State Minister for Post and Telecommunication Tarana Halim

May 1, 2016
May 1, 2016

All the biometric SIM registration memes

People put up with the repeated messages and calls from customer service on their mobile phones, but continue to silently endure all, while producing a few hundred ingenious memes to vent their frustration.

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

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.

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

SIM re-registration deadline now May 31

Time for biometric SIM re-registration, which was scheduled to end today, has been extended to May 31, says State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim.

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

Body formed to monitor SIM re-registration system

A two-member committee is formed to monitor the biometric system of mobile phone SIM re-registration following some anomalies found in the system, State Minister for Post and Telecommunication Tarana Halim says.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Facebook appoints Bangla posts translator

Facebook authority hires a translator for helping them understand the “objectionable” Bangla language posts in the social networking platform.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

Govt to hold meeting with Facebook tomorrow

The government is to hold two separate meetings with the Facebook authority tomorrow for signing a deal with the popular social media site to get the information of its Bangladeshi users.

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

Govt eager to ink deal with Facebook: Tarana

The government shows interest in inking a deal with Facebook to ensure cyber security in Bangladesh.

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

75% SIM cards are fake: Tarana

State Minister for Post and Telecommunication Tarana Halim says around 75 percent out of the one crore SIM cards verified so far have not been registered properly.