Schoolboy framed in drug peddling case
Drug peddlers allegedly had police implicate a teenager in a narcotic case to compel his family to withdraw a case filed against them, the family claimed yesterday at a press conference, held at the office of Crime Reporters’ Association in the capital. Al Amin, an eighth-grader of Pragati High School..
Islami Bank Awarded Scholarships to Students
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) has awarded scholarships to more than 200 underprivileged meritorious students yesterday. Mohammad Abdul Mannan, Managing Director and CEO of the Bank handed over the scholarship money and educational instruments to the students at a function in Khulna as the chief guest. Md. Rabiul Islam, General..
Help pry schools be tech savvy
Stressing the importance of digital education, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the affluent of the society to come up with support like providing multimedia projectors and laptops to primary schools of their respective areas. “I hope they will donate to schools as gifts and this is my ardent call..
Schoolboy drowned in the Shitalakkhya
A schoolboy named Sabbir hossain drowned yesterday in the Shitalakkhya in Gazipur. The body of Sabbir Hossain, 13, was recovered on Friday afternoon, said Abdus Sattar who is in charge of Kaliganj Fire Service. He was the son of Kamal Mia of Moktarpur village in Kaliganj and a student of..
Schoolteacher held for derogatory remarks
The police arrested a schoolteacher on Friday night at Kanaikhali in Natore town on charge of making derogatory remarks against Shafiqul Islam Shimul, lawmaker from Natore-2 constituency, and his wife on social networking site Facebook. Officer-in charge of Sadar police station Mizanur Rahman said Tasnuva Rahman Mitu, a teacher of..
Educating the orphans
Faridul Islam Farid would not want others to suffer what he went through. After his parents died, his brothers tried to force him to give up studies and work at their family store. So, Farid had to leave home and continued studying on his own. He tutored students and did..
Two schoolgirls prevented
A mobile court yesterday foiled two attempted child marriages in Natore sadar upazila. The court, led by Nairuzzaman Khan, Natore sadar upazila nirbahi officer, rushed to Islabari and stopped the attempted marriage of Bilkis Khatun, 13, daughter of Abdur Razzak of the village, then went to Haguria village and foiled..
Two schools to adjust additional amount
Two private schools in the capital have announced they would adjust the additional money they had collected as tuition fees with the fees for February in compliance with a government order. Viqarunnisa Noon School and College yesterday sent a letter to the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DHSE), saying..
Two to die for killing schoolgirl in Gazipur
A Gazipur court sentenced two men to death and a woman to five years in jail for killing a schoolgirl in 2014, on Tuesday. The convicts are Sumon Sheikh, 22, son of Akkas Sheikh of Sirajganj district, Abdul Alim, 45, son of Golam Martuza of the district, and Shefali Begum,..
Mostafijur for flourishing talent of children
Primary and Mass Education Minister Mohammad Mostafijur Rahman, MP, yesterday said the authorities concerned should ensure proper caring and opportunity to flourish the latent and inner potentialities of school students. “Many talented children are being deprived of getting proper chance to flourish their hidden potentialities at grassroots level . …
Female schoolteacher held by Meherpur police on extortion charge
Meherpur police arrested a schoolteacher on charge of her involvement in extortion of Tk 89,174 from a local trader, yesterday. The arrestee is Nawrin Ferdous, assistant teacher of Terail Government Primary School in Gangni upazila of Meherpur district. Victim Aftab Hossain, owner of Yasin Medicine Corner at Gangni Bazar, alleged..
Accused teacher found guilty, transferred to a remote school
Shahinur Rahman Shahin, a teacher of Ramnagar Government Primary School in Chatmohar upazila of the district, has been transferred to a school in a remote area as the primary inquiry found him guilty of caning a Class VI student of the school, official sources said. Shahin caned the girl, Ranjina..
Schoolgirl punished as family too poor to buy uniform
Ranjina Khatun Rojoni, a Class VI student of Ramnagar Government Primary School in Chatmohar upazila of Pabna district, was punished during school assembly for not wearing a new school uniform on Saturday. “Md Shahinur Rahman Shahin, a teacher of fine arts, caned me during assembly on Saturday morning because I..
3 jailed for teasing schoolgirl in Meherpur
A mobile court here on Monday sentenced three youths to one month’s jail for eve- teasing under Sadar upazila. The convicts are Shariful Islam, 25, Biddut Hossain, 22 and M Sadhin, 28 at Govipur village of the upazila. The court sources said local people caught them while they were teasing..
Schoolgirl ‘raped’ in Ashulia, 2 arrested
Two people were arrested yesterday following a case filed for allegedly abducting an 11-year-old girl on Thursday and raping her in captivity till Friday in Polashbari area of Ashulia, outside the capital. Zisan Ahmed Biju, 30, and Lipi Akter, 22 — claiming to be a married couple — were arrested..
82 schools closed as teachers go on picnics
Keeping 82 government primary schools in Parbatipur upazila closed, at least 265 teachers along with their family members went on picnics on Saturday, angering parents. ”Saturday is a working day. They [the teachers] should have done it on a Friday,” Aleya Begum, mother of a class-V student at Rajabasar Government..
Co-curricular Week at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy & College
Co-curricular Week and The Inauguration of Newly-built Academic Building” holds at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy O College in Mohammadpur of Dhaka city. The local MP, Advocate Jahangir Kabir Nanok, was the Chief Guest of the of function. Alhaz Habibur Rahman Mizan, the general secretary of the Awamileague of Mohammadpur, Adabor &..
Govt. commits to ensure quality primary education: Speakers
Speakers at a discussion meeting here on Saturday observed that the present government is pledged to ensure qualitative and quantitative primary education for the sake of freeing of the nation from the curse of illiteracy. They viewed the district and upazila level officials concerned and teachers should discharge their duties..
Schoolgirl killed in Sylhet road crash
Schoolgirl was killed when a bus knocked down her in Gopal area of Sadar upazila on Saturday morning. Sources said Jharna Akter, 6, a class I student of a local school and daughter of Nur Ali, a CNG-run auto-rickshaw driver, was killed when a Sylhet-bound bus from Sunamganj knocked down..