Dhaka, Oct 02 (UNB) – Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Tuesday urged students to help create a hunger, poverty and discrimination free society through acquiring proper education.
“Education is the key to eliminate gender inequality, reduce poverty, create a sustainable world; education is the key to success”, she said.
The Jatiya Sangsad Speaker made these remarks while speaking as chief guest at a award ceremony to recognise students who excelled in the O and A-level examinations in the 2017, 2018 academic sessions
The ‘Change Makers Awards’ programme was held under the joint aegis of the World University of Bangladesh and the Daily Sun at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB).
Speaker distributed medals and certificates among 655 English-medium students of 73 institutes for their brilliant results in the O and A level examinations.
Inviting students to get connected with information-technology, Speaker urged them to make proper utilization of their time to build a bright future.
“It is beginning of new dawn; a new chapter waiting for you. Education is most powerful that you can use to change the world”, Speaker said adding that the students of the new generation will lead Bangladesh on its new journey.
“Bangladesh is moving forward in a very fast pace towards economic and social development. Digital Bangladesh today is a reality”, she added.
University Grants Commission Chairman Prof Abdul Mannan and The Daily Sun Editor Enamul Hoque Chowdhury also spoke at the the programme chaired by the World University of Bangladesh (WUB) Vice Chancellor Prof Abdul Mannan Choudhury.
Kushtia, Oct 2 (UNB) – A 7-day annual training programme of Bangladesh National Cadet Core (BNCC) of Khulna Regiment began at Islamic University (IU) on Tuesday.
IU Vice-chancellor Prof M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari inaugurated the function as the chief guest at Birsreshta Hamidur Rahman Auditorium of the university around 10:00am.
IU Pro-VC Prof M Shahinoor Rahman, Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha and Lt Col M Imran Azad of Sundarban Regiment addressed the programme as the special guests while BNCC chief coordinator Prof M Jahangir Hossain was on the chair.
A total of 205 cadet corps and trainers are taking part in the programme.
The participants will receive certificates after completion of the training to be ended on October 8.
Dhaka, Oct 2 (UNB) – The viva-voce of the 39th (special) Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations for the post of for assistant surgeon will be held from October 10 to 26.
Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) published a press release dated September 27 on its website on Tuesday.
The examination will begin from 10 am each day at the BPSC head office in the city’s Agargaon area, it said.
The registration number-wise detailed schedule of the exam is available on the BPSC website.
The preliminary qualified candidates have been asked to download their respective admit card from the website.
The notice also requested them to reach the venue before 30 minutes of the examination time.
A total 13,219 candidates have come out successfully for assistant surgeon post while 531 candidates for assistant dental surgeon post.
The preliminary test of the 39th BCS (special) was held on August 3.
On April 8, the BPSC published a circular seeking application against 4,792 posts of physicians.
Islamic University, Oct 2 (UNB) - The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushita on Monday issued show-cause notices to two of its teachers after a probe body found their involvement with teachers recruitment scam.
The decision was taken at the 242nd syndicate meeting with IU Vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari in the chair at his resident around 9:00 pm.
The two professors are associate Professor M Baki Billah Bikul of Bangla department and Professor M Shahadat Hossain Azad of English department of the university, said IU acting registrar SM Abdul Latif.
They were asked to submit their replies within seven working days, he added.
Necessary legal steps would be taken after getting responses from the teachers, he added.
On July 15, a total of four audio clips containing conversations between several candidates and the two teachers for appointing one of them as a teacher in the History and Culture department was leaked and went viral on the social media.
Later on July 16, the university authorities suspended Professor Azad from the post of provost of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall and Assistant Professor Bikul from the post of director of Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium.
The authorities also formed a three-member probe body headed by IU Business Administration faculty dean Professor Arabidu Shaha to investigate into the matter.
Islamic University, Oct 2 (UNB) – Professor Shamsuzzaman Khan, director general of Bangla Academy, was appointed as 'Bangabandhu Chair' Professor at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Monday night.
The decision of appointing him to the post was taken at the 242nd syndicate meeting of the university with its Vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari in the chair.
IU Pro-VC Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha, acting registrar SM Abdul Latif and, among others, were present at the meeting.
IU Pro-VC Professor M Shahinoor Rahman told UNB that they have appointed Shamasuzzaman to the post with a view to conducting research on 'Bangabandhu and Bangladesh' during his tenure so that the new generation could know more about the Father of the Nation.
Born in Manikganj district, Professor Shamsuzzaman Khan was the director general of Bangladesh National Museum and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.
The 'Bangabandhu Chair' was established at IU Bangla department on 20 July 2017.