Six points were the charter of freedom-DU VC
Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr. Arefin Siddique said six points were the charter of the Bangalee’s freedom. The young generations have to know about the struggling life of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Professor Siddique said Bangabandhu united the people through declaring six points at that crucial moment. Nazmul Karim..
JnU to open three more departments
The authorities of Jagannath University (JnU) have taken a decision to open three more departments. The decision was taken in the 38th emergency academic council meeting with vice-chancellor Professor Dr. Mijanur Rahman in the chair on Sunday (August 8). The three departments are — Land Law and Management, Biochemistry and..
JnU students demand jail’s land for residential halls
Students of Jagannath University on Sunday went out demonstrations boycotting classes on the university campus to press home their various demands, including construction of residential halls in the empty area of Dhaka central jail in Old Dhaka. Several hundred of students brought out procession and paraded on the campus since..
UGC asks pvt universities to form monitoring cells
The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday directed the private university authorities to form monitoring cells for taking measures to create awareness against terrorism, extremism and militancy. The universities have been asked to send a copy of office order (name and designation of members) regarding the formation of the monitoring..
15 students held for suspicious movement
Border Guard Bangladesh members detained 15 students, including 13 university ones, from bordering Kashinagar area of Bijoynagar upazila in Brahmanbaria district on Thursday for their suspicious movement. Of the detainees, nine are students of South East University and one each is of American International University, Prime Asia University, Northern University,..
Recently Missing ex-NSU student found in Dhaka
A former student of North South University, who went missing with his car and driver from Chittagong city recently, was found from Bashundhara area in the capital early Thursday. Zunayed Ahmed Akib, 25, son of late Altaf Hossain from Chittagong’s Kushumbag area, who went missing on Monday, is now staying..
Comilla Univ closed after BCL leader’s death in clash
The authorities of Comilla University on Monday declared the institution closed for an indefinite period hours after an activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League, student wing of ruling Awami League, was killed in infighting. The authorities said the university was closed for indefinite period due to unrest situation and to avoid..
UGC to appoint govt observer to private universities for militancy activities
The University Grants Commission is going to put a government observer in every trustee board of private universities by amending related laws. The move comes after it emerged that students of private institutions are getting engaged in violent extremism. The UGC has formed a three-strong committee to supervise the allegations..
Tree plantation programme launched at RU
The Rajshahi University authorities launched a month-long tree plantation programme on the campus yesterday. RU Vice-Chancellor Prof Muhammad Mizanuddin inaugurated the programme in front of Shaheed Habibur Rahman Hall of the university. Pro Vice-Chancellor Chowdhury Sarwar Jahan and Student Advisor Mizanur Rahman were present among others at the inauguration ceremony.
Teacher crises at USTC, students confine VC
Demanding an immediate solution to the crisis of teachers, students of basic medical and pharmaceutical science faculty at University of Science and Technology, Chittagong (USTC) yesterday (July, 30) confined its vice chancellor for an hour. They had confined VC Prof Pravat Barua from noon to 1:00pm to his office and..
UGC to disclose varsity involvement with militancy
University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman Professor Abdul Mannan will disclose university involvement with militancy, if there is any. He will make this disclosure at a press conference at UGC auditorium in city at 11:00am on Sunday (July 31). At the upcoming conference, the chairman will also uphold several initiatives regarding..
JU student killed in road accident
A Jahangirnagar University student was killed and another injured as a truck hit their motorcycle on Hatikumrul-Bonpara highway in Sirajganj on Friday (29/7/16) afternoon. The deceased was identified as Arafat Rahman Mishu, a 4th year student of anthropology department, hailing from Natore district. Abdul Kader Jilani, officer-in-charge of Hatikunrul highway..
CENNOVATION fest held at IUT
With a continuation of previous three years, department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) of Islamic University of Technology (IUT) has organized CENNOVATION, a fest of Civil and Environmental Innovation today at the beautiful campus of IUT for fourth time in a row. One of the major goals of CENNOVATION..
Blood donation programme held at EWU
East West University (EWU) Rotaract Club arranged a voluntary blood donation programme on Wednesday, 27 July, 2016 at the EWU premise, Aftabnagar, Dhaka. The programme was inaugurated by the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, EWU and former governor of the Bangladesh Bank, Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin along with the Vice-Chancellor..
College, university students want to get engaged with SDGs
Several dozen of college and university students want government’s effective mechanism to engage them with the implementation process of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the country. They said this at a workshop titled “Finalizing National Youth Policy 2016″ organized by the Centre for Research and Information (CRI), in collaboration with..
CU forms militancy prevention cell
Aiming to resist militancy and terrorist activities on the campus, the Chittagong University authority formed a cell to prevent militancy and terrorism yesterday. The 17-member cell, headed by CU Vice-Chancellor Prof Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury was formed to ensure proper educational environment on the campus and resist militancy, said CU Proctor..
DU, BUET Signed Agreement with UGC to Setup TTO
To establish Technology Transfer Office (TTO) at the respective universities, Dhaka University (DU) and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) signed an agreement with University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC). A press release from UGC said, UGC Secretary Dr. Md. Khaled signed the agreement with DU and BUET on..
Bangladeshi Students to Get Research Opportunity in NASA
A meeting of ‘NASA Space Apps Bangladesh’ was held at the US Space Research Organization (NASA) headquarters in Washington. Research opportunity for Bangladeshi students in NASA has been discussed in the meeting. Convener of NASA Space Apps Challenge Bangladesh Ariful Hasan Apu, International Adviser Mahadi Zaman and Head of..
UGC to implement campus network at 19 public Universities
Nineteen public universities signed revised agreement with UGC to implement campus network at UGC auditorium today (28.07.2016). UGC Member Professor Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah was present on the occasion as the Chief Guest. UGC Member Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain was present as the Special Guest on the occasion. ..