Archive for August, 2007

Intel Chairman to visit Bangladesh: Grameen-Intel Partnership for World Ahead program

Intel Chairman to visit Bangladesh: Grameen-Intel Partnership for World Ahead program

Intel Corporation world’s largest semiconductor company and the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, processors found in many personal computers. Dr. Craig R. Barrett, the chairman of this giant chip maker company, will visit Bangladesh on September 04, 2007. The purpose of his visit is to introduce Intel World Ahead program in Bangladesh. Professor […]

August 31, 2007 | By | Reply More
ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities in Bangladesh

ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities in Bangladesh

As we all know, the information or knowledge-based society is no longer a matter of the future, but a very contemporary urge of the time. In almost all aspects of our life, we need information and knowledge to get our basic needs met, to make decision, to move around, to study, to work, to participate […]

August 21, 2007 | By | Reply More
Learning on a Boat

Learning on a Boat

Riya, Afia and Kulsum are all six year olds and very excited about their first time in school. The three shy, giggly girls shout out the Bangla alphabets from their shiny new books in unison with the rest of the class. Their tattered clothes and dirty faces cannot take out the thrill they wait for […]

August 18, 2007 | By | Reply More
National identity cards project of Bangladesh driving through wrong way

National identity cards project of Bangladesh driving through wrong way

Is it a Voter list with pictures project or national identity cards (NID) project? The confusion was started from the beginning. The election commission of Bangladesh claims it as a Voter list with pictures project although Bangladesh Army claims it as a national identity cards project. Government has taken the project of preparing NID for […]

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Global land temperatures for January and April likely warmest ever recorded : UN

Global land temperatures for January and April likely warmest ever recorded : UN

Global land surface temperatures for January and April will likely be ranked as the warmest since records began in 1880, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reported yesterday (7th Aug), adding that it is working with its partners to set up a multi-hazard early warning system to tackle the extremes brought on by climate […]

August 11, 2007 | By | Reply More