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Primary school and Ebtedayi madrasah exams from Nov 17

Dhaka, Aug 22 (UNB) – This year’s primary and Ebtedayi examinations will be held from November 17 to 24. National steering committee on Primary and Ebtedayi terminal examinations in a meeting Thursday fixed the dates. M Zakir Hossain, State Minister for Primary and Mass Education, presided over the meeting. “Primary and Ebtedayi examinations are the biggest programmes under the ministry,” ... Read More »

DU to observe National Mourning Day

DU Correspondent The Dhaka University (DU) authorities have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the National Mourning Day and 44th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on August 15 with due solemnity. The national flag, university and hall flags will be hoisted at half-mast atop all main buildings including halls of the university, said a ... Read More »

KU admission process goes online from Sept 1

KU Correspondent The online admission process for the first year honours courses in Khulna University (KU) under 2019-20 academic year will begin on September 1 and continue till September 30, said a KU press release on Tuesday. The decision was taken at a general meeting of the varsity’s admission committee held at the VC’s conference room on Tuesday with KU ... Read More »

13 DU students diagnosed with dengue

Dhaka, Aug 1 (UNB) – Thirteen Dhaka University (DU) students were diagnosed with dengue on Thursday. On the first day after installation of the dengue detection machine at the DU Medical Centre (DUMC), a total of 168 students provided blood samples on Wednesday for dengue test. The test results were found on Thursday when it was seen that 13 students ... Read More »

KU convocation in December

KU Correspondent Khulna University (KU) authorities has decided to hold the sixth convocation of the university in in the first week of December next. The decision was taken at a meeting held at the university with Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Mohammad Faruk in the chair. Treasurer of the university Prof. Sadhan Ranjan Ghosh, deans, registrar and directors were present. According ... Read More »

BAU deputy librarian suspended

Mymensingh, Aug 01 – A Deputy librarian of the Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) Emdadul Haque has been suspended temporarily on the charges of misbehaviour with a colleague. The suspension notice came on Wednesday signed by register (acting). Read More »

CID to train 2000 female students on cyber crime

IT Desk Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Bangladesh Police and Dhaka University IT Society (DUITS) have taken initiative to train 2,000 female students on cyber crime, explanation of laws, safe usage of social media and process to give complaints. A total of 2000 students of five female dormitories of DU, Eden Mohila College and Home Economics College will be trained ... Read More »

Silent procession in JU demanding steps against dengue

Jahangirnagar University, July 28 (UNB)- Jahangirnagar University students brought out a silent procession on the campus on Saturday, demanding steps for preventing dengue. On Sunday morning, students gathered at the Central Shaheed Minar premises on the campus at 11am and brought out the procession which ended up with a sit-in program in front of the administrative building. A first year ... Read More »

20,277 pass 40th Bangladesh Civil Service preliminary test

Dhaka, July 25 (UNB) – A total of 20,277 candidates have come out successful in the 40th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary examination. The results of the BCS preliminary test were published on Thursday. Details of the results are available at PSC website: The results can also be known through text messages by typing PSC40Registration Number and sending to ... Read More »

Dhaka University Pro-VC rules out ending college affiliation

Dhaka, July 21 (UNB) – Dhaka University Pro-vice-chancellor (administration) Prof Muhammad Samad on Sunday said they have no right to cancel the affiliation of seven colleges as the decision was taken by the government. He came up with the remarks at a press briefing at the vice-chancellor’s lounge. Urging the striking students to return to classes, Prof Samad said talks ... Read More »

Girls outshine boys in HSC examinations

Dhaka, July 17 – The girls are outshining the boys in pass rates in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations over the last several years which are good but lower pass rate of the boys should not be a good sign, experts said on Wednesday. Read More »

73.93 pc pass HSC, equivalent examinations

Dhaka, July 17 (UNB) – As many as 73.93 percent students cleared this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina officially unveiled the results on Wednesday morning, which will be later published at a press briefing at the Education Ministry around noon. A total of 9,88,172 candidates among 13,36,629 students cleared the tests. This year, ... Read More »

78 Erasmus+ scholarships of EU for Bangladesh students

Dhaka, July 16 (UNB) – Head of Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh Ambassador Rensje Teerink on Tuesday hosted the Erasmus+ pre-departure event for the 78 Bangladeshi students who received scholarships for academic year 2019-20. The students will benefit from an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree scholarship under the Erasmus+ programme. This year, 78 Bangladeshi students have been selected ... Read More »

Plan underway for education TV channel: BD Minister

Dhaka, July 15 (UNB) – A plan is underway to launch an education TV channel to air all the good classes of good teachers, taking the benefits to rural students, said Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni. “We can show the good classes of good teachers of various schools through the TV channel simultaneously,” she said while replying to queries of ... Read More »

