Islamic University, Sept 15 (UNB) – The seventh International Consortium for Social Development Asia-Pacific (ICSDAP) Biennial conference on ‘Social unrest, peace and development’ concluded at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Sunday.
ICSDAP and Social Welfare department of Islamic University jointly organised the conference at Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium of the university.
IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the concluding session as the chief guest while Royal University, Dhaka vice-chancellor Professor Profulla C Sarkar delivered welcome speech in the conference.
IU treasurer Professor M Selim Toha, ICSD president and social work department Professor Manohar Pawar of Charles Sturt University in Australia, Development studies department assistant Professor Jitti Mongkolnchaiarunya of Thammasat University in Thailand and chairperson of ICSDAP and principal of Institute of Rural Reconstruction Visva-Bharati Sriniketan, Birbhum West Bengal, India Asok Kumar Sarkar were present as the special guests with IU pro-vice-chancellor, also the chairman of social welfare department Professor M Shahinoor Rahman in the chair.
IU English department Professor M Mamunur Rahman, also the coordinator of the conference conducted the concluding session attended by over 267 researchers and 48 scholars from eight countries.
Different electronics and print media including New Age, Bangla Tribune, Bangladesh Pratidin, and Channel 24 were the media partner of the two-day conference.
The speakers in the conference discussed on different issues including civil wars, refugees and social unrest, economic disparity and its implications for peace and development, population growth and social unrest, globalization, migration and challenges towards peace and development and gender inequality.
Dhaka, Sept 15 (UNB) – The government has appointed Fouzia, an official of the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) and principal of Sabujbagh Government College in Dhaka, as the principal of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College.
The Education Ministry issued a notification in this regard on Sunday.
In 2018, acting principal Nazneen Ferdous and two other teachers of the institution were removed over the suicide of Aritree Adhikari, a student of the school.
On December 7, 2018, the authorities concerned of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College appointed its assistant professor Hasina Begum as new acting principal.
Islamic University, Sept 14 (UNB) – The 7th Biennial Conference of the International Consortium for Social Development Asia-Pacific (ICSDAP) on ‘social unrest, peace and development’ started at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Saturday.
ICSDAP and Social Welfare department of Islamic University jointly organised the two-day conference at Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium of the university.
IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the inaugural session as the chief guest while ICSD president and Charles Sturt University’s Social Work department Professor Manohar Pawar delivered speech as the keynote speaker.
Vice-chancellor of Royal University in Dhaka, Professor Profulla C Sarkar and IU treasurer Professor M Selim Toha spoke as special guests at the programme chaired by IU pro-vice-chancellor and chairman of Social Welfare department Professor M Shahinoor Rahman.
Around five hundred participators from home and abroad took part in the conference.
Addressing the conference, the speakers said that the social unrest is demonstration of a group of people when they are not satisfied with existing issue or issues.
To reduce social unrest, people should encourage tolerance, they said.
The speakers in the conference shed lights on different issues including civil wars, refugees and social unrest, economic disparity and its implications for peace and development, population growth and social unrest, globalization, migration and challenges towards peace and development, Gender inequality.
Dhaka, Sep 14 (UNB)- The first-year honours admission test of “Cha” unit ( General knowledge) under the Fine Art faculty for 2019-20 academic sessions of Dhaka University was held on Saturday.
one hour test was held from 10 am to 11 am at 19 centres inside the campus said a DU press release.
DU Vice chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman, Pro vice chancellor (Administration) Prof Dr. Muhhamad Samad, Proctor Prof AKM Golam Rabbani, Fine Art Faculty dean Prof Nisar Hossain visited the examination halls.
A total of 16,001 candidates appeared in the admission test against 135 seats under the unit.
Dhaka, Sept 13 (UNB)- A reunion of Dhaka University (DU) Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ) Department Alumni Association was held on Friday at Teacher Student Centre (TSC) of the university.
The programme was inaugurated by DU former Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique at TSC auditorium.
Swapan Kumar Das, President of the Dhaka University Mass Communication and Journalism Alumni Association (DUMCJAA), presided over the programme, while Prof Dr Sakhawat Ali Khan and Former Chief Information Commissioner Prof Dr Golam Rahman were, among others, present
Hundreds of former students of the department attended the event with family members and met their old friends and peers.
Addressing the programme, Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique said, “It's a great opportunity for all the former students to meet their university friends, teachers, seniors and juniors through the reunion."
Stressing the need for maintaining professionalism in all sectors Prof Arefin said, “I hope my all students will maintain professionalism in their own profession and brighten the name of department.”