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BTRC starts issuing VSP licence

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has begun issuing the VoIP Service Provider or VSP licences for the first time in the country. BTRC Chairman Sunil Kanti Bose handed over the licences to several organisations approved for these licenses at a ceremony on Monday. “Those who are getting the licence must learn about this business and […]

Actor M A Jalil Ananta has unveiled to the media that he and actress wife Afia Nusrat Barsha have started their divorce procedure. The celebrity couple has already signed in their divorce papers, Ananta told a press conference in Monsoon Rain film’s Kakrail office on Tuesday morning. Earlier, on Mar 22 Barsha filed a general […]

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The protesters at the Prajanma Chattar on Tuesday rolled out fresh demonstration plans on the Independence Day after the government sat on their deadline to start the process of banning Jamaat-e-Islami. Many felt the demonstration plans were ‘flexible’ and demanded tougher ones. Tuesday’s rally was held as the demonstrators’ deadline to the government to start […]

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At least nine vehicles were set on fire on Tuesday in Dhaka during Independence Day celebrations ahead of the 18-Party alliance-sponsored 36-hour shutdown. One bus near Science Laboratory, one each in Motijheel and Mirpur, two taxi cabs in New Market, a private car in Segunbagicha, a human hauler in Banglabazar, a taxi cab in Kawran […]

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Jute and Textiles Minister Abdul Latif Siddiqui on Tuesday accused BNP chairperson Khaleda of talking rubbish as she has got desperate to save the war criminals and go to power.“The BNP chief considers army as her paternal property and house guards,” he said talking to reporters after placing wreaths at the grave of Father of […]

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 Police conducted raids on the offices of Chittagong city Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir on Tuesday. A team of Detective Branch (DB) of police raided the city Jamaat office at Dewanbazar around 11 am and searched the office for about an hour. Police claimed that they conducted the raid on information that Jamaat-Shibir men were […]

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On a day when country celebrated the Independence Day, Biranganas demanded recognition as freedom fighters of the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh. Biranganas are the women, who lost their innocence during the war. “We also want recognition as freedom fighters so that my son can also say that he is the son of a freedom […]

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 Identifying corruption as the main stumbling block to development, Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Golam Rahman on Tuesday urged the politicians, media and civil society members to work together to free the nation from the ‘social menace’. “Corruption has become a social menace though the majority of the country’s people want a corruption-free society. We […]

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Puts military on ‘combat-ready’ status, with rocket units ordered to prepare for strikes on Hawaii, Guam and mainland. North Korea has put its military on combat-ready status, with “strategic” rocket units ordered to prepare for possible strikes against the US mainland, Hawaii and Guam, state media reported. The order, issued in a statement from the North’s […]

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The activists of main opposition BNP and ruling Awami League clashed at Sarishabari Upazila in Jamalpur, leaving one man dead and more than 50 others injured on Tuesday morning.   The violence broke out over placing wreaths at a local memorial for the independence heroes as the nation was observing the Independence Day on Tuesday, […]

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Global internet giant Google displayed the national flag of Bangladesh on its homepage (http://www.google.com) since the early hours of Tuesday – Mar 26, the Independence Day anniversary of Bangladesh. The event-specific logo on the Google homepage, more popularly known as ‘Google doodle’, depicted a child waving the national flag with his father (hoisting a bigger […]

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 Defending opposition chief Khaleda Zia’s recent remarks about Army, BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday said there was nothing provocative in her comments, but appreciation for their role in Bogra. “The opposition leader praised the army for their role they played at Shahjahanpur in Bogra on March 3 in saving public […]

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