Friday, 17 Sep, 2021


Govt. to set up Maritime University in CTG, says Shipping Minister

DHAKA: The government is planning to establish a Maritime University in the country for developing human resources in the maritime sector.Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan Monday disclosed this information in reply to a query of ruling-party MP Nasimul Alam Chowdhury in JS session.He said,

Parliamentary panel seeks special allocation for MPO

DHAKA: The parliamentary standing committee on Education Ministry affairs Monday decided to write to the premier and the finance minister for making special allocation for bringing more educational institutions under monthly payment order (MPO) this year.The decision came from the 18th

25 polytechnic institutions to be built in the country: Nahid

DHAKA: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid Monday said the government would set up 25 more polytechnic institutions, including two for women, across the country.“The government has given importance to grooming the young generation as skilled and active. Several long-term initiatives

KUET students vandalize bus, traffic halts for one hour

KHULNA: A clash between KUET students and transport workers Saturday at Fulbarigate in the district over ticket trickery halted traffic on the Dhaka-Jessore highway for an hour.Sub-Inspector M Helal of Fulbarigate police camp in the city told banglanews that two students of Khulna

Historic Education Day observed

DHAKA: The historic Education Day was observed across the country on Friday with a vow to implement the National Education Policy.Different political and student organizations organised elaborate programmes commemorating the martyrs of the Day.  On this day in 1962, the student community

Distribution of JU admission forms begins Wednesday

SAVAR: Distribution of admission forms for the first year honours course for 2010-2011 session of Jahangirnagar University begins Wednesday.The distribution of forms will continue till September 23, JU source said.The prices of `Students Information Form` (SIF) for Ka, Kha, Ga, Gha and

SUST goes Wi-Fi

SYLHET: The Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) has introduced Wi-Fi Internet connections in two residential halls Monday. Professor Dr M Saleh Uddin formally inaugurated the technology at Shah Paran Hall and Second Hall."Education and research will get a boost with

DU going to grow expertise for solving power, energy mechanisms

DHAKA: The University of Dhaka also came up with some innovative initiatives to tide the country over the crippling power and energy crunches. Under the new venture, the university would establish a particular department and an institute for carrying out researches and developing

JU student form human chain demanding non-stop power supply

JAHANGIRNAGAR UNIVERSITY:  Students of Jahangirnagar University Tuesday morning staged  a human chain demo on the Dhaka-Aricha highway demanding uninterrupted power supply to the campus.The student formed the half-an-hour human chain in front of the JU main gate, creating huge traffic

Photo Exhibition at Daffodil International University

DHAKA: A three-day photo exhibition titled “Sacred Relics” began here at Daffodil University auditorium on Saturday.   Department of English of the university arranged the exhibition in collaboration with Turkish Cultural Centre, Dhaka.Fikret Cick, President of Turkey-Bangladesh

Govt. gives private universities 3-week ultimatum to fit in strict rules ÔÇÿEducation businessÔÇÖ ha

DHAKA: The Education Ministry gave private universities three weeks to fit in the stricter terms and conditions set by the government that ask for closing down outer campuses and stopping ‘education business’.“The universities which did not fulfill the criteria set by the government

Students boycott class to protest increased fees

DHAKA: Over a thousand students of 2009-10 session of Jagannath University Tuesday deserted classes to protest increase of semester fees.They demanded withdrawal of the fees immediately. The students of the 5th batch alleged that they had paid for two semesters while admission and now the

Students stage demo, boycott class demanding withdrawal of increased fee

DHAKA: Over a thousand students of Jagannath University Monday deserted classes and staged a demonstration demanding withdrawal of increased semester fees."More than a thousand of students of 28 departments staged a rally on the campus and declared class boycott until their demand is

CU teacher sacked for sexually abusing female student

DHAKA: Authorities of the Chittagong University Monday terminated Abdullah Al Mamun , Assistant Professor of Anthropology Department, from his job on charge of sexually abusing a female student of the same Department. The decision was taken at a syndicate meeting with Vice-chancellor Dr.

RTI should be inserted in syllabus : CIC

DHAKA: Chief Information Commissioner Muhammad Zamir Monday urged the government to include an article on right to information (RTI) in the syllabus for creating awareness among the students about it.“We’ve already submitted a proposal to the Education Minister to insert it at

ULAB launches tree plantation Campaign

DHAKA : Youth Engagement and Support (YES) Group, a student organization of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, on Saturday launched its "Tree Plantation Campaign" to celebrate the monsoon and make a green campus.   Under the programme, 25 saplings of herbal plants were planted at

RU now calm

RAJSHAHI:  Rajshahi University campus was calm on Sunday after a bloody factional clash of Chhatra League on Saturday that left at least 10 students injured. “The situation of the campus is now normal and regular classes and examinations are taking place,” university’s proctor

Dhaka University to go solar in phases

DHAKA: The Dhaka University authorities have announced to go solar in phases as it began with a faculty on Saturday.  Installing a solar panel at the dean’s office of the Engineering and Technology Faculty, DU Vice-Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddiqui said the university would set up

CU closed amid campus violence, residents asked to vacate dorms

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong University was declared closed till September 16 amid raging campus violence as fresh outbreaks of rioting Monday left over 100 injured.The varsity authorities also asked the male students to vacate their dormitories by 6pm while the females by 10am

ASA University students vandalize vehicles in city

DHAKA: Students of ASA University damaged a number of vehicles in the city’s Shyamoli intersection area on Saturday noon protesting the assault of fellow students by some transport workers.Hundreds of students of the university halted all the counter service buses in front of Shyamoli