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NCTB changes textbook contents under ‘communal pressure’: TIB

NCTB changes textbook contents under ‘communal pressure’: TIB

Dhaka – The National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) arbitrarily changes the contents of textbooks at primary and secondary levels after facing political and communal pressures, says a new study of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), reports UNB. “The process of NCTB’s textbook formulation is unclear — its manuscripts are not written properly while political and […]

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Mutual interest between DU, Ocean University of China discussed

DHAKA : A nine-member delegation of Ocean University, China yesterday paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman at the latter’s office of the university here. During the meeting, they discussed matters of mutual interest specially the possibilities of undertaking joint collaborative research and academic programs on the subjects of […]

BCL men ransack CU VC office

Chittagong – A faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) vandalised the academic building of Chittagong University and the vice-chancellor’s office on Tuesday demanding suspension of a university teacher, reports UNB. The unruly BCL men also ransacked two private cars, several motorcycles and 20 flower vases in front of the offices of the VC and registrar […]

Nahid for adequate global financing in education to achieve SDG-4

DHAKA – Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today urged the international communities to fulfil their commitment of financing in education to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals-4 (SDG-4) and targets within the given time, reports BSS. He made the call while addressing a ‘High Level Ministerial Panel Discussion on SDG-4 Education 2030’, on behalf of the […]


JSC, JDC exams begin

DHAKA – Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations-2017 began today across the country, reports BSS. As many as 24, 68,820 students from 28,621 educational institutions are appearing in this year’s examination. Of them, 11, 44,778 are male and 13, 24,042 are female, Education Ministry sources said. The number of JSC examinees […]

JU viva voce starts Nov 12

Jahangirnagar University: The viva voce for the first year honors admission test for successful candidates under 2017-18 session will be held on November 12 to 13, reports UNB. JU Deputy Registrar also the member secretary of admission test conduct committee Abu Hasan (Education-1) confirmed this to the UNB. The students have asked to bring the […]

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Admission process of 7 DU-affiliated colleges begins

Dhaka – The first-year honors admission process of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University under 2017-18 session started on Wednesday, reports UNB. DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Akhtaruzzaman launched the admission process alongside a website for the seven colleges at a press conference at the administrative building of the university. Admission seekers are asked to visit […]

JSC, JDC exams begin on Nov 1

DHAKA – Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations-2017 will begin across the country on November 1 with the participation of 24, 68,820 examinees, reports BSS. “As many as 24, 68,820 students from 28,621 educational institutions will appear in this year’s examinations. Of them, 11, 44,778 are male and 13, 24,042 are […]


5,379 pass 37th BCS written exam

DHAKA – A total of 5,379 candidates passed the written test of 37th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations while 8,523 contenders took part in the exam in September last year, reports BSS. The Public Service Commission (PSC) published the results this afternoon, said a press release today. The date for viva-voce of the successful examinees […]

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All primary schools to get multimedia classrooms

DHAKA – All the 65,000 government primary schools will be brought under multimedia classrooms’ facility to promote ICT-based education among early graders to make their study easily understandable, interesting and attractive, an official told BSS, reports BSS. “We are working on bringing all government primary schools under multimedia classrooms so that students get the opportunity […]

Workshop on “Self-Assessment” held at IU

Islamic University – A workshop on “Awareness Building Strategies for Self-Assessment” was held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtiaon Tuesday, reports UNB. IU Bangla Department organised the seminar at the university’s Arts Faculty Building in jointly with Institutional Quality Assurance Sell (IQAC) around12:00pm.  IU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr M Harun-Ur-Rasid Askari addressed the seminar as the […]

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Submit your ideas at Youth Video Contest 2017

Yothopia.bangla, UNV and UN Women presents the Youth Video Contest 2017. The objective of the contest is inviting young minds to act and share their ideas how to prevent sexual harassment, and recognize the contribution of volunteers during the crisis. The Youth Video Contest 2017 consists of two thematic categories- 1) ACT NOW: Preventing Sexual […]

Certificate-giving ceremony held at British Council

DHAKA,  – Oxford International Education Group in collaboration with the British Council today organised a certificate-giving ceremony for the students of Oxford International School and DPS STS School, who participated in the two-week ‘Summer School and Leadership Programme’ in the UK recently, reports BSS. A total of 29 students and four staffs from both schools […]

DU ‘Gha’ unit results published amid question leak allegation

DHAKA : The admission test results of ‘Gha’ (D) unit of Dhaka University (DU) for 2017-18 academic session were published on Sunday afternoon amid the allegations of question paper leak, reports UNB. DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman announced the results at the central admission office of the university’s administrative building around 2:30 pm. A […]

3 DU students awarded

DHAKA : Three students of the Department of Law of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded with “Prof. Mahfuza Khanam- Barrister Shafique Ahmed Scholarship” for their outstanding academic results in LLB Honors examinations of 2014. The awardees are- Masrur Bin Ansari, Tashfiya Tasnim Tisha and Tashmia Sabera. DU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman distributed scholarships […]

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 […]

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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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 […]