Schoolgirl killed by her cousin
A schoolgirl was killed yesterday by her cousin in Madhupur upazila under Tangail district. The deceased, Mousumi Akter, 13, was the daughter of Mofiz Uddin of Dakkhin Laofula village. She was a class-VI student at a local high school. Mofiz alleged that his elder brother’s son Sujon was locked in..
No farewell but inspiration for HSC examinees
Inspiration program for HSC examinees of 2016 was held at the institution’s auditorium of Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy and College today. Generally it is called Farewell ceremony everywhere in our country but recently the famous writer, educationist and principal of the institution Md. RahmotUllah named it as ‘Inspiration Program’. His arguments..
Kisholoy Balika College celebrates Bangabondhu’s birth anniversary
96th birth anniversary of Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujibar Rahman was celebrated today at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy and College. Students, teachers, guardians, members of governing body and local people join the discussion program held in the institution’s auditorium in the morning on the day. Students, teachers, and other prominent personalities deliver their..
Guardians demanded excluding pry terminal exams, creative method
The guardians of students of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College demanded excluding pry terminal exams, creative method in tests forming a human chain. They said the examination is an “extra burden” to the students. They said these at a programme held under the banner “Guardians of Viqarunnisa Noon School and..
Teacher jailed for harassing student
A mobile court sentenced a schoolteacher to one year in prison Tuesday after he was found guilty of molesting a female student at a school in Chatmohar upazila of Pabna. The authorities also closed the Choruikola High School for the day in the face of demonstrations by the locals. The..
5 sentenced to death for killing schoolboy
A Chittagong court yesterday sentenced six people to death in a case filed against them for killing a student nearly five years ago. Five more people were awarded death penalty by a Rangpur court for the murder of a physically-challenged woman in Pirganj upazila in 2006. The convicts include a..
Two school students drowned in pond
Two cousins drowned in a pond on Friday near their house. They are Suchona Mollick, 10, daughter of Binoy Mollick, and Sotabdi Mollick, 7, daughter of Bipul Mollick of Kornigram village, in Rajnagar upazila of the district. Suchona was a student of Class four and Sotabdi was two. Locals said..
Mysterious death of schoolgirl
A schoolgirl named Mithun Akhter, 13, daughter of Rezaul Mondal was found dead in Akkelpur upazila of Joypurhat on Saturday. She was a student of Class IX of Tilakpur Girl High School of Khapura village under Akkelpur upazila. Family members found her hanging from the ceiling at her room. Azahar..
Abducted Lagos schoolgirls rescued: police
Three secondary school students who were abducted from their school in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, have been rescued, police told AFP yesterday. “We have rescued the three girls in the early hours of today (Sunday)… in Igbokuta village,” said Lagos State police spokeswoman Dolapo Badmus. “The girls are in good..
Teachers attacked ‘by management committe president’
Managing committee president of Nowagaon Government Primary School in Dharamapasa upazila in Sunamganj allegedly attacked headmistress and an assistant teacher of this school yesterday. Dipali Rani Das, the headmistress, and Moni Rani Talukdar were admitted to Dharamapasa Upazila Health Complex. Following a dispute over government biscuit distribution among schoolchildren, the..
Classes disturbed as 9 school buildings unusable for 3 yrs
Students of nine government primary schools in four of six Jhenidah’s upazilas are facing trouble attending classes as school buildings were declared abandoned three years ago. The schools are Bagutia government primary school under Sadar upazila, Dakatia primary school, Sheba Shangho primary school, Purba Rangierpota primary school, Arpara primary school,..
Early marriage bid foiled in Tangail
A schoolgirl was saved from child marriage at Boldiata village in Dhanbari upazila of the district on Monday. The victim is seventh grader Sharmin Akhter, 13, daughter of Tara Miah of the village. Upazila Nirbahi Officer Shamim Ara Rimi said Sharmin’s parents arranged the girl’s marriage without her consent. “Sensing..
More than 3,300 teachers to be fire over
Mexico’s government will fire more than 3,300 teachers who skipped evaluations under a controversial education reform that has sparked protest in the country’s poorest states, authorities said on Monday. Education Minister Aurelio Nuno said 2.2 percent of the 153,000 teachers who had to take the test never showed up and..
AIDS rumour solitaries’ schoolboy
A school in western Sri Lanka has been emptied of all but one pupil amid false rumours that the boy has AIDS. Parents removed their children from the Kurunegela School last week, despite the six-year-old having a certificate proving he does not have the disease. His mother said many other..
2 schoolgirls saved from premature marriage
Two schoolgirls were saved from underage marriage in Dinajpur and Thakurgaon districts on Friday. Informed that marriage of an eighth grader was arranged at Binodnagar village in Nawabganj upazila of Dinajpur on Friday night, UNO Bazlur Rashid who led a mobile court rushed to the spot and stopped the marriage..
Schools to be asked to hang notices to stop corporal punishment
Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman yesterday said the government would take initiatives to hang circulars in front of the head teacher’s offices at all 64,000 primary schools in the country, banning corporal punishment to discipline students. “We will do this so that the teachers and guardians can see..
1,209 schools got show-cause notice
The education ministry has served show-cause notices to 1,209 institutions for not responding to an earlier order to pay back the additional exam fees that they charged students before the last year’s Secondary School Certificate exams. In the notices issued on February 25, the authorities of these institutions were asked..
Fellows protest for fellows in Patuakhali
Teachers and students of Char Chaplee Islamia High school in Kalapara upazila of the district formed a human chain on the school premises on Saturday, demanding exemplary punishment of the culprits who attacked three fellow students of the institution the day before. The injured are Md Sohag and Shahin, SSC..
Schoolteacher killed in Sirajganj road accident
A schoolteacher was killed as a truck hit his motorcycle in Shamolipara Bus-stand area on the Bogra-Nagarbari highway under Ullapara upazila of the district this morning. The deceased was identified as Korban Ali, 45, head teacher of Lahiri Mohonpur Girl’s High school of the upazila. Police said the..