Saturday, 20 Apr, 2024


169 Viqarunnisa students admission cancelled

The Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) has canceled the admission of 169 students of class one of Viqarunnisa Noon School.  These students got admitted to the school in 2024. DSHE took this decision on Wednesday (28 February) following a High Court report.

Private univ to pay 15pc tax as SC scraps HC order 

The Supreme Court Appellate Division today (Feb 27) dismissed the High Court's verdict that said the government's two notifications of 15 percent income tax (tax) from private universities are illegal. A bench led by Senior Judge Borhan Uddin of the Appellate Division passed

French town tests controversial school uniforms

Uniforms have never been required in state schools in mainland France. But President Emmanuel Macron last month announced a uniform trial at around 100 schools, with a view to making them mandatory nationwide in 2026 if it is successful. Towns run by the right wing make up the

DU Business Studies unit entry test held

The admission test of Dhaka University's Business Studies unit under the Faculty of Business Studies of Dhaka University (DU) for the 2023-24 academic session was held today (February 24) in all eight divisions. The one and half hour test was held simultaneously in eight divisional

DU admission test start on Friday

The admission tests for Dhaka University (DU) for the academic year 2023-24 will start on Friday (February 23).   The admission test of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences will be held on the first day.  The exams will consist of MCQ (60 marks) and written test (40

Bashundhara Technical Institute pays homage to language martyrs

Bashundhara Technical Institute (BTI) has paid tribute to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement, marking Shaheed Dibash (Martyrs’ Day) and International Mother Language Day. Wearing black badges, teachers and students of the institute left the campus for the Central

59 proxy Dakhil examinees held from Naogaon Madrasa

A total of 59 proxy examinees were detained for allegedly attempting to appear in the Dakhil exams for Arabic-II paper from Naogaon’s Saraftullah Fazil Madrasa today (Feb 20). Sapahara Upazial Executive Officer (UNO) and Executive Magistrate of Mobile Court Masud Hossain detained

HSC, equivalent exams-2025 on short syllabus

The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations of 2025 will be held on a revised or short syllabus, according to Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka. All instructions in this regard were given to the heads of all educational institutions at the HSC

Prof Jahangir Hussain made new proctor of JnU

Professor Dr. Mohammad Jahangir Hussain of the Department of Islamic History and Culture has been appointed as the Proctor of Jagannath University (JnU) for the next two years. An office order signed by the registrar of the university, Engineer Md. Ohiduzzaman was issued on Sunday

46th BCS preliminary exam to be held on April 26

Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) today announced that the 46th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary examination will be held on April 26. The decision came from a special meeting, according to a BPSC official. The test will be held in Dhaka, Rajshahi, Chattogram,

SSC, equivalent exams begin

The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations for 2024 started today, with a total of 2,024,192 candidates from 29,735 educational institutions expected to participate. The Ministry of Education has announced that the exams will start at 10 am across 3,700 centers

DU prof sent on three-month leave

Naadir Junaid, professor of Mass Communication and Journalism Department of Dhaka University (DU) has been sent on a three-month leave to maintain academic discipline over allegations of sexual harassment. DU authorities took the decision this afternoon following students'

Medical admission test results published

The results of the MBBS first-year admission test for the academic year 2023-24 in public and private medical colleges of the country have been published.  The pass rate of the medical college entrance exam is 47.83 percent. Health and Family Welfare Minister Professor Samanta

Ramadan class: 10 days for pry schools, 15 days for secondary

The government has decided to keep all primary schools open for the first 10 days of Ramadan. The Ministry of Primary and Mass Education today (February 8) made the announcement, correcting the academic calendar for 2024. However, the government has decided to keep the government

Minister Nowfel decides not to visit SSC exam venue

Education Minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury Nowfel today (February 5) decided that he won’t visit Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination centers this year to minimize students’ anxiety.   He made this decision thinking about the students' psychological

Shakawath Hossain Honored as "The Best Hotelier of Bangladesh" at HI-AIM Conference

Mr. Shakawath Hossain, is a renowned professional in the hospitality & tourism industry in Bangladesh, was bestowed with the prestigious honor of "The Best Hotelier of Bangladesh" at the recent 12th Edition of the HI-AIM (Hospitality Industry – Architecture, Interiors,

BCL leader among 4 arrested for gang rape on JU campus

Four students of Jahangirnagar University, including a leader of the university unit Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), were arrested today (February 4) for allegedly raping a woman on campus last night after confining her husband in Mir Mosharraf Hossain Hall. The incident, which took

Canada province blocks new colleges seeking to enroll foreigners

The Canadian province of British Columbia will stop approvals of new colleges seeking to enroll international students until February 2026, the government of the Canadian province said on Monday. The province will set minimum language requirements at private training institutions and

New USAID-funded disaster shelter and school opens in Cox’s Bazar

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a brand new multi-purpose disaster shelter and school building at Bogachotor Government Primary School in Cox’s Bazar. The new facility is one of 25 multi-purpose disaster shelters built in Cox’s

SSC, equivalent exams to begin February15

The government decides to hold Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations of this year will begin on February 15.  The examination will start with Bengali first paper. A total of 20 lakh 24 thousand 192 students of nine general, madrasa and technical boards