Female school teacher killed in Panchagarh road accident
A female school teacher was killed in a road accident at Boroshoshi area under Boda upazila of the district today. The victim was identified as Rimi Akter 28, wife of Monwar Hossain of Bogduljula village. Eye-witness said that Rimi and her husband were going to Boda sadar by a motorbike..
Nahid urges teachers to use technology for classroom teachings
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today urged the teachers to make classroom teachings attractive by using newly innovated technologies. He made the call addressing the inaugural function of a training workshop on Digital Classroom Solution (smart board) at Bishwasahitya Kendra in the city. The training programme was arranged for teachers..
Dainikshiksha editor arrested for ‘defaming’ ex-schools chief
An award-winning Bangladeshi journalist who edits a specialist education website was arrested for allegedly defaming a powerful former official, police said on Friday. Police detained Siddiqur Rahman Khan for publishing what it described as multiple “fictitious, false and shameful” news on the DainikShiksha.com portal, Dhaka police spokesperson Masudur Rahman told..
Nahid for proper education to curb militancy
Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Saturday (July 30) said no student would tread the path of militancy if they get proper education from family and educational institutions. He made the assertion while addressing a view exchange meeting at International Mother Language Institute (IMLI) in city’s Segun Bagicha area in..
Third Education fair starts in Bangladesh
The third education fair being held in the capital Dhaka on July 29-30 and in Chittagong on Aug 1-2, is being organized by SAPE Events and Media Pvt Limited, a leading educational fair organizer in the region, with the support of the high commission. The Indian high commissioner in Dhaka..
Missing student turns suspect
Since February 3, police have been looking for a 24-year-old youth who left home on that day and didn’t come back. His father filed a general diary with Dhanmondi Police Station the day he went missing, mentioning that his son left home for having lunch with his friends, and didn’t..
NSU Pro-VC & 2 others arrested
Police today arrested three persons including a professor of North South University on charges of renting out a flat to Gulshan café attackers without keeping their personal information. The Counter Terrorism Unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested them from different parts of Dhaka at around 5:00pm, said Masudur Rahman, deputy..
Early teacher recruitment needed to save education
Vacancy in teaching positions accounting for about a fifth less — or about 17.74 per cent, to be precise — of the total required to impart education on 2.69 crore students in government primary, and government and non-government secondary schools and colleges is gravely concerning. The shortage of teacher is..
Govt owes an explanation in Hasanat-Tahmid cases
Abul Hasanat Reza Karim, a Bangladeshi civil engineer with British nationality, and Toronto University student Tahmid Hasib Khan were picked up by the Detective Branch for interrogation following their rescue from the Gulshan café that came under an extremist attack on July 1. According to the family, however, although his..
Three Gulshan attackers identified as student
After SITE Intelligence Group published photos of five gunmen who, the Islamic State claims, killed at least 20 persons, mostly foreigners, in a cafe in Bangladesh capital Dhaka, former classmates have started identifying the attackers with the help of the social media. Three of the five attackers have so far..
Inclusive edn for students with special needs, autistic underscored
The primary level school teachers should ensure inclusive education for the physically challenged students with special needs to flourish their latent talents equally like the common students. Secretary to the ministry of primary and mass education Md Humayun Khalid said this while addressing concluding ceremony of a training course on..
Stipend money distributed among Harijan students
Land minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif on Saturday distributed stipend among students from the Harijan and small ethnic communities at Iswardi in Pabna. He disbursed Tk 4 lakh among 331 students from minority groups while Tk 1 lakh among 102 students from Harijan community at an event held at Iswardi upazila..
Another Shibir activist killed in gunfight
Another Islami Chhatra Shibir activist was killed in a “gunfight” between police and his cohorts in Uttar-Kastasagra village of Jhenidah Sadar upazila early yesterday(2/7/2016). The dead, Ibnul Islam Parvej, 27, was the son of Jahangir Hossain of Bananipara in the district town. Parvej was the former president of Jhenidah Sadar..
Two US Univs students killed in Dhaka massacre
Two students of two universities of US have been killed in killed in the attack by the Islamist militants in Dhaka. Besides, fate of a Bangladeshi private university student is still unknown in the same incident. Tarushi Jain, a female student of the University of California (UC), Berkely was killed..
Historic university lost in time
The restoration of Chittagong’s Pandit Vihar University, the once renowned educational institution of the 8th century, has remained stalled for around six years, due to indecision over its funding process. The institution was one of the four prestigious universities and Buddhist monasteries of ancient India. The idea of restoring its..
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..
Pakistani principal arrested in Dhaka
Police on Thursday held the principal of City School International, which is run by some Pakistan nationals in Dhaka, over a row of school fund misappropriation. The accused, Yasmeen Rajbhoy, is also a Pakistan citizen. Police said they held Yasmeen Thursday afternoon after the guardians laid a siege to the..