Sunday, 17 Oct, 2021


Coronavirus: DU to remain shut from March 18 to 28 

DHAKA: Dhaka University authorities on Monday (March 16) decided to suspend its academic activities from March 18 to March 28 amid growing coronavirus fears in the country. The decision came from an emergency meeting, with DU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman in chair this

Coronavirus: Govt shuts all schools, colleges till Mar 31

DHAKA: The government shut all educational institutions till March 31 as part of precautionary measures to check the spread of the coronavirus infection. The decision came from a cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on Monday (March 16) morning. BDST: 1235 HRS,

Edu institutions to be shut if coronavirus affects local people

DHAKA: Education minister Dr Dipu Moni on Sunday (March 15) said educational institutions will be shut down if the coronavirus affects the local people. She said the situation over the coronavirus outbreak in the country has not deteriorated to a great extent. The minister was

Educational institutions to run normally: Health Minister

DHAKA: Amid growing concern over the detection of three coronavirus-infected patients in Bangladesh, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said all educational institutions will run on a regular basis. No outsiders come to school and colleges. So there is less risks, said the minister. The

Govt pledge over quality education to be met: Dipu Moni

BOGURA: The pledge that the current government has made to upgrade standard of education at all levels will be fulfilled, said Education Minister Dipu Moni. Dipu Moni added: “In order to make our lives and our country beautiful, we are moving forward with the ideals of Bangabandhu in

Dipu Moni visits 2 injured students at DMCH

DHAKA: Education Minister Dipu Moni has gone to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) to see two students who received injures during clash between students of Dhaka and City College at Science Lab area in the capital. The minister spoke to the students and inquired about their

Cluster admission test instead of unified system: UGC

DHAKA: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Wednesday (Feb 26) now decided to go for cluster admission tests for the public universities canceling its previous plan of unified admission system. The UGC took the decision in a meeting with Vice-Chancellors of public universities

DU also says no to uniform entry test system

DHAKA: The Dhaka University has also decided not to join the integrated admission test of public universities, which is expected to begin from the 2020-21 academic session. The decision came from the Academic Council Meeting held at the Senate Building of the university with DU Vice

Two more universities fined Tk10 lakh each

DHAKA: The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court fined Tk10 lakh each to the Metropolitan University, Sylhet and International Islamic University, Chittagong (IIUC) for violating direction of University Grants Commission (UGC) over admission of students. Both the universities were

City medical student hangs herself for failing in exam

DHAKA: A student of a private medical college has committed suicide for failing in her exam at the last academic year. The deceased was identified as Umme Fahima Hossen Diba, 26, wife of Gazi Delwar Hossen. She was from Ramadia village under Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj. Diba used to

Southeast University fined Tk 10 lakh for violating UGC rule

DHAKA: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday fined Southeast University Taka 10 lakh for violating direction of University Grants Commission (UGC) over admission of students. The SC Appellate Division bench headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order in presence of the

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 to organize Spelling Bee this year. The competition is titled as “Dan Cake Spelling Bee; Enlightened by The Daily Star, Brought to you by”. 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