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..
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..
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..
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..
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..