Sunday, 17 Oct, 2021


Corona vaccination for school students starts this week

The government will go for administering corona vaccine to the school students above 12 years of age from this week. Prof Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure while talking to reporters at the

41st BCS written test from Nov 29

The written test for 41st Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) will be held from November 29. Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) has published the exam schedule.   A press notification revealed this information on Sunday. As per schedule, the test will begin on November

IUB distributes 123 laptops to its Faculty in a sponsored ceremony

Office of the Vice Chancellor of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) hosted a “Faculty Laptop Distribution Ceremony” at university’s auditorium on Sunday (October 3). 123 of IUB faculty members received the first phase of laptops sponsored by Shaheed Khalek and

Dhaka University halls reopen after 18 months

The authorities of Dhaka University (DU today (Oct 5) reopened its student halls on a limited scale for Bachelor and Master’s final year students after 18 months of closure. The students showed the Covid vaccine certificates of at least one dose and the valid student

JU to reopen halls on October 11

The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) have decided to reopen the residential halls on October 11 for the students. As per decision, all dormitories of the university will be reopened on October 11 and classes will resume from October 21. The decision was taken at virtual

DU ‘Kha’ unit test held, 20 students fight for each seat 

The admission test of Dhaka University's 'Kha' unit for 2020-21 academic session was held on Saturday from 11am to 12.30pm in all eight divisions. A total of 47,632 applicants are contesting for 2,378 seats in this unit. However, 20 people are fighting for each seat. For

Indian High Commission hosts send-off reception for new ICCR scholars

The High Commission of India in Dhaka hosted a get-together to bid farewell and wish success to ICCR scholars on Thursday (Sep 30) at the Chancery premises, says a press release. Around 65 awardees, representing the nearly 300 scholars across Bangladesh attended the event. The

MoU signed with ITE Education Services in Singapore for quality technical education

In a bid to make the country's technical education and training system modern and international standard, an agreement was signed among ITE Education Services in Singapore, Directorate of Technical Education and Bangladesh Technical Education Board.  The five-year Memorandum

NSU conducts rally on ‘World Pharmacist Day 2021’

When the world came to a standstill as the Covid-19 pandemic emerged, the tireless work and responsibilities of the pharmacists continued ceaselessly.  As a salute to that heroic contribution, North South University (NSU) Pharmaceutical Club, in collaboration with the Department

No JSC, JDC exam this year: Dipu Moni 

The government has decided not to hold this year’s Junior School Certificate examination (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examination due to coronavirus pandemic. Education Minister Dipu Moni came up with the information after attending a function at Ganabhaban

IUB essay competition for Grade 10-12 students on UN Day

As a part of the upcoming United Nations Day 2021 celebration, the Global Studies and Governance (GSG) Program of the Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) is going to organize an English essay competition for the students of Grade 10-12 titled “Our Planet: Our

SSC exams from Nov 14, HSC Dec 2

The government finalised the schedules of this year's Secondary School Certificate (SSC), Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and their equivalent examinations. The Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board published the exam schedules on Monday. As per schedule, the SSC and

SSC, HSC exams to be held on time: Dipu Moni 

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni has said preparations are underway to hold Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations in mid-November and late December respectively. The minister made the disclosure after attending Bangabandhu-Bapu Digital

School-college students to get Pfizer vaccine

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque has said the government will start administering Pfizer vaccines to students aged between 12-17 years soon. He also said: “Prime Minister has announced to vaccinate students between the ages of 12 and 17. In the next 15 to 20 days,

Reception in London: British Council marks 70 years in Bangladesh

As Bangladesh celebrates 50 years of its extraordinary journey as a nation, this year also marks 70 years since the British Council opened its first office in Dhaka.  To celebrate the strong cultural connections between the people of the UK and Bangladesh, the British Council in

Universities to reopen after Sep 27

Authorities concerned can reopen their respective universities across the country after September 27 as the vaccine registration of all students will be completed within the time. This decision was taken in a virtual meeting of Education Minister Dipu Moni, the University Grants

Azimpur school's Principal suspended for unclean classrooms

The Principal of Azimpur Govt Girls' School and College was suspended for keeping the classroom unclean. Besides, the school monitoring team led by the Principal has also been suspended temporarily. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni suspended them during a visit to the Azimpur

Schools, colleges reopen after 543 days 

Schools and colleges across the country reopened on Sunday (Sep 12), after closure of one and half years due to coronavirus pandemic. Students and teachers have entered the classrooms maintaining all the safety rules. They were seen wearing facemasks, Banglanews correspondents report.

Students above 12-yr to get Covid vaccines after WHO approval  

The government will administer vaccine to students -- aged between 12 and 17 years-- upon recommendations from WHO and Covid-19 Technical Committee of the country. Health Minister Zahed Maleque made the remark while responding to reporters after the cabinet meeting at the secretariat

Schools, colleges to reopen on Sep 12

The government has decided to reopen all schools and colleges across the country on September 12 after about one and a half years of suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moin made the announcement after an inter-ministerial meeting on the issue today (Sep