Cable operators asked to free electric poles from wires

March 30, 2010

The ministry of power Monday asked the cable operators to free the electric poles of city areas from wires and cable lines, and use optic fiber cables of BTRC for safety grounds.
The ministry of power, energy and mineral resources directed Dhaka City Corporation, and Read more

Service extended to 60 years

March 30, 2010

The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of ‘Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Act 2010’ allowing the extension of service tenure of labourers working with the government organisations.
“As per the decision, labourers would retire from their services at the age of 60 instead of 57,” Read more

Project to dredge 11 major rivers

March 30, 2010

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) plans to dredge 666 kilometres of 11 important rivers so that passenger vessels and cargo vessels could navigate the rivers smoothly. 
 The 11 river routes are-Munshiganj-Taltala-Dohuri, Laharhat-Veduria, Shahaberhat-Tongibari-Laharhut, Read more

Feni BDR mutiny verdict on Apr 18

March 30, 2010

A special court has fixed April 18 for delivery of verdict in a BDR mutiny case against 58 jawans of 19 Rifles Battalion in Feni.
The three-member Special Court-3 headed by BDR Director General Maj Gen Md Mainul Islam fixed the date after holding a hearing on the Read more

Another youth arrested

March 30, 2010

Gulshan Murders
Another youth arrested
Another youth was arrested yesterday in connection with the Wednesday’s gruesome double murder of a couple at Kalachandpur in capital’s Gulshan.
Identified as Nazmul Islam Babu, 23, of Joarsahara under Badda, he is a friend of prime suspect Read more

BCS digital Expo-2010 begins tomorrow

March 30, 2010

An interactive, colourful and international standard four-day fair, “BCS Digital Expo- 2010 and ASOCIO multilateral Trade Visit” will begin at Dhaka Sheraton Hotel tomorrow.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the fair, organised by Bangladesh Computer Society (BCS) at the Read more

Banglalink network support for post office money transfer service

March 30, 2010

Bangladesh Post Office (BPO) signed an agreement with Banglalink, the country’s 2nd largest mobile operator. As per the agreement, Banglalink, through its cellular network, will facilitate the connectivity of 1,600 post office branches all over Bangladesh becoming the exclusive network service provider for Read more

Tk 3 cr more revenue earned daily after ban of illegal VoIP

March 30, 2010

The government is receiving Taka 3 crore additional revenue every day with the BTRC (Bangladesh Tele Regulatory Commission) measures to ban illegal use of VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol).
A report of the Post and Telecommunication Ministry shows that the revenue of the government from Read more

BB gets solar power today

March 30, 2010

The Bangladesh Bank gets solar power today to shed power crisis with the renewable and green energy resource.
The BB governor, Atiur Rahman, will inaugurate the solar power system at 11:00am at the central bank’s headquarters in the city.
The solar power system will generate 8 kilowatt of electricity, well enough to keep the energy Read more

Farmers urged to cultivate strawberry on large scale

March 30, 2010

The cultivation of strawberry has been gaining popularity among the farmers of the district as it is very profitable.
Department of Agricultural Extension has continuing motivational campaign at farmers level to cultivate it on a large scale as it has become one of the most Read more

President visits Military Hardware Display-2010

March 30, 2010

President Zillur Rahman yesterday visited the Military Hardware Display-2010 in Tejgaon Old Airport area of the city, which began on March 26 marking the Independence Day.
On arrival at the exhibition ground about 11:30am, the president was received by the chiefs of three services along with the Principal Staff Officer (PSO) of Read more

‘Help build corruption-free society’

March 30, 2010

Anti-corruption Debate Contest Ends
‘Help build corruption-free society’
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Chairman M Hafizuddin Khan yesterday called on the students to be imbued with the spirit of fighting corruption to build a corruption-free society.
“You will say no to corruption, fight it and stamp out the menace so that there would be no Read more

$95,373 Japanese grant for Rajshahi adivasi school

March 30, 2010

Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh Tamotsu Shinot-suka has signed a $95,373 grant contract with Bishop Gervas Rozario, Rajshahi Catholic Diocese for its Project on Construction of St Paul’s Adivasi School Building.
The school is being constructed under Japan’s Grant assistant for Grassroots Human Security Read more

1,300 land phone connections at Gulshan to remain off

March 30, 2010

State-owned land phone operator Bangladesh Telephone Company Ltd said on Monday that its services at South and North Badda under Gulshan Exchange would remain suspended for few hours between April 1 and April 7 on technical Read more

Meeting on cyber security held at PMO

March 30, 2010

An expert meeting to help strengthen cyber security and prevent cyber attacks was held at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) yesterday.
Two separate committees were formed to formulate two policies — one for ensuring cyber security and the other for taking necessary steps if a cyber Read more

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