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 action, says a press s...

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...

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.


Keeps ATM, mobile banking services smooth in polls-holiday: BB

December 27 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Bank (BB) instructed all commercial banks to ensure uninterrupted ATM and mobile banking services during holiday for upcoming national election.


BB Payment Systems Department General Manager Lila Rashid on Thursday (Dec 27) sent a circular to the chief executive officers of all the banks.


The notif...

Mock voting in seats thru EVM on Dec 27

December 27 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Voters will exercise their franchise in a straw polls on Thursday (Dec 27), only in the six constituencies where Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) to be used in the 11th parliamentary elections.

The voting will continue from 10am to 4pm.

Election Commission (EC) source...

ISPR warns of propaganda against army in social media

December 26 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday (December 24) said there is an ongoing plot to spread rumor and propaganda against army in social media ahead of the upcoming December 30 general election.

ISPR c...

Facebook shuts down nine pages, six accounts in Bangladesh

December 22 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The pages and accounts mimicked independent news outlets and posted pro-government as well as anti-opposition content.


The Facebook authorities have shut down nine Facebook Pages and six Facebook accounts for "coordinated inauthentic beh...

EC forms monitoring cell to stop rumors in social media

December 20 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The Election Commission (EC) has formed an investigation team to prevent propaganda, fake news and rumors in social networking sites ahead of the 11th parliamentary election slated for December 30.

The office order to formulat...

PM Hasina takes over science-tech, post-telecom ministries

December 11 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken over ministries of science and technology, and telecommunications and information technology as extra duty.

Besides, Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain will discharge duty as m...