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..
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..
Pro-AL JU senators demand immediate VC panel election
A section of pro-Awami League (AL) senate members of Jahangirnagar University (JU) demanded immediate Vice-Chancellor (VC) panel election on Monday (05 Feb). The demand came from a human chain, formed by around 25 teachers and newly elected registered graduate representatives, under the banner of Bangabandhur Adarsha o Muktijuddher Chetonay Progotisheel..
10 DU students get NEF scholarship
Ten meritorious students of Biological Sciences faculty and Earth and Environmental Sciences faculty of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded “Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF), Japan scholarship” on Monday (05 Feb) for their outstanding academic results. DU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman distributed the awards among the students of..
CU zoology students confine four teachers
Zoology students of Chittagong University confined four teachers, including their chairperson, to their respective rooms on the campus for long delay in publishing results. Chairperson Prof Gazi Mohammad Asmat, Prof Ali Azadi, Prof Manzurul Kibria, and Associate Prof Rasheda Chowdhury were freed two and a half hours later following assurance..
UGC chairman for student union polls
University Grant Commissioner (UGC) Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan stressed to hold the students’ union election on Sunday (4 Feb) in all public universities. “As the chancellor [President Abdul Hamid] of all universities wants the students’ union elections, we too want the same and an environment for holding peaceful polls should..
DU, British Council ink MoU
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Department of Music of Dhaka University (DU) and British Council, Dhaka today at the Vice Chancellor’s office of the university. Chairperson of the Department of Music of DU Dr Mohoshina Akter Khanom and Director of Business Support Service of British Council..
Nahid for building new generation imparting standard education
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid laid emphasis on grooming new generation imparting global standard education aiming to cope with the changing world of job markets. “It is urgent to prepare curriculum incorporating ICT to make the students efficient workforces,” he told the 18th of convocation of a private university on..
Conference on Language Teaching and Learning begins at DU
A two-day long International Conference on “Language Teaching and Learning” began on 24th November at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban Auditorium of Dhaka University (DU). DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the conference as the chief guest. Director of the Institute of Modern Languages Professor Iffat Ara Nasreen Majid..
7 DU students make statement before court
Seven Dhaka University first year students who were arrested on charge of committing admission test fraud to secure their enrolment last year gave judicial statements on Thursday night before a Dhaka court. Seven separate metropolitan magistrates recorded the statements of Tanvir Ahmed Mollick, Muhammad Bayezid, Nahid Iftekhar, Fardin Ahmed Sabbir,..
RU sings MOU with Rabindra Bharati University
Rajshahi University (RU) here has signed a memorandum of understanding with Rabindra Bharati University on 23th November aims at boosting cooperation in the field of education and research between the two universities. RU Vice-chancellor Professor Abdus Sobhan and Rabindra Bharati University Vice-chancellor Prof Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury signed the memorandum..
HSTU teachers, students sued over torching buses
Teachers and students of Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU) were sued in two separate cases on Thursday over setting fire to two buses. Local bus owners’ and transport workers’ associations filed the cases alleging that the accused teachers instigated their students to torch two buses in Basherhat..
DU to observe World Philosophy Day on Thursday
Philosophy Day-2017 will be observed at Dhaka University (DU) on Thursday. Marking the day, DU Philosophy Department, Philosophy Department Alumni Association and Govinda Dev Centre of Philosophical Research will organise a discussion at Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) auditorium at 10 am, said a DU release here. DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md..
KU admission test results published
The admission test results of Khulna University (KU) for the session 2017-18 was published on Tuesday (14th November). Atiar Rahman, Director of mass communication and publication of KU has confirmed the news, said a press release. Applicants can visit the university website www.ku.ac.bd to know the results. The admission process..
5 DU students get scholarship
5 meritorious students of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded Scholarship for their for securing the highest CGPA in their respective department. Two of them got “Prof. Dr. Md. Delwar Husain and Raihana Husain Scholarship” and others received “Prof. Dr. Md. Delwar Husain Trust Fund, Gopalgonj Scholarship” for their outstanding..
CEO of ACER meets DU VC
Amit Kaushik, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman on Monday (13th November) at his office of the university, said a DU press release here. During the meeting they stressed the need for..
RUET launches computer networking course
The Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) has launched an advance level training course on computer networking in order to make its teachers, officers and employees skilled on the modern communication technology. RUET Vice chancellor Prof Rafiqul Alam Beg said this while addressing the closing and certificate-giving ceremony of..