Quality, time-befitting education a must: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today put emphasis on quality and time-befitting education to further consolidate country’s position in the fast-changing and competitive world. “We want to build a time-befitting and quality education system so that the nation can move keeping pace with the modern world. To achieve the goal, we’re..
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..
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..
Indian Professor meets DU VC
Professor Dr. Dilip Halder, former Head of the Department of Economics of Jadavpur University, Kolkata and Member of West Bengal Commission for Backward Classes meet Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University Monday (12th February) at the latter’s office of the university. Vice-Chancellor of University of Information Technology &..
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..
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..
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..