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..
NGOs plays vital role to flourish education in BD : Assam Tribune
DHAKA, Oct 23 – Non-government organisations (NGOs), together with the international donor agencies, have been playing a vital role in the development of Bangladesh. The officials here maintain that NGOs are the development partners of the government. On the other hand, the NGOs maintain that the government is actively participating..
Stephen Hawking’s PhD thesis goes online for first time
Stephen Hawking’s PhD thesis, ‘Properties of expanding universes’, has been made freely available to anyone, anywhere in the world after being made accessible via the University of Cambridge’s Open Access repository, Apollo. Reports https://phys.org The 1966 doctoral thesis by the world’s most recognisable scientist is the most requested item in Apollo with..
President of King Abdulaziz University Receives Ambassador Moshi
18 October 2017 Dr. Abdurrahman bin Obaid Al-Youbi, President of King Abdulaziz University (KAU), received here today Bangladeshi ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Golam Moshi. During the meeting, they discussed ways of enhancing cooperation in the fields of education between KAU and the Bangladeshi universities. ..
Terrorism and Militancy Prevention Meeting held at BUBT
A general meeting on Terrorism and Militancy held at Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT). The meeting is held on Monday in the Hall Room of its campus and organized by Terrorism and Militancy Prevention Cell of the university. Prof. Md. Abu Saleh, the Vice Chancellor of BUBT said..
Mat Tinkler warned for future Rohingya education
Save the Children’s Director of Policy & International Programs Mat Tinkler who recently has returned from Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh said that it’s critical to ensure children are provided with education so another generation of Rohingya are not robbed of their potential to learn, develop and live dignified lives.” A..
Turkey will build a school in Kutupalong
By MUHD IZAWAN BAHARIN – October 23, 2017 @ 10:25am ISTANBUL: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi described his official visit to Turkey for a meeting of the eight-member Organisation for Economic Cooperation (D-8) as a success. He said this was especially so for the strengthening of ties between Malaysia..
Oxford Students To Alumna Aung San Suu Kyi: Rohingya Inaction Is ‘Inexcusable’
Myanmar’s civilian leader is under increasing scrutiny for her failure to address the humanitarian crisis. 21 October 2017, Students at St. Hugh’s College in Oxford have joined an international chorus of critics in condemning their alumna Aung San Suu Kyi, now the de facto leader of Myanmar, for her response..
8-day Book Fair begins in Rajshahi
An eight-day long ‘Rajshahi Book Fair- 2017’ began here today aimed at encouraging and habituating people to read book. Jatiya Grantha Kendra under the ministry of cultural affairs arranged the fair on Rajshahi College premises with assistance of district administration and Bangladesh Knowledge and Creative Publishers Samity. More than 65..
Myanmar Must Nurture Its People as Assets, Not Treat Them as ‘Threats’
Dr. Maung Zarni is a dissident Burmese Buddha scholar, now exiled in London. He has been fighting relentlessly to thwart what he coined ”Slow Genocide” that was hatched against the Rohingyas in 1966. Dainik Shiksha finds him as a ”Conscience of the Burmese nation.” Dr Zarni is likely to visit..
21 US Senators calls for tangible actions against Myanmar’s military
In a letter to Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, the Senators called on Myanmar government to immediately end its ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya. PTI, Washington, October 21, 2017 A bipartisan group of 21 American Senators have called for sanctions against Myanmar and suspension of..
English classes to be conducted in English
Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education has asked the authorities of school and college to ensure that the English classes were conducted in English. In the wake of reported allegations of conducting English classes in Bangla at most of the colleges in the country, DSHE director general SM Wahiduzzaman issued..
Two-thirds of Afghan girls missing out on school: HRW
Two-thirds of Afghan girls do not attend school due to growing insecurity and poverty, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday, underlining the challenges of educating women in the patriarchal country 16 years after the Taliban were ousted. While millions more girls are receiving an education than during the Taliban’s repressive 1996-2001..
Panchagarh human chain protests Sonia’s rape
People from all walks of life today staged a demonstration in Tetulia upazila of Panchagarh demanding capital punishment of two youths for allegedly raping a schoolgirl and provoking her to commit suicide. They joined a human chain organised by Kazi Shahabuddin Girls’ High School and College at Tetulia Bazar demanding..
Rupa murder: Five charged with rape, murder
Police yesterday charged five transport workers for gang raping and killing law student Rupa Khatun on a running bus on August 25. Sub-Inspector Kaiyum Khan Siddique, investigation officer of the case and also in-charge of Araonkhola Police Outpost in Madhupur, submitted the charge sheet before the Judicial Magistrate’s Court in..
Schoolgirl commits suicide
Chadni’s dream was to become a doctor and make her parents proud. But she is gone, the dream is gone too. Harassed by a youth for around a year, the 12-year-old appeared to have taken her own life on Friday “fearing abduction and further humiliation”, said police. Her body was..
College student beaten to death
A college student was beaten to death at Shovarampur Bazar in Sadar upazila on Friday. The deceased was Solaiman Mia Shimul, 25, son of Ishak Mia of the town. He was a student of Government Rajendra College. Quoting locals, Sub-Inspector (SI) of Sadar Police Station Billal Hossain said, “Shimul went..
Edn Minister condoles death of Father Benjamin Costa
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday expressed profound shock at the death of former principal of Notre Dame College Father Benjamin Costa In a condolence message, he said the country has lost a devoted and ideal teacher at the death of Father Benjamin Costa. Nahid said he (Benjamin Costa) made..