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 software.

Minister Mustafa Jabbar was addressing as ch...

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 Games and Applications project” as the chief guest at Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC).

He said, “Our new gene...

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 National Board of Revenue (NBR)...

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.


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).  READ MORE

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...

Internet Society Bangladesh organizes cyber-security workshop

October 21 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Internet Society (ISOC) Bangladesh chapter organised a workshop titled 'Cyber ​​Security Awareness in Bangladesh' at the auditorium of Daffodil International University on Octobe...

PM Hasina launches MNP service

October 21 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated the number portability (MNP) services formally for users, who are willing to switch to another operator without changing their existing numbers.

The premier inaugurated the service at a function at her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital. 

Sheikh Hasina said, “We are taking another step to build digi...

Nothing to do now as Digital Security Act passed in JS: PM

October 16 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Amid mass criticism from media and journalists on Digital Security Act, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said there nothing to do now as the law had been passed in parliament.

The premier made the remarks while presiding over regular cabinet meeting on Monday (October 15).

The cabinet approved two draft laws on broadcasting a...