Government mobile operator Teletalk Bangladesh Limited will provide internet bandwidth at nominal cost to the students of public and private universities of the country to continue their online education activities. Students from all universities in the country using the BDREN platform run by the Bangladesh University Grants Commission (UGC) will get this facility. At present, 42 public and 8 private universities are using BDREN platform. Students will be able to participate in classes online through the Zoom application. For this, students have to be under the network of Teletalk. The facility will be available for a monthly recharge of Tk 100, the UGC said in a press release on Wednesday (September 2). The recharged money will be credited to his original account. This money can be spent on voice calls and data. Unused money will be added to the next recharge. However, this facility cannot be availed if you recharge below Tk 100 and do not have minimum data in the SIM. The notification further said that BDREN sent a letter to all mobile operators including Teletalk Bangladesh Limited on July 21 to enable students to use free online education resources. In response to Bdren's call, Teletalk issued a letter of consent on August 27. In the letter, Teletalk said that Bdren's majesty is feeling lucky to be involved in the national crisis. Teletalk thinks that through this initiative a huge portion of the students will come under their network during online classes. In this context, the chairman of the UGC, Professor. Kazi Shahidullah said the initiative to keep students online at the university level during the Corona epidemic is very timely. He thanked the Ministry of Education, the Department of Posts and Telecommunications and Teletalk Bangladesh Limited for responding to the initiative to provide internet bandwidth at nominal cost. The UGC Chairman expressed his gratitude to the Minister of Education and the Minister of Telecommunications for taking effective steps to provide free internet bandwidth to the students to keep the country's higher education activities afloat. The Education Minister recently expressed optimism that measures would be taken within the first week of September to enable students to access digital devices and internet at low cost.
PeopleNTech Bangladesh campus has declared covid recovery scholarship 2020 for 2000 students.On a live program, 24th July, 2020 at NRBConnect TV from USA founder and CEO of PeopleNTech Engr. Abubokor Hanip declared the scholarship for the 2000 students in 09 courses which is equivalent to 2 crore taka. Engr. Hanip added, the objectives of this scholarship is to develop 2000 skilled employees of Bangladesh who can earn at least 50000 taka in month or they can join in a company after the corona pandemic situation is over.These courses are completely free. Students don’t need to payment for the training. All courses and classes will be conducting in online. Registration link for the course: https://forms.gle/aMYHkBgErUR3B2JS7Before at 2018 PeopleNTech USA provided 1-million-dollar scholarship where almost 400 students trained and placed job in different renown tech giant company in USA. Besides that, this company provided Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Dr. AK Abdul Momen scholarship at 2019 in USA. These students abled to get their dream job by this scholarship after successfully completion of training. PeopleNTech is multinational and US based company. Head office located at Tyson corner, Virginia, USA. Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Dr. AK Abdul Momen awarded Engr. Abubokor Hanip as a “Magic Man” for his tremendous success and contribution in Placement after IT training. Mr. Hanip already placed more then 6,000 students in USA and more then 4,000 in Bangladesh. 100% Scholarship courses are:CompTIA A+ Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft ExcelWeb Design Database MySQL Adobe Photoshop Video EditingProgramming in C#Local SEOLast date of registration for Covid recovery scholarship 20th August, 2020 and class will be starting after 1st September 2020. For details please www.peoplentech.com.bd
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Digital University, the country's first digital university, has launched an online library for students after launching online classes during the Corona period.The online library was inaugurated on Thursday (June 18) by the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Dr. Munaj Ahmed Noor. University Registrar (Additional Responsibilities) Md. Ashraf Uddin, Senior Systems Analyst Muhammad Shahinul Kabir, and other members of the BDU family were present.At this time BDU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Munaj Ahmed Noor said, “Since the beginning of Coronavirus (Covid-19), our students have been completing tasks such as online classes, group work, presentations and submission of assignments. Their presence here is more than 90 percent. We are taking these classes in a flipped method in Collaborative Learning Pedagogy. Students are taking classes online using the university's own supervised learning management system and virtual machine (VM). We have added an online library for students to enrich their online learning.
Through virtual presence, 6,046 more accused have been granted bail in various cases in the last five working days from all lower courts across the country. A total of 73,116 bail applications have been heard in a total of 25 working days since the start of the virtual court proceedings across the country on May 11. Of these, 39,202 accused have been granted bail by the virtual court.Mohammad Saifur Rahman, spokesperson of the Supreme Court and special officer of the High Court Division, told reporters on Saturday.According to him, 536 children have been granted bail through virtual courts in 25 working days. In the meantime, 481 children have been informed to their parents.Saifur Rahman further said that 6,047 accused have been granted bail in 12,697 bail applications disposed of in a virtual hearing in the lower court last week. Of these, 1,353 accused have been granted bail in Dhaka division. In the second-highest Mymensingh division, 1,190 accused have been granted bail.Besides, 938 accused in Chittagong division, 354 in Rangpur division, 195 in Barisal division, 714 in Rajshahi division, 805 in Khulna division and 381 in Sylhet division were granted bail last week. Incidentally, on May 10, the Supreme Court administration directed to hold a bail hearing only in the virtual court of the lower court. There is also a chamber court in the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court and multiple virtual benches in the High Court Division. From then on, the bail hearing started in the virtual court in the lower court
After Robi, Grameenphone has launched Volatile (Voice over LTE) service across the country. Grameenphone subscribers will get this LTE network facility only if they have a Volt-enabled handset, Forge SIM and coverage.Regarding the launch of the new service, Grameenphone's Chief Marketing Officer Mohammad Sajjad Hasib said, "Grameenphone customers will be able to enjoy this facility at regular call rates."He said that Grameenphone's website has a list of Volt-enabled handsets and if the new handset is updated on the network, the website information will be updated accordingly. If the customer has a Volti handset (listed on Grameenphone's website) with Forge SIM, Forge coverage and necessary settings, they will be able to enjoy Volta service automatically.In the case of calls through Vonti technology service, two customers get 50% faster call connection time and HD quality voice call experience.
The World Bank has released 78.5 billion for the Digital Entrepreneurship Project to empower digital people in the Covid-19 epidemic. Of this, 500 million has been approved for private investment and digital entrepreneurship projects. And another project called Enhancing Digital Government and Economy has approved 28.5 million.This information was given in a press release sent from the Dhaka office of the World Bank on Saturday (June 20).According to the announcement, signed by World Bank Country Director Mercy Tembon, the Enhancing Digital Government and Economy project will establish an integrated, cloud-computing digital platform for government agencies and improve cyber-security. This will save 2 billion in public sector IT investment.The project will create employment for one lakh women, train one lakh youth in digital and disruptive technologies. The project will help digitize small and medium enterprises and strategic industries.The Digital Entrepreneurship project will set up the first Digital Entrepreneurship Center in Dhaka at the Software Technology Park and transform it into a green building. It will attract domestic and foreign private investment, including in the IT and ITES sectors. This project will create 1 lakh employment opportunities. Besides, 1 lakh unemployed will get various types of training. In the economic zone, 20 percent of jobs will be allocated for women.
Honorable ICT Affairs Adviser to the Hon'ble Prime Minister, Mr Sajeeb
Wazed addressing at the "PayPal+Xoom Connectivity Launch in Bangladesh
& Freelancers' Conference Inauguration Ceremony...
Honorable State Minister for ICT Division, Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak
addressing at the "PayPal+Xoom Connectivity Launch in Bangladesh &
Freelancers' Conference Inauguration Ceremony"