Top Ten e-Commerce companies in the world

e-Commerce is already big in many countries around the world. In this post, I am going to write about the top ten e-Commerce companies in the world today. In October last year,  Hamburg based market intelligence organization yStats.com published a report titled “The World’s Leading E-Commerce Companies 2014” which contained a list of top ten …

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Top Indian Mobile Phone Operators: Tata Tele Services Limited (TTSL) aka Tata Indicom

Mobile Phone has become one of the most common gadgets we now use in our daily lives. In South Asia, India is the largest mobile phone market. Already there are several domestic and foreign mobile operators. In this article series, I am going to cover some of the top mobile phone operators in India. Tata …

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Interview of Sajid Rizwan Matin of Nokia Bangladesh about Daily Star News Widget

On October 27, 2010, Nokia and Daily Star, one of the most popular English dailies of Bangladesh, jointly launched the Daily Star news widget in the Nokia Ovi store. It is the first local ews widget launched in South East Asia Pacific region. The news widget is now available for free to all the Nokia …

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Prem Chand of Nokia: Bangladesh has huge potential for mobile application

On October 27, 2010 at the Westin Hotel in Gulshan, Nokia and The Daily Star launched the first local news widget in the South East Asia Pacific region. Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher, The Daily Star, Prem Chand, General Manager, Nokia Emerging Asia, attended the event and interacted with the media people and talked about …

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ASOCIO: A Success Story

Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO) is the most important organization dealing with information technology sector in Asia and Oceania region. It was set up in 1984 to promote better relationship among the IT companies in the Asian-Oceanian region. In the last 25 years, it has expanded its activities. Now, ASOCIO has around 10 thousand companies …

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Migrant Workers Returning: Any Silver Lining for South Asian Economy?

Except for Bhutan Maldives, remittance sent by workers abroad plays an important part in the economies of 5 other countries of South Asia. Most of these workers mainly work in the Middle East and Malaysia. They worked very hard and contributed in the economic development of the countries that they work in. Most of them …

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Economic Recession: 10 Similarities Between America and South Asia

South Asia is one of the poorest regions of earth and I live here. It has nearly 1.5 billion people living in 8 countries and India alone has over 1 billion people. Then there areBangladesh and Pakistan with 150 million people each. South Asiais also home to the largest number of poor people on earth …

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E-commerce: The Asian Decade

When it comes to e-commerce, it is natural the names of rich and developed countries like USA, UK, Germany etc comes. After all, they have high level of per capita income, high speed Internet and penetration of Internet and mobile phone usage and even ratio of smartphone usage and finally modern financial sector. They should …

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6 Strategies that will help you to make a Balance between your Career and Marriage

The art of making a balance between career and spouse is a problem that almost everyone faces in every country. Often, this problem torments a couple to the extreme point of getting divorce. In this article I am going to mention some strategies that may help you to make a balance between your career and …

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Why one year of Your Time?

Many people regularly contact me about getting my guideline. The improvement of Partho Protim Majumdar vai has attracted even more people. They know that I do not charge any money. So, they are happy but when they talk to me for just 5 minutes, they simply run away- almost all of them. Why does it …

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One Month of your Time

I have totally cut back on my Facebook activities from today. I am not writing comments or even replying comments. I have cut back on the number of posts. For the next one month or even two months, I want to try for my health. Slowly, I will come back to normal activities but I …

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Larger than Life

Two years ago, when we started with e-CAB, many people laughed at us. There were not many companies related to e-commerce and the industry was very small. Many people thought that there was no possibility of this industry and that is why there was no use or justification of setting up an association for the …

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Imagine and Dream

Now-a-days, every night, I find someone trying to complete writing 50 or 100 comments. For example, last night it was Sadid bhai and tonight, Emran Rahman Amin vai trying to do that. Tomorrow, someone else may do it. Sometimes, it becomes impossible to keep track of this group as it gets too many comments within …

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Believe in Me

Believe in Me I am Razib Ahmed and for the last two years, people mainly know me as the president of e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB). I have tried my best for e-CAB and now it is a well established trade association in the country. We try to support the online shopping industry. Right now, …

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Give time every day

Today, I am very tired. I slept only three hours last night. I went out in the morning at 9 AM and returned home at 9:30 PM. I have no interest to do anything. I simply do not want to write any post tonight as I am very tired. I have no energy. I am …

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Have a Dream!

