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‘Illegally imported cell phones won’t function in Bangladesh’

Cell phone sets with fake International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers will be unable to use Bangladesh’s mobile network.

Ex-mobile phone industry executive gets five years for text message scam

A former mobile phone industry executive is sentenced to five years in prison after he is found guilty of defrauding cellphone customers by charging them millions of dollars for unwanted text messages.

Theft of Phone Data: 2 fraudsters detained

Beware when you are handing your mobile phone to a technician for servicing. Fraudsters might clone your IMO messaging account, follow your private chat sessions and blackmail you for money.

SP’s wife received no SMS: CMP

Mahmuda Khanam Mitu, the slain wife of Superintendent of Police Babul Akter, did not receive any text message on her mobile phone that asked her son to be at school half an hour earlier than usual due to assembly, police say.

Mobile phone use to get costlier

Cost for mobile phone use will increase in the next fiscal as Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposed to hike the duty on SIM card-related services to 5 percent.

‘SIM re-registration by April 30 tough’

It will be tough to complete re-registration of all the SIM cards by April 30, leaders of a fraction of mobile phone top-up and banking vendors association say.

HC questions legality of biometric SIM registration

The High Court has questioned the legality of biometric registration for purchase of mobile operators’ Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards.

Allegation of Theft / 2 kids tortured inhumanly

In yet another incident of cruelty against kids, two teen boys were tortured badly in Rajshahi over a flimsy claim that they may have stolen a mobile phone.

49pc children encounter cyber bullying

Around half of the school-goers in the country have encountered cyberbullying, global mobile phone giant Telenor yesterday said.

June 12, 2015
June 12, 2015

Kim Kardashian's selfie at Madame Tussauds

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian’s famous selfie pose will be immortalised at Madame Tussauds London.

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

Call charges to rise

Moblie phone call expense and SIM cards will get costlier with the duty proposed by Finance Minister AMA Muhith in the budget for 2015-16 fiscal.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Myanmar scraps proposed 5 pct tax on phone cards

Myanmar scraps proposed 5 percent tax on mobile phone top-up cards after lawmakers voted against the levy, the state-owned Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper said on Thursday.

April 11, 2015
April 11, 2015

Another woman raped in Delhi taxi

A 32-year-old woman was beaten up and sexually assaulted by a cabbie inside a black-and-yellow taxi in Dwarka, Delhi on Thursday night.

March 30, 2015
March 30, 2015

Cabinet okays 1pc surcharge on mobile phone use

The cabinet approves a new law to introduce 1 percent surcharge on mobile phone use, cabinet secretary says. The government will earn Tk 140cr each year when the law will become effective.

March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015

Alibaba ploughs $200 m into Snapchat in latest startup deal: source

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) is investing $200 million in photo-messaging app Snapchat, a source familiar with the deal said, striking its latest Silicon Valley deal as the Chinese e-commerce company builds up mobile services.