Govt orders to close all Peace schools
The government on Tuesday (August 2) issued an order to close the Peace schools in the country. Earlier on 10 July, the government also shut down telecast of Peace TV Bangla, a satellite channel which used to broadcast the speeches of Zakir Naik in Bengali. With the growing popularity of..
Ctg edu board gets new chairman
Chittagong Government Women College principal Professor Shaheda Islam has been appointed as new chairman to Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Chittagong. Education ministry issued an order on Monday (August 1) saying the appointment on deputation basis. The order also said Shaheda Islam will receive allowances and other fringe benefits..
HSC result to be out on Aug 18
The results of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent exams will be published on Aug 18, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said. Almost 1.2 million students took the tests this year held between Apr 3 and Jun 9. As per the tradition, the education minister, along with chairmen..
College, university students want to get engaged with SDGs
Several dozen of college and university students want government’s effective mechanism to engage them with the implementation process of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the country. They said this at a workshop titled “Finalizing National Youth Policy 2016″ organized by the Centre for Research and Information (CRI), in collaboration with..
Three college girls arrested for militant suspects
Police arrested three female students of Comilla Victoria Government College for their suspected link to militancy from a college dormitory at Dharmapur here early Thursday. One of the arrestees was identified as Kaniz Fatema, master’s final year student of the Accounting department, while the rest two could not be identified..
SC asks for syllabus, exam module of teacher training colleges
The Supreme Court today directed the government to submit the syllabus and examination module of all the teachers training colleges in the country to the court in two weeks. A four-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order during hearing and appeal..
Missing student’s body found in Bay
The body of the missing college student was found in Bay of Bengal on the Saturday one kilometer off the coast of Kuakata in Patuakhali. Plaban Ahmed, a higher secondary student of Hossain Shaheed Sohrawardy College in Magura, went missing while bathing at Kuakata beach on Friday noon. Kuakata tourist..
College student held over the murder of a teenage girl
Police have arrested a Kabi Nazrul Government College student over the murder of a teenage girl inside a cabin of a Patuakhali-bound launch at Dhaka’s Sadarghat. The victim has been identified as Parul Akter, 16, from Aganagar at Kerniganj in Dhaka. The vessel workers caught and handed over the student,..
Early teacher recruitment needed to save education
Vacancy in teaching positions accounting for about a fifth less — or about 17.74 per cent, to be precise — of the total required to impart education on 2.69 crore students in government primary, and government and non-government secondary schools and colleges is gravely concerning. The shortage of teacher is..
College teacher attack: ‘Mastermind’ held
Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit last night detained the alleged mastermind behind the attack on a Hindu college teacher in Madaripur. Detainee Khaled Saidullah was arrested from Dhaka’s Demra area, said DMP Deputy Commissioner (Public Relations) Masudur Rahman. The details regarding the matter will be disclosed in a press..
ECNEC clears Tk 1040cr college education project
The executive committee of the national economic council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved the ‘College Education Development Project’ involving Tk 1040 crore in a bid to create greater opportunities for higher education through admission of more male and female students. The approval came from the weekly ECNEC meeting of the outgoing..
DCs, UNOs can disburse private school, college teachers’ salary: ministry
The Education Ministry today issued a directive requiring the deputy commissioners and upazila nirbahi officers (UNOs) to sign the salary bills of private school and college teachers and employees in case of any complicacies under the existing system though which their salaries are disbursed with signatures of the governing body..
10 hurt in Dhaka College BCL factional clash
At least 10 leaders and activists of Dhaka College unit Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) have been injured in a factional clash in the campus on Thursday. Of them, two were rushed to the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital for treatment after the clash happened this evening. [inside-ad] The two are..
College student arrested for teasing a girl in capital
A college student has been arrested for stalking a medical college student in the capital today. Farhan Moon, 19, a student of Tejgaon College, got on a rickshaw by which the 19-year-old was going towards Asadgate from Farmgate, she told that. When she was on the rickshaw Farhan teased her..
Unfair practices to be resisted: Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said today at his ministry that the government has taken proper steps to resist any kind of unfair means during Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations scheduled to begin April 3. “All relevant organizations particularly law enforcement agencies have been asked to keep their..
Non-govt honours-masters college teachers demand MPO
Non-government honours-masters college teachers demanded to the government to include them in the monthly pay order (MPO) system and warned that if this doesn’t happen within two months, they would launch a tough agitation program. Kazi Mohammad Faruque, president of the organization presided over the programe where a countrywide alliance..
College student got killed in Begumganj
A college student was killed and two activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League got wounded by bullet in a clash between two BCL alteraction at Begumganj in Noakhali last night. The desceased was Fazle Rabbi Rajib, 22. Police said Noakhali District BCL activists Mohammad Wasim and Mohammad Yasin, along with their..
College student murdered for ‘stopping premature marriage’
A college student died at Bogra Medical College yesterday, after being stabbed by miscreants for “stopping an early marriage”. Locals said when Jaharul Islam, 25, a student of Gobindaganj Degree College, was returning home on Tuesday, a group of miscreants stabbed him. Locals admittted him to Gobindaganj Health Complex and..
Two to die for killing college girl
A Narsingdi court sentenced a youth to death on Tuesday, for killing a college girl in 2015. The convict is Al-Amin, 28, son of Miar Uddin of Baznabo Syed Para village in Belabo upazila of the district. According to the case statement, Al-Amin had been trying to develop an affair..