Tuesday, 21 Mar, 2023


Nearly 50,000 New Zealand teachers strike over pay, conditions

Nearly 50,000 New Zealand teachers walked out of classrooms on Thursday, demanding better pay, conditions and resources at a time when the centre-left Labour Party of Prime Minister Chris Hipkins is trying to win back support. Teachers, traditionally a key voting base of the Labour

University admission through single test from 2024

The government on Wednesday (Mar 15) decided to enroll students in universities by creating a national merit list after holding one admission test from the next year. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni was talking to newsmen after inaugurating a ‘Science Fair’ of the National

IU authority limits entry of outsiders into campus

Authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia have restricted the entry of outsiders into the campus. They announce this through loudspeakers inside the campus on Tuesday (Mar 14). Proctor Prof Dr Shahadat Hossain Azad confirmed the matter. He said the entry of outsiders to

No conventional exams or model tests for class VI, VII students

Students of the sixth and seventh grades will not face any conventional examinations or model tests, according to the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE).   Besides, the students of these two classes will be evaluated as per the guidelines of the National

IUB unveils Bangladesh’s first deep-sky imaging telescopes

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) has unveiled the first ever state-of-the-art deep-sky imaging telescopes in the country.  IUB received two Unistellar Equinox Telescopes as a gift from the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics of University of Toronto (U of T),

49,194 pass MBBS entry test, girls outperform boys  

A total of 49,194 students have passed the MBBS admission test for the academic year 2022-2023. Health Minister Zahid Maleque unveiled the result during a press briefing at the Directorate General of Health Services at 2:30pm Sunday. He said of the students who passed the test,

17 CU officials including proctor resign

Some 17 officials of Chittagong University (CU) including its proctor have resigned together. Acting Registrar KM Noor Ahmad confirmed the matter to Banglanews on Sunday (Mar 12) at 1:30 PM. He said: "I am preparing the list of those who resigned from their posts." The

Students now confine RU VC over local, police attack

Rajshahi University (RU) students staged a demonstration confining Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Golam Sabbir Sattar on Sunday (Mar 12) morning. They took position in front of the building around 10:30am, and confined the VC at 12:30pm protesting the attack on them by locals and

MBBS entry test held today

The admission test for medical colleges under 2022-23 academic sessions was held today (Mar 10). A total of 139,217 applicants competed for 11,122 seats in the medical college admission test this year while 12 students fought against each seat, said Health and Family Welfare Minister

MBBS entry test tomorrow, 12 to vie for one seat

The admission test for medical colleges under 2022-23 academic sessions will be held tomorrow (Mar 10).    "A total of 139,217 applicants will compete for 11,122 seats in the medical college admission test this year while 12 students to fight against each seat," said

IUB’s King Sejong Institute participates in first ever Language Fair 

The King Sejong Institute (KSI) of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) has participated in the first-ever Language Fair in Bangladesh organized by the International Mother Language Institute (IMLI) on Feb 23, 24.  The event, inaugurated by Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni,

Yoga set to be introduced in Saudi Arabian universities: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to introduce yoga in the major universities of the country. Several agreements in the pipeline will be signed with universities to support and promote yoga, according to Saudi Yoga Committee (SYC) President Nouf Al-Marwaai.  SYC is a body under the Saudi Arabia

Ragging: IU suspends five BCL activists 

The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia today (Mar 4) suspended five of its students, including a leader and four activists of the university unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League for their involvement in torturing and intimidating a first year female student of the finance and

Shikho's Education Method Changing Students Lives in Bangladesh

Can 12,000 students study together? It may have sounded impossible in Bangladesh just 2/3 years back but with the grace of online education this is possible. Shikho technologies have already made it possible by providing the best quality online education to students all over Bangladesh.

Ragging at IU: HC orders expulsion of 5 BCL people

The High Court today (March 1) ordered the suspension of five female students of Islamic University (IU) in line with the investigation report on their involvement in ragging a first year student. At the same time, the court also asked to withdraw IU provost of Sheikh Hasina Hall Dr

Hult Prize Grand Finale held at IUB

Grand Finale and Award Ceremony of Hult Prize held at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) on February 15 at IUB auditorium.  Out of eighty teams, six teams participated in the grand finale to pitch their socially benefitting ventures to a distinguished judging panel to win a

Primary scholarship exam results suspended

The results of primary scholarship examinations-2022 have been suspended four hours after its publication. A press release signed by Shah Rezwan Hayat, Directorate of Primary Education was issued in this regard on Tuesday (Feb 28) evening. According to the release, due to technical

41st BCS viva voce schedule changed

The viva voce for some 5,818 qualified candidates of general and technical/professional cadre in the written test of 41st Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examination has been changed.    Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) disclosed this information through a

Syed Iftekhar's rhyme book cover unveiled at Ekushey Book Fair

The cover of journalist and author Syed Iftekhar's first rhyme book was unveiled at Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2023 at Bangla Academy in Dhaka. The book "Chorar Deshe Jacchi Bheshe Hese Hese" has been published by ‘Intamin Prokashon’, stall number 259-260-261.

Book Review on 'Digital Journalism' 

Sabuj Yunus is a very well-known Bangladeshi journalist. He has involved himself in a variety of works in addition to journalism. ‘Digital Journalism’ is a valuable write-up by Sabuj Yunus. He wrote the book using his intellect, understanding, prudence and wisdom. The book