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Dr.F R Khan -Einstein of Structural Engineering


ImageFazlur Rahman Khan born-April 3, 1929 in Dhaka,Bangladesh was a Bangladeshi -American architect and structural engineer . He is a central figure behind the ”Second Chicago School” of architecture,and is regarded as the “father of tubular design for high-rises”.Khan, “more than any other individual, ushered in a renaissance in skyscraper construction during the second half of the twentieth century.”He is also considered to be the”Einstein of structural engineering” and “the greatest structural engineer of the second half of the 20th century” for his innovative use of structural systems that remain fundamental to modern skyscraper construction. His most famous buildings are the John Hancock Center and the Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), which was the world’s tallest building for several decades.(the world’s tallest building from its completion in 1974 until 1996).
Fazlur Rahman Khan is from the village of Bhandarikandi in Shibchar Upazila,Madaripur District,Dhaka Division,Bangladesh. He was born on 3 April 1929, in Dhaka and died 27 March 1982 in Jeddah,Saudia Arabia at the age of only 52 year old. His father, Khan Bahadur Abdur Rahman Khan, BES was ADPI of Bengal and after retirement served as Principal of Jagannath College, Dhaka. Continue reading

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One of the Youtube founder is a Bangladeshi


ImageYoutube.com —- everybody knows about this world’s most popular website.Don’t need to say more about this.
Youtube is a video-sharing website on which users can upload,share and view videos.This website uses Adobe Flash Video technology to display a wide variety of user-generated video content,including movie clips,TV clips and music videos,as well as amature content such as video blogging and short original videos. Continue reading

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September 23, 2012 · 11:55 am

GPIT Celebrates International Women’s Day by People and Organization


The event was expertly moderated by Manizeh Shahrin Sayeed from Strategy and Planning, P&O.For the first time ever GPIT celebrated International Women’s Day: Women Leadership, Inspiring Futures in grand style at North South University on 8th March, 2012. A host of prominent women were among the guests to inspire and motivate the ladies of GPIT. Along with the GPIT contingent were students from North South University as an initiative to inspire young minds. Participants received personalized flowers, books and gift vouchers for being part of this momentous occasion. Our CPO, Syeda Yasmin Rahman and CFO, Kjersti Thoen was among the esteemed panel of speakers along with our CEO Peter Anthony Dindial. Continue reading

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Bangladesh Bijoymela

The Muktijuddher Bijoy Mela Parishad is the organization formed with the collaboration of the gallant Freedom Fighters. Being propelled with the inflammatory clarion call of Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujib, the Father of the Nation, the wave of fiery flames, at the time of extreme national crisis, passed through the vein of the Bengali Nation. The Bengali Nation, fostering the indomitable spirit of freedom instilled by our Father of Nation, stood against the undermining efforts of the Pakistani Rulers. At the cost of our audacious Freedom Fighters, the desert of East Pakistan was made fertile, and the nation comes with a flying colour overthrowing the tyrannical chains of enslavement instituted by the Pakistani Rulers. The Bijoy Mela Parishad stands erect upholding the emblem of this indisputable fact. Continue reading

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December 7, 2011 · 5:39 pm

Telenor’s telecom top 10 in 2010


There was no shortage of major milestones in 2010. It was a year of innovation and invention, ushering in a new decade where anything seems possible. Here’s a look at some of the year’s most remarkable happenings, according to Telenor.

1. The world’s first WLAN SIM – Telenor and its partners developed the very first SIM card with integrated radio and antennae. With WLAN, the SIM card is able to communicate directly with other WLAN-enabled devices. This allows for a number of new applications that contribute to simplifying and enhancing the user experience and increasing the security that the SIM card provides for mobile handsets. Continue reading

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Shakers of 2010


Technology always keeps changing in the ever-changing world. 2010 witnessed some groundbreaking trends in the tech- world that will rule for years. We’ve tried to roundup the trends that made our tech-life even more smooth, exciting and stylish.

Tablet computing
The concept has redefined the computing experience! The tablet-sized personal computer grabbed the world attention almost overnight. Of course the credit to make it so popular must be given to Apple Inc’s revolutionary release of iPad. Apple didn’t invent tablet computing, it just pushed it into mainstream. Continue reading

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বিমানের টিকিট পাওয়া যাবে অনলাইনে


বিমান বাংলাদেশ এয়ারলাইনস অনলাইনে টিকিট বুকিং চালু করেছে। যাত্রীরা এখন থেকে http://www.biman-airlines.com ওয়েবসাইটে লগ-ইন করে টিকিট বুকিং ও বুকিং নিশ্চিত করতে পারবেন। এ ছাড়া এ ওয়েবসাইটে ফ্লাইট-সম্পর্কিত যাবতীয় তথ্যও পাওয়া যাবে। তবে টিকিট সংগ্রহের জন্য যাত্রীদের বিমানের কার্যালয়ে যেতে হবে। সোমবার কুর্মিটোলায় বলাকা ভবনে এ কার্যক্রম উদ্বোধন করেন বিমানের ব্যবস্থাপনা পরিচালক এয়ার কমোডর (অব.) জাকিউল ইসলাম। একই সঙ্গে বিমানের নতুন ওয়েবসাইটও উদ্বোধন করেন তিনি। Continue reading

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