Dhaka, Jan 26 (UNB) - Dhaka University Mass Communication and Journalism Alumni Association (DUMCJAA) on Saturday formed a new executive committee with Swapan Kumar Das and Associate Professor Sabrina Sultana Chowdhury as president and general secretary respectively.
The 41-member committee was formed at its 9th annual general meeting at the alumni floor of Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the University.
Other members are Nargis Begum Mini, Farida Yasmin, Kazi Moazzem Hossain and Dr. Mohammad Kamal Uddin Jasim as vice presidents; Mir Attaqui Masruzaman Roni, Mahmud Menon Khan, Ahmed Pipul, Sharmin Iffat Shams (Tuli), Jesmin Jahan Moon as joint secretaries; Tariqul Islam Khan Rabin as treasurer, Salahuddin Mahmud Chowdhury as organising secretary, Sujon Mahmud as publication secretary and Md Asaduzzaman Kajol as office secretary while Anwarul Azim as communication secretary.
DU former Vice-chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique, Prof Dr Sakhawat Ali Khan and Former Chief Information Commissioner Prof Dr Golam Rahman, among others, were present at the programme.
Islamic University, Jan 26 (UNB) – The fresher’s reception ceremony was held at Islamic University (IU) campus in Kushtia on Saturday amid festivity.
IU Accounting and Information Systems department organised the proramme at the conference room of the department around 11:00 am.
The chairman of the department Professor Abdus Shaheed Miah was present at the programme as the chief guest while IUTA former president Professor M Mizanur Rahman, Professor Abdu Sina and Professor Shelina Nasrin attended as special guests.
Associate professor of the department Zakir Hossain moderated the programme attended by hundreds of teachers and students of the department.
Later, a cultural function participated by the students of the department was held.
Islamic University, Jan 26 (UNB) - An international seminar was held on the campus in Kushtia on ‘Music and performing arts as the exposition of Lalon’s philosophy’ on Saturday.
Islamic University’s English department organised the seminar at Rabindra-Nazrul Arts building.
IU Vice-Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari attended the seminar as the chief guest while Reina Rodina van dar Meer, a research fellow of University of Humanistic Studies, was the keynote speaker.
IU Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman spoke as the special guest while Prof M Mamunur Rahman attended as the discussant with IU English department Chairperson Prof Mossammad Salma Sultana in the chair.
The speakers said Lalon’s folksongs and his philosophy have helped Bangladesh become more popular with singers and researchers.
Professor Miah M Rashiduzzaman of the department conducted the seminar attended by two hundred teachers and students.
Dinajpur, Jan 26 (UNB) - The results of the first-year honors admission test of Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU) under the 2018-2019 academic session were published on Saturday noon.
A total of 1,12,293 candidates appeared for 2,005 seats of 20 subjects under eight faculties of the university.
The admission tests were held from January 2o to 23.
HSTU Vice-chancellor Prof Dr M Abul Kashem also the convener of the admission test committee and its member secretary, among others were present during the results publishing ceremony.
The result is available on the university website: https://www.hstu.ac.bd/admission
Dhaka, Jan 26 (UNB) - Awami League (AL) Advisory Council Member Tofail Ahmed on Saturday said he was confident that Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) would win the upcoming Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) election.
“Dhaka University is an institution that produces leaders. The Ducsu leadership should be open to everyone,” the former Ducsu vice-president said at a discussion on the DU campus marking BCL’s 71st founding anniversary.
BCL is the student front of ruling Awami League.
“The elected members [of Ducsu] will have to work for each and every student of the university,” he said.
DU announced to hold election to its students’ union on March 11. The last election to Ducsu was held on July 6, 1990.
“It is very good news that the election will be held. I hope the students will elect the best leadership,” Tofail said, urging all universities and colleges to hold elections to their students’ unions.
Presided over by BCL President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon, the student body’s General Secretary Golam Rabbani, its DU unit chief Sonjit Chandra Das and General Secretary Saddam Hussain, among others, spoke at the programme.