Thirty young political leaders graduate from Fellowship

Dhaka: Thirty young political leaders affiliated with Bangladesh Awami League (AL), Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Jatiya Party (JaPa) graduated today (July 11, 2019) from theYoung Leaders Fellowship Program.’ Democracy International (DI) awarded the young leaders with graduation certificates during the ceremony held at the Ascott Hotel in Dhaka. Top political leaders participated in the graduation ceremony including 1) Dr. ... Read More »

KSA donates dates to support Bangladeshi schoolchildren

Dhaka, July 11 – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated 300 metric tons of dates to support schoolchildren and their families in Bangladesh. The contribution was acknowledged at a function this week at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia attended by Mohamed Askar of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre (KSRelief) and Alpha Bah, WFP ... Read More »

BAU appoints new associate adviser

Mymensingh, July 10 – Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) authorities have appointed Prof Dr Md Azharul Islam of Environmental Science Department as new students’ affairs associate adviser of the university for 2 years. The duties of the office handed over to new associate adviser after completion of tenure of Prof Dr Md Mokter Hossain of horticulture Department. – BAU Correspondent Read More »

2 Viqarunnissa school teachers sued over student suicide

Dhaka, July 10 (UNB) – A court here on Wednesday indicted two teachers of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College in a case over the suicide of schoolgirl Aritree Adhikari.  Dhaka Third Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Md Rabiul Alam framed the charges against them in the case. Those indicted are— principal of the school Nazneen Ferdous and its morning shift in-charge ... Read More »

World is off track in its education commitments for 2030

Almost a third of the way to the 2030 deadline for the Sustainable Development Goals, new UNESCO projections prepared for the UN High-level Political Forum show that the world will fail its education commitments without a rapid acceleration of progress. In 2030, when all children should be in school, one in six aged 6-17 will still be excluded. Many children ... Read More »

German-BD bid to develop Small and Medium Enterprise sector

Monowara Begum Moni Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Germany has organized with its Dhaka, Bangladesh, Branch an education program for Small and Medium Enterprise SME, on 1. July 2019 in Stuttgart. Mr Habiullah Mahmud Additional Secretary of Ministry of Industries who was invited to the programme stressed that Bangladesh is now a Role Model for many other countries in case of Development. ... Read More »

RU teacher develops low-cost water filter

RU Correspondent A low-cost technology of purifying water has been invented for checking arsenic contamination. Professor Monzur Hossain of Department of Botany, a teacher of Rajshahi University has developed a low-cost technology of purifying water. “Step has been taken to install the technology in the arsenic-prone area,” said Professor Monzur Hossain of Department of Botany. Prof Hossain conducted the research ... Read More »

Aggrieved Chhatra Dal leaders apologise for BNP office siege

Dhaka, July 3 – The aggrieved leaders of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal including those were expelled from the organization yesterday sought apology for the past incidents including locking up at BNP central office and accepted the decision of the party. The agitating student leaders sought apology at an urgent press conference at the ground floor of the party headquarters at Naya ... Read More »

RU launches ‘Kamaruzzaman-Jahanara Zaman Foundation Scholarship’

RU Correspondent Rajshahi University (RU) has launched ‘Shaheed Kamaruzzaman and Jahanara Zaman Foundation Scholarship’ in memory of Shaheed AHM Kamaruzzaman, one of the four national leaders and his wife late Jahanara Jaman. AHM Khairuzzaman Liton, Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation and elder son of Shaheed AHM Kamaruzzaman and Jahanara Zaman, handed over a bank cheque worth Taka 25 lakh to ... Read More »

আন্তঃবিশ্ববিদ্যালয় সম্প্রীতির জন্য বিতর্ক প্রতিযোগিতা অনুষ্ঠিত

বাংলাদেশের যুব সমাজকে সৃজনশীল ও গঠনমূলক কাজের সাথে যুক্ত করার মধ্য দিয়ে তাদেরকে আরো সহিষ্ণু ও সংগঠিত করে সমাজের সর্বস্তরে সামাজিক সম্প্রীতি ও সৌহার্দ্য প্রতিষ্ঠার লক্ষ্যে মানুষের জন্য ফাউন্ডেশন এর সার্বিক সহযোগিতায় ডিবেট ফর হিউম্যানিটি (ডিএফএইচ) আয়োজন করেছে আন্তঃবিশ্ববিদ্যালয় বিতর্ক প্রতিযোগিতা ‘সম্প্রীতির জন্য বিতর্ক’। সম্প্রীতির প্রকল্পের আওতায় ঢাকা, গাজীপুর ও নারায়নগঞ্জ-এ ০৩টি জেলার স্নাতক ও স্নাতকোত্তর পর্যায়ের ১২টি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় ও ... Read More »

Teacher held in Narayanganj for raping 20 students

Narayanganj, June 27 (UNB) – A teacher of a private school at Mijimiji Kandapara in Siddhirganj upazila was arrested on Thursday on charges of repeatedly raping around 20 students and mothers of some of them over several years through blackmail.Law enforcers also picked up headmaster of Oxford International School Rafiqul Islam Julfiqar for abetting the crime of Ariful Islam, an ... Read More »