VC of World University left Dhaka for Dubai
Professor Dr. Abdul Mannan Choudhury, Vice Chancellor of World University of Bangladesh left Dhaka for Dubai to attend 24th Internal Conference of International Academy of Management & Business, said a press release here today . He will present a paper entitled `In Pursuit of Quality Higher Education in Bangladesh’ there..
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,..
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..
Seminar on Bangabandhu’s state philosophy held at BRUR
A day-long seminar on ‘Bangabandhu’s State Philosophy: An Analysis’ was held at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR). The Dr Wazed International Training and Research Institute organised the seminar on the campus yesterday, a press release said here today. The main objective of arranging the seminar was to spread light of..
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,..
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..
Public Library to be modernized with 11-storey structure
The 59-year-old Central Public Library at Shahbag will be made a world-standard entity by building an 11-storey structure there ensuring modern facilities and also setting up National Museum and National Book Centre on the same compound. “The central Public Library will be modernized at the level of world-standard by constructing..
Virtual classroom launched at BRUR
A modernized virtual classroom with digitized ICT-facilities was launched on the second floor of the Academic Building No-2 at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) here on Sunday. The Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project of University Grants Commission extended financial support in setting up of the virtual classroom, a press release..
Govt targets 30pc enrolment in technical education: Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday said the government has set a target of 30 percent enrolment in technical education by 2030 aiming to transform Bangladesh into an economically developed country. “In 2009, there was only one percent student enrolment in the technical education while the current enrolment is 14..