Education

To secular Bangladeshis, textbook changes are a harbinger

  

PNS: Bangladesh’s Education Ministry was preparing to print the 2017 editions of its standard Bengali textbooks when a group of conservative Islamic religious scholars demanded the removal of 17 poems and stories they deemed “atheistic.”By the time the books were distributed to schools on Jan. 1, the 17 poems and stories were gone, with no explanation from the government. Other changes had crept in, too: First graders studying the alphabet were taught that “o” stands for “orna,” a scarf...

74.70 pc pass HSC exams: 58,276 get GPA-5

  

PNS : On an average 74.70 percent of examinees passed the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations-2016 held under 10 education boards of the country this year.Of them, a total of 58,276 candidates scored maximum grade point average GPA-5 this year, the Education Ministry sources said on Thursday.A total of 12,18,628 examinees from 8,533 educational institutions appeared in the examinations. Of the total examinees, 6,54,114 are male and 5,64,514...

35th BCS result published, 2,158 recommended

  

PNS : Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) has published the final result of the 35th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations, recommending a total of 2,158 candidates for different cadres.Some 16 candidates; results have been kept withheld for incomplete documents.The result is available through SMS or BPSC website (www.bpsc.gov.bd).Earlier on January 13 this year, the result of the 35th BCS written examination, taken place between Sept 1 and Sept 7, 2015, were...

37th BCS preliminary exam on Sept 30

  

PNS : The 37th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary examination will be held on September 30.The test will be held simultaneously in Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Barisal, Khulna, Sylhet and Rangpur centres, a press release from Bangladesh Public Service Commission said today.The two-hour long test will be held from 9:30am to 11:30am.Information regarding the exam venue, seat plan and other instructions will be available on the BPSC website: www.bpsc.gov.bd. PNS/M...

NUB arrange Freshers’ Reception and Prize Giving Ceremony programme

  

PNS: Department of English of Northern University Bangladesh (NUB) will arrange a programme tomorrow (Tuesday) on the occasion of Freshers’ Reception and Prize Giving Ceremony-Summer 2016. The programme will start at 11: 50 am with receiving guests with flower bouquets at the varsity’s City campus.Dr. A. Y. M. Abdullah, Chairman of NUB Trust will be present as chief guest in this programme. Professor Dr. A. W. M. Abdul Huq, Vice Chancellor of NUB; Professor Dr. Anwarul Karim,...

HSC results on August 18

  

PNS : The results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on August 18.Sources at Education Ministry confirmed the matter on Monday.An official of the ministry said that a letter was sent last week to the office of Prime Minister seeking her permission on publishing the results on August 18. The PMO on Monday informed the ministry that August 18 has been primarily accepted for publishing the results.He, however, said the date might...

BCL factional clash leaves one dead, Comilla University closed sine die

  

PNS, Comilla : Following the murder incident of a student, the authorities of Comilla University have closed the university for an indefinite period.A student was killed and five others were injured in a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League at the university here on Sunday midnight.The deceased is Khaled Saifulla, organising secretary of Poet Nazrul Islam Hall and seventh batch student of marketing department.According to sources, supporters of President of...

BCL factional clash leaves one dead

  

PNS, Comilla : A Comilla University student was killed and five others were injured in a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League at the university here on Sunday midnight.The deceased is Khaled Saifulla, organising secretary of Poet Nazrul Islam Hall and seventh batch student of marketing department.According to sources, supporters of President of Comilla University’s unit Alif and another BCL leader Elias Sabuj locked into a clash, over enlightening candles marking...

4 hurt in Ctg BCL infighting

  

PNS : Four people were injured during a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League on Chittagong College campus in the port city on Sunday afternoon. The clash erupted around 12:30pm in Chakbazar area.Sources said that the clash took place between the groups of Metropolitan BCL general secretary Nurul Azim Rony and Juba League leader Tinu, leaving four persons injured.The injured are undergoing treatment at Chittagong Medical College Hospital.Confirming the...

‘Darul Ihsan students to get Tk 5 lakh each’

  

PNS : Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said that students of closed Darul Ihsan University will get Tk 5 lakh as compensation each.The education minister said this to the journalists after the meeting of education, oversees welfare and employment, labour and employment affairs of DC Conference-2016 at the Secretariat on Wednesday. Nahid said that the government would help students to get compensation and to get admission at other universities.The government has shut all...

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