Talk to me if you have any confusion: Zafar Iqbal
Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal called upon the people, who have confusion about his ideology, to talk to him. The renowned writer made the call while addressing his students at Mukta Mancha of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Wednesday (March 14) where he came under the attack on..
Nahid for grooming students as perfect human-beings
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid laid paramount importance on infusing moral values into the students to groom themselves as perfect human-beings aiming to build an economically prosperous country. “It is urgent to prepare curriculum with incorporating ICT into it to make the students efficient workforce,” he told on Wednesday (14th..
IU to launch Bangabandhu Corner
The authority of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia is going to launch ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ at central library of the university on March 17, said a press release today. IU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari will inaugurate it while Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Dr M Shahinoor Rahman, Treasurer Professor Dr..
Abed for initiatives to enhance quality in universities
Founder and Chairperson of BRAC Sir Fazle Hasan Abed urged authorities concerned to take sufficient initiatives with strategic cohesion for teaching, research and professional faculty development in the universities for bring out qualitative changes in country’s higher education. “A university must apply knowledge and technology to find out solutions to..
Nahid asks private universities to comply with rules
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said the government will take legal actions against the private universities which have failed to fulfill the conditions of running their activities under the rules of the Private University Act-2010. “Some of the private universities are yet to fulfill their conditions as per the act..
Seminar on war babies held at WUB
World University of Bangladesh (WUB) organized a Seminar on war babies of Bangladesh. The seminar is held on Saturday (March 10) at the auditorium of the university premises. Prof. Dr. Abdul Mannan Choudhury, Vice Chancellor of the University was present at the seminar as the chief guest while Mr. Mustafa..
10 Ruet students released after detention
Police this morning released the 10 students who were detained during a raid at different dormitories of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (Ruet) last night. The students were taken to the police station as they failed to show their identity cards during the drive stated around 9:00pm following Thursday’s..
Fayzul’s brother handed over to police
Enamul Hasan, elder brother of Fayzul Hasan alias Shafiqur, who attacked author and professor Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, was handed over to the Sylhet Metropolitan Police after he was picked up from Gazipur on Thursday night by the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. CTTC deputy commissioner..
RUET BCL committee suspended as infighting injures eight
Ruling Awami League-backed student body Bangladesh Chhatra League on Friday (9th March) suspended its Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology unit committee following an internal clash at the university’s Shahid Abdul Hamid Hall that left the eight leaders and activists injured. A release singed by Chhatra League president Saifur Rahman..
Universities protest attack on Zafar Iqbal
Protests condemning the attack on popular author Muhammed Zafar Iqbal continued across the country for the third day on Monday (5th March). Zafar Iqbal, also a professor at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, was stabbed by Fayzul Hasan, 24, son of Atiqur Rahman of Sunamganj, causing serious injury in..
Quality education for skilled human resources: Prof Mannan
Chairman of University Grants Commission Prof Abdul Mannan said qualitative and quantitative education has become indispensable for transforming the country’s huge young people into skilled human resources. He opined that need-based and time-fitting education can be the vital means of reducing the gradually mounting number of educated job-seekers, Prof Mannan..
DU recommends suspension of 6 BCL men
Dhaka University (DU) authorities today recommended expulsion of one and suspension of six activists of the university unit Bangladesh Chhatra League. A DU disciplinary board took the decision at a meeting with VC Prof Akhtaruzzaman in the chair, said DU Proctor Prof AKM Golam Rabbani. They were suspended for their..
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..
RU observes teachers day commemorating Dr Zoha
Commemorating the 49th anniversary of martyrdom of Dr Shamsuzzoha, the Rajshahi University (RU) authorities observed ‘Zoha Day’ as Teachers’ Day on the campus in a befitting manner today. On this day in 1969, Dr Shamsuzzoha was shot dead by Pakistani military junta in front of the RU main gate as..
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..