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Mobile app 'VAT East' to ease taxpayers’ hassle

November 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Product Updates

Customs, Excise and VAT Commissionerate (Dhaka East) of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) has introduced a mobile application called 'VAT East' to simplify VAT services for taxpayers, ‍ said a news agency.

Using the app, common people, taxpayers and VAT officials ca...
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BGMEA gets ASOCIO Award for Biometric Worker Database

November 13 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Right to be Heard

This year BGMEA has been awarded the ‘Best Outstanding User Organization Award’ by ASOCIO for using 'Biometric Identity and Worker Information Management System (Worker Database)'.

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BGMEA received the ‘ASOCIO Outstanding User Award’ for Biometric Worker Database

November 13 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Right to be Heard

This year BGMEA has been awarded the ‘Best Outstanding User Organization Award’ by ASOCIO for using 'Biometric Identity and Worker Information Manag...
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Purchase potato planting machine at home: DMRE

November 13 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Product Updates

As potato is one of the staple foods in Bangladesh, it has a vital role in the economy. Although potato cultivation is profitable, many are not interested in cultivating potatoes due to labor crisis. In a bid to solve the crisis, DMRE, an agro-based company, has come up with a planting machine – ‘Potato Planter’ for the farmers.

With this machine, the farmers can easily sow potato seeds on land. The device will...
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BTRC seizes 42,150 SIM cards used for illegal VoIP operation

November 12 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Telco

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) seized 42,150 SIM cards from Dhaka and Chattogram between October 14 and November 1 and also arrested 24 people on charge of running Illegal VoIP operations.

The telecom regulator along with members of Rapid action Battalion (RAB) conducted 23 drives in the two cities and seized equipment worth Tk 1.23 crore.

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Online campaign for positive Bangladesh content

November 12 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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A campaign called ‘Valobasar Bangladesh’ (Bangladesh of Love) is going on to create positive Bangladesh content for social networking sites including Google-YouTube before celebrating the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh liberation.

“Typing Bangladesh on YouTube, we don’t see videos with positive content. With this campaign, we want to show a beautiful Bangladesh,” said J...
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Dazzling Gala Night to Inaugurate Daraz 11.11

November 11 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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To celebrate the World's biggest sale day Daraz 11.11 for the first time in Bangladesh, Daraz organized the star studded “Gala Night”. The program was successfully hosted on the 10th November at Bashundhara International Convention City.

The program started at 7:30 PM with the live telecast of 45 minutes on 5 p...
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She Traders in Bangladesh and their Challenges to grow

November 11 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Cover Story

A lot of things occur in daily life that makes me think to shut down my business but the only thing that inspires me to continue is my womanhood. It shoves me forward and makes me endure the daily grind and soothes my struggle. It makes me believe in myself and makes stronger my belief I CAN and I WILL. In the ever changing worl...
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EC to ask army for operating EVMs in national polls

November 11 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Happening

The Election Commission (EC) has planned to take Armed forces’ help operating Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) in casting and counting votes during upcoming national elections.

Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed said it to reporters at EC building in city&r...
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Computer Village hosts ‘HP Laptop Fest’

November 10 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Leading technology product retailer Computer Village is celebrating special campaign on laptop computer of Hewlett-Packard (HP) brand. Under the ten-day campaign styled ‘HP Laptop Fest’, customers will get multiple gifts – gaming mouse, Bluetooth speaker, power bank, pen drive and other items – with every purchase including installment facilities,...
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China's Xinhua agency unveils AI news presenter

November 10 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Keep Informed

China's state news agency has unveiled a virtual newsreader sporting a sharp suit and a somewhat robotic voice.

Xinhua News claims the presenter "can read texts as naturally as a professional news anchor", though not everyone may agree.

"Hello, you are watching English news pr...
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BRAC Bank, Daraz sign E-Commerce Merchant financing deal

November 10 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Dhaka, Thursday, November 8, 2018: BRAC Bank Limited and Daraz Bangladesh Limited have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide banking services to E-Commerce sellers who sales...
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4 Bangladeshi projects get ASOCIO-2018 award

November 10 2018 | TW News Correspondent

E-Govt.

Four government and non-government organizations of Bangladesh received honorary awards under four categories in ASOCIO Digital Summit 2018.

The summit was organized by Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO), a grouping of ICT industry as...
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Govt developing software for differently-abled persons: Jabbar

November 03 2018 | TW News Correspondent

E-Govt.

Posts, Telecommunications and Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister Mustafa Jabbar said the government is developing software with Bengali language based ICT services for ‘differently-abled’ people. Those who are both deaf-mute but can see will be benefited by this software.

Minister Mustafa Jabbar was addressing as chief guest at a software development workshop for disabled people at the Software Technol...
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Asia Regional ACM-ICPC 2018 Daffodil University begins programming contest Nov 10

November 08 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Country’s largest and most prestigious Asia Regional Dhaka Site computing event Association for Computing Machineries - International Collegiate Programming Contest 2018 (ACM-ICPC 2018) Asia Regional Dhaka Site will be held on November 10, 2018 at Shawadhinata Milonayoton of Daffodil International University at Ashulia permanent campus, Savar, Dhaka.

 

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