Bangladesh launches first search engine, pipilika.com

Monday 15 April 2013 | 09:34 CET | News
Bangladesh's first search engine, www.pipilika.com, was set to debut on 13 April, the Daily Star reported online. At least eleven researchers and developers at the computer science and engineering department of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet have launched a beta version in collaboration with GPIT Ltd. It uses Bangla as its default language and the search can be filtered in time periods. Avro (Bangla font), which uses an English keyboard to type Bangla phonetically, is the default input system. The search engine explains and uses reports from the main Bangla and

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