MP said, 'The current tax structure on tobacco products is very complex. There is not much profit due to the ad-valorem tax system and 4 price tires of cigarettes. We need to come up with a specific tax system. ...
Dettol & Harpic ensuring hygiene protection during Ekushey Book Fair

Dettol & Harpic ensuring hygiene protection during Ekushey Book Fair

Breaking News, National
Ekushey Book Fair is to commemorate the historic language movement of 21 February 1952 for the establishment of Bangla as the mother language. February 1st usually marks the beginning of the Amar Ekushey Book Fair as a tradition, but this year the book fair started on February 15th due to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic threats. The decision was taken, prioritizing the people's health safety, and applauding this decision, the world's leading hygiene brands Dettol and Harpic have come forward as the book fair's hygiene partners. In her speech at the Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2022 inauguration, Hon'ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterated her call to further enrich cultural practices across the country. She also requested everyone to adhere to the health safety guidelines. Hon'ble...
On-demand free classes on tutoring platform Porai

On-demand free classes on tutoring platform Porai

Breaking News, Education
Free online classes have been organized by the on-demand tutoring platform "Porai" (www.porai.net). Not so much for the one day, but every day. To commemorate Bangladesh's golden jubilee of independence, there will be one-month free online tutoring performed from March 1, 2022 and onwards. All students will have access to this educational and learning platform. Beginning March 1, 2022, special sessions for grades 8-12 will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General and Higher Mathematics, English, and Accounting are the subjects that will be covered in the classes initially. Registration is currently open for classes in student-required subjects that are completely free. Md. Jonaidul Islam, Operations Manager of Porai, says that Porai is basically an on-demand...
UCB holds Monash College Diploma (MCD) Orientation program for enrolled students

UCB holds Monash College Diploma (MCD) Orientation program for enrolled students

Breaking News, Education
Monash College Diploma (MCD) Orientation, a program organized by Universal College Bangladesh, the exclusive partner of Monash College, Australia in Bangladesh, has recently been held on 17 February through online platform. It was a historic moment for the students and their parents as they are getting the opportunity to access world-class education right from the comfort of their native country. Students who enrolled for Monash College Diploma (MCD) participated at the event. Dr. Sandeep Ananthanarayanan, Chief Executive Officer, Universal College Bangladesh; Prof. Sarwar Uddin Ahmed, Dean of Academic Affairs, UCB; Amid Hossain Chowdhury, Head of Marketing; Jamal Uddin Jamy, Head of Enrolment; Shafik Waes, Manager, Academic Administration and other faculty members were present at the...
realme announces to launch World’s fastest smartphone charging

realme announces to launch World’s fastest smartphone charging

Breaking News, Technology
realme, the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brand has just announced to launch World's fastest smartphone charging on Feb 28 in MWC 2022. realme has been consistently invested in giving users the fastest and most efficient charging experience possible. As one of the first to launch 125W charging technology, realme keeps the leading position in charging technology and will make a future step to launch World's fastest smartphone charging in MWC 2022. realme’s fast charging technology is ahead of the curve, when compared to similar devices in the same class. Under the go premium strategy, realme will invest 70% of R&D resources on innovation, and charging technology is one of the key parts. realme believes the new charging technology is the next step forward to let you fully cha...
ULAB pays homage to language martyrs

ULAB pays homage to language martyrs

Breaking News, Education
On the occasion of the great Martyrs' Day and International Mother Language Day, a wreath was laid at the Shaheed Minar at the permanent campus of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh on the morning of 21st February. At this time a minute of silence was observed paying homage to the language martyrs. The keynote speaker was Abdul Mannan, a renowned academician, former chairman of UGC and Professor of ULAB. In his speech, he highlighted the context of Bayanna's language movement. He called upon the young generation to always strive to maintain the dignity of the Bengali language. ULAB Vice-Chancellor Professor Imran Rahman said that almost all languages of the world have pure and regional forms like Bengali. Some languages are lost in different realities. Many anthropological...
CSE Dept. of EU started ITEE training targeting Japanese Market

CSE Dept. of EU started ITEE training targeting Japanese Market

Breaking News, Education
Targeting Japanese and other developed countries Information Technology Market, Eastern University (EU) has started a Training Course to enhance the skills of the students of Computer Science & Engineering department. Vice-Chancellor of Eastern University Prof. Dr. Shahid Akhtar Hossain inaugurated the training program attending an online meeting through Zoom on 17th February 2022 at 7 pm. The Training Course is for preparing the students for the Information Technology Engineers Examination (ITEE) under the full finance of ‘The Project for Skills Development of IT Engineers Targeting Japanese Market’ supported by Bangladesh Computer Council under the umbrella of ICT Division, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and IT. Only 20 students of the CSE Department were selected for thi...
realme 9i now available all over the country

realme 9i now available all over the country

Breaking News, Technology
Youth-centric brand realme’s recently launched comprehensively-upgraded smartphone “realme 9i” is now available offline. Users can now purchase it from any stores located around the country. With the first-ever Snapdragon 680-powered device, realme is offering a leap-forward experience to its customers. The 4GB/64GB version will be available in Daraz in during a flash sale on the 20th of Feb 2022 at 5 pm, where customers will be able to buy the product at a special offer of only BDT 16,340 and will also get a complimentary sports bottle. The realme 9i is the first-ever smartphone, especially in its price segment, to come equipped with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor, accounting for an uninterrupted ultra-powerful performance. The new chipset enables the device to function...
Likee creates earning opportunities for content creators through the ‘SuperFollow’ feature

Likee creates earning opportunities for content creators through the ‘SuperFollow’ feature

Breaking News, Technology
Popular short-video creation and sharing app Likee has recently brought in a new feature called ‘SuperFollow,’ a paid subscription service for creators, to enable the users of Bangladesh to earn through high-quality content. Subscription-based services are rapidly finding immense popularity all over the world. More and more people are availing of such services. With smartphones becoming more affordable along with the continuously shifting trends in entertainment consumption and the phenomenal growth rate of social media, content is getting more important than ever. And when it comes to content, there is no better platform than Likee - a rising star within the social media landscape. Millions of content creators are associated with Likee. Likee Bangladesh has introduced this feature ...