Washington DC declares 'Mujib Year'
The US capital Washington D.C. has declared “Mujib Year” from March 17, 2020 to March 17, 2021, marking the birth centenary celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Country gets another science and technology university in Sunamganj
The cabinet on Monday approved in principle the drafts of ‘Sunamganj Science and Technology University Bill 2020’allowing the authorities concerned to establish one more public university.
Virus spreads to over 60 countries
The number of countries hit by the coronavirus climbed past 60 Sunday, and infections and deaths continued to mount around the globe, emptying streets of tourists and workers, shaking economies and rewriting the realities of daily life.
Don’t’ let mosquitoes eat up votes: PM to Dhaka mayors-elect
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the newly-elected mayors and councillors of the two Dhaka city corporations to pay special attention to keep mosquitoes in check -- particularly Aedes -- so that the insects do not "eat up their votes". "There's a problem again
JU students protest over attack in India
The students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday staged a march protesting the communal attack on India.
Bangladeshi student asked to leave India after posting anti-CAA protest photos
A Bangladeshi student at Visva-Bharati has been asked to leave India for participating in "anti-government activities" after she posted a few photographs -- on Facebook -- of protests against the citizenship law at the university, reports The Telegraph, India.
PM for no group separation at SSC level
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said there was no need for group separation in class nine and all students can take up same subjects up to Secondary School Certificate level to unleash their merit.
Uniform entry test: Education minister’s meeting today with VCs postpone
An Education Ministry meeting on public universities' uniform admission test -- scheduled to be held today -- was postponed yesterday. The meeting set in Dhaka between the vice-chancellors of public universities and Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni was cancelled due to "unavoidable circumstances," A
Enrolling extra law students: SC fines City University Tk 10 lakh
The Supreme Court today fined City University Tk 10 lakh for enrolling more than 50 students to the law department each semester, in violation of the University Grants Commission's decision.
DUCSU Attacks : CCTV footage not traced in a week
Neither Dhaka University authorities nor police could trace the computer that recorded CCTV footage and its monitor in a week after those went missing from the administrative office of Dhaka University Central Students Union during series of violence on December 22.
Google Doodle celebrates Zainul Abedin’s 105th birthday
Search engine giant Google is celebrating the 105th birthday of renowned Bangladeshi painter, educator and activist Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin.
'Cases filed over Ducsu incident to harass our members'
Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Adhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad today alleged that the cases filed over the attack on Ducsu Vice President Nurul Haque Nur and his supporters, are to harass their members.
Thousands join India protests
Thousands protested in rival demonstrations in India Friday as tensions deepen over a citizenship law seen as anti-Muslim, with authorities deploying huge numbers of riot police in the country.
Unsafe school in Jhenaidah
We find it abhorrible that a school built in 1960 and declared unsafe by the Education Engineering Department (EED) in Jhenaidah in 2015 is still in operation. The two-storey building located in Kotchandpur upazila town has exposed iron rods and the plaster keeps falling off the ceilings and yet we
DU Campus : 12 student fronts unite to combat violence
A new student alliance `Santrash Birodhi Chhatra Oikya' was formed yesterday on the Dhaka University campus to combat violence. It has 12 student organisations.
Government to ensure quality education : Dipu Moni
Education minister Dipu Moni on Friday said that the present government has been working relentlessly to ensure quality of education side by side with its quantity for development of the country through improving skilled human resources.
Kuet shut after clash over soccer match
Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (Kuet) was closed for an indefinite period yesterday after students of two dormitories clashed over a football match on Friday, which left six injured. “The residential students have been asked to vacate the halls,” said Kuet Vice-chancellor Quazi S
Cumilla University's 1st convocation Jan 27
The first convocation of Cumilla University will be held on January 27 next year. A central committee and various sub-committees have been formed to organize the conclave and the registration process, said a press release on Sunday. Details of the convention will be made available through a notice
National cricketers’ 11-point demand
The national cricketers of Bangladesh called a press conference today to put forward an 11-point demand and boycotted all cricketing activities until their demands were met. In addition, Test and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan called for an end to corruption and irregularities in first-class cricket.