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Contempt petition against DU for not holding DUCSU poll

Dhaka. Sept 12 – A contempt of court petition was filed with the High Court Division of the Supreme Court Wednesday against the Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor, Proctor and Treasurer for not complying with its directive in connection with holding the Dhaka University Central Students Union (DUCSU) election. Read More »

Free, sustainable school lunch for all, Alice Waters pledge

From Danielle NierenbergGreetings from Iowa! This weekend, I’m at Niman Ranch’s 20th Annual Hog Farmer Appreciation Dinner. I’ll have the honour of celebrating the work of amazing farmers like Paul Willis, Rancher and Farmer at Niman Ranch Pork Company. I’ll also be moderating a panel featuring John Ikerd, scholar and author at the University of Missouri; Fresh Kirschenmann, President of ... Read More »

Int’l Confce on Bio-chemistry Research held at RU

Rajshahi, Sept 6 – An International Conference on “Research of Biochemistry in Sustainable development and Prosperous life” held at Rajshahi University (RU) on Thursday. Organized by the Biochemistry and Molecular department of the university the conference was held at the Senate building of the university. University Pro-VC Professor Dr Ananda Kumar Saha inaugurated the programme. Teachers, Researchers and various professionals from the ... Read More »

Charge sheet in the Death of student case by this week

Dhaka, Sept 3 – The Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) is going to submit the charge sheet over the death of two college students by this week. A DB official said yesterday that the charge sheet will be submitted before a Dhaka court accusing six persons over the death the road accident on the capital’s Airport Road ... Read More »

Dubai’s RTA to deploy 368 ‘smart’ school buses to increase safety

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that it will deploy 368 “smart” buses to transport about 8873 students in 17 schools during the new academic year that begins in September. The school service is operated by the RTA’s Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC). The ‘environmental-friendly’ buses are fitted with safety and security features such as surveillance cameras that are ... Read More »

Airbus aircraft breaks record with flight to over 62,000 feet

Airbus Perlan Mission II, the world’s first initiative to pilot an engineless aircraft to the edge of space, made history again recently in El Calafate, Argentina, by soaring in the stratosphere to a pressure altitude of over 62,000 feet (60,669 feet GPS altitude). This sets a new gliding altitude world record, pending official validation. Read More »

Nigeria shows a new path to development

Corporal punishment is an illuminated neon sign overhanging a dysfunctional society where schools and homes are no longer safe havens of love, protection and care for children Any government that permits corporal punishment to children in schools, madrassahs and homes would never qualify for a humanitarian award in the eyes of Allah or man. – IMPOSSIBLE! Sir Frank Peters Nigeria has ... Read More »