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...

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) lacks of preparation.

NBR decided to clamp down on busines...

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 know...

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 secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam briefed re...

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 noon (October 27).

Helaluddin said v...

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 October 20.

Syed Nasirullah, Senior Assentment Commissioner of Cyber ​​Security and Crime Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police and Mohammad Bahauddin Palash Information Security Specialist of e-Gov CIRT of Bangladesh Computer Council attended the works...

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 digital Bangladesh. A small number of the...

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 ove...

20 lakh youths to get IT trainings by 2021

October 15 2018 | TW News Correspondent


State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak said IT related trainings will be provided to two lakh youths of the country by the year 2021.

The state minister made the remarks while addressing as chief guest at a program to inaugurate a siz-storey building in Gol-E-Afroz Government College in Singra upazila of Natore on Sunday noon (October 12).