Tuesday, 27 Oct, 2020

Education

Dhaka University to go solar in phases

DHAKA: The Dhaka University authorities have announced to go solar in phases as it began with a faculty on Saturday.  Installing a solar panel at the dean’s office of the Engineering and Technology Faculty, DU Vice-Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddiqui said the university would set up

CU closed amid campus violence, residents asked to vacate dorms

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong University was declared closed till September 16 amid raging campus violence as fresh outbreaks of rioting Monday left over 100 injured.The varsity authorities also asked the male students to vacate their dormitories by 6pm while the females by 10am

ASA University students vandalize vehicles in city

DHAKA: Students of ASA University damaged a number of vehicles in the city’s Shyamoli intersection area on Saturday noon protesting the assault of fellow students by some transport workers.Hundreds of students of the university halted all the counter service buses in front of Shyamoli

CU students besiege Admin Building, lock 4 faculties

CHITTAGONG: The demonstrating students of Chittagong University Saturday laid a siege to the Administrative Building of the varsity in protest against the recent tuition-fee hike. Earlier, the protestors locked four departments of the University demanding withdrawal of punishment against

Delivery mechanism affect progress in non-formal education

DHAKA: Use of different delivery approaches including reading materials and curricula were affecting the progress of Non-Formal Education (NFE) which may also delay Bangladesh achieving universal literacy by 2015. The government and NGOs of the country have been working in the NFE sector

Student demo at CU for withdrawing ban on campus politics

CHITTAGONG: Boycotting classes, the students of Chittagong University Tuesday staged demonstrations to demand withdrawal of the ban on campus politics, increased tuition fees and expulsion of students.The protestors virtually violated the ban on politicking—which often turns violent at

Higher education becomes tool for business: Foreign Minister

CHITTAGONG: Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni Saturday observed that higher education has become a tool for business when everyone gets into a rate race to get a job and earn money on completion of academic career.But everybody should give emphasis on searching for truth in the light of real

Number of colleges with cent per cent pass shrinks

DHAKA: Number of colleges having cent per cent pass marks has reduced this year, just published results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations 2010 showed. However, number of colleges with ‘zero pass’ has also reduced. According to the results, cent

HSC results: 74.28 % successful, 28,671 get top grade

DHAKA: The results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations 2010 were published Thursday with a higher average pass percentage of 74.28.The success rate of students under eight education boards, the Technical Education Board and the Madrasa Education Board

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