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Samsung poised to unseat Intel as king of microchips

Samsung poised to unseat Intel as king of microchips

Seoul, Jul 27 – Intel’s more than two decade-long reign as the king of the silicon-based semiconductor is poised to end Thursday when South Korea’s Samsung Electronics elbows the U.S. manufacturer aside to become the leading maker of computer memory chips, reports AP/UNB. Samsung reported record high quarterly profit and sales Thursday. Analysts say it […]

JU VC urges all to stand by ailing student Tithi

SAVAR : Jahangirnagar University (JU) Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Farzana Islam yesterday called upon all, including affluent section of society, to stand by an ailing student of the university, reports BSS. The VC made this call after handing over Taka 75 thousand, donated by former JU students for the treatment of Shirin Akhter Tithi, a […]

DNCC Mayor inaugurates digital App

Heart disease is a frightening disease. People get engrossed in death panic due to a simple problem of heart even. Heart patients very often forget about their timing of taking medicine, doctor’s appointment date fixed earlier, the day of showing report to the doctor etc. How amazing will it be if only an alarm ring […]

Seminar on Opportunities of the Higher Study in Europe held at EU

Department of Business Administration at Eastern University (EU) organized a Career Guidance Session titled “Presentation on the Opportunities of Higher Education in Europe” on Wednesday in the University Seminar Hall. In the program, 9th, 10th and 11th semester students of BBA Program were present, a press release said. The program started with welcome speech by […]

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Mamata Banerjee plans to digitise Bengali film archives

“From Tapan Sinha to Rithwik Ghatak others… (content) should be digitised to protect archives,” Mamata Banerjee said, referring to the establishment of an archive, library and museum in a cinema centenary campus in Kolkata, Reports Hindustan Times West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has stressed on digitisation of film-related content for preservation of the legacy […]

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Virginia to test Natural Bridge arch for long-term stability

Rockbridge, Jul 25 – Virginia officials plan to use ground-penetrating radar to test the long-term stability of Natural Bridge, the landmark limestone arch that supports part of U.S. Route 11, reports AP/UNB. A spokeswoman for the Virginia Department of Transportation, Sandy Myers, tells The Roanoke Times the tests could start this week. Workers will look […]

Met office predicts heavy rainfall in parts of country

DHAKA,  – Due to active monsoon over country, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places in Khulna, Barisal and Chittagong divisions in 24 hours as of 8 am tomorrow, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) release today, reports BSS. Due to heavy to very heavy rainfall, landslide may occur at places […]

HSC, equivalent exams results today

DHAKA : The results of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on Sunday, reports UNB. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will handover the results to the Prime Minister in the morning. Later, the minister will formally announce the results at 1:00pm at a press briefing. Tapan Kumar Sarker, […]

HSC results tomorrow

DHAKA,  – The results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations-2017 will be published tomorrow, reports BSS. Examinees will get their results from respective examination centres or educational institutions, websites of respective centres, and through internet and mobile phones, the Education Ministry officials said. A total of 11, 83,686 examinees from 8,864 educational institutions […]

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Students clash with police at Shahbagh demanding exam dates

DHAKA : The students of newly affiliated seven government colleges with Dhaka University (DU) clashed with police as the law enforcers obstructed them while staging demonstration to realise their demands at Shahbagh intersection on Thursday, reports UNB. Witnesses said the students of seven government colleges took to the street around 10:00 am, demanding announcement of […]

BD, EU enjoy stronger ties in higher edu area

61 BD nationals selected for ‘Erasmus+’ scholarship DHAKA : Head of Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh Ambassador Pierre Mayaudon on Thursday said Bangladesh and the EU today enjoy stronger relations in the area of higher education. “Higher educational institutions are crucial partners to drive forward and stimulate growth,” he said while addressing a […]

Birmingham to host seminar to help tackle BD climate change

DHAKA : A major international event aimed at transforming how environmental and conservation issues are tackled in Bangladesh will be held in Birmingham, a major city in England, on Thursday, reports UNB. Birmingham City University will be hosting the ‘Build Bangladesh: Environmental Education is a Basic Human Right’ event, which will bring together teachers, researchers […]


DU launches television studio

DHAKA, July 18, 2017 (TBT) – The Dhaka University (DU) today launched a television studio, first of its kind at any public university, at the 6th floor of Social Science Bhaban on the campus. Under the initiative of Television, Film and Photography Department of the university, World Bank (WB) and University Grants Commission (UGC) financed […]

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Grand reception for IUB Team on winning Mars Rover Challenge 2017

To celebrate the outstanding achievement of IUB Team Attendant in the world’s largest Mars Rover Challenge 2017, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) organized a grand reception at IUB auditorium in Bashundhara, Dhaka. Zunaid Ahmed Pakak, MP State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh graced the occasion as the Chief […]

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Hundreds of boys abused at German choir school

Berlin, Jul 18 – At least 547 members of a prestigious Catholic boys’ choir in Germany were physically or sexually abused between 1945 and 1992, according to a report released Tuesday, reports AP/UNB. Allegations involving the Domspatzen choir in Regensburg were among a spate of revelations of abuse by Roman Catholic clergy in Germany that […]

Ensure quality education, President asks universities

DHAKA : President Abdul Hamid on Monday urged all the universities to take necessary steps to ensure quality education in higher studies so that students can cope with world-class competitions, reports UNB. The President came up with the call when Vice Chancellor of the Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) Major General Md Salahuddin Miaji met […]

Discussion on 1971 genocide held at NU

DHAKA : A discussion on “1971 Genocide in Bangladesh as Reflected in Higher Education Curriculum” was held yesterday at the Senate Hall on National University (NU) campus in Gazipur. Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Harun-or-Rashid presided over the meeting while writer and journalist Shahriar Kabir addressed it as the chief speaker, said a NU press release here. […]

Cambium Certified Technical Training Course begins at DIU

4 Day ‘Cambium Certified Technical Training Course’ has begun at Daffodil International University on 16 July 2017 organized by Cambium Networks. Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University (DIU) inaugurated the course. Mohit Kalra, Head of Training Faculty, Cambium Networks, Anand Kasula, Sr. Engineer, Cambium Networks, Md. Hasan Hayder Kabir (Monir) […]

Crisis grapples academic activities of Pol Science department of JnU

RASHIDUL HASAN: Acute crisis of infrastructures grapples academic activities of Polictical Science department of Jagannath University (JnU), leaving academic environment at a stake condition and university authorities remain unresponsive for years. The department faces infrastructural problem including lack of sufficient class room, filthy toilet, lack of safe drinking water, dearth sufficient light and air inside […]

Iran says high UV radiation quadruples around Urmia Lake

TEHRAN, – Ultraviolet (UV) radiation around Urmia Lake in northwest of Iran has quadrupled over the past 10 years, putting life health at risk, Financial Tribune daily reported on Sunday, reports BSS. The increase in UV radiation, due to the decreasing water level, has a multitude of impacts on health including the result of cataract […]

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Nominations sought for Ekushey Padak 2018

Dhaka, July 13 – The government has sought nomination proposals from all ministries, different departments, institutions and the recipients of the Swadhinata Padak and Ekushey Padak for the Ekushey Padak 2018, reports UNB. Cultural Affairs Ministry issued a notification on Wednesday in this regard. The notification said, “As in other years, the government as per […]