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Govt commitment on Digital Security Act not kept: Editors’ Council

October 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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 newly passed Digital Security Act in national press club on Saturday (October 13).

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Deep Condolence

October 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Association of Software & Information Services- BASIS is saddened to inform you that Mr. Md. Ali Akbar Khan, Founder of Star Computer Systems Limited, a BASIS Member Company passed away today noon (13 October 2018) (Innalillahe wa inna ilaihe razeun). He was one of the Founder Members and Direc...
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Smartphone addiction reduces brain performance

October 10 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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.

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4181 mobile users change operators, 5862 obstructed

October 10 2018 | TW News Correspondent

 

As the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service launched in country, some 4,181 mobile phone users were able to change their desired operator keeping their previous 11-digit phone number intact.

However, 5, 862 users faced hindrance in the process in first five days.

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Google plus to be shut down after users’ data breach

October 10 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Google said on Monday that it would shut down Google Plus, the company’s long-struggling answer to Facebook’s giant social network, after it discovered a security vulnerability that exposed the private da...
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Token strike held for lowering mobile call rate

October 10 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Mobile Phone User Association observed a symbolic strike demanding reduction of mobile phone call rate and internet price adjustment.

 

The body organized the program in front of the National Press Club on Tuesday (October 9) protesting the existing ‘irregularities’ in t...
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Monitoring cell formed to prevent rumors in social media

October 09 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Government has formed a monitoring cell to detect rumors in social networking sites (social media) and also to let people know the fact.

 

The cell, comprising officials of Press Information Department (PID), will inform media about government's statement immediately after detecting rumors in social networking sites.

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Driving license, vehicle registration thru online soon

October 09 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The government is set to launch an online BRTA service portal very soon to provide hassle-free vehicle registration and driving license to people.

Currently, Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) provides the services but service seekers have been complaining about corruption, bribery and harassment against the authority for long time.

The new online system will eliminate such problems. Driving license and vehicle re...
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56 Bhashani varsity teachers resign over ‘assault’ by BCL men

October 09 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Fifty-six teachers of Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University (MBSTU) have resigned protesting the assault carried out by leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on Sunday.

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