Maksud Kamal becomes DU pro-VC
Professor ASM Maksud Kamal of disaster science and management department of Dhaka University (DU) joined as pro-vice-chancellor (academic) of the university on 25 June after he was appointed to the post.
Arrested under DSA : RU teacher suspended
Rajshahi University authorities have suspended teacher Kazi Zahidur Rahman, who was arrested under the Digital Security Act for making "defamatory" comments about Awami League's deceased presidium member Mohammed Nasim.
Educational institutions to remain shut until May 30
All educational institutions in Bangladesh will remain shut until May 30. The secretary of secondary and higher secondary education made the announcement Tuesday, reports UNB. “Shortly, an order will be issued in this regard,” he sai
National University starting online classes
All colleges under the National University (NU) have been asked to launch online classes as educational institutions remain shut to tackle the spread of coronavirus. NU Vice-Chancellor Prof Harun-Or-Rashid also provided some instruction to the teachers, students and other concerned of 2,260 colleg
Educational institutions to remain closed till Sept: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said educational institutions in the country will remain closed till September next. "We won’t reopen schools and other educational institutions now, at least till September. These schools, colleges and other educational institutions will remain closed as co
All educational institutions to remain closed till May 5
All the educational institutions will remain closed until May 5 in line with the general holidays announced by the government for fourth time today aiming to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country, reports BSS. “Following the general holida
Pvt universities urge UGC to postpone directives on admissions, grades
Private universities today requested the University Grants Commission (UGC) to temporarily postpone its directives to stop assigning students' grades without holding semester finals, enrolling new students without admission tests, and holding tests online. "We are requesting to postpone the Univers
DU classes, exams suspended until further notice
Authorities of Dhaka University today made an announcement saying that all classes and examinations will remain suspended until further notice due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. It said students will be notified at least three days ahead of resuming classes and examinations.
Coronavirus Prevention: How prepared are schools?
Despite growing concern over coronavirus, schools in the capital appear to be ill-prepared to contain any possible spread of the virus.
Man held for harassing JnU student on Women’s Day
Police have arrested one in a case over sexual harassment of a student of Jagannath University (JnU) inside a running bus on the International Women's Day observed lately.
Saudi Arabia suspends schools, universities
Saudi Arabia announced the suspension of schools and higher education institutions as of Monday, March 9, until further notice, the Saudi Press Agency said on Sunday.
Nepali student hospitalized in Khulna over coronavirus suspicion
He returned to Bangladesh from Nepal on March 7 A Nepali student studying in Khulna has been admitted to a hospital on suspicion of having coronavirus. The 19-year-old was admitted to Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) on March 7, following symptoms of fever and cough.
IU student beaten up by BCL men at RU
A student of Islamic University (IU), who was visiting Rajshahi University campus, was allegedly beaten up by some Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men who also snatched his mobile phone on the campus last night.
Country gets another science and technology university in Sunamganj
The cabinet on Monday approved in principle the drafts of ‘Sunamganj Science and Technology University Bill 2020’allowing the authorities concerned to establish one more public university.
Bangladeshi student asked to leave India after posting anti-CAA protest photos
A Bangladeshi student at Visva-Bharati has been asked to leave India for participating in "anti-government activities" after she posted a few photographs -- on Facebook -- of protests against the citizenship law at the university, reports The Telegraph, India.
Uniform entry test: Education minister’s meeting today with VCs postpone
An Education Ministry meeting on public universities' uniform admission test -- scheduled to be held today -- was postponed yesterday. The meeting set in Dhaka between the vice-chancellors of public universities and Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni was cancelled due to "unavoidable circumstances," A
Enrolling extra law students: SC fines City University Tk 10 lakh
The Supreme Court today fined City University Tk 10 lakh for enrolling more than 50 students to the law department each semester, in violation of the University Grants Commission's decision.
DUCSU Attacks : CCTV footage not traced in a week
Neither Dhaka University authorities nor police could trace the computer that recorded CCTV footage and its monitor in a week after those went missing from the administrative office of Dhaka University Central Students Union during series of violence on December 22.