Tuesday, 27 Oct, 2020


City University fined Tk 10 lakh for violating UGC rule 

DHAKA: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday (Feb 19) fined City University Tk 10 lakh for violating regulation of the University Grants Commission (UGC) over admission of students. An appellate division bench led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain issued the order in presence of the

No visas for low-skilled workers: UK 

Low-skilled workers would not get visas under post-Brexit immigration plans unveiled by the government. It is urging employers to "move away" from relying on "cheap labour" from Europe and invest in retaining staff and developing automation technology. The Home Office said EU and

Master Quiz-2020 at East West University

DHAKA: East West University has organized a quiz competition with the opportunity of participation of all public and private universities’ students. The 'Quiz Contest' is being organized under the initiative of 'We Are Leaders.' Students of any level from any

Children awarded in Russian-Bangladesh art contest

DHAKA: The Russian Centre for Science & Culture (RCSC) in Dhaka hosted a solemn awarding ceremony for participants of the painting competition timed to correspond with the 48th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Bangladesh on Friday (Feb 7).

7 litterateurs of Bangladesh-India receive ‘Oihik’ award

KOLKATA:  Seven litterateurs of Bangladesh and India and one Littlemag have been honored with Oihik Award. Oihik, kolkata based literary organization, handed the award over to them at Media Centre of Kolkata International Book Fair on Thursday (February 6).  Bangladeshi awardees

Dan Cake Joins Spelling Bee

DHAKA: Spelling Bee is returning in 2020 with its fifth season. Dan Cake has joined hands with Champs21.com to organize Spelling Bee this year. The competition is titled as “Dan Cake Spelling Bee; Enlightened by The Daily Star, Brought to you by Champs21.com”. An agreement signing

Question paper leak rumours: Dipu Moni seeks cooperation

DHAKA: Education Minister Dipu Moni sought cooperation of the law enforcers and guardians to prevent circulation of rumors about question paper leak which aims to ruin exam atmosphere. The minister made the remarks after inspecting the exam centre at Tejgaon Government Girls’ School

Avoid political programs during exams, urges Dipu Moni 

DHAKA: Education Minister Dipu Moni called upon the political parties to avoid programs during the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent exams. She said: “The political parties should not announce any program, which troubles the students during the public exams.” 

SSC exams begin on Monday

DHAKA: The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations under 11 education boards will begin across the country on Monday (February 3). A total of 20,47,779 students are expected to take part in the SSC and its equivalent examinations. Education Minister Dr

Youth held over question paper leak in Satkhira

SATKHIRA: A team of Rapid Action Battalion detained a youth for his alleged involvement in question paper leak in Satkhira. The youth supplied fake question papers of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) via Facebook, senior ASP Bazlur Rashid, acting commander of Satkhira camp of

Don’t heed rumors of question leak: Dipu Moni

CHATTOGRAM:  Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said the government had taken all necessary steps to prevent question paper leak during the upcoming Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations scheduled to start from February 3 onwards across the country. Education

67 DU students expelled for life

DHAKA: The authorities of Dhaka University on Tuesday expelled 67 students permanently for digital fraudulence in admission tests and their involvement in arms and drugs. The decision was taken in a syndicate meeting on Tuesday afternoon with Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman

Uniform entry test at public universities from next year

DHAKA: A uniform admission test will be held at all public universities in Bangladesh to enroll students from next academic year (2020-2021). The decision was taken unanimously at a meeting between the vice chancellors of public universities and University Grants Commission at the

New schedule for SSC exams published

DHAKA: Inter-Education Board Coordination Sub-Committee has published new schedule for Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations-2020.   According to new schedule, the examination will begin on February 3 and will end on February 27. However, practical test

SSC, equivalent exams rescheduled for February 3

DHAKA: Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations, scheduled to be held from February 1, will now begin on February 3 this year. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni confirmed the matter to Banglanews on Saturday evening. “We have decided to start the exam on

Hunger Strike: 12 DU students fall sick, 4 teachers express solidarity

DHAKA: Four Dhaka University teachers have expressed solidarity with the students, who are on hunger strike since Thursday, demanding DCCs polls reschedule as January 30 coincides with Saraswati Puja. The teachers are Gobinda Mandal of Law department, Nepal Chandra Roy of Mathematics

SCC exams: Coaching centres to remain shut for 1 month

DHAKA: All coaching centres will remain shut for one month from January 25 with an aim to prevent question paper leak during SSC and its equivalent examinations, slated to begin on February 1. Education minister Dr Dipu Moni on Thursday came up with the decision after a meeting of the

NTRCA publishes 15th Teachers’ Registration final exam results

DHAKA: The Non-Government Teachers' Registration and Certification Authority (NTRCA) on Wednesday (January 15) has published final results of the 15th teachers’ registration examination-2018. According to the result, 611 from school level-2, 9063 from school and 1,456 candidates

95.50% pass PEC, 95.96% Ebtedayee 

DHAKA: The pass rate of this year’s Primary Education Completion (PEC) is 95.50 percent while 95.96 percent of students came out successfully in Ebtedayee examination.  State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md Zakir Hossen announced the results officially in press briefing

87.90% pass JSC, JDC exams

DHAKA: The pass rate of this year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations is 87.90 percent. Among them, a total 78,429 students obtained the highest grade GPA-5 which was 68,095 last year. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni announced the