Innovation

Another win for commuters

Another win for commuters

Md Amjad Hossain sheds light on ezzyr, a new app that will provide short and long distance services along with ambulance services If the citizens of the country were asked which facility is more difficult for them to avail within due time, most of us would not mention increasing food price, house rent, education services and so on. They would […]

You are not alone!

You are not alone!

Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree focussed on a platform that is acting as an online support system to the depressed Over the last two years, at least 10 SSC and HSC examinees have committed suicide after getting poor results. It’s nothing new that young Bangladeshi students feel immense mental pressure and angst ahead of their public examination results. Family expectations, the requirements of […]

Water, at any time

Water, at any time

The water selling ATM booths from DWASA will soon be found all across Dhaka city. Md Amjad Hossain writes City dwellers of Dhaka face extreme difficulties while trying to get pure drinking water. The situation intensifies during summer. Alternatives to water from the pipeline is scarce asrivers around Dhaka have become severely polluted, and the underground water level is depleting further […]

Need a truck?

Need a truck?

Ahmed Shatil Alam writes about ‘Truck Lagbe’, the app that can be an answer to the relocation problems of many Dhaka city dwellers   From shifting home to transporting export items to port areas, truck or covered vans would be recognised as one of the major source of transportation in Bangladesh alike other countries. Besides the trucks, covered vans, pickups […]

Sniffing out the danger

Sniffing out the danger

By Ahmed Shatil Alam On the last week of February in 2016, sad news was reported in the media that a gas pipe leak explosion occurred in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka- that killed three people of a family including an US Embassy maintenance engineer and his two children. The incident-which reportedly took place due to the gas pipe leakage, also […]

For the bikers, by the bikers

For the bikers, by the bikers

Ahmed Shatil Alam speaks to the founder of bikebd.com, the country’s first motorcycle blog that tries to answer all questions on motorcycles available in the local market Being an avid fan of Valentino Rossi,considered to be the greatest and one of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time with nine Grand Prix World Championships to his name, this New Age […]

Service at your doorstep

Service at your doorstep

Ahmed Shatil Alam talks with the founder of the first-ever digital one-stop service platform in Bangladesh There is no specific data on the total number of Dhaka residents who are tenants.But according to an estimation around 90 percent of its 1.5 crore population fall in this group. This group of people need to shift their home once in every two or […]

Time Plus

Time Plus

Ahmed Shatil Alam talks to a group of technology enthusiasts-who made the first ever combo-app that could be usable as a mobile game as well as security and awareness purposes Suppose, you are stuck in a traffic jam or you have plenty of time but nothing to do. What will you do to utilize your time? Many of you will […]

Fighting against adulteration of watermelon

Fighting against adulteration of watermelon

Md Amjad Hossain talks to a Dhaka University research team that finds a method to detect the added colour at watermelon For the last few years, news of mixing chemicals in fruits has become a national issue. The first ever incident of using chemical in fruits, came in few years back while several national dailies reported that harmful chemical substances […]

Tech Tubing

Tech Tubing

Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid writes about PC Builder Bangladesh which is claimed to be the first video based podcast of technology in the country   When someone goes to a shop to buy any products, initially the salesmen are the guides for choosing which product suits the necessity of the customer. However, people today have become more aware in terms […]