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..
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..
`Government to arrange students, guardian and teachers counseling against radicalization’
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government would arrange counseling for students, teachers and guardians against radicalization of youths. In a video conference with the people of Mymensingh division from her Gonobhaban residence here today the Prime Minister said a trained group of personnel would be developed to counsel..
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..
IU students lock Bangla department
A group of students of Bangla department of Islamic University in Kushtia on Tuesday (11 April) locked main entrance of the department for two hours demanding their master’s examination in time. Witness said around 50 students of the department gathered in front of the department and locked the main entrance..
Attack on Journalists: SUST correspondents demand punishment
Reporters of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology on Tuesday (11 April) staged a sit-in programme covering their faces with black scarf to protest at the attack on their two fellows by the activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League. They demanded expulsion of the BCL activists involved in the attack. A..
5 held over City Univ student murder
Police in an overnight raid arrested five people from Birulia and Ashulia areas early Tuesday (11 April) in connection with the murder of a City University student, reports UNB. Tariqul Islam, a sub-inspector of Birulia Police outpost, said police conducted the raid in the area and arrested the prime accused..
Student dies in Savar university clash
A university student was killed in a clash between students and outsider terrorists in front of City University in Savar on Monday afternoon (April 10). The deceased was identified as Sifat, 22, a textile department student, hailed from Muktagachha upazila of Mymensingh. City university students said, on Sunday, Shaheed and..
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..
Home economics students demand institution under DU
Students of Home Economics College on Tuesday blocked the New Market intersection demanding elevation of their college as a full-fledged institute under Dhaka University. Several hundreds of students blocked one of the major intersection in the capital, that connects Azimpur and Dhaka University with Mirpur Road, from 11:30am triggering severe..
Road crash kills BCL leader
A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of its Chittagong University unit killed as a speeding truck hit his motorbike in Sadar upazila of Feni district on Monday (3-10-16). The deceased was identified as Emamul Haque Russel, a student of Forest and Environmental Department of Chittagong University and organising secretary..
DU VC condoles death of Dr Abdur Rashid
Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique today expressed profound shock at the death of former DU teacher and eminent academician Dr Abdur Rashid Purkayastha. In a condolence message, he said Dr Rashid was a brilliant teacher. Dhaka University would remember his contribution to establish DU Pharmacy department,..
DU teacher Ahsanul Haque pass away
Professor Ahsanul Haque, scholar and former teacher in the Department of English, Dhaka University, has passed away. The 83-year-old academic breathed his last on Sunday at his Dhaka home, said the family. “He died around 7:30 in the morning. He had been suffering from old age complications,” his niece Nevin..