DU receives tk 20 lakh for Jasimuddin hall trust fund
Dhaka University (DU) authorities have received tk. 20 lakh donation further to enhance the capital of Kabi Jasimuddin Hall Trust Fund of the university. Prof. Dr. Md. Rahmat Ullah, Provost of Kabi Jasimuddin Hall handed over a cheque for tk. 20 lakh to DU Treasurer Prof. Dr. Md. Kamal Uddin..
Digital learning system can improve child literacy skills: experts
Although Bangladesh has made a considerable progress in increasing enrolment of students at the primary level, the country is facing a challenge to improve literacy skills of the early graders. Experts and education campaigners blamed traditional teaching and learning materials for poor performance of students at the primary level. Though..
Biman embraces bKash payment
The customers of bKash limited, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country can now pay through bKash while purchasing tickets from Biman Bangladesh Airlines. Kamal Quadir, Chief Executive Officer of bKash Limited and A M Mosaddique Ahmed, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the national carrier signed..
School burnt ‘over land dispute’
Unidentified criminals set fire to Bashi Government Primary School in Kalihati upazila of Tangail yesterday, following a dispute over the ownership of a portion of the school land. Criminals yesterday torched Bashi Government Primary School in Elenga municipality of Tangail’s Kalihati over land dispute, locals said. “Unidentified people set fire..
Univ student killed near his home
He dreamt of becoming a businessman like his father, but he could not live that dream, as his life was cut short yesterday by muggers when he was only 22 years old, hoping to graduate in computer science and engineering. Khandakar Abu Talha, a second year student of Daffodil University,..
BACS-BUBT National Programming Camp-17 ends
The five-day BACS-BUBT National Programming Camp 2017, organized by the Dept. of CSE, BUBT, and BUBT IT Club, in association with Bangladesh Advanced Computing Society (BACS), ended on Sunday ( October 8). Held at BUBT’s permanent campus of Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT), Mirpur in Dhaka, 250 students..
Long-term truants make nervy school return in Iraq’s Mosul
After three years of forced truancy due to the Islamic State group’s seizure of the Iraqi city of Mosul, teenager Ali Salem waited nervously outside school to sit an English exam. Before heading out bright and early from a camp for the displaced in Hajj Ali, 60 kilometres (35 miles)..
Over 900 children getting education in jails
More than 900 children of women prisoners in 10 jails across the country are being given pre-primary education to enlighten them with knowledge and culture. The Bangladesh Shishu Academy is giving the teachings in Bangla reading and writing, mathematics, fine arts, craft, dance, song, physical exercise, acting, story writing, sports,..
DU launches IT management course for professionals
Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of Dhaka University (DU) yesterday launched a new course titled ‘Advanced Certificate for Management Professionals (ACMP)’ for developing skills of midlevel officials of information technology (IT) sector. DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the course at a programme at IBA auditorium this morning. Under..
Austrian Professor meets DU VC
Professor Dr Franz Ottner of the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences of Vienna, Austria paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman at his office on October 2. DU Professors at the Department of Soil, Water and Environment Dr Md Aminur Rahman Majumder..
PM to address NU education assembly on October 12
An education assembly of National University (NU) will be held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in the city on October 12 with the theme ‘We will build the country with education’. NU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Harun-Or-Rashid disclosed this today at a press conference at the university’s city office at..
Islamic University of Technology hosts ESONANCE
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of Islamic University of Technology (IUT) has organized ESONANCE, a departmental fest of this department on Friday (29 September) at its own campus at Gazipur, Bangladesh. Former education secretary and chief adviser of dainikshiksha.com Md. Nazrul Islam Khan inaugurated the opening ceremony as Chief..
Mashrafe becomes brand ambassador of bKash
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, the captain of Bangladesh National Cricket team in One day Internationals joined hands with bKash Limited to become the brand ambassador of the largest mobile financial service provider in Bangladesh. As a brand ambassador, Mashrafe will appear in various campaigns and activities to promote and create awareness..
Nahid opens online EIIN programme, education directory app
With the view to reaching e-service to the doorsteps of people, online Educational Institution Identification Number (EIIN) programme and the education directory application were launched here yesterday. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid inaugurated the services at a function at Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information and Statistics (BANBEIS) Conference Centre. The..
Efforts sought for saving nearly extinct rivers
Activists of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) unit of the Riverine People have sought comprehensive efforts in saving the nearly extinct rivers of the country. They laid special importance on creating social awareness about importance of ensuring uninterrupted water flow in the rivers round the year to improve environment, ecology,..
KUET celebrates 14th founding anniversary
Students, teachers and employees of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) celebrated its 14th founding anniversary yesterday with much fanfare and festivity on the campus. On the occasion, the university authorities have chalked out day-long programmes to celebrate the day. The programmes include hoisting of national and university flags,..
EED implements Taka 327.65 crore projects
Education Engineering Department (EED) has been implementing 872 projects at a cost of around Taka 327.65 crore in Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts. “We are constructing necessary infrastructure at selected private collages in order to quality education improvement with assistance of information and communication technology,” said Mijanur Rahman, Executive Engineer of..
Indian authorities suspend 54 students for ragging juniors
Authorities in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh have suspended 54 students of a government university on charges of ragging juniors. “The students of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies in the state’s Krishna district have been suspended after a probe revealed that they ragged juniors on the campus..
Chinese delegation meets DU VC
A three-member delegation led by Prof Wang Weidong Dean, faculty of Art and Design of Yunnan University, China, paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman at his office yesterday. Other team members were Prof Dr Wu Yun and Wang Jingyu, said a press release. Director..