Tuesday, 27 Oct, 2020


Don’t stop movement at any cost: DUCSU VP to BUET students

DHAKA UNIVERSITY:  Dhaka University students staged a black flag march on the campus demanding exemplary punishment for the killers of BUET student Abrar Fahad. The march was brought out from Raju Memorial Sculpture, led by Dhaka University Central Students' Union Vice-President

Fahad murder: Ultimatum for complete ban on politics in BUET

DHAKA: Students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) placed a fresh 10-point demand over the murder of their fellow student Abrar Fahad.  They demanded a complete ban on political activities of all parties and organisations on their campus within October 15.

JnU B Unit entry test results published

JnU: Jagannath University published the “B” unit test results for the admission to the arts faculty for the 2019-20 academic session. Against the 850 seats, a total of 20,958 examinees appeared in the entry tests of the university. 27 candidates competed for each seat.

BUET students protest Fahad’s murder, seek justice

FROM BUET: Students of BUET (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology) on Tuesday (Oct 8) staged demonstrations on their campus demanding justice of the murder of fellow student Abrar Fahad. The agitating students placed their 7-point demand from the protest procession that

BUET student Fahad laid to rest in Kushtia

KUSHTIA: Abrar Fahad, a student of BUET (Bangladesh University Engineering and Technology), was buried at his family graveyard in Raidanga village of Kumarkhali upazila on Tuesday (October 8) morning.  Earlier, his third Namaz-e-Janaja was held at the central Eidgah ground in Raidanga

BSMRSTU VC Nasir Uddin resigns

DHAKA: Dr Khondoker Nasir Uddin has resigned from the post of Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU) in Gopalganj amid students protest demanding his removal on allegation of irregularities and corruption. He submitted his

UGC recommends withdrawal of BSMRSTU VC

DHAKA: University Grants Commission’s probe committee has recommended withdrawal of Dr Khondoker Nasir Uddin from the post of Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU) in Gopalganj on charge of irregularities and corruption. 

DU Gha unit entry test held

DHAKA UNIVERSITY: The first-year honours admission test of “Gha” unit under the Social Science faculty of the 2019-20 academic session of Dhaka University was held on Friday (September 27). The one and a half hour test was held from 10 am to 11:30 am at 86 centres inside and

Another BSMRSTU assist proctor resigned, students protest continues

GOPALGANJ: Dr Md Torequl Islam, assistant proctor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science & Technology University (BSMRSTU) resigned from his post protesting the recent attacks on the students and ongoing situation of the varsity. Dr Md Torequl Islam is an assistant professor at

15.49pc pass DU 'Ga' unit admission test

DHAKA UNIVERSITY: The results of first year honours admission test of Dhaka University (DU)  ‘Ga’ unit under  Business Studies Faculty  for 2019-20 academic session  has been published with 15.49 percent pass rate.  DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman announced the

Durga Puja holidays extended to 5 days in pry schools

DHAKA: The government has extended Durga Puja holidays to five days from existing three days in primary schools.  Secretary of the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education Md Akram-Al-Hossain told Banglanews on Wednesday (September 25) that the Durga puja holidays were extended for two

UGC secretary made OSD on graft charge

DHAKA: Secretary of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Dr Md. Khaled has been made the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) on corruption charges.  The decision was made at the 156th meeting of the full commission of the UGC on Tuesday (September 27th) on charge of having influence in

Tamara Abed made BRAC University trustee board chairperson

DHAKA: Tamara Hasan Abed, managing director of BRAC Enterprises and member of trustee board, was elected as new chairperson of the Brac University trustee board.  She replaces Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the founding chairperson of BRAC University, which was effective from 25 July 2019.

DU Ga unit results likely on Monday

DHAKA: Dhaka University GA Unit Admission Result 2019-20 is likely to be published on Monday (September 23). Professor Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam, Dean of the Business Faculty, on Saturday (September 21), disclosed this possible date. "We hope that evaluation of all answer sheets will

BSMRSTU closed, students asked to vacate hall

GOPALGANJ: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU) declared a 15-day holiday starting from Sunday (September 21) on the occasion of Durga Puja amid the ongoing protests for resignation of Vice Chancellor professor Dr Khondaker Nasir. Students have

DU Kha unit entry test held

DHAKA: The first-year honours admission test of ‘Kha’ unit for the 2019-20 academic session of Dhaka University was held on Saturday (September 21). The one and half an hour test was held from 10 am to 11:30 am at 72 centres in and outside of the campus. A total of 45,018

DU Ka unit entry test Friday, 49 to vie for each seat

DHAKA UNIVERSITY: Dhaka University Ka unit admission tests under the science disciplines for the academic session 2019-20 will be held on Friday (September 20). A total of 80,955 students applied against 1,795 seats of Ka unit where around 49 students will vie for one seat, said a DU

BCL foils DU students’ demo against corruption

DHAKA: Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has obstructed the program of a group of students on their way to besiege to the dean office of the Business Faculty of the varsity on Wednesday (September 18), protesting enrollment of BCL men in different courses without any admission test.

No bar on Viqarunnesa new principal to join

DHAKA: The High Court cleared the way for newly appointed Prof Fouzia to join as Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNSC) as its principal. The HC bench of justice M Enayetur Rahim and Md Khairul Alam on Tuesday (September 17) passed the order after hearing a writ petition filed

Shovon resigns from DU senate

DHAKA UNIVERSITY: Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon has withdrawn his name from the student representative of Dhaka University (DU) Senate. The leader has already lost the post of the president of Bangladesh Chhatra League on the charge of extortion. On Monday (September 16), he has