Monday, 05 Jun, 2023


Shehan Karunatilaka wins Booker prize for The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida

The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida by Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka has won the Booker prize for fiction. The judges praised the “ambition of its scope, and the hilarious audacity of its narrative techniques”. Karunatilaka’s second novel, The Seven Moons of

ULAB hosts Grameenphone academy's 7th campus townhall

A man’s brain is like a little empty attic, you have to stock it with the furniture as you choose!’ Referring to a quote from Sherlock Holmes, Chief Digital and Strategy Officer of Grameenphone Solaiman Alam inspired the young learners to be selective on relevant skills and

Application fee fixed at Tk 500 for cluster admission test

Application for the cluster based admission tests of 22 public universities will start from October 17 and continue till October 27 for the next academic year. Tk 500 has been fixed as application fee of each university for admission. Farid Uddin Ahmed, joint convener of the cluster

Govt for developing Ebtedayee Madrasah: Dipu Moni

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said that the government is giving an effort to develop Ebtedayee Madrasah. The madrasah is also teaching the national curriculum to its students apart from providing Islamic education, the minister said. She gave the information at a conference room

Dipu Moni hopes to get full benefits of new curriculum in 10 years 

The government said it may take at least ten years to get full benefits of the new educational curriculum on Monday (Oct 11). Education Minister Dipu Moni said: “If we can implement the new curriculum properly, we will start to see little changes over the next five years. After

Nobel Prize in Literature goes to French author Annie Ernaux

The highly anticipated Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to the French author Annie Ernaux "for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory." Last year's bookmaker's favourite,

Education Meet-2022: To be organized in 3 divisions including Dhaka

One of Bangladesh’s education consultancy firms MACES will host its annual multi-country education meet in several parts of the country which includes Dhaka on Friday 14, Sylhet on Saturday 15, and Chattogram on Sunday 16, October 2022.  Students willing to study abroad will

ULAB Celebrates 18th Foundation Day

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) celebrated its 18th Foundation Day with great enthusiasm on Saturday (Oct 1, 2022).  Dr Hasan Mahmud MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, graced the occasion as

No SSC question paper leaked this year: Dipu Moni

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Saturday (Oct 1) said no question paper of the SSC and its equivalent examinations was leaked this year. She said, "No question papers were leaked as the government took all necessary measures."  The minister was talking to the

University student clubs can play crucial role in raising climate awareness

In the buildup to the upcoming COP27, the Department of Environmental Science and Management and the International Center for Climate Change & Development (ICCCAD) of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) organized a roundtable on the role of universities in addressing pressing

Headmaster put on 3-day remand over question paper leak 

A Kurigram court today (Sep 29) put Lutfur Rahman, headmaster of Nehal Uddin Girls’ High School, on a three-day remand for their alleged involvement in SSC question paper leak. Kurigram Chief Judicial Magistrate Md Sumon Ali passed the order. The court fixed Sunday for a

BCL Eden College unit VP injured in factional clash

Vice-president of Eden Mohila College unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Jannatul Ferdous has been injured in an attack allegedly by the followers of its president and general secretary. According to student statement, President Tamanna Jasmine Riva and General Secretary Razia

Science fair begins at Rajshahi University

Aiming at disseminating and expanding ideas related to science and technology, a two-day science fair titled "Rajshahi University (RU) Science Club National Science Fiesta- 2022" began on its campus here today (Sep 24). More than 1,500 students from different universities,

Meena Day to be observed tomorrow across the country

Meena Day will be celebrated across the country tomorrow with the theme 'Quality education amid safe and pleasant environment'. Like the previous year, the government has taken various programmes this year to celebrate the day at national level, an official handout said. On

SSC: Dinajpur board postpones 4 subjects' exams

The Dinajpur Education Board has postponed the exams of four subjects of the ongoing Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination 2022 due to the leakage of the question paper. The subjects are Mathematics, Physics, Agriculture Science and Chemistry.  Professor Md Kamrul

DU student found dead at university hall

A student of Dhaka University (DU) was found dead at Jagannath Hall of the university on Tuesday (Sep 20).   The deceased was identified as Amit Sarkar, 24, a postgraduate student of DU's Institute of Leather Engineering and Technology. According to the report, he was found

SSC exam: Jashore Board postpones MCQ test for Bangla 2nd paper 

The Jashore Education Board has postponed the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) test of the Bangla 2nd paper subject (102) of the ongoing Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination 2022. The press note was signed by the Chairman of Jashore Board of Intermediate and Secondary

SSC, equivalent exams begin

The Secondary School Certificate and its equivalent examinations for 2022 are going to start from today (Sep 15) across the country. This year, 20, 21,868 candidates from 29,591 institutions under nine general boards, madrasha, and technical education boards will appear in SSC and

SSC, equivalent exams start tomorrow

The SSC and equivalent examination for 2022 is starting tomorrow (Sep 15) across the country.  This year, 20, 21,868 candidates from 29,591 institutions under nine general boards, madrasha, and technical education boards will appear in SSC and equivalents examinations at a total

Prof Nurul Alam made JU VC

Prof Md Nurul Alam has been appointed as the vice chancellor of Jahangirnagar University (JU) for the next four years. A notification, signed by deputy secretary of Ministry of Education Md. Mahmudul Alam, confirmed the appointment on Tuesday. According to Article 11 (1) of the