I have decided to write long posts from today. This is my such first post. I am going to do it almost every day from now. There is no need to point out the importance of getting skilled in English language. We all know it and that is why, we are in this group. If …

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The Ugly Duckling

It was a lovely summer weather in the country, and the golden corn, the green oats, and the haystacks piled up in the meadows looked beautiful. The stork walking about on his long red legs chattered in the Egyptian language, which he had learnt from his mother. The corn-fields and meadows were surrounded by large …

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The Top and Ball

A whipping top  and a little ball lay together in a box, among other toys, and the top said to the ball, “Shall we be married, as we live in the same box?” But the ball, which wore a dress of morocco leather, and thought as much of herself as any other young lady, would …

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The Fir Tree

Far down in the forest, where the warm sun and the fresh air made a sweet resting-place, grew a pretty little fir-tree; and yet it was not happy, it wished so much to be tall like its companions— the pines and firs which grew around it. The sun shone, and the soft air fluttered its …

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The Elfin Hill

A FEW large lizards were running nimbly about in the clefts of an old tree; they could understand one another very well, for they spoke the lizard language. “What a buzzing and a rumbling there is in the elfin hill,” said one of the lizards; “I have not been able to close my eyes for …

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The Red Shoes

ONCE upon a time there was little girl, pretty and dainty. But in summer time she was obliged to go barefooted because she was poor, and in winter she had to wear large wooden shoes, so that her little instep grew quite red. In the middle of the village lived an old shoemaker’s wife; she …

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The Jumper

THE Flea, the Grasshopper, and the Skipjack1 once wanted to see which of them could jump highest; and they invited the whole world, and whoever else would come, to see the grand sight. And there the three famous jumpers were met together in the room. “Yes, I’ll give my daughter to him who jumps highest,” …

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Holger Danske

IN Denmark there stands an old castle named Kronenburg, close by the Sound of Elsinore, where large ships, both English, Russian, and Prussian, pass by hundreds every day. And they salute the old castle with cannons, “Boom, boom,” which is as if they said, “Good-day.” And the cannons of the old castle answer “Boom,” which …

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The Bell

IN the narrow streets of a large town people often heard in the evening, when the sun was setting, and his last rays gave a golden tint to the chimney-pots, a strange noise which resembled the sound of a church bell; it only lasted an instant, for it was lost in the continual roar of …

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Grandmother

GRANDMOTHER is very old, her face is wrinkled, and her hair is quite white; but her eyes are like two stars, and they have a mild, gentle expression in them when they look at you, which does you good. She wears a dress of heavy, rich silk, with large flowers worked on it; and it …

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The Darning-Needle

THERE was once a darning-needle who thought herself so fine that she fancied she must be fit for embroidery. “Hold me tight,” she would say to the fingers, when they took her up, “don’t let me fall; if you do I shall never be found again, I am so very fine.” “That is your opinion, …

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The Nightingale

In China,you know, the emperor is a Chinese, and all those about him are Chinamen also. The story I am going to tell you happened a great many years ago, so it is well to hear it now before it is forgotten. The emperor’s palace was the most beautiful in the world. It was built …

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The Angel

“WHENEVER a good child dies, an angel of God comes down from heaven, takes the dead child in his arms, spreads out his great white wings, and flies with him over all the places which the child had loved during his life. Then he gathers a large handful of flowers, which he carries up to …

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The Swineherd

ONCE upon a time lived a poor prince; his kingdom was very small, but it was large enough to enable him to marry, and marry he would. It was rather bold of him that he went and asked the emperor’s daughter: “Will you marry me?” but he ventured to do so, for his name was …

