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..
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..
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..
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..
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,..