"Mission is now complete .Who will be next," says the hacked sites' messages. The messages read, if you need help contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
The text on the hacked sites also reads : "Secure border between INDIA and BANGLADESH If any terrorist send by Pakistan came via Bangladesh route then I will be danger to YOU Cyber War will be started this is demo We don't want more 26/11 in India. GOVERMENT LOOK AT IT ELSE CYBER WAR WILL START...WE ROOTED AND----- YOUR ISP !" "EMIL INDIAN HACKER HackeD Your System" The hacked site in Patuakhali shows some hindi letters, and says 28 different state, 28 different languages but one word JAI HIND!
Bangladesh government recently launched the web portals of 64 districts under a move to build digital Bangladesh by 2021.
The advertisement was to announces inauguration of luxury tourist train 'Maharaja's Express' by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee from Kolkata. A small box inside the advertisement panel showed the train route from Kolkata to Delhi via Gaya, Varanasi, Bandhabgarh, Khajuraho, Agra and Gwalior. As the faint background of the outline of a small map of India showed Kolkata in the Bay of Bengal and Delhi in Pakistan, ER Chief Public Relations Officer Samir Goswami told Bengal Newz, "It is a great mistake. We apologise for this. The advertising agency has been suspended."
When contacted, owner of the advertising agency said the route alignment had been given for the benefit of passengers. "The map and the alignment are an artist's impression and not to scale. It is never our intention to create a controversy," he said.
Kolkata, 20 March : West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said the women's quota in the elected seats of panchayat and municipal committees will be raised to 50 percent.
'I have told the panchayat and municipality and municipal affairs departments to amend the acts for this,' Bhattacharjee said at a State Summit organised by Bengali news channel '24-Ghanta'. The chief minister hoped the women's reservation bill, passed by the Rajya Sabha earlier this month, would be passed by the Lok Sabha soon.
Talking about women welfare measures of the government, Bhattacharjee said 80 lakh women were employed with 9.26 lakh self-help groups (SHGs) in the state. 'The total bank deposits (of the SHGs) are Rs.800 crore. Their total business with banks involves Rs.2,500 crore,' he said.
UNB, Kunming, 20 March : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed her firm conviction in road and rail links being established between Chittagong and Kunming, to boost trade and investment between their respective countries.
“I believe the leaders of Yunnan province can play an important role in establishing the road and rail links,” said the prime minister, while addressing a banquet hosted by the vice-governor of Yunnan province, Li Jiang, at the Empark Grand International Hotel in the centre of Kunming, the provincial capital of Yunnan.
Identifying the historically important city of Kunming as a gateway between South and Southeast Asia, the prime minister expressed her happiness over the formation of a Kunming-based South Asian business forum. She expressed her hope that the Chinese people would be able to familiarize themselves with Bangladeshi products through the success of this forum.
She said her visit would strengthen friendly relations between the people of Bangladesh and the people of China in general, and Kunming in particular.
A release of the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi said the Bangladesh side submitted in the meeting a draft of an interim agreement for sharing of the Teesta water to mitigate the sufferings of the people in the face of scarcity of lean season flows.
The Bangladesh side was led by Minister for Water Resources Ramesh Chandra Sen. Other members of the delegation were Adviser to the PM Dr. Mashiur Rahman, Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Tariq A Karim, Mostafa Faruque Mohammed MP and Secretary to the Water Resources Ministry Sheikh M Wahid uz Zaman. Indian Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal led the Indian side.
The order will remain in force for sixty days, District Magistrate of Cooch Behar Smaraki Mahapatra said on Thursday. The District Information Officer K K Sarkar said any person violating the order shall be liable for prosecution. The order was promulgated following apprehension of breach of peace in the border areas of the district due to shortage of essential commodities caused by large scale of smuggling into Bangladesh by miscreants.
According to the order, no person would be allowed to carry 24 scheduled commodities within a distance of one Km from the Bangladesh border in eight police stations in the district from 9 pm to 6 am without prior written permission of the DM or the SDO or BDO concerned. These police stations identified are Tufanganj, Sitai Mathabhanga, Mekhliganj, Kuchlibari, Dinhata, Sitalkuchi and Haldibari. န File Photo : Aritra Roy
Dhaka, 20 March : Law Minister Shafique Ahmed on Saturday said the international community has extended their support to the government of Bangladesh for holding the trial of 1971 war criminals.
"Pakistan had tried to campaign against the government move to try the war criminals but the international community feels that it is an internal matter of Bangladesh," the minister said. He was addressing an inaugural ceremony of an advocacy meeting on ‘Ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court by Bangladesh’ arranged by human rights organisation Odhikar at the Spectra Convention Centre in Gulshan.
If he can make it, Muhit will be the first Bangladeshi to conquer the Everest, the 8850-metre (29,035ft) giant lying across the Nepal-Tibet border. This was told at a press conference and flag off ceremony at the National Press Club in the city yesterday. Muhit gave a presentation on the Everest at the press conference where he said a team comprising seven members (six others of Germany and the USA) would leave Dhaka for the 60-day expedition on April 6.
Muhit is the only Bangladeshi to conquer the 8201-metre (26,906ft) Mt Cho Oyu and climb up to 7000 meters on the Mt Manslu. He had earlier done the basic and advance mountaineering training from the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute of India and climbed four Himalayan peaks over 6000 meters (Chulu West, Mera Peak, Singu and Lobuje Peak). န Photo : Courtesy
UNB, Kunming, 20 March : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Kunming Saturday morning on the last leg of her four-day state visit to China.
Vice-governor of Yunan province Li Jiang greeted her at Wujiata International Airport at 11:20am (local time). During her stay there, Hasina will hold talks with the leaders of Yunan province on matters of bilateral interests with special emphasis on trade, investment, tourism and connectivity. She will also visit a tribal village. The prime minister will return home on Sunday.
“Demands for these grenades will be placed by various forces as per requirement,” he said over phone from Tezpur. Not only in grenades, the bhoot jolokia, which is found in Assam and Nagaland, can also be used as a food supplement for soldiers deployed in cold weather conditions to raise body temperatures, DRL scientists said.
The bhoot jolokia generates about 1,000,000 heat units on the Scoville scale, which is at least a thousand times hotter than a common kitchen chilli. The Scoville scale was named after American scientist Wilbur Scoville, the first to measure the heat component in chillies. န Photo : Chinmoy Roy