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Zishan Mahmood

Zishan is a staunch believer of the creed ‘the pen is mightier than the sword.’ An avid reader and a keen student of the school of life, he is a resourceful go getter to whom writing comes as naturally as physics comes to Einstein. He is interested in a wide range of subjects from technology to psychology. Currently an economics undergraduate student at North South University, he has an eye for perfection and with his write-ups, hopes to spread his enthusiasm for knowledge to all.

ASUS To Launch Zen Fone 3 In Local Market

December 22, 2015 |
ASUS To Launch Zen Fone 3 In Local Market

Renowned Taiwanese brand ASUS has announced its plans to set up a stronger foothold in the Bangladeshi market. In order to achieve that, the firm has set its hopes on the Zen Fone 3 which will soon be released into the local market. The Zen Fone 3 is expected to be available in the market...

Elections Hackathon 2015: Meet The Winners

December 21, 2015 |
Elections Hackathon 2015: Meet The Winners

The Elections Hackathon 2015, organized by HiFi Public and The Asia Foundation in collaboration with DANIDA, UKAid and Sida has come to an end. The hackathon was aimed at encouraging the youth to be better informed regarding the upcoming municipal elections, and to develop online applications that provide free and transparent information to all voters....

BASIS Holds 17th Annual General Meeting

December 21, 2015 |
BASIS Holds 17th Annual General Meeting

Country’s Software and IT Association BASIS (Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services) held this year’s AGM on Saturday at the Lakeshore Hotel, Dhaka. The meeting was held with the aim of expanding the domestic IT market with the support of public-private initiatives. Executive Council Members of BASIS along with representatives from BASIS member companies...

Election Hackathon 2015 Kicks Off!

December 20, 2015 |
Election Hackathon 2015 Kicks Off!

The Municipal Elections 2015 are set to take place on 30th December. HiFi Public, in collaboration with The Asia Foundation and supported by DANIDA, UK AID and Sida, have organized the Elections Hackathon 2015 based on the upcoming elections. The two day long hackathon is underway at the the Six Seasons Hotel, Dhaka. The Hackathon...

Beacon Infotech Provides Training Workshop On Optical Fiber Cable

December 20, 2015 |
Beacon Infotech Provides Training Workshop On Optical Fiber Cable

Beacon Infotech Pvt. Ltd. Bangladesh has organized a two day training workshop on Networking Design through Optical Fiber Cable (OFC) including Termination & Testing to develop professional skill and knowledge on 19th and 20th December 2015 at Beacon Infotech Pvt. Ltd. Corporate office in Kakrail, Dhaka. This day long training workshop is arranged by India’s...

Mobile Handset Registration To Start From February: Tarana Halim

December 17, 2015 |
Mobile Handset Registration To Start From February: Tarana Halim

The Bangladesh government has officially launched the biometric SIM registration project from 16th December. During the inauguration program, Telecom State Minister Tarana Halim informed that mobile subscribers would need to register phones starting from February. BTRC Chairman Dr. Shahjahan Mahmood as well as executive officials from telcos were present at the launching program of the...

Maximum 20 SIM Cards Per NID Card: Tarana Halim

December 15, 2015 |
Maximum 20 SIM Cards Per NID Card: Tarana Halim

Post and Telecom State Minister Tarana Halim has informed that individuals can now register a maximum of 20 SIM cards with one NID card. She made this announcement at a “Review Meeting on Progress of Telecom Division Operations” held at the secretariat earlier today. She also added that BTRC would be issuing a formal directive...

Skype, Twitter, IMO Blocked

December 14, 2015 |
Skype, Twitter, IMO Blocked

Only three days after opening access to Facebook, the government has banned access to popular micro-blogging site Twitter and communications software Skype as well as social messaging platform IMO. This directive was issued by BTRC. The directive was sent to all mobile operators, Internet Gateway operators as well as ISPs last night asking them to prohibit...

Bahon: Because Sharing Is Caring!

December 13, 2015 |
Bahon: Because Sharing Is Caring!

Commuting in Dhaka city can be a major problem- specially if you do not have your own transport. The brunt of rush hour traffic is most felt by students and office goers who have to be at their designated places within a specific time. Heavy rush hour traffic coupled with a serious lack of transport...