Tech Triumph: Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak Honored with UN WSIS Award for BOITHOK Innovation

May 29 2024 | TW News Correspondent

Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak, the State Minister for Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology, has received the United Nations' World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Award for 2024. He was awarded in the category of "Building confidence and security in the use of ICTs" for the creatio...

Government is working to improve e-waste management system

May 20 2024 | TW News Correspondent

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury said that the government is making efforts to develop e-waste management system in Bangladesh. He said, as part of the effort, e-waste management regulations have already been formulated and an e-waste management plant will be constructed under the BEST project.

He also said that...

NBR with the help of AI plans to expand it's tax base.

April 17 2024 | TW News Correspondent

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) is moving towards utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Business Intelligence (BI) tools in the areas of revenue collecti...

Government is exploring diverse digital technologies for wildlife conservation

March 07 2024 | TW News Correspondent

The Government of Bangladesh has been exploring diverse digital technologies to accelerate wildlife conservation. Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Saber Hossain Chowdhury conveyed the matter at a...

It has been instructed to change password of NID system every month

January 15 2024 | TW News Correspondent

'Gas Monkey' app offers LPG cylinder home deliveryThe Election Commission (EC) has directed the officials to change the passwords of the respective systems every month to prevent N...

What is the election app and how to use it?

November 27 2023 | TW News Correspondent

Officially announced on November 12 by the Bangladesh Election Commission, the 'Smart Election Management BD' app has been recently released for public use. Intended to help voters identify their voting centres and stay updated with polls-related information, users can now sign up in the app using your NID information and phone n...

a2i’s NISE and Muktopaath win WITSA Award

October 09 2023 | TW News Correspondent

Two initiatives of Aspire to Innovate-a2i named 'National Intelligence Employment and Entrepreneurship (NISE)' and 'Muktopaath' have recently won the WITSA 2023 Global Innovation and Technology Excellence Award. 

The World Information Technology and Ser...

Smart NID Data Leak: Info of 5.5 crore voters now in Telegram channel

October 05 2023 | TW News Correspondent

Personal information of the country's nearly 5.5 crore smart National Identity Card holders is now available in a Telegram channel, officials have acknowledged.

A Telegram bot provides people's names, gender, parents' names, phone numbers, addresses, photos, and other details when a 10-digit NID number is entered, many have sa...

'If you are not aware of the story of our startup journey, then you cannot take it forward'

October 01 2023 | TW News Correspondent

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak said 'If you are not aware of the story of our startup journey, then you cannot take it forward. He said only 10 percent of startups get successful business ventures, an...