Pipilika

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pipilika
Pipilika Logo
Pipilika Logo
Type of site
Web search engine
Available in Bengali, English
Owner SUST
Created by SUST
Revenue Increase $20,035 USD
Slogan(s) একুশের চেতনায়
Website www.pipilika.com
Alexa rank

Increase 320,440 in World

Increase 1,937 in Bangladesh (Apr 2016)[1]
Registration Optional
Current status Active

Pipilika (Bengali: পিপীলিকা) is a web search engine operated from Sylhet, Bangladesh.[2][3] It is the country's first Bangla search engine developed by the computer engineering students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh as a thesis project.[4] It has the ability to search both in Bengali and English language.[4] Pipilika is country's first and only search engine which can search both Bangla and English. It searches and automatically characterizes Bangla and English newspapers of the country, Blog sites, Bangla Wikipedia and government websites. It prioritizes Bangla information over English. It has five categories, they are -

  1. All
  2. News
  3. Blog
  4. Bangla Wikipedia
  5. National E-Infokosh

Recently, it added a new feature that allows users to search categorized job.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pipilika Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 7 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "পিপীলিকার পথচলা শুরু (Pipilika has started)". Prothom Alo. 13 April 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "First Bangla search engine Pipilika takes off". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). 14 April 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "BD`s first search engine sets out". banglanews24.com. 10 April 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.