Teachers opposing the decision to restrict private tuition

Private tuition by teachers is a debated issue in Bangladesh.  Many people, especially teachers argue that teacher student ratio in Bangladesh is not in a situation as it should have been. A teacher has to teach so many students in a class. So he can’t pay proper attention to every student. On the other hand […]

Netstar (pvt.) Ltd. Website launched

A successful business firm of BCS computer city Netstar (pvt.) Ltd. has launched their own website to deliver customer service in more efficient way. Price of computer and technology related product with product image and specifications are given on the new website. So now consumers will have the opportunity to check price and specification of […]

Oil, Gas Committee program stopped by the administration

National committee for safeguarding oil and gas is a citizen’s committee formed by some prominent personalities in Bangladesh. This committee believes that natural resources of Bangladesh should be explored by the local companies. If there are some technical limitations, the local companies should take foreign help. But if the foreign companies get the full contract, […]

Bangladesh says no

Bangladesh foreign minister Dipu Moni reiterated Bangladesh’s position that Bangladesh will not accept refugees fleeing from Myanmar due to the recent sectarian violence between Muslims and Buddhists. More than 600 hundred refuges tried to cross border in last two days. Human Rights Watch and UNHCR have urged Bangladesh to open its border considering the humanitarian […]

Mud slide tragedy remembered

Bangladesh do not have any mountain, but is has some hills. The hills of Bangladesh, especially in Chittagong and Chittagong hill tracts region are asset of the country. Hill, forest and sea beach is not so common scenery in the world. But the overpopulation situation of the country is destroying the natural beauty. Most of […]

Reaction on budget 2012-2013 by BASIS

After the budget speech by the finance minister, an immediate press conference was held by Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and Bangladesh ICT Journalist Forum (BIEJF). BASIS president Mahbub Jaman said, as per ICT policy 2009, BASIS submitted a proposal to the finance minister; where BASIS requested to allot 70 crore taka […]

Transmission of ATN Bangla and ATN News stopped in Sylhet

ATN Bangla is the first private television channel in Bangladesh; it started its transmission by buying air time from an Indian television channel. Now ATN is a full television channel, a new channel ATN news has also started. It is alleged that chairman of these television channels Mahfujur Rahman made an unacceptable comment during his […]

No suit-tie on summer

The weather of Bangladesh between March and November is very hot and humid. Fan and air conditioner is necessary. Especially many offices of modern days don’t have enough openings. So here air conditioner is a must. Few hundred years ago when the English officials ruled the region they also found it difficult to cope with […]

Workshop on corporate governance organized by BASIS and IFC

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and BASIS jointly organized a day long workshop titled “Corporate Governance for Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Companies” on Saturday, June 02, 2012 at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel. Around 35 CEOs, CFOs and COOs  from over 33 leading IT companies participated at the event which was moderated by Mr. […]

Two workers die in electrocution

Two construction workers were electrocuted while welding, in two separate incidents. Md. Hannan of 26 was electrocuted at Kadamtali, Dhaka while he was welding at a construction site yesterday afternoon. He came into contact of live electric wire while he was welding a piling pipe. He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors […]