Dhaka, Dec 3 (UNB) – Students from public and private universities came together here on Saturday to demonstrate their resolve to make their motherland free from drug and build a better Bangladesh for the generations to come.
“I love my country and that’s why I’m here with this anti-drug forum,” one of the students wrote while putting his signature on a mass-signature campaign board saying ‘no to drug’.
Students from different universities joined the mass-signature and awareness programme held at TSC of Dhaka University.
The anti-drug pogromme was organised jointy by Dream Bangladesh Foundation, a forum that works against drug and promote activities to encourage youngsters to say ‘no to drug’ and Narcotics Control Department.
Mukul Jyoti Chakma, Deputy Director, Dhaka Metropolitan, Department of Narcotics Control said,"We are giving more importance to the campaign against drug addiction now. To make the common people aware about the drug, we are conducting various programs across the country. Awareness can protect the young society from drugs."
Anti-drug quiz and game shows were also held at the same venue with a focus on questions related to drug abuse.
The participants who put their signatures got the opportunity to participate in the game shows.
Founder of Dream Bangladesh Foundation Rakhil Khandaker Nishan said they with support from Narcotics Control Department are working to raise awareness among people involving college and university students across the country against drug use.
Dhaka, Dec 2 (UNB) – Five students of the Mass Communication and Journalism department of Dhaka University (DU) on Sunday received ‘Editor Abdus Salam Trust Fund’ scholarships for their excellent academic results in the BSS examination.
Besides, Bangladesh’s first female photojournalist Sayeda Khanam received ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for her contribution to the journalism sector at a programme held at the Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury auditorium of Social Science building at the university.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman handed over the award and scholarships among the recipients as the chief guest.
DU Treasurer Prof Dr Md Kamal Uddin presided over the function while Chairman of the Mass Communication and Journalism department Prof Dr Kaberi Gayen spoke among others.
The recipients of the scholarships are Dipok Chandra Roy, Monir Uddin, Md Raihan Kabir, Md Chunnu Khan and Md Mahabubur Rahaman.
Islamic University, Nov 29 (UNB) - The election to the executive committee of Islamic University Teachers’ Association 2019 will be held on its campus in Kushtia on December 12.
The election will be held from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at the room no. 427 of the Arts Faculty building, sources at IUTA office said on Thursday.
The election committee will distribute nomination forms on December 3 to 4, returning officer Professor Muhammad Sulaiman said.
Later, the name of the candidates will be published after scrutinizing the nomination forms from Bangabandhu Parisad, Shapla Forum, Zia Parisad and Green Forum.
Jahangirnagar University (Savar), Nov 27 (UNB) - A discussion on ‘Department Development Fees’ was held at Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Tuesday.
Progressive Students’ Alliance organised the discussion at Murad Chattar around 11 am.
At the discussion session, teachers and students of different departments exchanged views on the department development fees that have been taken by all departments from the freshers.
The speakers at the function urged the university authorities to cancel such fees.
The government should take the responsibility for the development of the departments as well as the university, they said.
Presided over by Nazir Amin Chowdhury Joy, Professor Bashir Ahmed, Professor Mirza Taslima Sultana and Associate Professor Farid Ahmed and leaders of different cultural and social students’ organisations spoke on the occasion.
Dhaka, Nov 27 (UNB) – The final results of both the college and school levels of 14th teachers’ registration examination-2017 taken by Non-Government Teachers' Registration and Certification Authority (NTRCA) were published on Tuesday.
A total of 19,863 candidates came out successful in the written tests held on December 8, 9 last year.
Of them, 565 candidates from school-2 level, 14,459 from school level and 3,685 candidates from college level took part in the viva voce exam.
Finally, 18,312 candidates passed both the written and viva voce of the teacher’s registration examination, said a PID handout.
Results are available at the websites http://ntrca.teletalk.com.bd and http://ntrca.gov.bd, the release also said.
Besides, successful candidates will be informed through SMS over their mobile phones.