Education

Go to own campuses to have fresh students.

  

Pns: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Saturday said the government will stop the admission of new students to those private universities that have failed to set up their own campuses.“We’ll stop the admission of new students to those universities which couldn’t yet set up their own campuses,” he said while addressing the 4th convocation of United International University (UIU) in the capital.Prof Jamilur Reza Choudhury, University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman Prof Abdul...

2 Bangladeshis on Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia lis

  

Two Bangladeshis have made the 2017 version of Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Asia list.Md Mizanur Rahman, who founded an organisation to support those with physical disabilities, and Shougat Nazbin Khan, the founder of a digital school for the rural poor, are featured in the US-based magazine’s section on social entrepreneurs.The list highlights 300 young Asian innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders changing the world in ten different categories. The 2017 list is the second compiled...

DU students demo against Home Economics College students

  

PNS: On the fourth consecutive day of Home Economics College students blocking Nilkhet, Dhaka University students on Thursday began protesting the demand of the affiliate institute.Dhaka University students went on a sit-in near the vice-chancellor’s residence this morning in protest, Proctor AM Amzad Ali said.Meanwhile, the hawkers of the area started a demo against the Home Economics College students. They claimed that the blockade is harming businesses.Due to the three-way...

Home Economics College students block Nilkhet again

  

PNS: Home Economics College students blocked Nilkhet for the thirs consecutive day on Wednesday demanding their institution be declared an institute of Dhaka University.Hundreds of students besieged the intersection since 11:30am aggravating the traffic situation, said Md Moniruzzaman, OC of Lalbagh Police Station.The students said they will continue sit-ins the streets every day until their demands are met.“We will continue our movement till our demand is met,” said Ishrat...

RU financial issues: HC issued rule

  

PNS: Financial irregularities at Rajshahi University have been questioned by the High Court which has asked why it would not order a probe against Rajshahi University vice-chancellor, pro-vice chancellor, registrar and treasurer over including while procuring lands.The rule was issued by a bench of justices Naima Haider and Abu Taher Md Saifur Rahman on Tuesday after initial hearing of a petition.The home secretary, Anti Corruption Commission chief, inspector general of police and...

Home Economics college students block New Market intersection

  

PNS: Home Economics College students have yet again blocked the Nilkhet intersection on Tuesday morning, which marks the second day of the demonstrations demanding recognition of the college as an institute of Dhaka University.The college students blocked the intersection from 10:45am, said Md Moniruzzaman, OC of Lalbagh Police Station.Police were seen requesting the students to leave the road as the demonstrations have triggered long tailback in the important New Market intersection,...

CU students continue demonstration

  

PNS: The demonstration by the students of Chittagong University (CU) continued on Monday demanding removal of a campus doctor who allegedly assaulted a female student.The agitating students also filed a complaint in this regard to the proctor on Monday.Their other demands include a campus free from all kinds of sexual repression and harassment, full-time female doctor at the medical centre, and its modernization.Around three hundred students brought out a procession on the campus...

Home Economics College students demonstration causes road block

  

PNS: An intersection in New Market area of Dhaka was blocked by students of Home Economics College on Saturday.They started the demonstration in front of their college at Nilkhet on Azimpur road around 1:30pm, forcing vehicular movement to come to a halt in Dhaka, demanding the college to be declared as an institute of Dhaka University.The students have been demonstrating in this regard for more than eight years.Their other demands include autonomy of the college, transport and...

NSU students call off protest

  

PNS: Agitating students of North South University (NSU) who blocked Pragati Sharani road on Thursday have called off their protest after being assured that the culprits behind the assault on their fellow student will be brought to the book.The decision came from a meeting among the authorities of Bashundhara Group, the administrative body of the NSU and the representatives of general students around 1pm Thursday.Confirming the news, NSU student Snehasish Shuvo said, “We called off...

SSC question leak: 8 held

  

PNS: Eight people have been held for leaking fake question papers of Secondary School Certificate.A team of Detective Branch of police arrested them from different districts.A media briefing will be held at DMP media centre in this regard later in the day.PNS/Baki Billah

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