4 transport workers to die for rape and murder of law student Rupa
Four transport workers were awarded death penalty in a case filed for raping and killing law student Rupa Khatun in a moving bus in Tangail. The death row convicts are bus driver Habibur and three helpers Shamim, Akram and Jahangir were present in the court when Abul Mansur Miah, acting..
Shajahan for strengthening base of education for better Bangladesh
Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan underscored the need for strengthening the base of education further by utilizing information and communication technology (ICT) on Saturday (10th Feb) to build a better Bangladesh. “We will have to put emphasis on technological education. We should keep our children away from venomous bite of drug..
Mobile internet services suspended for 30 minutes
Mobile internet services were disrupted for around half an hour across the country this morning. Different mobile internet service providers stopped their services as Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) asked them to halt their services from 9:00am to 10:00am, sources at four mobile operators and BTRC said. However, the services..
Sign language institute to be set up soon: Menon
Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon on Wednesday (7 Feb) said a sign language institute will be set up soon for hearing impaired people of the country. “There are nearly 1.6 lakh hearing disabled people in the country. So, it is urgent to establish a sign language institute to help..
Hamid awaits second term as president
Abdul Hamid will remain the country’s president for a second consecutive term as no one else is running in the upcoming presidential election. Monday was the last day to submit nomination papers for the post of the president. Only the ruling Awami League submitted the nomination papers for Hamid. AL..
Govt working to enhance quality of tech education: Keramat
The newly appointed State Minister for Technical and Madrasah Education Division of Education Ministry Kazi Keramat Ali said the quality of technical as well as madrasah education would be enhanced in the near future as the government is restlessly working to improve the standard of vocational and madrasah education across..
Rupa murder verdict Feb 12
A Tangail court today set February 12 to deliver the verdict on the sensational murder of law student Rupa Khatun, who was raped in a moving bus before being murdered in Tangail. The court of Abul Mansur Miah, acting judge of Tangail Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal, came up..
Mid-day meal programme at primary schools under Mymensingh Division: Mostafizur
Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman today said all primary schools under Mymensingh division will be brought under mid-day meal programme by June this year. “The government is committed to ensure development of primary education and has been spending more for its infrastructural development ” he told a discussion..
SC stays HC order for reopening Lakehead Grammar School
The Appellate Division on Wednesday stayed until Sunday the High Court order that asked the government to reopen Lakehead Grammar School in the capital, which was closed on the allegation of extremism link. Appellate Division chamber judge Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain also fixed November 19 for hearing the matter by..
Death anniversary of two Liberation War martyrs today
Today is the 46th death anniversary of two Liberation War martyrs, Dr Azharul Haque and Dr Humayun Kabir. Azhar, an assistant surgeon, and Humayun, an intern physician at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, were brutally killed on this day by the Al-Badrs for secretly providing treatment to wounded freedom fighters. The..
CEO of ACER meets DU VC
Amit Kaushik, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman on Monday (13th November) at his office of the university, said a DU press release here. During the meeting they stressed the need for..
RUET launches computer networking course
The Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) has launched an advance level training course on computer networking in order to make its teachers, officers and employees skilled on the modern communication technology. RUET Vice chancellor Prof Rafiqul Alam Beg said this while addressing the closing and certificate-giving ceremony of..
4th IU convocation on January 7
THE fourth convocation of Islamic University is scheduled to be held on the campus in Kushtia on January 7, 2018. President Abdul Hamid, also the chancellor of the university, will preside over the convocation, university registrar office sources said on Sunday. The university will confer certificates on around 38,000 graduate..
Teachers asked to enlighten psyche of learners
Terming the teachers as the torch-bearers of society, Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman said the teachers inspire the learners to imbibe them with moral values by enlightening their psyche. The teachers, he said, use to guide the learners to make their marks in the global competition crossing the..
Chinese university to initiate Power Engineering degree in Bangladesh
A Chinese University is going to initiate a 4- year undergraduate Power Engineering course at Stamford University here for the first time in the country to create international standard engineers for the fast growing power sector of Bangladesh. Bangladesh China Institute of Technology (BCIT) with collaboration of Lanzhou Jiaotong..
Workshop on Curriculum Development held at DU
A daylong workshop on “Curriculum Development” was held at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban in Dhaka University (DU) campus on Monday (6th November). Organised by the Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC-DU) while DU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated it as the chief guest, said a DU release..
DU confers reception to 32 retired professors
Dhaka University (DU) conferred reception to 32 retired professors on Saturday (4th November) with a view to honouring the contribution of the teachers to academia of the public university. DU Teachers’ Association (DUTA) organised the programme at Professor Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury auditorium on the campus, said a press release here..
Mostafizur for quality primary education
Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman today laid emphasis on ensuring the quality of primary education to ensure the standard of higher education. “Teachers have to play a vital role in improving quality of education as the teachers’ role is mostly important to attain the expected target of education,..
Accounting teacher’s conference at ICMAB
A conference on “Recent developments in the Field of Management Accounting and Corporate Reporting” is going on at ICMAB Bhaban in Dhaka. The conference is started 0n Friday (27th October) in the morning with a wellcome address by Mohammad Salim FCMA, vice president of ICMAB. Shubhashish Bose, Secretary of Ministry..