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Focus on cybersecurity, privacy, service quality

Focus on cybersecurity, 
privacy, service quality
Emphasizing on cyber-security, privacy of subscribers, quality of services and investment-friendly environment, the government has published the finalised National Telecommuni­cation Policy 2018. The policy has been uploaded on the website of the telecom regulator Bangladesh Telecommu­nication Regulatory Commission (BTRC). Talking with The Independent, Mostafa Jabbar, minister for posts, telecommunications and information technology said that with the rapid advancement of technology, many provisions of the earlier policy needed some changes. Earlier, the National Telecommunications Policy, 1998 laid the basic design of a liberalized telecommunication sector in Bangladesh. It paved the way for separation of the policy, regulation, and…

Deaths in firing ‘unexpected’: BGB

Deaths in firing ‘unexpected’: BGB

Director General (DG) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Major General Md Shafeenul Islam yesterday described the killings of three people in firing by the paramilitary force members at Bahrampur in Haripur upazila here as 'unexpected'. He came up with the remark while speaking at a press conference…
President urges media to play responsible role

President urges media to play responsible role

President Abdul Hamid yesterday urged the media to play a responsible role by following journalistic codes and prioritising national interests. “Media, democracy and development are complimentary to each other. One is stagnant without the other,” he said at an award-giving ceremony on the…
Fire safety at slums

Fire safety at slums

It is greatly distressing to see the carnage caused by fire at a slum in Chattogram. Reportedly, nine persons, including two minors, were killed, and 200 shanties gutted. People living at the lower end of the income strata were the victims and several families have lost the very little that they possessed.…
Pulwama massacre: Unanswered questions

Pulwama massacre: Unanswered questions

At the start, let me sincerely note as a patriotic Indian citizen, and as the son of an Indian army doctor who is no more and who was in the thick of the Bangladesh independence war of 1971, that we are extremely grief-stricken and shocked at the Uri and Pulwama cold blooded murder of unsuspecting soldiers…
Operators fail to maintain download speed of 4G service inside Dhaka city

Operators fail to maintain download speed of 4G service inside Dhaka city

None of the top three mobile operators of the country has maintained download speed of the 4G mobile service inside the Dhaka city, said a report published by the Bangladesh Telecommuni-cation Regulatory Commi-ssion (BTRC) yesterday. While the BTRC approved download speed of the 4G service is over 7…
Time for talks over

Time for talks over

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said the Pulwama terror attack has shown that time for talks is over and hesitation to take action against terrorism and those who support it is akin to encouraging the menace. Without naming Pakistan, Modi, after holding delegation-level talks with Argentine President…
‘Komola Rocket’ awarded in Paris

‘Komola Rocket’ awarded in Paris

After gaining accolades in various film festivals around the world, and now streaming on Netflix for the global audience, Noor Imran Mithu’s directorial debut film ‘Komola Rocket’ (The Orange Ship) won the Jury Prize at the sixth edition of Festival du Film d’Asie du Sud (FFAST)…
Abahani look to be the formidable team

Abahani look to be the formidable team

Abahani Club Limited formed comparatively the best team on paper for the looming Dhaka Premier League 2018-2019 season by picking their expected players from the DPL players’ draft that held at a local city hotel yesterday. The defending champions picked a total of 10 players including seven from…
Unable to sell palm seeds, growers cut down plants

Unable to sell palm seeds, growers cut down plants

Farmers in Jhenidah have started felling matured and fruit-bearing plants of palm nuts, as they could not sell seeds for the past few years. It will hamper palm seed production in the district the next time, the farmers said. Abdul Latif, a palm farmer of Bazer Gopalpur in Jhenidah Sadar upazila, said…
Corruption allegations against EED chief engineer

Corruption allegations against EED chief engineer

Allegations of corruption, irregularities and nepotism have been made against the chief engineer of the education engineering department (EED) under the education ministry. The ministry has already formed a three-member probe committee, led by senior secretary of the Secondary and Higher Education Division…
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