Govt college teachers suspend strike
The teachers of government colleges across the country, who had been agitating for removal of “disparities” in the eighth pay scale, yesterday suspended their work stoppage following an assurance by the authorities concerned to meet their demands. They said they took the decision of suspending their strike until February 29..
College boy found dead in Jessore
A college student was found dead near a students’ mess in Bezpara area of Jessore town yesterday morning. He was identified as Kamolesh Roy, 20; a first year honours student of Jessore Government MM College, and son of Gobinda Roy of Bayerkhola village under Monirampur upazila of the district. Palash..
Education secy urges teachers to call off strike
Assuring to meet some of their demands, Education Secretary Sohrab Hossain today called upon the government college teachers to call off their work abstention. Following the assurance, BCS General Education Association, a platform of teachers and officials belonging to the BCS general education cadre, sat in a meeting this afternoon..
Govt college teachers enforce work abstention : Pay scale row
Teachers of government colleges started their three-day work abstention from today (Tuesday) in protest of discriminations in the 8th national pay scale. BCS General Education Association secretary general IK Selim Ullah Khandakar told banglanews that teachers from 270 government colleges, three aliya madrasas, 14 TT colleges and 16 commercial colleges..
Leaking question paper is not possible, said Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today said tougher action will be taken against rumour-mongers of question paper leakage in the public examinations. “A vested quarter spread rumour of question paper leakage to undermine the government’s achievements. Our vigilance will be very strong to resist such kinds of troublemakers during public..
ANNUAL programme of BAF Shaheen College held
The Annual prize giving ceremony and cultural programme – 2016 of BAF Shaheen College, Kurmitola was held at college premises today. Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Admin) Air vice Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat, OSP, ndu, psc distributed prizes among the meritorious students as the chief guest. A pleasant cultural programme portrayed..
PM unhappy with delay in scouting expansion scheme
Dilly-dallying in preparation of a project related to expansion of scouting in the country to make it more time-befitting and upgrade its standard has irked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “I gave the directive for the expansion of scouting from primary level to higher secondary level to make it more time..
Ideal College student shot ‘by seniors’
A first year student of Ideal College in the capital was shot in the leg allegedly by his seniors yesterday over a previous feud. Naimur Rashid, 17, took treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Naimur and some of his classmates had an altercation with a group of second year students..
T & T High School to celebrate Golden Jubilee Jan 23
T & T High Scholl, Moghbazar, presently known as BTCL Ideal School and College, will celebrate the Golden Jubilee (50 years) of the school on January 23, 2016. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal will attend it as chief guest which will start at 8.30am and continue till 9pm on the..
Discovery and Assignment of Elements with Atomic Numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118
IUPAC announces the verification of the discoveries of four new chemical elements: The 7th period of the periodic table of elements is complete. The fourth IUPAC/IUPAP Joint Working Party (JWP) on the priority of claims to the discovery of new elements has reviewed the relevant literature for elements 113, 115,..
Gaibandha Govt College goes digital
Gaibandha Government College (GGC), the biggest academic institution in the district, has introduced digital system to collect all sorts of fees from the students. Official sources said the objective of introduction of digital system is to help the government build digital Bangladesh and materialize “vision 2021” declared by Prime Minister..
BSc-in-Nursing course admission from 2nd waiting list
Students will be admitted from the 2nd waiting list in 4-year BSc-in-Nursing course in government nursing colleges under Dhaka. Applications are requested from the female candidates only. The last date of application is January 10, 2016. To get the 2nd waiting list, please visit Health Directorate website: www.dns.gov.bd. The Directorate..
Bangladesh needs new generation for development
The nation now needs a new generation, which will lead it to its peak in terms of development and progress, said President Abdul Hamid yesterday. “The nation looks to the new generation with the hope that they will come forward for the country’s development. The responsibility of the government is..
JS body wants admission quota for expats’ warden
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education ministry at a meeting on Sunday discussed the introduction of merit-based quota for admission into schools and colleges inside Bangladesh for the warden of expatriate Bangladeshis. The committee came up with the discussion at a meeting held at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban here, committee..
Retirement benefits of 75,000 teachers pending
The education ministry recently demanded approximately Tk 2,400 crore for the payment of retirement benefits to about 75,000 teachers and employees of non-government secondary schools, colleges and madrasas, mostly pending for five years. The education minister Nurul Islam Nahid requested for the money in a letter he wrote to finance..