Friday, 29 Sep, 2023


DU holds fine arts unit admission test 

The admission test of Dhaka University (DU) for the academic session of 2022-23 has begun today. The test for the fine arts unit began at 11am and continued till 12:30pm on the first day. Sources said the admission test of the DU will be held in four units, which have been

IUB Founder President Dr. A Majeed Khan dies

Dr. A Majeed Khan, Founder President of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), died on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, while undergoing treatment at the Evercare Hospital in Dhaka. Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Ilaihe Rajeun.  A former cabinet minister of Bangladesh, Dr. Khan also served as

Coaching centers to remain close for SSC exams

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Tuesday (April 25) said coaching centers in the country will remain closed from April 26. She was talking to the reporters after holding a meeting on the occasion of SSC and equivalent examination-23 at the International Mother Language Institute in

IUB alumnus wins NASA grant for next gen space tech battery research

IUB Alumnus Md. Wahidul Hasan, a PhD candidate and Research Assistant at the South Dakota Mines, USA, and his team have won the prestigious USD 750,000 NASA EPSCoR grant to fund research into the next generation of lithium-sulfur batteries for use in space technology.  The grant

Nandini Gupta has been crowned Miss India 2023

Nandini Gupta, 19, was crowned the new Miss India at a gala event in Manipur's Imphal. Delhi's Shreya Poonja was adjudged the first runner-up, while Manipur's Thounaojam Strela Luwang was the second runner-up. Taking to Instagram to congratulate the winners, Miss India

President orders UGC to hold single admission test

President Abdul Hamid has directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to take necessary measures for holding single admission test for all public universities for the session 2023-24. A press release was signed by Md Mahmudul Alam, joint secretary of the secondary and higher

HSC exams deferred by one month

The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations have been deferred by one month as the colleges could not complete their syllabuses. Prof Tapan Kumar Sarker, chairman of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka and coordinator of the Inter-Education

ULAB EEE has been accredited by IEB

The Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) department of ULAB has been accredited by Board of Accreditation for Engineering and Technical Education (BAETE) under Institute of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB). This achievement validates the university's dedication to providing

ULAB wins USAID AI4 Resilience Grant

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) recently won the USAID-supported Accelerated Innovation for Resilience (AI4Resilience) Grant Competition. Supported by the USAID Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance and Implemented by Global Knowledge Initiative, AI4 Resilience Grant

Fide Master Kazi Zarin Tasnim wins Intra-IUB Chess Tournament

Fide Master Kazi Zarin Tasnim has become champion in the Independence Day Intra-IUB Chess Tournament 2023. Zarin, who is a student of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), has a global rating of 1716.  Amit Bikram Roy, another student

JU student 'commits suicide'

A student of Jahangirnagar University (JU) allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday (April 4) at his own room at Mir Mosharraf Hossain Hall of the university. The deceased was identified as Siam Mohammad Arafat, student of Physics department under the academic session 2015-16 (45th

Universities to hold single admission test next year: Dipu Moni

A single admission test will be held in all universities of the country from the next academic year 2023-2024. Education Minister Dipu Moni made the remarks following a meeting on single admission test held at University Grants Commission (UGC) office on Monday (April 4). UGC

ULAB shortlisted for THE Awards Asia 2023

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh has been shortlisted for the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards Asia 2023 in the category of ”Outstanding Contribution to Regional Development" for its project FactWatch. ULAB is the only Bangladeshi university this year to

DU student suspended over sexual harassment allegation

The authorities of Dhaka University suspended a student of Department of Criminology today (April 2) over the allegation of sexually harassing junior female students. The suspended Sakin Tanvir is a student of 2016-17 academic session. The university Vice Chancellor Prof Md

Baby Maudud to be honoured with ‘Bangabandhu Gold Medal’

The authority of Dhaka University (DU) has decided to (posthumously) honour eminent journalist and former Awami League lawmaker AN Mahfuza Khatun Baby Moudud with ‘Bangabandhu Gold Medal’. Dhaka University’s Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Research Institute for Peace and

Two "Proloy gang" members held over assaulting DU student

Two members of Dhaka University (DU) based "Proloy gang" were arrested for allegedly assaulting a fellow student inside the campus on Saturday night. The arrestees are Naimur Rahman Durjoy of Anthropology Department and Foysal Ahmed Sakib of International Business Department,

Jahangirnagar University expels 5 BCL men 

Jahangirnagar University (JU) has expelled five Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men for allegedly beat up a student on Thursday (Mar 24) evening. The expelled students are---Imrul Hasan Omi of 47th batch Department of Law and Justice; Ahmed Galib of Bangla department, Kaiyum Hasan and

Nearly 50,000 New Zealand teachers strike over pay, conditions

Nearly 50,000 New Zealand teachers walked out of classrooms on Thursday, demanding better pay, conditions and resources at a time when the centre-left Labour Party of Prime Minister Chris Hipkins is trying to win back support. Teachers, traditionally a key voting base of the Labour

University admission through single test from 2024

The government on Wednesday (Mar 15) decided to enroll students in universities by creating a national merit list after holding one admission test from the next year. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni was talking to newsmen after inaugurating a ‘Science Fair’ of the National

IU authority limits entry of outsiders into campus

Authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia have restricted the entry of outsiders into the campus. They announce this through loudspeakers inside the campus on Tuesday (Mar 14). Proctor Prof Dr Shahadat Hossain Azad confirmed the matter. He said the entry of outsiders to