surveillance | The Daily Star
  • More surveillance of social media?

    The news of the introduction of a specialised police unit, complete with software that can detect remarks and postings on social media that may be considered cybercrime, brings about mixed feelings.

  • Mega plan for surveillance

    The government is planning to bring the entire Dhaka city under video surveillance under an ambitious project to ensure better safety and security as well as combat crimes. The finance ministry has recently agreed to fund the Tk 5,000-crore project to be implemented by the police, after a similar scheme taken up in 2007 failed due to fund crunch, technical glitches and lack of expertise, sources said.\

  • Screening of travellers from Zika-affected areas at all ports

    The government is to strengthen surveillance and screening of travelers coming into Bangladesh’s air, water and land ports coming from the countries affected by the Zika virus.

  • Canon develops 250 megapixel sensor

    Electronics company Canon has developed a 250 megapixel sensor for use in digital cameras.

  • US refuses to pardon Snowden: White House

    The White House reiterates its refusal to pardon the government information leaker Edward Snowden.

  • Jawaharlal Nehru government

    Nehru govt spied on Subhas Chandra Bose's family

    The Jawaharlal Nehru government had placed the family and relatives of Subhas Chandra Bose on surveillance for two decades.