11 DU students get PM gold medal
A total of 11 students of Dhaka University (DU) were awarded with the Prime Minister’s (PM) Gold Medal-2017 by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in recognition of their outstanding results.
Attack on Zafar Iqbal: Charges pressed against Faizul, 5 others
Police on Thursday (26 July) pressed charges against six people,including Faizul Hasan Foyez, in connection with the attack on renowned writer Dr Muhammad Zafar Iqbal on Shahajalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) campus.
163 students get Prime Minister Gold Medal today
A total of 163 students was awarded the Prime Minister Gold Medal, in recognition of their securing highest marks/CGPA in their respective faculties. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday handed over the gold medals among the talented students of different public and private universities of the
CU teacher sued for ‘derogatory comment’ on PM
A case has been filed against Assistant Professor Maidul Islam of Chittagong University (CU) on charge of his alleged derogatory remarks about the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on social media platform Facebook.
UGC chairman receives death threat
University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan received a letter carrying a threat to kill him. On Tuesday (17 July) he received the threatening letter by mail.
AUW Announces Scholarships for Yemeni Women
Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce a partnership with Tawakkol Karman Foundation (TKF), founded by Nobel Peace Laureate Tawakkol Karman, to provide scholarships for 50 young women from Yemen to enroll at AUW.
BTV to air inter-varsity environment debate competition tomorrow
Bangladesh Television will broadcast the final round of the seventh inter-university debate competition on environment tomorrow (Wednesday). The final round of the environment debate competition was held at Bangladesh Television Bhaban on July 10. Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) chairman Dr Q
Japanese Studies Department at DU
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Tuyesday (17 July) inaugurated the newly established Department of Japanese Studies of Dhaka University (DU). Department of Japanese Studies organized the inaugural programme.
South Asia Regional Conference begins at DU
A two-day long South Asia Regional Conference on “Gender, Rights and Choices: Access to Justice in a Megacity” begins at Dhaka University. The conference on Monday (March 19) at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban Auditorium of Dhaka University (DU). Vice-Chancellor of DU Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the conference..
Talk to me if you have any confusion: Zafar Iqbal
Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal called upon the people, who have confusion about his ideology, to talk to him. The renowned writer made the call while addressing his students at Mukta Mancha of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Wednesday (March 14) where he came under the attack on..
Nahid for grooming students as perfect human-beings
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid laid paramount importance on infusing moral values into the students to groom themselves as perfect human-beings aiming to build an economically prosperous country. “It is urgent to prepare curriculum with incorporating ICT into it to make the students efficient workforce,” he told on Wednesday (14th..
IU to launch Bangabandhu Corner
The authority of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia is going to launch ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ at central library of the university on March 17, said a press release today. IU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari will inaugurate it while Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Dr M Shahinoor Rahman, Treasurer Professor Dr..
Zafar Iqbal likely to return to SUST Wednesday
Popular author and Shahjalal University of Science and Technology professor Muhammed Zafar Iqbal is expected to return to his workplace on Wednesday after completion of his treatment at Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka. His personal assistant Zaynal Abedin told New Age on Monday afternoon that Zafar Iqbal was likely return..
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..
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..
10 Ruet students released after detention
Police this morning released the 10 students who were detained during a raid at different dormitories of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (Ruet) last night. The students were taken to the police station as they failed to show their identity cards during the drive stated around 9:00pm following Thursday’s..
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..