Chattogram, Feb 7 (UNB) – Chittagong University (CU) authorities on Thursday suspended six students on allegations of smoking cannabis in a campus dorm.
CU Vice-Chancellor Prof Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury exercised his authority to this effect on Thursday afternoon, acting on the recommendation of the Board of Residence Health and Disciplinary Committee of the university, confirmed assistant proctor of the university Niaz Morshed Ripan.
A proctorial body team caught the six students red-handed, or maybe more appropriately in this case red-eyed and green-handed, while they were smoking up at Alaol Hall on Wednesday night.
The detainees were handed over to the Hathazari Police Station, the assistant proctor said.
Jahangirnagar University, Feb 7 (UNB) – The students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) demonstrated on Thursday demanding election to the university’s Central Students' Union Jucsu without any delay.
They took out a procession from the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) premises around noon under the banner of Jahangirnagar Sanskritik Jote and later held a short rally in front of the registrar building.
They also submitted a memorandum to JU vice-chancellor demanding Jucsu polls.
“The university administration had assured us of holding Jucsu polls after the national election but we are yet to see any progress in this regard,” said Ashikur Rahman, the president of Jahangirnagar Cultural Alliance.
Later, VC Professor Farzana Islam assured the students that Jucsu polls would be held within this year.
Dhaka, Feb 7 (UNB) – Comilla University’s Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ) Department celebrated its 4th department day on Thursday through different programmes on the campus.
Marking the day, teachers and students of the department brought out a colourful procession from academic building, led by CoU vice-chancellor Professor Emran Kabir Chowdhury.
A seminar was held at the academic building of the university.
The programme was addressed by CoU VC as the chief guest where former Chief Information Commissioner of the government Dr M Golam Rahman presented the keynote paper.
Later, two websites- www.mcjcou.com an informative site of the department and www.mcjnews.com a practical news portal, were launched at the function.
Moreover, prize giving ceremony and cultural programme were held.
Gopalganj, Feb 6 (UNB) – The Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU) authorities filed a case against six students, who had been expelled for life for ragging two first-year students.
Assistant Proctor Dr Nazmul Haque filed the case at Sadar Police Station under the Digital Security Act on Tuesday night, said Officer-in-Charge Md Monirul Islam.
The accused are – Shipon Ahmed, Shahin Mia, Nadim Islam, Hridoy Kumar Dhar, Turzo Hawladar and Ashiquzzaman Limon. They were second-year students of electronics and telecommunication engineering department.
BSMRSTU authorities expelled them on Monday after an investigation found that they had tortured two first-year agriculture department students physically and mentally on February 2.
A video footage of the ragging went viral on Facebook, triggering much criticism from various quarters and demands for the punishment of the accused.
Islamic University, Feb 5 (UNB) - The National Library Day-2019 has been observed at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Tuesday.
Marking the day, the teachers, officers, students and staffs of the university brought out a procession led by IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari, from in front of the university’s administration building around 10 am.
The procession ended in front of the university’s central library after parading main roads of the campus.
Around five hundred people including IU pro-vice-chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, its acting registrar SM Abdul Latif, IIER director Professor M Maher Ali and librarian M Ataur Rahman participated in the procession.
Later, a discussion programme was held there at Central Library.