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..
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..
Tawfiq-e-Elahi urges students to be innovative, creative
Prime Minister’s Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Affairs Adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury urged all students of the country on 7th November to be more creative and innovative in their practical life. ‘Our students should be more creative and innovative as it will help them to flourish their talent and bring..
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..
Bangladeshi education officer sent back from Thailand on harassment charge
An upazila secondary education officer (USEO) has been sent back to Bangladesh at least three days ahead of a 10-day training programme at a university in Thailand on charge of harassing a female official of the university. Bhola sadar upazila secondary education officer, M Ziad Hasan, was a member of..
Certificate-giving ceremony held at British Council
Oxford International Education Group in collaboration with the British Council today organised a certificate-giving ceremony for the students of Oxford International School and DPS STS School, who participated in the two-week ‘Summer School and Leadership Programme’ in the UK recently. A total of 29 students and four staffs from both..
‘Choose kindness,’ Melania Trump tells schoolkids
Donald Trump’s detractors may label him one of the world’s most powerful bullies, but that did not discourage America’s first lady from championing the fight against bullying at a Detroit area school on Monday. Melania Trump has publicly embraced the anti-bullying cause at the risk of drawing unfavorable parallels with..
53.27% of BD youth are addicted to drugs!
“Yaba comes from Myanmar and is hidden in imports of dry fish or stashed inside vehicles.” Image via Author The rehab rooms were bare and cell-like and beneath each sprung mattress was a pink bedpan. People don’t enter Bangladeshi rehabs expecting comfort. Past barred windows with no glass, the hallway led..
Takeda donates $1million to Asian University for Women
This award aims at enabling AUW to build upon its strengths to improve public health in developing and emerging countries | Photo taken from AUW official Facebook page An endowed chair is the highest academic award that AUW can bestow upon a faculty member Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and Asian University..
King Abdullah Foundation supports education of over 76,000 Rohingya children
RIYADH — The King Abdullah Foundation has launched an initiative to support the education of more than 76,000 Rohingya refugee children, in cooperation with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB). This initiative will support much needed education of Rohingya refugees who fled their..