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NEWS FLASH CORRESPODENT Vessels on the Bay of Bengal and rivers are going to get fastest internet for communication replacing the old system, thanks to Bangabandhu-I, Bangladesh’s first communication satellite. Both maritime and river vessels will get 24-hour real time information on weather and other emergency services using the satellite. To this end, the Ministry of Shipping and the Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL) today struck a memorandum of understanding (MoU). Shipping Secretary Md Abdus Samad and BCSCL Managing Director Saiful Islam signed the MoU at the Shipping Ministry. Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister…
Desk Global internet giant Google paid homage to Bangladesh’s independence by putting up a ‘doodle’ portraying a Royal Bengal Tiger in a red circle signifying the sun and river wrapped with green font. Clicking on it will direct the user to search findings for ‘Bangladesh Independence Day 2015’ The doodle which is modelled after the national flag has been up since early on Thursday – Mar 26, the 44th Independence Day anniversary of Bangladesh. The ‘Google doodle’ is the logo above the search box on the homepage. Google has been seen changing its ‘doodle’ to mark special international events or…
BANGALORE, India, Sept 25, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - India's spacecraft has beamed back its first photos of Mars, showing its crater-marked surface, as the country glowed with pride Thursday after winning Asia's race to the Red Planet.The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) uploaded one of the photos to its Facebook page, showing an orange surface with dark holes, taken from a height of 7,300 kilometres (4,536 miles).ISRO also posted the photo on Twitter, with the caption "The view is nice up here".The organisation's senior scientist V. Koteswara Rao said the spacecraft, called the Mars Orbiter Mission, has taken a dozen photos…