Burnt teenager dies at DMCH
A burnt teenage girl died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday, three days after miscreants set fire on their house in Gazaria of Munshiganj. The victim, Sonia Aktar, who attended this year’s HSC examination, was a student of Dr Abdul Gaffar School and College in Gazaria. Her mother Hazera Begum..
Girl killed for pursuing studies
Marufa Akhtar continued pursuing education after marriage and her illiterate in-laws did not like it. As she was taking Higher Secondary Certificate exams from Nalchity Degree College in Jhalakathi, her in-laws’ family in the absence of her husband, who works in the Middle East, became more harsh on her. On..
Five brothers get life for college student murder
The Khulna Divisional Speedy Trial Tribunal has awarded life term rigorous imprisonment to five brothers in a college student murder case of Keshabpur in Jessore. Judge of the tribunal MA Rab Hawlader delivered the verdict on Thursday (April 13) in presence of four convicts. The court also fined the convicts..
College girl hacked by BCL leader
A female student of Sylhet Government Women’s College, who was hacked with a sharp weapon by her alleged boyfriend a day ago, has been brought to Dhaka and admitted to Square Hospitals in critical condition. Khadiza Begum Nargis was sent to the capital in the early hours of Tuesday, said..
Authorities support rising number of creative questions
In response to protests by some students against the rising number of creative questions in SSC and HSC tests, the authorities say the move aims to stop question paper leak. The inter-educational board also thinks the students ‘misapprehended’ the new time allocation. The protesting students say they will have to..
Students protest over creative questions
Several hundred students today blockaded the road in front of Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka protesting a government move to increase the number of “creative questions” in both SSC and HSC examinations. The students under the banner of “Dhaka Chhatra Samaj” staged a two-hour sit-in in front of the press..
Govt college affiliation: Public univs not yet empowered
Implementation of a decision to hand over the government colleges to public universities still remains in paper only even two years after the prime minister’s order in this regard. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina asked the education ministry on August 31, 2014 to give the authority to affiliate the 281 government..
Missing college teacher found dead
A teacher of Government Azizul Haque College, who went missing while taking a pleasure bath under a waterfall in Rijuk area of Ruma upazila on Saturday afternoon, was found dead on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Professor Towfiq Ahmed Siddik, head of the Bangla department of the college…
College student stabbed in capital
A group of miscreants stabbed a college student at Malibagh level crossing in the city on Sunday. Our reporter said a group of 5-6 youths attacked Alvi Hasan, 17, a first year student of Wills Little Flower School and College, at the level crossing around 3:00 pm. They stabbed Alvi..
Improving college education WB provide $100m
World Bank (WB) will provide US$ 100 million to improve education and management at the National University-affiliated colleges to create a competitive workforce for the country. To this end, Bangladesh and WB today signed a financial agreement. Economic Relations Division (ERD) Additional Secretary Kazi Shofiqul Azam and Zahid Hussain, Acting..
Strengthening cultural activities to prevent militancy stressed
Strengthening and flourishing cultural activities in the educational institutions could effectively prevent militancy, terrorism, drug abuse and corruption from the society to establish sustainable peace in the country. Chairman of Dinajpur Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Professor Ahmed Hossain said this while addressing the launching ceremony of Lions..
College girl missing for seven days
A college girl has reportedly remained missing from Jakiganj upazila in Sylhet since 1 August. The missing college girl was identified as Rubina Akter,20, a student of Hafsa Majumder Mohila Degree College and daughter of Mokarm Ali, a resident of Uttarkul village of the upazila. Family sources said Rubina had..
15 students held for suspicious movement
Border Guard Bangladesh members detained 15 students, including 13 university ones, from bordering Kashinagar area of Bijoynagar upazila in Brahmanbaria district on Thursday for their suspicious movement. Of the detainees, nine are students of South East University and one each is of American International University, Prime Asia University, Northern University,..
Over 800 educational institutions closed due to flood
Educational institutions remain submerged in Jamalpur due to heavy rain and flood around 800 academic institutions in seven upazilas of Jamalpur district remain submerged for about 12 days due to heavy rains, leaving all the academic functions mothballed. Around 20 primary and high schools of Islampur upazila were seen submerged..
Ctg edu board gets new chairman
Chittagong Government Women College principal Professor Shaheda Islam has been appointed as new chairman to Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Chittagong. Education ministry issued an order on Monday (August 1) saying the appointment on deputation basis. The order also said Shaheda Islam will receive allowances and other fringe benefits..
HSC result to be out on Aug 18
The results of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent exams will be published on Aug 18, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said. Almost 1.2 million students took the tests this year held between Apr 3 and Jun 9. As per the tradition, the education minister, along with chairmen..
HSC Result to be Publish on 3rd Week of August
HSC/equivalent exam 2016 results could be published in the third week of August 2016. The summary will be sent to the Prime Minister within a day or two to sought approval. The Ministry of Education sources confirmed that. Chairman of Dhaka Education Board and Convener of Inter-education Board Coordination Committee..
College, university students want to get engaged with SDGs
Several dozen of college and university students want government’s effective mechanism to engage them with the implementation process of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the country. They said this at a workshop titled “Finalizing National Youth Policy 2016″ organized by the Centre for Research and Information (CRI), in collaboration with..
Three college girls arrested for militant suspects
Police arrested three female students of Comilla Victoria Government College for their suspected link to militancy from a college dormitory at Dharmapur here early Thursday. One of the arrestees was identified as Kaniz Fatema, master’s final year student of the Accounting department, while the rest two could not be identified..