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IU to enroll first ever foreign students

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY : Islamic University (IU) authorities will first ever enroll foreign students in different academic programmes under its current 2017-18 academic session, reports UNB. A total of 50 students will get the chance to get admission into the university, sources at IU registrar office said on Tuesday evening. IU acting registrar SM Abdul Latif […]


ICT Expo-2017 begins tomorrow

DHAKA,  – Bangladesh ICT Expo-2017 will begin tomorrow at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) for letting the people know about the remarkable successes achieved so far in ICT sector, reports BSS. Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division and Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS) are jointly organising the three-day event. Planning […]


Submarine cable repair shifted to Oct 22

DHAKA,  – Maintenance work of country’s first international submarine cable has been shifted to October 22, but the overhauling would not pose any internet disruption, said officials, reports BSS. “Now the maintenance work would begin on October 22 and run for the next three days,” Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited (BSCCL) Managing Director Mashiur Rahman […]

DU ‘Ka’ unit intake test on Friday

Dhaka – The first-year honours admission test of Dhaka University (DU) “Ka-unit” (science group) under session 2017-2018 will be held on Friday (October 13), reports UNB. The one and a half hour long test will start at 10 am at 87 centres on and outside the university campus, said a DU press release on Wednesday. […]

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3rd year honors exams of 7 DU-affiliated colleges begin Oct 23

DHAKA – The final examinations of third year honours (regular, irregular and grade improvement) students of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) will begin on October 23, said a DU press release here today, reports BSS. The affiliated colleges are Dhaka College, Eden Mohila College, Government Shaheed Suhrawrdy College, Kabi Nazrul Government College, Begum […]

10 IU students to be conferred PM Gold Medal

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY: A total of ten students of Islamic University (IU) here will get the Prime Minister (PM) Gold Medal for their outstanding academic results in honours examinations among five faculties of the university in 2015 and 2016., reports BSS. University Grant Commission (UGC) finally selected them for the awards, said IU’s Academic Office Deputy […]

DU classes to resume Sunday

DHAKA : Classes at the Dhaka University (DU) will resume today after autumn, Holy Ashura, Durga Puja and other vacations, reports UNB. The classes remained stopped from September 27 to October 5, according to a press release. As Friday and Saturday were weekly holidays, the classes of the university will resume Sunday, it added.

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3rd $4.5b LoC deal signed

DHAKA : Indian Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said connectivity is crucial to the success of Bangladesh-India bilateral development partnership, sub-regional economic cooperation and economic prosperity in the region, reports UNB. “India-Bangladesh relations are at their best today and stand out as a model for other countries to emulate,” he […]

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BUFT MUNA celebrates International Day of Peace

Campus Desk The International Day of Peace is observed each year all around the world on 21st September. This day is devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The theme of this year’s peace day is “Together for peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All” With this […]

Brazil scraps bid to mine Amazon natural reserve

BRASILIA,  – The Brazilian government backed off a controversial proposal to authorize private companies to mine a sprawling Amazon reserve Monday after blistering domestic and international criticism, reports BSS. President Michel Temer’s office will issue a new decree Tuesday that “restores the conditions of the area, according to the document that instituted the reserve in […]

DU ‘Kha’ unit admission result on Monday

Dhaka – The first year honours admission test result of Dhaka University (DU) “Kha” unit under academic session of 2017-2018 will be published on Monday, reports UNB. DU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman will formally announce the results at administrative building’s room no 214 of the university at 12.30pm, said a DU press release. One […]

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Vaccine: An Important Issue to Know

Omer Fayshal Pavel: Nowadays, it’s hard to find a person who doesn’t know about vaccination. Even the young kids too as they grow first have to get introduced to it with a little fear. According to Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) globally there are more than 25 registered vaccines including the adult doses […]


NASA captures images of strong solar flares

WASHINGTON, – Two high-intensity solar flares were emitted Wednesday, the second of which was the most intense recorded since the start of this sun cycle in December 2008, NASA said, reports BSS. These radiation flares, which can disrupt communications satellites, GPS and power grids by reaching the upper Earth atmosphere, were detected and captured by […]