Police sue BCL men for CU clash
Police yesterday filed a case against seven named and 20 to 25 unnamed Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists in connection with a clash between police and BCL activists at Chittagong University on Thursday (20 April). The clash left around 14 people including five police injured. Sub-inspector of Hathazari Police Station..
12 injured in DU BCL infighting
At least 12 activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, student associate of ruling Awami League, were injured in a factional clash between rival groups over occupying a seat in Salimullah Muslim Hall of Dhaka University Thursday (20 April) night. The injured received medical attention at Dhaka Medical College Hospital and University..
Stop commercialisation of education in the country: President
President Abdul Hamid yesterday (19 April) said national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam had realised that communalism is the biggest problem in the Indian subcontinent. “The goal of his creations was to break this manmade artificial wall [of communalism]. So, he [Nazrul] always struggled against communalism,” Hamid said. The president, also..
Complaint filed for dislodging sculptures at RU
Chairman of ceramics and sculpture department of Rajshahi University submitted a written complaint yesterday (19 April) against the students who were allegedly involved in the Tuesday’s incident of dislodging around 500 sculptures and leaving those scattered on the fine arts faculty premises. “We submitted the letter to the offices of..
NU Degree First Year 2016 Exam Routine
Degree 1st year exam routine finally has been published by National University after being so delay. The National University authority stated that the exam will be hosted in two shifts. From 9th May to 25th May the examination will be started at 2.00PM noon. And from 27th May to 19th..
One of four missing students returns home
One of the four youths, who had gone missing from the capital’s Banani in December last year, returned to his village home in Barisal yesterday. Mahedi Hasan Howlader neither remembered the place where he was kept nor did he have any idea about the people who took him there. The..
Sculptures overturned in Rajshahi University
Some students of Art faculty of Rajshahi University overturned more than hundred of sculptures made by their fellows on the campus early Tuesday (18th April) demanding preservation and mending of their art works. Yusuf Ali Sajib, a Masters student of Ceramic and scripture department, this morning told that he along..
DUET admission test on May 21
Admission tests of BSc Engineering and Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) programmes under academic session 2016-17 of Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology (DUET) will be held on May 21 here. The application process for the admission test has started from April 1 and will continue till May 3, DUET Assistant..
Discussion on historic days to project country’s history: DU VC
Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique yesterday underscored the need for arranging discussion on various historic days to project the country’s real history to the new generations. “We are aware about our country’s liberation war histories. But we have to arrange discussions on different historic days, including..
Gulshan Attack: Tahmid acquitted
Tahmid Hasib Khan, who was arrested for “instigating” the Gulshan café attackers and also charged with hiding information from police, is now free. A Dhaka court yesterday (16th April) acquitted Tahmid, on bail, of a charge filed for not giving information to police about the terrorist attack on Gulshan Holey..
Bangladesh ahead of South Asian countries in female education: Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today said Bangladesh is ahead of other South Asian countries in the advancement of female education. “Enrolment of girl students has increased at both primary and secondary levels of education because of affirmative policy actions taken by the present government,” he told the fourth..
Online registration for NU masters (private) admission begins 19 April
Online registration for admission into masters (private) courses of academic session 2014-2015 under National University (NU) will begin at 4 pm on April 19, Thursday. The registration process will continue till 12 am on May 2, said a NU press release here today. Detailed information in this regard is available..
IU to publish Fazil results on Sunday
The Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia is going to publish the results of Fazil first, second and third year final examinations under the university. IU VC Prof Dr M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askri will announce the results at his office around 12.00pm on Sunday (16th April). IU acting controller of examinations A..
DU to use Bangla date in all admin activities
The authorities of Dhaka University Thursday (13th April) announced to use Bangla date in all of its administrative activities besides English date. DU floated a press release in this regard the evening. “The decision will be implemented from the Pahela Baishakh,” DU Vice Chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique told to a renown..
CU to keep smeared Baishakh art as protest
The Fine Arts Institute will keep the smeared wall art, prepared for celebration of Bangla New Year Pahela Baishakh, as a display of protest. Alongside the defaced artwork, they are drawing up more murals a day ahead of the gala celebration, our local staff correspondent reports. Kamrul Hassan Bappy, convener..
BCL suspended the SUST unit committee
Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has suspended all activities of its Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Sust) unit committee for an indefinite period. The suspension order came yesterday (12th April), four days after some BCL men reportedly assaulted four journalists as they protested the harassment of a schoolgirl, who went..
Volunteers to keep vigil for women’s safety on Pahela Baisakh
Narir Jonno Nirapod Bangladesh Andolon, a platform of social, cultural and human rights organisations, will remain vigilant at and around Dhaka University to ensure women’s safety during the Bangla New Year celebrations. Around 100 volunteers from 22 different organisations will remain vigilant at different points in the university area from..
BCL convener held over City University student murder
Police on Wednesday (April 12) detained a convener of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of Awami League, as a prime suspect in a case filed over killing a student of City University in Savar. The detainee is identified as Shaon Khan, 27, resided from Gopalganj, a joint convener of..
Pahela Baishakh wall art defaced at CU
Wall illustrations at Chittagong University for the occasion of Pahela Baishakh were found horribly defaced with burnt oil this morning. The miscreants used burnt engine oil to smear the walls freshly painted by the fine arts institute students, our staff correspondent reports quoting students and teachers. Dhali Al Mamun, a..