Saturday, 20 Apr, 2024


Sexual harassment: JnU teacher suspended, chairman relieved

Abu Shahed Imon, a lecturer of the Films and Television Department of Jagannath University (JnU) has been suspended on charges of sexual harassment of a student. Besides, Professor Dr Junayed Ahmed Halim, chairman of the department concerned, has been relieved of his post for

No exams for students up to grade III 

According to the new education curriculum, students till grade three will be assessed by performance in the class instead of first and second-term examinations, said the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education today (March 21). Ministry of Primary and Mass Education Secretary Farid

Australia tightens student visa rules as migration hits record high

Australia will begin enforcing tougher visa rules for foreign students this week as official data showed migration hit another record high, which is likely to further exacerbate an already tight rental market. From Saturday, English language requirements for student and graduate visas

JU Proctor resigns amid student protest

Jahangirnagar University (JU) Proctor ASM Firoz Ul Hasan on Monday (March 18) resigned from his post amid widespread protests against his alleged involvement in the rape of a woman on the university campus on February 3. Professor Mohammad Alamgir Kabir, from the statistics and data

JnU student's death: Asst proctor suspended, classmate expelled over 

Following the death of Jagannath University (JnU) student Fairuz Abantika,  the varsity administration suspended accused assistant proctor Deen Islam and her classmate Amman Siddique. Meanwhile, a five-member probe committee has been formed over her suicidal death. The

South Asia Foundation held its 84th Board Meeting

The 84th Board Meeting of the South Asia Foundation took place on Sunday, March 10, 2024, in the BoT Conference Room at the Southeast University Campus.  Mr. Rezaul Karim, Chairman of the South Asia Foundation, presided over the meeting, which brought together esteemed Foundation

South Korea’s international student jumps tenfold in 2 decades

South Korea’s universities are witnessing a transformative shift in their cultural landscape, brought by a surge in the number of international students. Though the trend was stagnant during the pandemic era, the number of international students in South Korea has steadily

Rajshahi University 'A', 'B' unit entry test result published

Rajshahi University (RU) today published results of the "A" and "B" units for the academic session 2023-2024. The university's Vice-Chancellor Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar announced the results in a press conference at the Dean Complex and ICT Center. The pass

Southeast University Welcomes Five Newly Joined Distinguished Professors

Southeast University recently welcomed five esteemed academics to its distinguished faculty. These professors bring a wealth of experience and expertise across various fields, further strengthening the university's steadfast commitment to delivering exceptional education and research

HC stays govt decision to keep schools open in Ramadan

The High Court (HC) today (March 10) stayed for two months a government decision to keep primary and secondary schools open in the holy month of Ramadan. A High Court division bench of Justice KM Kamrul Kader and Justice Khizir Hayat passed the order after holding primary hearing on a

3 DU students perform Umrah at invitation of Saudi Arabia

Three students of Dhaka University's Arabic Department went to Madinah to perform holy Umrah at the invitation of the Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Saudi Government.  They are Ezazul Hoque, Mohammad Rois Uddin from Masters and Hamida Islam from Honours 3rd year of

Primary schools to remain open for first 10 days during Ramadan

The government has decided to keep the regular activities and classes of government primary schools open for the first 10 days of Ramadan. "During the holy month of Ramadan, classes of primary schools will be held from 9am to 3pm with a break of 15 minutes from 1:15pm to 1:30pm

On The Way To Making Dreams Come True: The Official Closing Ceremony of the WYF 2024 Took Place

Sochi, Russia: On March 6, the Closing Ceremony of the World Youth Festival was held at the Bolshoi Sports Palace, which at the time of the WYF 2024 became the World Market Art.Molodost. The main themes of the event were gratitude and fulfillment of dreams.  Russian President

Bashundhara Foundation Cultivates Minds and Nourishes Futures

Bashundhara Foundation has been distributing meals among the students of Durgarampur Government Primary School in Bancharampur, Brahmanbaria for 13 years.  As a result of this initiative, a total of 309 students in the school receive nutritious meals daily, contributing to an

Prof. Dato' Rajah Rasiah delivers public lecture at IUB

Prof. Dato' Rajah Rasiah, Distinguished Professor of Economics and Executive Director at the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Malaysia, delivered a compelling lecture on "Comparing the Economic Growth Trajectories of Bangladesh and Malaysia: What both countries should

Rajshahi University admission test begins 

A three-day admission test for first-year honours classes in 2023-2024 academic session of Rajshahi University (RU) has begun today (March 5). The admission tests for 'C' (Science) units are being held today. This year, a total of 1,85,680 students are going to appear in the

Teacher sued as student shot in Sirajganj SMMAMC classroom 

A case was filed against the teacher who reportedly shot at a student during a class at Shaheed M. Monsur Ali Medical College in Sirajganj on Monday (March 4). The victim, Arafat Amin Tomal, was promptly admitted to the hospital, while the authorities of the MMAMC handed over teacher,

Saudi Arabia launches new visa for international students

Saudi Arabia has unveiled a pioneering initiative with the introduction of a novel educational visa scheme aimed at enticing global students seeking academic opportunities within the nation. Dubbed the “Study in Saudi Arabia” visa initiative, this collaborative endeavor

Two BUET students die in Bailey Road fire

Two students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) died in the devastating fire that razed through the building housing the Kacchi Bhai outlet on Bailey Road in the capital on Thursday (March 1) night. The deceased BUET students were identified as Lamisha Islam

Viqarunnisa teacher Murad sent to jail

A Dhaka court today (Feb 29) sent Murad Hossain Sarkar, a senior teacher of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College's Azimpur branch, to jail in a sexual harassment case.   Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jasim passed the order as police produced him before the court after