• Bangladesh signs $3 bln deal in E-commerce fair

    Daily Dhaka Times: Bangladesh inked a total of $3 billion deals with different foreign business firms on November 13 – the inaugural day of Bangladesh-UK E-commerce Fair in London. The agreements were signed with four United States and Singapore-based business firms at Oriental Hotel in the British capital, according to a message received in Dhaka […]

  • Facebook lets you support Paris

    Daily Dhaka Times: In response to the tragic attacks in Paris Friday night, Facebook has added a photo filter so users can easily show their support for France. The tool allows you to quickly and easily superimpose an image of a French flag on your Facebook profile picture. It’s similar to the rainbow photo filter […]

  • Facebook rejects data request from Bangladesh

    Daily Dhaka Times: Facebook Inc has rejected several requests by the Bangladesh government for data on users from January to July this year. The social media giant made the disclosure in its Global Government Requests Report on Wednesday. It noted that there has been a global increase in content restrictions and government requests for data. […]

  • App to show travel time within Dhaka

    Daily Dhaka Times: The smartphone app will tell you how long it will take to travel to your destination using GPS within Dhaka – a city riddled with hectic traffic. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with Bangladesh Road and Transport Corporation (BRTC) launched a pilot project in this regard on Thursday. The project will […]

  • Bangabandhu satellite deal to be inked today

    Daily Dhaka Times: The much-awaited agreement for manufacturing and launching the country’s first ever satellite Bangabandhu-I is going to be signed Wednesday, reports BSS. The telecom regulator will strike a Tk 2,967 crore deal with French company “Thales Alenia” for the satellite in a city hotel in presence of Tarana Halim, state minister for posts […]

  • Barack Obama joined Facebook!

    Daily Dhaka Times: President Barack Obama joined Facebook on Monday and said he wanted his account to be “a place where we can have real conversations,” diving right in with his first post on climate change. In that post, Obama took Facebook users on a walk through his back yard at the White House and […]

  • Online newsportal registration begins

    Daily Dhaka Times: The government has made directives to the authorities of current online newsportals to complete their registrations within December 15 with the view to ensure benefits to publishers and stopping yellow journalism, reports banglanews. The directives also said that anyone interested to open new newsportals also has to acquire a registration number first. […]

  • Robi contributes to Government’s Labour Welfare Fund

    Daily Dhaka Times: Leading mobile phone operator Robi has recently contributed to the Government’s Labour Welfare Fund (Shramik Kalyan Tahabil) for the profit made by the company in 2014. The contribution was made from Robi’s Workers’ Profit Participation Fund (WPPF). Robi’s Chief Corporate and People Officer Matiul Islam Nowshad handed over a cheque worth BDT […]

  • MNP awaits finance ministry’s approval

    Daily Dhaka Times: Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is waiting for the finance ministry’s approval for Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to start, repors Daily Independent. With this service a subscriber would be able switch to any operator keeping the same phone number. State Minister for Telecommunication and Post Tarana Halim said that they have sent […]

  • Mobile operators to use subscribers’ info from NID

    Daily Dhaka Times: Six mobile phone companies in the country on Tuesday signed separate agreements with the Election Commission to verify the SIM registration information with EC’s national identity card database. The access to NID database was a pre-requisite for the mobile operators to introduce biometric verification of SIM cards which is scheduled to start […]

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