Universities protest attack on Zafar Iqbal
Protests condemning the attack on popular author Muhammed Zafar Iqbal continued across the country for the third day on Monday (5th March). Zafar Iqbal, also a professor at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, was stabbed by Fayzul Hasan, 24, son of Atiqur Rahman of Sunamganj, causing serious injury in..
Quality education for skilled human resources: Prof Mannan
Chairman of University Grants Commission Prof Abdul Mannan said qualitative and quantitative education has become indispensable for transforming the country’s huge young people into skilled human resources. He opined that need-based and time-fitting education can be the vital means of reducing the gradually mounting number of educated job-seekers, Prof Mannan..
DU recommends suspension of 6 BCL men
Dhaka University (DU) authorities today recommended expulsion of one and suspension of six activists of the university unit Bangladesh Chhatra League. A DU disciplinary board took the decision at a meeting with VC Prof Akhtaruzzaman in the chair, said DU Proctor Prof AKM Golam Rabbani. They were suspended for their..
Begum Rokeya University to set up Language Institute
A Modern Language Institute will be introduced at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) soon, said BRUR Vice- Chancellor Prof Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah. “The Language Institute will start working this year,” he said while addressing two separate discussions arranged in observance of the ‘Shaheed Dibosh’ and the International Mother Language..
Seminar on literature research methodology held at BRUR
A day-long seminar on ‘Literature Research Methodology’ was held at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) here on Sunday (19th February). The Dr Wazed Research and Training Institute (DWRTI) of the university organised the seminar at its virtual class room in the campus, said a press release. Vice-Chancellor of BRUR and..
RU observes teachers day commemorating Dr Zoha
Commemorating the 49th anniversary of martyrdom of Dr Shamsuzzoha, the Rajshahi University (RU) authorities observed ‘Zoha Day’ as Teachers’ Day on the campus in a befitting manner today. On this day in 1969, Dr Shamsuzzoha was shot dead by Pakistani military junta in front of the RU main gate as..
BSMMU to confer honorary PhD degrees upon 7 Professors
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) will confer honorary PhD degrees on seven Professors on the occasion of its 3rd convocation. BSMMU Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr Kamrul Hasan Khan today disclosed the information at a press briefing at Shaheed Milton Hall of the University in city’s Shahbag area. The awards..
JU observed Alumni Day
The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) observed its 3rd Alumni Day on Friday (16 February) on the campus amid festivity. Marking the day, Jahangirnagar University Alumni Association (JUAA) organised a central reunion programme on the campus. JU Vice-Chancellor Prof Farzana Islam inaugurated the day event by hoisting the national flag..
MoU between DU and Tokyo University of Foreign Studies signed
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the University of Dhaka and the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan is signed on Thrusday (February 13) at the VC’s office of the university. Vice-Chancellor of DU Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman and President of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Prof. Hirotaka Tateishi signed..
Prof Farzana Islam reappointed as JU VC
Professor Farzana Islam has been reappointed as the vice-chancellor of Jahangirnagar University for the second time for four years. The anthropology professor, who was made the country’s first woman VC in the public university on March 2, 2014, was appointed again 15 days before ending her tenure. Farzana Islam told..
27 get PhD, 19 MPhil degrees from DU
As many as 27 researchers have got Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees while 19 others were given Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees from Dhaka University (DU) this year. They were given the degrees at a syndicate meeting with DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Akhtaruzzaman in the chair on January 30 last, said..
Youths should come with innovative scientific ideas: Tawfiq-e-Elahi
Energy adviser to the prime minister Tawfiq-e- Elahi Chowdhury here said the new generation has to be involved in creative innovation being science enthusiastic to turn Bangladesh into a middle income country by 2021 and developed country by 2041. “Our students have to come up with innovative ideas. We do..
Nahid for building new generation with quality education
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid urged the students to acquire knowledge on modern education as well as developing moral values aiming to build an economically developed country. “It is urgent to build an ideal nation through providing global standard education to make the students efficient workforces,” he told on Wednesday..
Stop ragging at JU: teachers
The pro-Awami League teachers and senators at Jahangirnagar University held a human chain in front of the administrative building on Monday (12 Feb), demanding an immediate end to ragging on the campus. The protesting teachers, led by former university vice-chancellor Sharif Enamul Kabir, also handed over a memorandum to the..
KJHAA held its first reunion
Dhaka University (DU) Kabi Jasimuddin Hall Alumni Association (KJHAA) held its first reunion on Saturday (10 Feb) at Alumni Hall Auditorium at Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban. DU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman presided over the inaugural function while prime minister’s Energy Affairs Adviser Dr Tawfiq-e- Elahi Chowdhury addressed..
Intl Conference on Computer, Communication begins at RU
A two-day International Conference on Computer, Communication, Chemical, Material and Electronic Engineering began at Rajshahi University (RU) here on Thursday on (9 Feb). Engineering Faculty of RU organized the conference in order to provide a unique opportunity for the science and technology professionals, scientists, engineers, educators, researchers and students from..
Nat’l science fest begins at JU
A two-day ‘National Science Festival-2018’ began at Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Friday (9 Feb). Jahangirnagar University Science Club (JUSC) is organising the festival for the second time. Chief Coordinator on Sustainable Development Goals Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office Abul Kalam Azad inaugurated the festival in Zahir Raihan auditorium. Ten..
Bearing the brunt of BCL brutality
With his right eye grievously injured, Ehsan Rafiq can hardly blink, let alone see. Doctors said his injured eye could take two months to heal. Therefore, they advised him to take complete rest at home, restricting his movement outside, said father of the Dhaka University student, who was mercilessly beaten..
Japanese Industrialist meets DU VC
Tetsuro Iida, chairman of Japanese software firm Toyo System BD Limited, met Dhaka University (DU) vice-chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman on Wednesday (7 Feb) at his office. Dean of the Law Faculty at DU Prof Dr Md Rahmat Ullah, vice-president of Mercantile Bank Limited Feroz Alam and former president of..