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...

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 Faceb...

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.


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 minister of expatriat...

BTRC orders shutdown of 58 websites, news portals

December 11 2018 | TW News Correspondent

In a latest move, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has directed the authorities concerned to shut down 58 websites including several news portals over ‘spreading rumor’ by publishing fake news.READ MORE

Social media monitoring begins ahead of polls

December 03 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Secretary of Election Commission (EC) Helal Uddin Ahmed on Sunday (December 2) said the authorities concerned began monitoring the social media round the clock to check the spread of propaganda and rumors for the sake of a free, fair and neutral election.


‘Digital Bangladesh Day’ on Dec 12 from now on

November 26 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The 12th of December will be observed as ‘Digital Bangladesh Day’ instead of ‘National ICT Day’ from now on.


The cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shei...

Electronic Voting Machine to be used in 6 constituencies

November 25 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday decided to use the Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) at all centers of six constituencies in the 11th parliamentary elections.

EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed made the disclosure to the media a...

UNCDF Conference Govt provides supports for digital financial inclusion

November 22 2018 | TW News Correspondent

UNCDF conference on Tuesday (Nov 20) shared new insights, industry innovations and solutions aimed at impacting and accelerating change in Digital Financial Services Industry. 

“The present government is...