HSC Examinee found dead in Dhanmondi Lake
Body of an adolescent boy has been recovered from Dhanmondi Lake in the capital on Tuesday. The deceased is Sudipto Dutta Arjun, a higher secondary certificate examinee from Birshreshtha Noor Mohammad Public College. Locals informed the police when they saw a body floating in the lake this morning, and, police..
Road crash killed college student
In Tangail, Ruhul Amin, 20, — a first-year honours student of Mirzapur University College — was killed and his cousin injured when a bus ran them over while they were standing with a motor cycle at Mirzapur bypass on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Mirzapur upazila on Saturday. Ruhul was the..
College students protest exam fee hike: Titumir
Agitating students of Government Titumir College in the capital formed a human chain and brought out processions on the campus yesterday noon protesting “excessive charges” imposed for the registration of honours final year exams. They also demanded a refund and removal of the college principal. “As per the National University..
College girl killed after rape
Criminals raped and murdered a college girl at a village in Mathbaria upazila on Tuesday morning when she was returning home from a relative’s house. The victim was a student of HSC first year of business studies at Shahadat Hossain College. Police have arrested one Syed Kazi, 41, of Sapleza..
Knowledge and skills development main target of en, says Nahid
Knowledge and skills development should be the main target of education, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid (MP) said yesterday. “Future life is nothing without education; the minister viewed and urged the students to work for achieving goals in their respective arena. He was addressing as the chief guest on the..
Co-curricular Week at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy & College
Co-curricular Week and The Inauguration of Newly-built Academic Building” holds at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy O College in Mohammadpur of Dhaka city. The local MP, Advocate Jahangir Kabir Nanok, was the Chief Guest of the of function. Alhaz Habibur Rahman Mizan, the general secretary of the Awamileague of Mohammadpur, Adabor &..
‘Quality Education’ Nation’s promise
National Primary Education Week is being celebrated in Mymensingh today. District Administration and World Vision is jointly celebrating the education week. Theme of the week is ‘Quality Education, Nation’s Promise’. Divisional Commissioner GM Salehuddin inaugurated the week today. A colourful rally was brought out from Town Hall. Representative from DC..
HSC examinee stabbed dead ‘by friends’ in M’singh
An HSC examinee was stabbed to death allegedly by his friends at College Road More in the district town on Thursday. Kamrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Model Police Station, said Muhtasim Billah Shakil, 18, an HSC examinee of Syed Nazrul College and son of Emdadul Haq of Akua area, had..
Govt college teachers suspend strike
The teachers of government colleges across the country, who had been agitating for removal of “disparities” in the eighth pay scale, yesterday suspended their work stoppage following an assurance by the authorities concerned to meet their demands. They said they took the decision of suspending their strike until February 29..
College boy found dead in Jessore
A college student was found dead near a students’ mess in Bezpara area of Jessore town yesterday morning. He was identified as Kamolesh Roy, 20; a first year honours student of Jessore Government MM College, and son of Gobinda Roy of Bayerkhola village under Monirampur upazila of the district. Palash..
Education secy urges teachers to call off strike
Assuring to meet some of their demands, Education Secretary Sohrab Hossain today called upon the government college teachers to call off their work abstention. Following the assurance, BCS General Education Association, a platform of teachers and officials belonging to the BCS general education cadre, sat in a meeting this afternoon..
College teachers on 3-day strike
Teachers at all government colleges in the country began a three-day work abstention programme yesterday demanding removal of “discrepancies” in the eighth national pay scale. Under the banner of BCS General Education Association, a platform of teachers and officials belonging to the BCS general education cadre, they did not take..
Govt college teachers enforce work abstention : Pay scale row
Teachers of government colleges started their three-day work abstention from today (Tuesday) in protest of discriminations in the 8th national pay scale. BCS General Education Association secretary general IK Selim Ullah Khandakar told banglanews that teachers from 270 government colleges, three aliya madrasas, 14 TT colleges and 16 commercial colleges..
Leaking question paper is not possible, said Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today said tougher action will be taken against rumour-mongers of question paper leakage in the public examinations. “A vested quarter spread rumour of question paper leakage to undermine the government’s achievements. Our vigilance will be very strong to resist such kinds of troublemakers during public..
PM unhappy with delay in scouting expansion scheme
Dilly-dallying in preparation of a project related to expansion of scouting in the country to make it more time-befitting and upgrade its standard has irked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “I gave the directive for the expansion of scouting from primary level to higher secondary level to make it more time..
Ideal College student shot ‘by seniors’
A first year student of Ideal College in the capital was shot in the leg allegedly by his seniors yesterday over a previous feud. Naimur Rashid, 17, took treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Naimur and some of his classmates had an altercation with a group of second year students..
T & T High School to celebrate Golden Jubilee Jan 23
T & T High Scholl, Moghbazar, presently known as BTCL Ideal School and College, will celebrate the Golden Jubilee (50 years) of the school on January 23, 2016. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal will attend it as chief guest which will start at 8.30am and continue till 9pm on the..
Discovery and Assignment of Elements with Atomic Numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118
IUPAC announces the verification of the discoveries of four new chemical elements: The 7th period of the periodic table of elements is complete. The fourth IUPAC/IUPAP Joint Working Party (JWP) on the priority of claims to the discovery of new elements has reviewed the relevant literature for elements 113, 115,..
Gaibandha Govt College goes digital
Gaibandha Government College (GGC), the biggest academic institution in the district, has introduced digital system to collect all sorts of fees from the students. Official sources said the objective of introduction of digital system is to help the government build digital Bangladesh and materialize “vision 2021” declared by Prime Minister..