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Bangladesh set to sue to recover BB cyber heist money

January 20 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Happening

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said a case will be filed by this month to get back the money stolen from Bangladesh Bank (BB) reserve.

 

Against whom the case will be filed hasn’t been fixed yet, he said.

 

“But, case will be filed in specific time,” he added.

 

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Tesla to Cut 3,000 Jobs to lower production cost

January 19 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Right to be Heard

Tesla will reduce its full-time work force by 7 percent in an effort to lower the cost of producing its Model 3 sedan and make it a mass-market vehicle, Elon Musk, the electric-car maker’s chief executive, told employees on Friday.

The least-expensive version of the Model 3 now available costs $44,000. Mr. Musk said in a companywide email that he wanted the lowest-priced Model 3 to sell for...
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Bangladesh to launch 2nd satellite soon

January 17 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Happening

Bangladesh has a plan to launch its second satellite soon in a bid to establish civilized, scientific and better society, said Planning Minister MA Mannan.

 

“T...
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5 detained over fake Facebook accounts of PM family

January 17 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Happening

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained five persons on accusation of fraudulence by using fake Facebook accounts named after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and h...
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Internet package not less than 7-day from Jan 27

January 16 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Telco

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is working on a move to close all the mobile internet data package services which are valid for less than a week.

The decision will come into effect from Jan 27.  

BTRC Acting Chairman Zahurul Haq confirmed the matter after holding a views-exchanging meeting with the members of Telecom Reporters’ Networks Bangladesh (TRNB) on Wednesday (Jan 16).

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Sajeeb Wazed reappointed PM’s honorary ICT adviser

January 16 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Happening

Sajeeb Wazed Joy, the son of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has been reappointed as her honorary Information and Communication Technology (ICT) adviser.

 

The premier appointed him under the power of Rules of Business 1996 3(B)x(i).

 

Joy, as a part-timer and unpaid, will work for his mother Sheikh Hasina as per her direction and suggestions.

 

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VAT withdrawn against SIM replacement

January 15 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Telco

The government on Monday withdrew all value added taxes and supplementary duties imposed against every SIM card replacement through the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service.

The Internal Resources Division of the Finance Ministry published a gazette notification exempting the MNP services from all taxes on several conditions.

The MNP is a service through which customers can...
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ICT platforms accord reception to Jabbar, Palak

January 15 2019 | TW News Correspondent

E-Govt.

ICT platforms have jointly accorded reception to Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar and Zunaid Ahmed Palak, state minister for ICT, for their re-assignment in the ministry.

The rece...
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Info minister for fair growth of online media

January 15 2019 | TW News Correspondent

E-Govt.

Information Minister Hasan Mahmud underscored the need for bringing all the online media under a well-equipped policy.

 

“Online media is a neces...
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A smart device to boost fish cultivation in ponds

January 14 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Right to be Heard

Fish farming is now playing a vital role to the total national income of Bangladesh. A major part of its total population is directly or indirectly involved with fish or fish related business. Fish cultivat...
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Int’l Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence-2018 held

January 14 2019 | TW News Correspondent

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Department of Computer Science & Engineering of Daffodil International University, Jahangirnagar University and South Asian University, India jointly organized the ‘International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence- IJCCI-2018’ at Daffodil International University.

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Qualities of Effective Leadership and Its impact on Good Governance

January 14 2019 | TW News Correspondent

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Introduction

Without effective leadership and Good Governance at all levels in private, public and civil organizations, it is arguably virtually impossible to achieve and to sustain effective administration, to achieve goal...
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Smartphone & tab expo ends at BICC

January 13 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Happening The three day-long smartphone and TAB expo ended at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) Saturday (Jan 12). Huge turnout of gadget lovers was marked on the concludi...
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Proud for introducing Digital Security Act: Mustafa Jabbar

January 13 2019 | TW News Correspondent

E-Govt. Posts, Telecommunications and ICT minister Mustafa Jabbar said he was feeling proud as Bangladesh introduced the Digital Security Act which would be followed by many of countries now. “A country like Bangladesh has made the law… (I’m) feeling proud for this,” he said. “I feel proud most as even the American Embassy is working on the same law by copying it,” he added. The minister,...
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China's Chang'e-4 sends video of landing on moon

January 12 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Keep Informed

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has released a mesmerizing video from its Chang’e 4 lander showing the moment it landed on the moon’s far side on 3 January.

The craft had to perform the landing autonomously, since it...
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