Islamic University, Sept 8 (UNB) - Professor M Mahbubar Rahman of Electrical and Electronic Engineering department of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia was made new proctor of the university for the third term on Sunday.
IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari appointed Mahbub to the post until further notice, SM Abdul Latif, acting registrar of the university told UNB.
He was appointed to the post as the tenure of previous acting proctor, Anisur Rahman, came to an end, he added.
Cox’s Bazar, Sept 8 (UNB) - Cox’s Bazar International University has suspended the studentship of a girl following media reports that she belongs to the Rohingya community.
Dr Abul Kashem, Vice Chancellor of the university, said the authorities have decided to suspend the studentship of LLB (Hons) student Rahima Akhter alias Rahi Khushi following media reports identifying her as a Rohingya girl.
A three-member probe committee was formed on Saturday asking it to submit a report within seven days, the VC added.
Deutsche Welle (DW), a German international broadcaster, released a 1.32-minute video, showing Rahima taking interviews of Rohingya people and collecting data at a camp in Cox’s Bazar as an NGO worker.
According to the video released by DW, Rahima fled Myanmar to Bangladesh with her family in 1992 and was admitted to Baitush Sharaf Jobbaria Academy at Boilapara in Cox’s Bazar hiding her real identity as formal education of Rohingyas in Bangladeshi institutions is restricted.
Mujibur Rahman, Trustee of the Cox’s Bazar International University, said Rahima passed SSC from Baitush Sharif Jabbaria Academy and HSC from Cox’s Bazar Government Women’s College.
Rahima was admitted to the university after receiving SSC and HSC certificates and national ID.
The probe body report will be submitted to University Grants Commission (UGC) to take the final decision in this regard, Mujibur added.
Ibrahim Khalil, president of Prothom Alo Bondhushava, Cox’s Bazar district committee, said Rahima was the finance secretary of the committee and was suspended from the post on September 5 and later expelled as she failed to prove her Bangladesh nationality.
Islamic University, Sept 8 (UNB) - An anti-drug procession was held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Sunday aiming to create a drug free campus.
More than three hundred IU BCL unit leaders and activists, led by its President SM Robiul Islam Polash and General Secretary Rakibul Islam Rakib, brought out the procession from the party’s tent around 11:30am.
The procession ended at the same place after parading main roads of the campus.
Among others, IU BCL unit activists Alamgir Hossain Alo, Moshiar Rahman, Golam Azam, Kamruzzaman Khan Sagor, Arif, Nur Alam, Boni Amin, Mominul, Abdur Rahman, Shamsur Rahman Shams, Heaven and Tanvir attended the procession.
IU BCL unit president told UNB that they announced zero tolerance towards drug. They would take action with the assistance of the university authorities if they found anyone involvement with drug on the campus.
Islamic University, Sept 7 (UNB) – The Rotaract Club of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Saturday observed its 28th founding anniversary on the campus.
The daylong programme, including a procession, discussion and cake cutting, was held on the occasion.
The members of the club brought out a colourful procession, led by its general secretary Raihan Badshah Ripon, from in front the university’s administrative building around 11:30 am.
IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari was present there as the chief guest where pro-vice-chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, acting registrar SM Abdul Latif, IU Rotaract Club moderator Abdul Gafur Gazi and its vice-president Ashikur Rahman Bony were the special guests.
The procession ended at the premises of Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium after parading main roads of the campus.
Later, a cake-cutting and cultural function was held there.
Dhaka, Sept 7 (UNB)- Samsung Research & Development Institute Bangladesh (SRBD) awarded 10 university students for winning a Coding Contest held in the city in between June 21 and August 31.
Over 900 university students participated in the second season of Coding Contest organised by SRBD, aiming to develop the knowledge and skills of the students and to bridge the gap between academia and industry, said a press release.
The contest was held in three stages at SRBD premises in the city.
The first stage was held among the participants from 52 universities via an online elimination round.
The participants were required to solve algorithmic problems using C/ C++/ Java within a stipulated timeframe. Then from the second qualifying round (with 110 participants), 50 contestants moved onto the final round and then 10 most brilliant coding minds of the year emerged from this contest, it said.
The champion of the Coding Contest is Md Tariqul Islam from Jahangirnagar University (JU), who received a medal, champion crest and cash prize of TK 50,000.
The 2nd and 3rd prize winners are Mohammad Solaiman and H M Ashiqul Islam. Both of them are from Buet (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology) who won Tk 30,000 and TK 20,000 respectively.
The 4th prizes were given to 7 participants – Tanveer Muttaqueen (Buet), Hasin Rayhan Dewan Dhruboo (Buet), Mahmud Sajjad Abeer (Daffodil International University), Tariq Salam Sojol (Buet), Kazi Sohan (JU), and Anik Sarkar (Buet.
These ten will also get an opportunity to work and develop their career at SRBD, one of the leading MNCs (Multinational Companies) in the country.
Addressing the award giving ceremony held recently at SRBD premises in the city, Wonmo Ku, Managing Director ofSRBD encouraged the participants to keep up the good work and continue partaking in this type of programming contest which shapes the competencies of Bangladeshi youth.