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Friday, December 19, 2014, Poush 5, 1421, Safar 25, 1436 Hijr

BD mobile apps to explore history
Jannatul Islam Rahad
Published : Friday, 19 December, 2014,  Time : 12:00 AM,  View Count : 25
Being Netizens, as we are living in the era of information technology and in a borderless world of internet, the Bangladeshi young generation is developing different online contents as well as off line applications on the Great War of Independence in 1971, with a view to spreading the glorious history worldwide.
The tech shabby generation accepted this widely.

On the eve of 43rd anniversary of glorious Victory Day of the country, a Bangladeshi apps developer company Coder Infinity has developed a mobile application titled Father of the Nation that will help the young minds to explore the historical spirit of the ever greatest Bangladeshi Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
An introduction about Bangabandhu, political graph of Bangladesh, Language Movement and legendary speech of March 7 etc are integrated in the app. There are some also interviews like his conversations with parents. Moreover, the PDF version of Bangabandhu's autobiography "Ausomapto Atmajiboni" will be available here. it is available on Google Play Store.
Another application on the liberator of Bangladesh titled Bangabandhu app developed by MCC is enriched with priceless documents. The application is waiting for an approval from Bangabandhu Memorial Trust to hit the market places.

The book 'Unfinished Biography' will be available in Portable Document Format (PDF) in the Biography section. The interview navigation will have six exclusive interviews of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Letters menu will contain letters written by the Father of the Nation. The addresses of Dhanmondi and Tungipara Museums are tagged to the application with Google map. The developer company MCC Chief Executive Officer, Ashraf Abir, said, "Online contents about Bangabandhu are not sufficient. The initiative taken by the ICT Division is very encouraging and the MCC is very proud to be a part of this."
"Anyone can watch all the important speeches of Bangabandhu on Speech Menu and the Declaration of Independence is also available there. Some 113 rare pictures of his life time are in the Photo Gallery of the application," added Mr Abir.

Initially the application will be available on Google play store. The other platform users will get it in the next phase of development.
The application development team applied to the Bangabandhu Memorial Trust for approval. It will be unveiled after its approval.

The data management of the application will be handed over to BMT authority after its inauguration. Then The BMT will update all the database of the application.

Another app titled Bangladesh Flag contains eye pleasing live wallpapers of the national flag and enriched with information about our history.
72 Hand Write Constitution contains the first hand written copy of the Constitution of the country.
Constitution of Bangladesh is an app that will present the digital format of the handwritten constitution of 1971. Besides, interested will be able to read it as a book. The application is developed by Multimedia Content and Communication.
The Facebook group Gamer Zone BD are very popular among gamers in social networking site facebook. They are very inspired to do something for the country. Some students of Institute of Science and Technology (IST) started their journey to do something for the fabulous motherland through coding. IST Computer Science and Engineering Department Student Forhad Rakib lead the team of 24 recherché students. Forhad's friend DU Math Department Student Shakhawat Hossain joined the team with his 5 friends to make frame of graphic of the apps. Then young software developer Foysal Ahmed started coding with a team of 11 developers.

Freedom in the Air
The history is changed in our country by different time. The young generation get confused with the haggard conversation at TV talk shows among polarized wise persons. The newspaper The Daily Star took an initiative to expose clear concept of history from one platform.The newspaper made a website titled Freedom in the air in collaboration with telecom service provider Grameenphone.
The "Freedom in the Air", an online repository of the Liberation War with rare video footage including documentaries, exclusive video interviews; rarely seen images, articles, stories and documents, and newspaper clippings can be accessed at The Daily Star website,
All the sources are ready. Its time to click. Explore the glorious graph of our fabulous independent Bangladesh.

n is Staff Correspondent at The Daily Observer

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