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Editors form human chain for amendment to Digital Security Act

October 15 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Editors' Council has formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club in city to press for amendments to nine sections of the newly enacted Digital Security Act.

 

The platform of editors of the country's national dailies formed the human chain on Monday (October 15) morning.

 

The Daily Star editor Mahfuz Anam said: “Se...
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20 lakh youths to get IT trainings by 2021

October 15 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak said IT related trainings will be provided to two lakh youths of the country by the year...
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GrameenPhone launches new 013 series

October 15 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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In addition to the existing ‘017’ series, the country’s leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone (GP) launched a new number series ‘013’ for its users.

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Director General (E&O) Brigadier General Mohammad Mustafa Kamal inaugurated the new number s...
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Facebook to add ‘Unsend message’ button soon

October 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Facebook is working on an Unsend Message feature for Messenger. This will enable users to select certain inappropriate messages, and delete them from the chat within a certain time frame.

 

Facebook is testing an ‘Unsend’ feature for Facebook Messenger. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed TechCrunch that the feature could be rolled out in the months to come.

 

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Inu for amending Digital Security Act, if necessary

October 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Since discussion on the Digital Security Act will continue, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said amendment will be brought to the law through the discussion if needed.

Minister Inu made the remarks at a press briefing in secretariat on Sunday noon (October 14).

He said, “We have sat with leaders of Editors’ Council, Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ), Dhaka Union of J...
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PM donates Tk 20cr to Journalist Welfare trust fund

October 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday (October 11) donated TK 20 crore to the fund of Bangladesh Journalists Welfare Trust.

 

The premier handed over the cheque to the President of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) Mollah Jalal at a function at her official residence Ganobhaban in the city.

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Post Office launches digital financial service “Nagad

October 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Bangladesh Post Office, under the Government of Bangladesh, is all set to introduce its digital financial service “Nagad”.

 

Nagad, first of its kind service in the country, promises increased financial freedom with additional security and control, said a press release Thursday (Oct 11).

 

The service will...
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APICTA Awards 2018 : Including 1 Champion Award Bangladesh has won 6 Awards

October 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Bangladesh has won 1 Champion Award and 5 Merit Awards at the Prestigious APICTA Awards 2018.

 

At Senior Student Category RAJUK Uttara Model College’s Project Feed’em has become the Champion. Besides, Bangladesh has won 5 Merit Awards in 5 Different Categories. The Merit Awardees are as follows:

 

- Sindabad.com Limited’...
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Anti-cyber crime workshop for journalists held

October 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Cyber Crime Awareness Foundation has trained journalists to create awareness about the prevention of cyber crime. 

 

The day-long workshop was organized at the auditorium of Press Institute Bangladesh in the capital on Friday (October 12).

 

A total of 28 journalists working in different national...
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Digital Security Act needed to chase offenders: Mustafa Jabbar

October 07 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Posts, Telecommunications and IT Minister Mustafa Jabbar said the more the offences will increase in digital fields, the more the necessity of Digital Security Act will be required.

 

The minister, as the chief guest, was ad...
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Govt commitment on Digital Security Act not kept: Editors’ Council

October 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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The Editors’ Council said three ministers of the government, who pledged to heed journalists’ concerns over some portions of Digital Security Act, did not keep their commitment at the end.

Editors’ Council member Shyamal Dutta said it at a press briefing on the new...
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Smartphone addiction reduces brain performance

October 10 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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The performance of human brain is significantly reduced by the excessive use of smartphone, study revealed the findings again.

 

Thus, the underage users especially the adolescents are facing bullies in cyber spaces, led by their inclination to use various virtual platforms in smartphone.

 

The bullying even led to severe mental...
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