ICT Minister for business plan on e-waste management

February 03 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Posts Telecommunications and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar underscored the need of a business plan so that electronic waste can be recycled properly.

“E-waste cannot be reduced day by day as electronic and digital use will increase more. New technology should be materialized instead of the old one,” he said.

Jabbar sat with the officials of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) and telecom repo...

PM orders railway transformation into broad-gauge

January 29 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the authorities concerned to transform all the rail tracks of the country into broad-gauge from existing meter-gauge in phases.

She came up with the direct...

80 lakh Dhaka residents’ info stored in database

January 29 2019 | TW News Correspondent

The government has preserved information of 80 lakh residents of the capital city in a citizen database, to operate digital monitoring.  

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia disclosed the matter Tuesday (Jan 29).

He was talking to the reporters after inaugurating Jahurul Islam City CCTV Control Room in Aftabnagar and attending a rally of Police Week.

The database...

ICT platforms accord reception to Jabbar, Palak

January 15 2019 | TW News Correspondent

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 reception program organised by the Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS), Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS), Bangladesh Association of Call Center and Outsou...

Info minister for fair growth of online media

January 15 2019 | TW News Correspondent

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


“Online media is a necessity. It’s now a reality. Simultaneously, fair growth of online media is essential,” he said.


The minister was exchanging views with media leaders and activists at Jatiya Press Club Mon...

Proud for introducing Digital Security Act: Mustafa Jabbar

January 13 2019 | TW News Correspondent

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....

Fake FB pages of Hasina, Rehana, Saima spreading false info

January 12 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her sister Sheikh Rehana and daughter Saima Wazed Hossain have maintained no official Facebook pages.

There are some active pages by their names and its admin have been requested to make pages ‘unofficial’ or else face legal acti...

Palak made State Minister for ICT again

January 10 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Junayed Ahmed Palak took oath of office with the rest of the Cabinet members on Monday (Jan 07).

Palak has been handed with the state minister’s portfolio for the Division of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for the second time in a row.

Earlier on January 03, Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath to Palak, among the newly-elected members of parliament...

Get ready for instructions over polls day internet: BTRC

December 27 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) asked the mobile operators and international internet gateways to be prepared for quick implementation of its instructions regarding internet speed and content during the national elections.


The telecom regulator on December 26...