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The Buckwheat

VERY often, after a violent thunder-storm, a field of buckwheat appears blackened and singed, as if a flame of fire had passed over it. The country people say that this appearance is caused by lightning; but I will tell you what the sparrow says, and the sparrow heard it from an old willow-tree which grew …

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A Rose from Homer’s Grave

ALL the songs of the east speak of the love of the nightingale for the rose in the silent starlight night. The winged songster serenades the fragrant flowers. Not far from Smyrna, where the merchant drives his loaded camels, proudly arching their long necks as they journey beneath the lofty pines over holy ground, I …

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The Metal Pig

  IN the city of Florence, not far from the Piazza del Granduca, runs a little street called Porta Rosa. In this street, just in front of the market-place where vegetables are sold, stands a pig, made of brass and curiously formed. The bright color has been changed by age to dark green; but clear, …

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The Wicked Prince

    THERE lived once upon a time a wicked prince whose heart and mind were set upon conquering all the countries of the world, and on frightening the people; he devastated their countries with fire and sword, and his soldiers trod down the crops in the fields and destroyed the peasants’ huts by fire, …

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What the Moon Saw

    Introduction It is a strange thing, when I feel most fervently and most deeply, my hands and my tongue seem alike tied, so that I cannot rightly describe or accurately portray the thoughts that are rising within me; and yet I am a painter; my eye tells me as much as that, and …

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The Elf of the Rose

  In the midst of a garden grew a rose-tree, in full blossom, and in the prettiest of all the roses lived an elf. He was such a little wee thing, that no human eye could see him. Behind each leaf of the rose he had a sleeping chamber. He was as well formed and …

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The Storks

On the last house in a little village the storks had built a nest, and the mother stork sat in it with her four young ones, who stretched out their necks and pointed their black beaks, which had not yet turned red like those of the parent birds. A little way off, on the edge …

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The Flying Trunk

There  was once a merchant who was so rich that he could have paved the whole street with gold, and would even then have had enough for a small alley. But he did not do so; he knew the value of money better than to use it in this way. So clever was he, that …

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The Garden of Paradise

  There was once a king’s son who had a larger and more beautiful collection of books than any one else in the world, and full of splendid copper-plate engravings. He could read and obtain information respecting every people of every land; but not a word could he find to explain the situation of the …

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The Wild Swans

by Hans Christian Andersen (1838)   FAR away in the land to which the swallows fly when it is winter, dwelt a king who had eleven sons, and one daughter, named Eliza. The eleven brothers were princes, and each went to school with a star on his breast, and a sword by his side. They …

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The Brave Tin Soldier

The Brave Tin Soldier by Hans Christian Andersen (1838)   THERE were once five-and-twenty tin soldiers, who were all brothers, for they had been made out of the same old tin spoon. They shouldered arms and looked straight before them, and wore a splendid uniform, red and blue. The first thing in the world they …

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The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde Every afternoon, as they were coming from school, the children used to go and play in the Giant’s garden. It was a large lovely garden, with soft green grass. Here and there over the grass stood beautiful flowers like stars, and there were twelve peach-trees that in the spring-time …

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Around the World in Eighty Days Part:31

Phileas Fogg found himself twenty hours behind time. Passepartout, the involuntary cause of this delay, was desperate. He had ruined his master! At this moment the detective approached Mr. Fogg, and, looking him intently in the face, said: “Seriously, sir, are you in great haste?” “Quite seriously.” “I have a purpose in asking,” resumed Fix. …

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Around the World in Eighty Days Part:26

“From ocean to ocean”—so say the Americans; and these four words compose the general designation of the “great trunk line” which crosses the entire width of the United States. The Pacific Railroad is, however, really divided into two distinct lines: the Central Pacific, between San Francisco and Ogden, and the Union Pacific, between Ogden and …

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