Dhaka, Mar 21 (UNB) - Dhaka University (DU) Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman has formed a seven-member probe panel to look into the allegations of irregularities in the elections to DU Central Student's Union (Ducsu) and hall unions.
Sajeda Banu, a Supernumerary Professor of the Mathematics department, has been made chief of the committee while Assistant Proctor of the university Dr M Maksudur Rahman its member secretary, said a DU press release on Thursday.
The other members of the investigation committee are Dean of Biological Science faculty Dr Md Imdadul Hoque, provosts of Sir PJ Hartog International Hall Dr Md Mohiuddin, Chairman of Economics department Dr Shafique uz Zaman, Syndicate member Mohammad Humayun Kabir and Prof Dr Sharmin Rumi Alim of the of Nutrition and Food Science Institute.
The committee has been asked to submit its report within seven working days.
Dhaka, Mar 20 (UNB) – The government has decided not to take any examination of the students of classes I, II and III.
Primary and Mass Education Ministry has taken the decision following Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s directives, Primary and Mass Education Secretary Akram-Al-Hossain told UNB on Wednesday.
“We’re taking steps as per the Prime Minister’s directives. We’ll try to implement the decision from the current year. If the decision is not executed this year for any reason, it’ll be implemented next year,” he said.
The secretary also said the pre-primary education system will be of two years instead of existing one year and children aged above four will be enrolled in the pre-primary class.
Sylhet, Mar 19 (UNB) – Students of Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU) formed a human chain in front of the academic building protesting the killing dogs by poisoning them across campus on Tuesday.
Around three hundred students from six faculties along with professor of Surgery Department Sultana Lucky took part in the protest programme.
The protesting students claimed Prof Sultan Ahmed Tipu hired the university’s preventive team staff Jewel for killing dogs by applying poison across campus. He gave TK 100 for killing each dog. As per the directives of the teacher, Jewel poisoned 18 dogs of which two died on the spot.
Later, students gave first aid to the affected dogs and held Jewel for gleaning information from him.
Protesting students condemned the killing terming it as ‘brutal act’ and sought exemplary punishment for those who involved in the poisoning.
Islamic University (Kushtia), Mar 19 (UNB) – Islamic University (IU) authorities in Kushtia have suspended five students of the Applied Nutrition and Food Technology department over a ragging incident.
The decision was made at an emergency meeting of the academic committee held on Tuesday with IU Vice-chancellor Prof M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari in the chair, said sources at the IU registrar office.
The action was taken against Ador Biswas, Mahfuz Ahmed Nabil, Mridul Paul Gital, Tanzila Parvin Neem and SM Abul Bashar, second year students of the department, for ragging a new female student of the same department, IU acting registrar SM Abdul Latif told UNB.
The university authorities also formed a three-member probe body, led by Biological Sciences faculty Dean Prof Anwarul Haque Shapon, to look into the matter and asked the committee to submit its report within seven working days, he added.