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..
Prof Mustafizur joins Nazrul univ as new VC
Prof Dr AHM Mustafizur Rahman has been appointed as the fifth vice-chancellor of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University. He was appointed for a four-year term and joined office yesterday, says a press release. Treasurer of the university Prof Dr AMM Shamshur Rahman had been serving as acting vice-chancellor after..
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..
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..
500 NU blank answer scripts go missing
Five hundred exam papers and 400 extra loose sheets meant for Barisal’s DK Ideal Syed Atahar Ali Academy and College degree pass course under the National University (NU) got accidentally lost, claimed an official concerned yesterday. Alok Kumar Saha, director of NU Barisal Regional Office, said on Saturday afternoon, Talukder..
RU prof ‘discovers shinier, stronger’ golden fibre
A pharmacy professor of Rajshahi University has claimed to have discovered a new natural fibre and said this golden thread is better than jute or linen. Prof Anwar Ul Islam has already finished a four-year research on the fibre and called upon textile experts to work on his findings and..
JU viva-voce begins
The viva-voce of the successful candidates for admission to the first year honors courses at Jahangirnagar University (JU) under the academic session 2017-18 began today. Deputy Registrar (Education-1) Abu Hasan told BSS that the viva-voce will continue till tomorrow. Besides, the viva-voce and practical test of C-1 (Drama and Dramatics,..
44 RU, RUET, PUST teachers, students, employees in drug business
The government agencies have identified forty-four teachers, students and employees of Rajshahi University, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, and Pabna University of Science and Technology for their alleged involvements in drugs and Yaba businesses. A list of suspects had been sent to the authorities of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police, and..
99 risky schools in a single upazila
Students of Nalua Government Primary School in Tangail’s Delduar upazila attend class in the dilapidated building amid risk of accident. As many as 99 government primary school buildings in Delduar upazila have become dilapidated and risky due to lack of maintenance and renovation for long. The institutions include Nalua Government..
525 students get DUAA scholarship
A total of 525 poor, meritorious and physically challenged students of Dhaka University (DU) received Dhaka University Alumni Association (DUAA) scholarship today. Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury handed over the cheques of the scholarships among the students as the chief guest at a function at Teacher-Student Center (TSC)..
Award giving ceremony held at World University
World University of Bangladesh (WUB) held “Best Performance Award” ceremony on Friday (10 November) at the auditorium of the University. 97 students received certificates for their outstanding performance in the last semester final examinations in this occasion. Mannan Choudhury, Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr. M Nurul Islam, Pro-Vice Chancellor,..
JU gets ‘bomb threat’
The Jahangirnagar University authorities have filed a general diary (GD) following an alleged bomb threat in an anonymous letter. The GD was filed with Ashulia Police Station on Thursday, said JU Registrar Abu Bakr Siddique yesterday. The letter, sent to the vice chancellor earlier, reads the university administrative buildings will..
16 DU students awarded Nurul Islam Memorial scholarship
16 students from various departments of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded “Md. Nurul Islam Memorial Trust Fund scholarship” for their outstanding academic results. The awardees are Joya Roy, Md. Selim Rana, Tanjila Hossain, Gourab Chandra Roy, Amit Sarkar, Asif Ahmed, Md. Osman Gani, Obaidul Hoque, Mamunur Rashid Zahid, Md…
NSU teacher Mubashar Hasan remains ‘missing’
Mubashar Hasan, North South University’s assistant professor of Social Science faculty, remains ‘missing’ since Tuesday evening. His family filed a general diary with Khilgaon Police Station early Wednesday. The victim’s family members said Mubashar left home at Khilgaon in the capital at 7:00am on Tuesday and he was in the..
DU opens help desk for foreign students
The Dhaka University (DU) opened a help desk for foreign students on Monday (6th November) at its administrative building on the campus to counsel them to run study smoothly. Foreign students will get different information including about admission process, scholarships and researches from the help desk at room numbers 208..
DU confers reception to 32 retired professors
Dhaka University (DU) conferred reception to 32 retired professors on Saturday (4th November) with a view to honouring the contribution of the teachers to academia of the public university. DU Teachers’ Association (DUTA) organised the programme at Professor Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury auditorium on the campus, said a press release here..
Minority community protests RU controversial questions
The National Coordinating Committee of Religious and Ethnic Minority Organisation demanded resignation of those responsible for the controversial multiple choice questions (MCQ) on Saturday (4th November) in an entry test of Rajshahi University. At a protest rally and human chain programme in front of the Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka,..