Online media a global reality: Info minister

January 27 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Terming online media a global reality, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said registration of online media will be done after the broadcast policy has passed. Many data about online media ha...

Process underway to detect fake online portals

January 27 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Underscoring the need of online news portals, Information Minister Hasan Mahmud has said fake sites will be closed once the registration process is completed under the broadcast policy.

“There are some online (portals) which are indulging in spreading propaganda rather than real news. An initiative has been taken to detect them, by bringing all of those under registration process u...

Bangladesh set to sue to recover BB cyber heist money

January 20 2019 | TW News Correspondent

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.


The mini...

Bangladesh to launch 2nd satellite soon

January 17 2019 | TW News Correspondent

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.


“The government, headed by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has been working for establishi...

5 detained over fake Facebook accounts of PM family

January 17 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained five persons on accusation of fraudulence by using fake Facebook accounts named after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her family members.


They were detained in a drive...

Sajeeb Wazed reappointed PM’s honorary ICT adviser

January 16 2019 | TW News Correspondent

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).



Smartphone & tab expo ends at BICC

January 13 2019 | TW News Correspondent

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 concluding day. Most of the mobile manufacturing companies offered discounts upto 40 percent along with special gift items. Huawe...

Nokia signs deal with Rangpur Riders

January 10 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Telecommunications and IT giant Nokia signed a sponsorship agreement with Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) defending champion Rangpur Riders. 

From now on, helme...

Mustafa Jabbar at BASIS after taking oath

January 09 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Association of Software & Information Services (BASIS) greeted Post, Telecom and ICT minister Mustafa Jabbar when he visited its office in Dhaka after taking oath at Bangabhaban Da...