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  • 16 lakh SIMs of physically challenged people won’t be deactivated: Tarana

    State Minister for Post and Telecommunication Tarana Halim says the SIMs used by people with special needs which are yet to have biometric re-registration will not be deactivated on May 1.

  • Arifa Akhter, Lalmonirhat

    No fetters could tie her down

    She is unable to do anything with her hands since her birth. But it could never stop Arifa Akhter from pursuing her dreams. Defying all predicaments, the indomitable Lalmonirhat girl sits for her Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations. She became the subject of curiosity as she started writing with her legs.

  • Educating the physically challenged

    We commend The Manab Kalyan Trust of Pabna for assisting higher education of 135 physically challenged students, many of them visually...

  • National Museum free for physically challenged Sep 26

    Physically challenged people, underprivileged children and students, will be able to visit Bangladesh National Museum for free from on the following day of Eid-ul-Azha.

  • Taking smartphones to wheelchairs (video)

    A young Bangladeshi engineer invents the “Smart Wheel Chair” to help physically challenged people operate their wheel chairs through any android smart phone.

  • Income tax ceiling now Tk 2.5 lakh

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposes increasing the ceiling of tax-free income to Tk 2.50 lakh from Tk 2.20 lakh.