HC directs to block pornography websites for 6 months

November 20 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The High Court on Monday (Nov 19) directed the government to block all pornography websites and publication of all obscene materials from the electronic forms for next six months.

The court also issued a rule against the authorities concerned to explain in four weeks why pornography websites and publication of obscene materials should not be declared illegal.

The HC bench of Justice Moinul...

ICT Lab in every edu institute by 2 yrs: Mustafa Jabbar

November 19 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Posts, Telecommunications and Information Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Mustafa Jabbar said ICT lab and multimedia classrooms will be set up at every educational institution of the country within next two years.

To implement this goal, it is necessary to tra...

4 Bangladeshi projects get ASOCIO-2018 award

November 10 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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 In...

Govt developing software for differently-abled persons: Jabbar

November 03 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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 sof...

Mustafa Jabbar for making new generation eligible in modern world

November 05 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar said the country will be lagging behind as a nation if it fails to make new generation qualified for the modern world. 

The minister was addressing a program titled “Skills Development for Mobile G...

Electronic Fiscal Device (EFD) not introduced yet for businesses

November 04 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The government earlier made the use of EFDs mandatory for 13 types of business entities, to check Value Added Tax (VAT) evasion from November 1.

But it is not really implemented as N...

Mustafa Jabbar for incorporating ICT in primary education

October 31 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Post, Telecommunication and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar said Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based contents should be included in primary education to buildup the young generation with proper knowledge of this subject.

Mentioning the programming contest for children, youths as a milestone of ICT practice, he said programming develops their merit and the field of creativity.


Cabinet Okays RPO amendment for use of EVMs in JS polls

October 30 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The Cabinet has given final approval to the draft of Representation of the People Order (RPO, Amendment) Act 2018 and cleared the way for using electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the upcoming 11th general election.

The approval came from a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in PMO on Monday (October 29).  

After the meeting, cabinet division se...

EVM can be used in urban areas: EC secy

October 27 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed said Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) can be used in the general election in a small scale in urban areas if the Representation of People Order (RPO) is amended.

The EC secretary was addressing as a chief guest while inaugurating EVM exhibition fair in Shilpakala Academy auditorium in Chittagong on Saturday noo...