Nahid for building new generation imparting standard education
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid laid emphasis on grooming new generation imparting global standard education aiming to cope with the changing world of job markets. “It is urgent to prepare curriculum incorporating ICT to make the students efficient workforces,” he told the 18th of convocation of a private university on..
Conference on Language Teaching and Learning begins at DU
A two-day long International Conference on “Language Teaching and Learning” began on 24th November at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban Auditorium of Dhaka University (DU). DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the conference as the chief guest. Director of the Institute of Modern Languages Professor Iffat Ara Nasreen Majid..
7 DU students make statement before court
Seven Dhaka University first year students who were arrested on charge of committing admission test fraud to secure their enrolment last year gave judicial statements on Thursday night before a Dhaka court. Seven separate metropolitan magistrates recorded the statements of Tanvir Ahmed Mollick, Muhammad Bayezid, Nahid Iftekhar, Fardin Ahmed Sabbir,..
HSTU teachers, students sued over torching buses
Teachers and students of Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU) were sued in two separate cases on Thursday over setting fire to two buses. Local bus owners’ and transport workers’ associations filed the cases alleging that the accused teachers instigated their students to torch two buses in Basherhat..
Prof Mustafizur joins Nazrul univ as new VC
Prof Dr AHM Mustafizur Rahman has been appointed as the fifth vice-chancellor of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University. He was appointed for a four-year term and joined office yesterday, says a press release. Treasurer of the university Prof Dr AMM Shamshur Rahman had been serving as acting vice-chancellor after..
DU to observe World Philosophy Day on Thursday
Philosophy Day-2017 will be observed at Dhaka University (DU) on Thursday. Marking the day, DU Philosophy Department, Philosophy Department Alumni Association and Govinda Dev Centre of Philosophical Research will organise a discussion at Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) auditorium at 10 am, said a DU release here. DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md..
KU admission test results published
The admission test results of Khulna University (KU) for the session 2017-18 was published on Tuesday (14th November). Atiar Rahman, Director of mass communication and publication of KU has confirmed the news, said a press release. Applicants can visit the university website www.ku.ac.bd to know the results. The admission process..
5 DU students get scholarship
5 meritorious students of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded Scholarship for their for securing the highest CGPA in their respective department. Two of them got “Prof. Dr. Md. Delwar Husain and Raihana Husain Scholarship” and others received “Prof. Dr. Md. Delwar Husain Trust Fund, Gopalgonj Scholarship” for their outstanding..
CEO of ACER meets DU VC
Amit Kaushik, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman on Monday (13th November) at his office of the university, said a DU press release here. During the meeting they stressed the need for..
RUET launches computer networking course
The Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) has launched an advance level training course on computer networking in order to make its teachers, officers and employees skilled on the modern communication technology. RUET Vice chancellor Prof Rafiqul Alam Beg said this while addressing the closing and certificate-giving ceremony of..
500 NU blank answer scripts go missing
Five hundred exam papers and 400 extra loose sheets meant for Barisal’s DK Ideal Syed Atahar Ali Academy and College degree pass course under the National University (NU) got accidentally lost, claimed an official concerned yesterday. Alok Kumar Saha, director of NU Barisal Regional Office, said on Saturday afternoon, Talukder..
RU prof ‘discovers shinier, stronger’ golden fibre
A pharmacy professor of Rajshahi University has claimed to have discovered a new natural fibre and said this golden thread is better than jute or linen. Prof Anwar Ul Islam has already finished a four-year research on the fibre and called upon textile experts to work on his findings and..
JU viva-voce begins
The viva-voce of the successful candidates for admission to the first year honors courses at Jahangirnagar University (JU) under the academic session 2017-18 began today. Deputy Registrar (Education-1) Abu Hasan told BSS that the viva-voce will continue till tomorrow. Besides, the viva-voce and practical test of C-1 (Drama and Dramatics,..
44 RU, RUET, PUST teachers, students, employees in drug business
The government agencies have identified forty-four teachers, students and employees of Rajshahi University, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, and Pabna University of Science and Technology for their alleged involvements in drugs and Yaba businesses. A list of suspects had been sent to the authorities of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police, and..
525 students get DUAA scholarship
A total of 525 poor, meritorious and physically challenged students of Dhaka University (DU) received Dhaka University Alumni Association (DUAA) scholarship today. Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury handed over the cheques of the scholarships among the students as the chief guest at a function at Teacher-Student Center (TSC)..
Award giving ceremony held at World University
World University of Bangladesh (WUB) held “Best Performance Award” ceremony on Friday (10 November) at the auditorium of the University. 97 students received certificates for their outstanding performance in the last semester final examinations in this occasion. Mannan Choudhury, Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr. M Nurul Islam, Pro-Vice Chancellor,..
JU gets ‘bomb threat’
The Jahangirnagar University authorities have filed a general diary (GD) following an alleged bomb threat in an anonymous letter. The GD was filed with Ashulia Police Station on Thursday, said JU Registrar Abu Bakr Siddique yesterday. The letter, sent to the vice chancellor earlier, reads the university administrative buildings will..
Seminar on research methods held at BRUR
A seminar on ‘Research Methods’ was held at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) here on Thursday (10th November). Dr Wazed International Research and Training Institute (DWIRTI) of BRUR organised the seminar,a press release said here. Vice-chancellor of BRUR and Director of DWIRTI Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, BTFO, presided over..
16 DU students awarded Nurul Islam Memorial scholarship
16 students from various departments of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded “Md. Nurul Islam Memorial Trust Fund scholarship” for their outstanding academic results. The awardees are Joya Roy, Md. Selim Rana, Tanjila Hossain, Gourab Chandra Roy, Amit Sarkar, Asif Ahmed, Md. Osman Gani, Obaidul Hoque, Mamunur Rashid Zahid, Md…