UNFPA wants DSHE to refund ‘ineligible expenditure’
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has asked the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) to recover and refund a total of Tk 6.45 million as its audit identified the amount as ‘ineligible expenditure’ in the project titled “Generation Breakthrough”. Generation Breakthrough project is a multi-pronged community approach to..
Education minister urges students to materialize Bangabandhu’s ideology
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today urged the students to work for materializing the ideology of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to make the country a ‘Sonar Bangla’. “My aim is to implement the ideology of Bangabandhu… I would like to urge you (students) to work for..
Teacher forced students to drink drain water
Although the corporal punishment is prohibited, a teacher of a primary school in Jajira upazila has forced some 28 students of class IV to drink contaminated water from a sewer for not completing their lessons. Victims, their parents and locals told dainikshiksha.com that Shahanaz Parveen, assistant teacher of Gangaprashad Govt..
bKash offers 20pc cash back on Eid shopping
bKash Limited, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country offers up to 20% instant cash back to its customers on shopping at select outlets on the occasion of Eid-ul- Adha. Once the payment is made through bKash, the customer will receive the cash back amount instantly in their..
WB-funded education project’s oppressed teacher seeks transfer
Asim Kumar Das has requested his higher authority to transfer him to a high school as he has been a victim of communal oppression at his current workplace, Shimuliya Siddiqia Alim Madrasha, Gazaria, Munshiganj. Asim is posted as an additional class teacher of science subjects at the madrsha under the..
Poor result leads to ban on facebook use by Rajuk College students
Authorities of Rajuk Uttara Model College has imposed a ban on the use of facebook by its higher secondary students for six months citing the grounds that the access to the most popular social media divert their attention from study. At a guardian-teacher meeting held on Saturday (August 5), the..
President, PM pay tribute to Bangabandhu
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday morning (August 15) paid deep homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of his 42nd death anniversary and the National Mourning Day. Hamid placed floral wreaths at Bangabandhu’s portrait in front of Bangabandhu Memorial..
Siddiqur returns home
Siddiqur Rahman, the college student whose eyes were damaged during a demonstration in the capital last month, today returned home this afternoon from India after his eye treatment there. The flight carrying Siddiqur landed at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 3:20pm. Talking to reporters, Siddiqur said, “My health condition..
BB allows students to release fees for health coverage abroad
Bangladesh Bank (BB) has relaxed its regulation allowing students to release foreign exchange on account of health coverage or medical insurance fees for admission and study abroad. “It is observed that students intending to study abroad are in some cases required to make payment on account of health coverage or..
ACC launches drives against coaching-loving teachers
The Anti Corruption Commission has launched drives to stop coaching business where teachers of schools and colleges are involved violating the policies of education ministry in this regard. On Saturday (August 5) afternoon, for the first time, an ACC team conducted drives at Shahjahanpur and Shiddheshwary areas in the capital..
Madrashas asked not to use illegal guide books
Madrasha education board has asked the teachers and students of its madrashas not to use note and guide books. The board also warned that punitive measures would be taken against who would be found using note and guidebooks which had been declared illegal. The directives were issued for all the..
PUST dean Rashed killed in road accident
Rashed Kabir, dean of science faculty at Pabna University of Science and Technology, was killed and nine others were injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Pabna-Dhaka Highway in Chakla area of Bera upazila in Pabna early Saturday. Abu Md Delwar Hasan Inam, officer-in-charge of Santhia police..
Truant student buses asked to obey traffic rules
Dhaka Metropolitan Police has asked the authorities of seven government colleges and two public universities to ensure that their student carrying buses obey the traffic rules. On July 25, DMP issued the letter. The authorities of the educational institutions received the message positively and said that they would sincerely cooperate..
Education minister seeks DCs’ support to fight militancy
Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Tuesday sought supports from divisional and deputy commissioners to fight militancy which has been introduced and nourished among the students in the country. The local administration could play a vital role in curbing militancy at initial stage, he said while addressing the three-day annual..
PM for quality education
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed firm determination to free Bangladesh of illiteracy through science and technology-based education. Bangabandhu had prioritised education and nationalised primary education. The current government stands on the same values. She said this on Sunday (July 23) at the HSC results ceremony at Ganabhaban. Education Minister..
42,000 new classrooms to be constructed: Mostafizur
Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman on Saturday said quality education will be ensured for building skilled human resources in the country. “To achieve the target of quality education for all, the government implemented various programs”, the minister said while addressing a meeting here as the chief guest…
HSC results today
The results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations-2017 will be published today (Sunday). Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid would formally announce the results at a press conference at his ministry around 1:00pm. Before that, the minister accompanied by chairmen of all the 10 education boards would hand..
Primary, ibtedayi terminal exams begin Nov 19
The class V students of all the primary schools and the ibtedayi madrashas will sit for the terminal exams from November 19 to November 26 for the year of 2017. The centrally conducted class V pass certificate is mandatory for the admission in class VI. The decision was taken at..
1200 DU affiliated college students sued over demonstration
Police filed a case with Shahbagh police station against 1,200 unknown students of seven government colleges which are affiliated under the Dhaka University for allegedly obstructing duties of law enforcers during a demonstration at Shahbagh intersection on Thursday July 20. Deputy commissioner (Ramna Division) of police Maruf Hossain Sardar confirmed..