Friday, 03 Dec, 2021


HSC results on Thursday

DHAKA: Results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on July 15. The chairmen of the Education Boards will hand over the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at 9:30 am led by the Education Minister. The Education Ministry will

Pass-fail system up to class eight abolished in West Bengal

DHAKA: The West Bengal government has decided to abolish the pass-fail system up to class eight in schools in a bid to halt dropouts.At present there is no pass-fail system up to class five in schools of the West Bengal state--the students sit for examinations and all of them are promoted

Question leakage: BG press staff held with Tk 28 lakh recovered

DHAKA: Police detained an employee of BG Press Monday for his alleged involvement in the leakage of question paper of the recruitment examination for Assistant Teachers of Government High Schools. The detained suspect was identified as Mohammad Abdul Jalil of Gaibanda district. Tejgaon

Stop certificate business, Nahid asks private universities

DHAKA: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid Monday warned the owners of country’s private universities’ to stop awarding certificates without teaching.The Minister was talking to journalists a day after the parliament passed the Private University Act- 2010.“All kinds of corruptions

JU to face shortage of teachers

DHAKA: Jaganaath University is going to face shortage of teachers as tenure of over 200 teachers who are working on deputation will end in October. Fresh appointment procedure is also on a snail’s pace that may make the crisis severe once the tenure of the teachers on deputation ends.

AD upholds HC verdict canceling 27th BCS viva

DHAKA: The Appellate Division Sunday upheld the High Court verdict canceling the first viva of the 27th BCS examinations, but took a lenient view of the candidates who could lose their already-provided jobs. A full division bench headed by the Chief Justice made the verdict that allowed

Progotishil Chhatra Jote protests DU evening shift introduction

DHAKA: Progotishil Chhatra Jote on Sunday declared a three-day demonstration programme at Dhaka University protesting the authorities’ plan to introduce evening Masters course in a number of departments. Leaders of the student organization said they would stage demonstration on the

Question leakage: 2 of BG Press suspended

DHAKA: Two employees of BG Press have been suspended for their allegedly involvement in the leakage of question paper of recruitment examination of Assistant Teachers of Government High Schools, an official handout said Friday.   The suspended persons are compositor ATM Mostafa and

Probe reports on sexual harassment submitted to JU VC

DHAKA: Probe reports on two incidents of sex scandals in Jahangirnagar University were submitted to the JU Vice-chancellor on Thursday evening, after reinvestigating the complaints on High Court orders.Prof Dr Khurshida Begum, chief of the JU anti-repression cell, who also headed the

IU closed as tension mounts following BCL factional clash

KUSHTIA: Islami University was Thursday closed till July 14 as tensions boiled up following a Bangladesh Chhatra League factional clash over forming a new committee that left at least two wounded.Traffic on the Kushtia-Jhenidah bypass highway halted following the feud between two rival

South Asian University admission: Opportunities expires on 10 July

DHAKA: South Asian University (SAU) will commence its first academic session from August 23 with 50 students. The last date for application will end on July 10, according to the SAU. The New Delhi-based university invited applications from prospective students from SAARC member countries

HSC result on July 15

DHAKA: Results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on July 15 to decide the academic fate of over seven hundred thousand students. Education Minister Nulrul Islam Nahid Tuesday disclosed the decision to journalists at his secretariat

RU anniversary celebrations get off

RAJSHAHI:  Teachers and students Tuesday began celebrating the 57th founding anniversary of Rajshahi University, country’s one of the oldest public varsities, chalking out various programmes.The University was established this day in 1953. Vice-chancellor Dr. M Abdus Sobhan inaugurated

Varsity students boycott classes, exams

COMILLA: The students of Comilla University Sunday came out of classrooms and staged a raucous demonstration against the decision on changing its name into Comilla University of Science and Technology.The agitating students barricaded vehicles with burning tyres in front of the main gate

30th BCS preliminary exam on July 30

DHAKA: The 30th BCS preliminary exams will be held on July 30 at 10am in six divisional cities simultaneously.An official of Bangladesh Public Service Commission told that a total of 1.48 lakh candidates would sit for the job test for recruitment in government

DU Day: Dhaka University celebrates 89th anniversary

DHAKA: The University of Dhaka, popularly known as the Oxford of the East, is celebrating its 89th founding anniversary Thursday amid a festive mood. This year’s celebration theme is bannered ‘Education for Building A Digital Bangladesh’. The University started its journey way back

BCL brings out procession at DU

DHAKA: Leaders and activists of Chhatra League Wednesday brought out a protest procession and held a rally on Dhaka University campus demanding a ban on the politics of Jamaat and Shibir across the country. The procession, started from Madhu’s Canteen in the morning. After parading the

Educational institutions across the country to be closed from August 14: Education Ministry

DHAKA: All the educational institutions across the country will go into a vacation for Eid-ul-Fitr from August 14, the Education Ministry decided. “The decision will also help reduce traffic congestions in the capital,” Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid told journalists announcing

BCL-BJL clash at RU: 10 injured

RAJSHAHI: A clash between two groups of ruling Awami League-backed Chhatra League and Jubo League over collecting toll in Rajshahi University Saturday left at least 10 wounded.   Campus sources said a group of Juba League activists led by general secretary of ward no. 30 Shahidul Islam

Secondary-level teachers get job by bribing: Latif Siddiqui

DHAKA: Jute and Textiles Minister Abdul Latif Siddiqui Saturday said most of the teachers at secondary level of education got their job by giving bribe, as he alleged a rot at the highest level of society. He also observed that primary schools are lagging behind for a lack of sufficient