Where the general knowledge go!
The name of their country is Bangladesh and its capital Dhaka- this is what a primary school student in India replied when the students were asked this very simple question. The student in question is from Kashiara-Raipur high school in Burdwan, a district in West Bengal, according to a report..
BCL leader Rony’s bail extended for 3 months
The High Court today extended for three months its bail order for Chittagong Chhatra League leader Nurul Azim Rony in an arms case. The HC bench of Justice Kamrul Islam Siddiqui and Justice Amir Hossain passed the order following a petition filed by Rony today seeking extension of the bail..
Drug problem among students needs to be addressed
That 11,000 out of 32,000 secondary and higher secondary educational institutions are yet to form anti-narcotic awareness committees while the rest mostly have ineffective and inactive committees is disconcerting. Given that drug addiction leads to various forms of social problems, especially among students, as it leads to problems of poor..
Saifur’s Coaching Centre Jamaat-owned : Law minister
Law Minister Anisul Huq on Friday (May 6) left an award giving ceremony organised by Dhaka Reporters Unity as the programme was sponsored by Saifur’s Coaching Centre. Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique who was also special guest of the programme left spot along with law minister showing same..
A seminar titled ‘Accountability and Islam’ held at IU
A seminar titled ‘Accountability in Islam’ was held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia today (Saturday). Dawah and Islamic Studies Department of the university organized the seminar at the dean office of Theology faculty. Abu Bakar Siddique, the researcher of Ph.D, presented two articles at the seminar on ‘Accountability in..
RU to open new web portal soon
Rajshahi University (RU) is to be open a new web portal with adding all its officials and service related activities. The website visitor will also found general information about the university, academic and nonadministrative information. RU authority revealed this in an introductory workshop titled “New Web Portal and Digital Services” held..
Digital Security Summit-2016 on May 28
Digital Security Summit-2016 will be held at Krishibid Institution of Bangladesh (KIB) auditorium on May 28, 2016. More than thousands of security experts from all over the country along with young IT lovers will participate in this grand gathering. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, State Minister, ICT Division, Ministry of Posts,..
Govt. working for materializing Vision-2021
Md. Fazle Rabbi Miah MP, Deputy Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad, said, “The government has been relentlessly working to resolve problems in education sectors aimed at materializing the Vision-2021.” “The government is working to deal with the problems in the education sector for which the rate of dropout has remarkably..
Tonu post-mortem: Speakers questioned the report’s credibility
Doubts have been cast over the first post-mortem report of murdered Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu that cited no evidence of rape. Cultural organisation Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigosthi staged a human-chain and a protest rally at the city’s Kandirparh on Tuesday, where the speakers questioned the report’s credibility. Based on..
SCF formed central committee
Samajtantrik Chatra Front (SCF) formed their central committee where Imran Habib Rumon and Nasir Uddin Prince were elected president and general secretary respectively SCF announced its 20-member central committee at the 4th National Council on Aparajeyo Bangla premises at Dhaka University, inaugurated by Prof Ajoy Roy. Former president Janardan Dutta..
College student got killed in Begumganj
A college student was killed and two activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League got wounded by bullet in a clash between two BCL alteraction at Begumganj in Noakhali last night. The desceased was Fazle Rabbi Rajib, 22. Police said Noakhali District BCL activists Mohammad Wasim and Mohammad Yasin, along with their..
35 injured over trifling matter of stalking a schoolgirl
Nearly 35 people got injured in a clash between two groups of people over stalking a schoolgirl in Sadar upazila of Habiganj district on Friday night. Locals said Faisal Ahmed, son of Afil Uddin of Jatraborobari village, was stalking a schoolgirl at a marriage ceremony at Alapur village at around..
Tornado damaged government primary school
A tornado yesterday damaged a government primary school including 50 thatched houses at Bakterpur village in Noakhali. Md Abul Kalam, headmaster of Bakterpur Government Primary School, said the schoolhouse and nearly 50 thatched houses were destroyed by a tornado that hit the village at around 4:00am. A lot of trees..
11 tribal girls rescued in Cox’s Bazar
11 tribal girls were rescued yesterday along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf area. The victims were from Bandarban’s Rowangchhari and Sadar upazila. They studied at Mitingachhari Buddhist temple in Rangamati’s Kaptai area and stayed at a hostel there. Police said, the victims were aged between 12 and 14…
National talent hunt competition 2016 starts
Nationwide creative talent hunt competition 2016 started today with a colorful rally that was brought out from Curzon Hall of Dhaka University. The rally led by Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, ended after coming at the Central Shaheed Minar. Education Secretary M Sohrab Hossain, Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS..
Schoolgirl rescued from early marriage
A student of class six was rescued yesterday from early marriage. In this case her (schoolgirl) mother was jailed for one month by a mobile court at Monirambari area in Muktagachha upazila of the district on Sunday for trying to marry off her underage daughter. She is Kulsum Begum, 30,..
Private college teachers demand MPO
A meeting of Bangladesh Private College Honors-Masters Teachers Association, Gazipur district branch demanding MPO was held on March 06 (Sunday). President of central committee of the association Md. Nekbar Hossain was present there the as the chief guest. The meeting was presided over by Md. Jahidul Islam, the President of..
College student murdered for ‘stopping premature marriage’
A college student died at Bogra Medical College yesterday, after being stabbed by miscreants for “stopping an early marriage”. Locals said when Jaharul Islam, 25, a student of Gobindaganj Degree College, was returning home on Tuesday, a group of miscreants stabbed him. Locals admittted him to Gobindaganj Health Complex and..
Book lovers get an hour more than the fixed time
The Amar Ekushey Granthamela, which had been a rendezvous for writers and book lovers over the last one month, closes today with the awarding of best publishers in a host of categories. On the last day (today), Bangla Academy extended the duration of the fair by one hour. The fair..