KU goes on 14-day vac
The Khulna University would go into a 14-day vacation today on the occasion Jumatul Wida, Shab-e-Qadr and Eid-ul-Fitr, said a press release issued by the public relations department of the university on Thursday. The academic and administrative activities of the university would be resumed on July 17, the release said…
Dhaka University Day
Today (July 1) is Dhaka University Day and the University will observe its 95th founding anniversary with a daylong colorful programme. Vice chancellor of the university AAMS Arefin Siddique will inaugurate the programme at 10 am at Mall Chattar on the campus. Later, teachers and students of the university will..
Public Univ to be set-up in Kishoreganj : president
President Abdul Hamid said the government has planned to set up a public university in Kishoreganj along with the development of communication infrastructure of the district. “Initiatives have been taken to establish a public university in Kishoreganj. Massive programmes have also been taken up for development of communication infrastructure of..
JU student hacked & robbed
A group of miscreants looted belongings of a Jahangirnagar University student after hacking him at Putia village in Fakirhat upazila of Bagerhat on Monday night. The injured was identified as Mrinmoy Majumdar, 23, a 2nd year student of the JU Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department and son of Mrityunjoy Majumdar..
JU suspends 5 BCL activists
The Jahangirnagar University authorities on Monday suspended five of its students in connection with two separate incidents of assaulting journalists. They are — Mahitosh Roy, Ikram Uddin aka Omi, Ikram Nahid, Shairf Hossain aka Lashkar and Riazul Islam — members of Bangladesh Chhatra League’s (BCL) JU unit. The decision was..
Early rush as seats scarce
If you pay a visit to Dhaka University early in the morning, you will find a strange line of bags in front of the central library’s entrance. Bags stuffed with books lie on the ground and they act as a placeholder for students in queue. As the clock nears 8:00am,..
Promoting Maritime education : TIO and DU sign MoU
Authorities of the Dhaka University and Third Institute of Oceanography, China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 24 April aiming to promote education and research on oceanography. The MoU was singed at Dhaka University Vice-chancellor’s office where treasurer of DU Professor Kamal Uddin and Director General of TIO Professor..
RU Professor Rezaul Karim hacked to death
Unidentified assailants hacked to death Rajshahi University English professor AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee on Saturday morning. The murder bore the hallmarks of previous killings by Islamist militants of secular and atheist activists. The murder took place 17 months after RU sociology department professor AKM Shafiul Islam was hacked to death..
Jagannath Univ Prof Rajib Mir suspended for sexual harassment
A teacher of Jagannath University (JnU) has been suspended for sexually harassing female students. The authorities took the action against Mir Mosharraf Hossain (widely known Rajib Mir), assistant professor of the Mass Communication and Journalism Department of the university, after the allegations were primarily proved against him, JnU Teachers’ Association..
Bangabandhu Maritime Univ singed MOU with Indian Maritime Univ
Bangladesh’s sole specialized university, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University signed an MOU with its counterpart Indian Maritime University 15 April. It is considered as another historic event in the journey of the university. The signing took place during the prestigious Maritime India Summit 2016 held in Mumbai between the..
Kochi University to introduce nursing course In Bangladesh
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) would implement a project for improvement of nursing practicum in Bangladesh with the support of Kochi University of Japan. President of Kochi University of Japan Hiroko Minami during a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Tejgaon office here on April 13 discussed..
JnU students enforce strike over Nazim’s murder
A group of the students of Jagannath University observed day-long strike on the campus demanding arrest the killers of secular writer and blogger, Nazim Uddin Samad, 26, who was attacked in Ekrampur intersection also one of their fellows Md Nazimuddin Samad. The protesters around 8:00am in the morning locked up..
JU introduces Mirpur bus route from campus
Jahangirnagar University authority introduced today (Sunday) a new bus route from its campus to Mirpur. After a movement organized by the students, JU made the decision of launching a bus on the route. Around 50 students of Bangladesh Chhatra Union, who have been staging demonstration siege the transport yard for..
Three DU students awarded Mohiuddin Memorial scholarship
Three students of Dhaka University, Department of Geography and Environment got awarded “AQM Mohiuddin Memorial Trust Fund Scholarship” for their outstanding academic results in BSc Honours examination in 2014. The awardees are Al-Artat-Bin-Ali, M Ishfaq-Ur-Rahman and Syeda Shahida Moknum, said a press release. Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique distributed..
DU VC meets France professor
Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique met today (Sunday) Dr Boubakar Diawara, Professor of Research Institute of Chemistry of the University of Pierre and Marie Curie, France. Dean of the Faculty of Science of DU Prof Dr Mohammed Abdul Aziz was present on this occasion, a DU..
CU student injured falling from running train
A student of Chittagong University got injured yesterday (Saturday) when he coming back from the campus after falling from running train. Md Faruk Osman, a first year student of public administration, was taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital, said Assistant Proctor Pranab Mitra. A railway official said Faruk, sitting on..
CU to have IT incubator: Palak
The government is to be installed an IT incubator aiming to generate world-class IT professionals at Chittagong University (CU) at a cost of TK one billion, said State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak. He said “The CU authority has already donated five acres of land for..
International Seminar on Computational Chemistry held at DU
A day-long international seminar on “Computational Chemistry and Sustainable Development in Bangladesh” organized by Faculty of Science of Dhaka University (DU) held at the conference room of the faculty. Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique inaugurated the seminar as the chief guest, a DU press release said today…
International Green Conference held at DU
A day-long international conference on “Green Banking for Green Industry & Green Energy” held at the Nabab Nowab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the university today (Saturday). The Institute of Energy of Dhaka University (DU) and Green-tech Foundation jointly organized the programe. Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique..