Schoolboy killed for property
Police recovered the decomposed body of a schoolboy, killed allegedly by brothers-in-law, from Madhupur forest on Saturday night. Earlier on January 12, police arrested three people including two brothers-in-law of the boy in this connection. The victim, Jewel Rana, 14, only son of Hasan Ali of Mohishmara village, reads in..
Stop charging hiked fees
The government yesterday ordered the private schools to immediately stop collecting hiked tuition and other fees from students until further notice. The directive came in an official order issued by the education ministry amid a huge outcry of guardians over a sudden rise in monthly tuition fees. The order said..
National English Curnival Organized by Notre Dame has Ended
Second National English Carnival 2016, a language competition, ended in the capital’s Notre Dame College yesterday with a prize giving ceremony. Seventy nine students were awarded at the event in the first, second, and third grades in eight categories, including spelling master, intensive reading, recitation, story writing, extempore speech, multimedia..
Schoolgirl runs over near Shahbagh
Google Street view photograph of the Matsha Bhaban intersection where a schoolgirl was run over on Saturday, January 16, 2016. Aggrieved locals blockaded the road for about an hour. The photo also shows the rear of a number 8 bus – one of which ran over the girl. A ninth..
Govt urged to declare primary education as ‘right’
Educationists, lawmakers and right groups at a discussion meeting today urged the government to declare the primary education as ‘right’ to secure cent per cent enrolment in the country. They said now Bangladesh is near to achieve cent per enrolment in primary education and if it is declared as ‘right’,..
Scrap fee hike at CCC-run schools
Demonstrators, protesting against the increase in tuition fees of Chittagong City Corporation-run schools, were allegedly manhandled by police during their attempt to submit a memorandum to the mayor yesterday. At a press conference at Chittagong Press Club, guardians and students of CCC-run schools also alleged that police seized a camera..
Poverty, child marriage cause school dropouts
In Bogra’s Dhunat upazila, extreme poverty and child marriage are the root causes of students discontinuing their education, according to local school authorities. In the last three years around 2,500 students dropped out from the area’s schools. While 5,578 students of 5,667 Primary School Certificate (PSC) candidates from the upazila..
School students take oath to fight against drug abuse
Hundreds of secondary level school students have taken oath for creating adequate social awareness about severe consequences of drug abuse and addiction to save the young generations from ruining their future. They took the oath at an anti-drug grand rally and concert jointly organised by Marjina Memorial School and District..
Clash over stalking schoolgirl, 10 hurt
At least 10 people were injured in a clash between the people of Betgari and Chandanpur villages under Atmul union in Shibganj upazila of the district yesterday over stalking a schoolgirl at Betgari village recently Police and locals said the girl, a Class VIII student of Chandanpur United High School,..
T & T High School to celebrate Golden Jubilee Jan 23
T & T High Scholl, Moghbazar, presently known as BTCL Ideal School and College, will celebrate the Golden Jubilee (50 years) of the school on January 23, 2016. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal will attend it as chief guest which will start at 8.30am and continue till 9pm on the..
Bangladesh receives $100 million WB grant for primary education
The Government of Bangladesh on January 5 signed an agreement with the World Bank for a $100 million grant from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for the ongoing Third Primary Education Development Program (PEDP3). The grant will help 19.5 million children in primary school to receive primary education and..
Discovery and Assignment of Elements with Atomic Numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118
IUPAC announces the verification of the discoveries of four new chemical elements: The 7th period of the periodic table of elements is complete. The fourth IUPAC/IUPAP Joint Working Party (JWP) on the priority of claims to the discovery of new elements has reviewed the relevant literature for elements 113, 115,..
Students, guardians of WLFSC demonstrate against tuition fees hike
Students and guardians of Wiles Little Flower School and College (WLFSC) today staged a demonstration in front of the school at Kakrail here against the increase of tuition fees of the students, disrupting vehicular movement for about one hour. Witnesses said several hundred students and their parents also formed a..
92.31% pass JSC, 92.46% pass JDC exams
A total of 92.31 percent examinees passed this year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and 92.46 percent passed the Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations. The pass rate for JSC examinations saw a rise of 2.46 percent since the last year while the rate for JDC examinations dropped 1.04 percent. A total..
JSC, JDC results to be publish tomorrow
The Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations-2015 results will be published tomorrow. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will announce the results at a press briefing at 1.30 pm in the conference room of his ministry. A total of 23, 25,933 examinees from 28,632 educational institutions appeared..
HSC GPA-5 Receivers Education Quality Declined
The quality of education of the GPA-5 receivers in HSC examination has been decreases. The annual research report about “Governance Situation in Bangladesh” said that. The annual research report about “Governance Situation in Bangladesh” has been published at the BRAC INN Center in the capital’s Mohakhali on December 27, 2015..
JS body wants admission quota for expats’ warden
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education ministry at a meeting on Sunday discussed the introduction of merit-based quota for admission into schools and colleges inside Bangladesh for the warden of expatriate Bangladeshis. The committee came up with the discussion at a meeting held at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban here, committee..
Education ministry to distribute textbooks in secondary schools on Jan 1 too
Students of primary and secondary schools have to be at their institutions on Jan 1 to collect free textbooks supplied by the government. The education ministry has decided to hold its textbook festival on that day — which, being Friday is a holiday — instead of on Jan 2 as..
PEC, JSC, JDC exam results will be published on Dec 31
As many as 5.6 million fifth and eighth graders took the exams this year. The education ministry’s Joint Secretary AKM Zakir Hossain Bhuiyan and primary and mass education ministry’s Additional Secretary Md Abdul Jalil told that the results would be published on the same day as it was last year…