Islamic University, Dec 13 (UNB) – The authorities of Islamic University (IU) on Thursday formed a three member probe body, headed by Professor M Mahbubul Arefin of Tourism and Hospitality Management department, to probe the attack on its Islamic History and Culture department Professor M EmtazHossain.
IU acting registrar SM Abdul Latif told UNB that university Vice-Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari formed the probe body.
The university authorities asked the body to submit its reports as early as possible, he added.
The other members of the committee are- Professor M Idris Ali of Dawah and Islamic Studies department and deputy director of IU madrashah section M Abdur Rashid Bakul.
On Wednesday, Manjar-E-Alam Miru, a deputy director of IU estate section, assaulted the teacher over their previous enmity, leaving him injured.
A case was filed against the official with IU Police Station.
Islamic University, Dec 12 (UNB) – The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Wednesday suspended one of its officials over assaulting a teacher of the university.
The suspended official was identified as Manjar-E-Alam alias Miru, deputy registrar of the university.
IU acting registrar SM Abdul Latif told UNB that the university Vice-Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari issued the suspension order against Manjar-E-Alam as he assaulted Emtaz Hossain, Professor of Islamic History and Culture department over previous enmity.
A case was filed with IU Police Station in this regard, said Ratun Sheikh, officer-in-charge of the Police Station.
Earlier in the afternoon, Manjar-E-Alam along with his three accomplices attacked Emtaz Hossain at Teacher Dormitory-1 leaving him injured.
Islamic University, Dec 12 (UNB) – Professor Dr M Kamal Uddin of Statistics department and Professor Alamgir Hossain Bhuian of Economics department have been elected as president and secretary respectively of Islamic University Teachers’ Association (IUTA) on Wednesday.
Professor Dr Muhammad Solaiman also IUTA chief election commissioner announced the results at the university’s Art’s Faculty Building around 6:30 pm.
Professor AHM Aktarul Islam Zillu was elected as the vice-president while Professor M Jahangir Hossain as joint secretary and Professor M Mamunur Rahman as treasurer.
The others members of the committee are- M Mahbubar Rahman, Zakaria Rahman, Anowar Hossain, Tapon Kumar Jowardar, Rezwanul Islam, M Maher Ali, Mahbubul Arefin, Shahadat Hossain Azad, Mizanur Rahman and Joyassree Sen.
A total of 350 teachers out of 406, casted their votes while Professor Kamal Uddin bagged 176 votes and Professor Tozammel Hossain begged 156 votes.
Dhaka, Dec 12 (UNB)- A Bangladeshi student has won the first prize in the “Kids for Human Rights” international drawing competition.
Sixth-grader Saied Muhammad Zareef Saleh secured the top prize in the “How I can defend or promote human rights” category. The 12-year-old is a student at Scholastica School in Dhaka’s Uttara.
Eight other young creative artists from Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Iran, Portugal, Thailand and the United States also won prizes in the competition.
The contest was organised by the United Nations Information Service in Geneva, the Gabarron Foundation and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
More than 17,000 children who took part in the competition, expressed their visions of human rights and personal commitment to defending them in their works, said a press release issued from Geneva on December 10.
Bangladeshi Saleh won the top prize for his drawing of people protesting against human trafficking and calling for the right to move freely, to vote, and to education. The jury said it was “evocative of some of the greatest challenges being faced today.”
Prima Rungruang, 12, from Thailand won the second prize and Macarena Diaz, 10, from Bolivia, came in third.
Madie Crawshaw, 14, from Australia won the top prize in the “A human right I feel strongly must be defended” category. The drawing of Adebola Adewale, 14, from the US was deemed the best in the “A human rights defender I admire” category while the work of Barad Memar Kermani, 10, from Iran won the third prize.
The winners’ creations will become part of the art collection of one of the first museums in the world dedicated to children’s art, set up by the Gabarrón Foundation.
An exhibition of the children’s winning artwork opened at the United Nations in Geneva on 10 December, while another will open at Kanal Centre Pompidou in Brussels on 19 December.
Islamic University, Dec 12 (UNB) – The viva-voce of the candidates from the Freedom Fighters' quota for the first year honours courses under 2018-19 academic session of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia will be held on December 17.
The test will be held at the 4th floor of IU Applied Science and Technology Faculty around 10:00 am, sources at IU registrar office said on Wednesday.
The admission seekers have been asked to bring their original documents including SSC and HSC examinations certificates, tabulation sheets and FF certificate during the interview, said proctor Professor M Mahbubar Rahman, the convener of the special quota.
Details information about the viva-voce is available on the university website at www.iu.ac.bd.