Coronavirus Prevention: How prepared are schools?
Despite growing concern over coronavirus, schools in the capital appear to be ill-prepared to contain any possible spread of the virus.
Three City College students arrested over clash with Dhaka College
Police arrested three students in connection with a case filed over the Thursday’s clash between two groups of Dhaka College and City College that left at least five injured.
Government to ensure quality education : Dipu Moni
Education minister Dipu Moni on Friday said that the present government has been working relentlessly to ensure quality of education side by side with its quantity for development of the country through improving skilled human resources.
Khulna coaching centres full as schools, colleges empty
From primary school to college level, you will not find a full class in Khulna but visit any of the coaching centres that have proliferated in the city, and you will see every batch they run filled to the brim with students. Concerned people urged the teachers to come back to their ethical responsi
DU students stage demo demanding end to affiliation of 7 colleges
A group of Dhaka University students blocked the Shahbagh crossing on Wednesday demanding an end to the university’s affiliation with seven colleges. Mostakim Ahmed, leader of the demonstrators, said, ‘We are demanding an end to the affiliation as DU does not have the capability to bear the burden
73.93 pc pass rate in HSC, equivalent exams
This year, 73.93 per cent students have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent examinations. The results were officially unveiled by prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday morning. They will be later published at a press briefing at the education ministry in the afternoon. A tot
Two Viqarunnisa teachers indicted for Aritree suicide
A Dhaka court on Wednesday indicted two teachers of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College in a case over the suicide of Class IX student Aritree Adhikari. Dhaka third additional metropolitan sessions judge Md Rabiul Alam framed the charges against them in the case. The indicted are — Zinnat Ara, prin
Teacher suspended for setting question on 'Sefuda'
A teacher of Rajuk Uttara Model College has been suspended for setting questions on controversial Facebook personality Sefat Ullah alias Sefuda. Johinul Hasan was suspended after controversy flared up over the question paper for the pre-test examination of 10th grade, said Md Ziaul Haque, chairman
Chuadanga college girl found dead
A college student was found dead at her house in Hatkaluganj area of the district town on Thursday night. The deceased was Jhuma Khatun, 19, a Class XII student of Chuadanga Ideal Government Women College and daughter of Abdus Samad. Quoting locals, police said Jhuma along with her mother Julekha
College application starts from May 12
Classes at all the colleges across the country for education year 2019-20 will begin from July 1, the government said in its guideline issued today. It said, students who passed SSC this year will be selected on base of their results and without the need for college entrance examination. College ap
Student, her lover kill Sylhet college teacher
Sylhet Madan Mohan College teacher Saifur Rahman was murdered by his student and her lover as he had tried to force her to marry him. Both of the couple, Nishat Tasnim Rupa, 20, daughter of Shafiqur Rahman of Khidirpur village under Shah Paran Police thana in the city, and her lover Mozammil Hossai
All coaching centres closed from Apr 1 to May 6
All types of coaching centres will remain closed from April 1 to May 6, 2019, ahead of the Higher Secondary School Certificate and equivalent examinations scheduled to begin on April 3. Education minister Dipu Moni told this to journalists at the ministry on Monday. ‘In spite of keeping the respec
Covered van runs over college girl in Chattogram city
A college girl died after she was run over by a covered van in Kotwali area of Chattogram city morning. The victim is identified as Suma Borua, 20, an intermediate second year student of Government City College of Chattogram, Md Mohoshin, officer in-charge (OC) of Kotowali Police Station, told The
College boy rescued 4 days after abduction
Detectives rescued a college student from Lohagora upazila early yesterday, four days after he was kidnapped from Satkania for a ransom of Tk 50 lakh. A team of the Detective Branch of Chittagong Metropolitan Police raided a boarding house in Satkania and rescued Sadeq Sobhan Sakib, 17, from a room
25 medical students hurt in Cumilla road accident
At least 25 students of a private medical college were injured in a road crash on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in Maynamati cantonment area in Cumilla on Saturday night. Maynamati highway police sources said that the accident took place following a triangular collision among a covered van, a goods-lade
Viqarunnisa teacher gets bail
A Dhaka court on Sunday granted bail to Hasna Hena, a teacher of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, in a case filed on charges of provoking a class IX student to commit suicide. Judge Baki Billah of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court passed the order after Hasna Hena’s lawyer Jahangir Alam filed
Viqarunnisa postpones admission of class I students
Viqarunnisa Noon School and College authorities on Saturday postponed the admission procedure of students for Class I. The procedure was scheduled to be started from tomorrow (Sunday) and continue until Tuesday. The educational institute’s governing body chairman Golam Ashraf Talukder confirmed the
Viqarunnisa student’s suicide ‘heart-rending’, observes HC
The High Court on Tuesday observed that the suicide by a student of Viqarunnisa Noon School is heart-rending and termed the insulting of her parents a ‘very bad example’. The HC bench of Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Rajik Al Jalil came up with the observations when a Supreme Court lawyer
587 edu institutions to get WiFi connection soon: Jabbar
A total of 587 government colleges, universities and training institutions are going to get high-speed internet connectivity soon. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) with the initiative of Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology would start the implem