324 passengers were killed, and four and a half lakh were injured

Political ViolenceVehicles were being affected most by the violence of the political agenda. Innocent common people are being killed brutally. Assets of thousands of career take are burnt. In some cases, drivers, passengers, and transport workers are burnt by petrol bombs. Thousands of vehicles are the victims of so-called political revenge. In last 25 months, 324 passengers across the country were killed in political violence. And four lakh 42 thousand 865 people were injured, including children and women.

This information came in a monitoring report entitled ‘Public transport, politics and violence with passenger’s report – 2015’ Bangladesh Passengers Welfare Association publish that on the last Wednesday at Press Club. Secretary General Mozammel Hoque Chowdhury read the report in the function presided by the Chairman of the organization Sharif Rafikujjaman. It is seen in the report that, 222 passengers and 73 drivers and transport workers were killed by petrol bomb in the political violence from January of 2013 to the 10th National election on 5th January 2014. By this time 26 thousand 374 vehicles were vandalized, one thousand 162 vehicles were slightly burnt, and 781 vehicles were fully burnt. Besides fishplate of the rail line were opened 21 times and 3 attempted times to sabotage in a waterway. In this violence 3 lakh 73 thousand and 425 passengers were killed. And almost 13 thousand 223 people were crippled for these incidents. Continue reading

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The economy of the country is at risk for continuous blockade

BlockadeThe economy of the country is at major risk for the political violence. Along with the gas and electricity crisis and the strike and blockade in the last 14 days, the amount of damage is almost 28 thousand crore taka. Transport and communication system of the country has been ruined. Small businessmen and farmers are facing severe losses because they not able to sell their product. The textile industry is losing foreign buyers. For these reasons in the current fiscal year, it started to have an impact on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth. Economists think that if this trend continues this year the GDP growth will less than six percent. Economist Mirza Ajijul Islam said to about the overall economy, after the violence of 2013 the last year the investment in the country was almost still. The investment and revenue in the private sector have been very low. And now for the political uncertainty this fiscal year the economic growth may be 5 percent. Continue reading

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United States are running activities to operate Cyber weapons

Cyber WeaponsUS National Security Agency NSA conducted extensive surveillance heading the purpose of making a cyber weapon. Former intelligence officer Edward Snowden has been leaked the information.

The NSA is now active to make a web based weapon that can shut the structure of electricity and water supply of the enemy. German Newspaper Dar Spaigel published the news on the basis of leaked paper of Snowden. Continue reading

7 votes, 4.86 avg. rating (97% score)

Viber closed in Bangladesh showing security reasons

ViberAuthorities ordered to stop Internet Telephone Service Viber and Tango in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission (BTRC) issued the order to the mobile phone operators.

There they have been ordered to keep Viber and Tango stop from Sunday midnight till Sunday 6pm.

Grameen Phone said in a statement on their website that, they received instruction from Telephone Regulatory Commission at twelve o’clock night. There they said to stop Viber and Tango for security reasons. Continue reading

6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (86% score)