Dhaka University, Nov 27 (UNB)- Two students of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded “Mirza Mohammad Abdullah and Begum Badrunnesa Memorial Scholarship” on Tuesday for their outstanding academic performances.
The recipients were identified as Md Abul Kalam Azad and Md Rabiul Islam of the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies of DU.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman distributed the scholarships among the students as chief guest at Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the campus.
DU Treasurer Prof Dr Md Kamal Uddin presided over the programme while Pro-Vice Chancellor (Administration) Prof Dr Muhammad Samad, Dean of Social Science Faculty Prof Dr Sadeka Halim, Donor of Trust Fund Prof Dr Mahbuba Nasreen, President of DU Alumni Association AK Azad addressed the programme among others.
Dhaka, Nov 17 (UNB) - Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed delivered the keynote speech in a joint session of National Defence Course at National Defence College (NDC) at Mirpur cantonment on Tuesday.
In his speech titled ‘Possibility of Creating Viable Regional Security Architecture to Deal with Threats-Terrorism and Transnational Crime’, General Aziz Ahmed discussed different aspects of terrorism, counterterrorism, transnational crime, security challenges, security goals, role of army and shared his opinions with course members, said an ISPR release.
Commandant, Faculty, Staff Officers of NDC and all the course members of National Defence Course and Armed Forces War Course 2018 attended the session.
Dhaka, Nov 27 (UNB) – The degree pass and certificate courses of 3rd year under the National University will begin from November 29.
The old students of 2016 will also be able to sit in the examinations, said a press release issued by the information ministry on Tuesday.
Some 2,73,597 examinees from 1,815 colleges will appear in 696 examination centers throughout the country.
The exams of the degree pass and certificate courses of 2016 (previous) will be started every day at 9:00 am while the same of the year 2017 will be started at 1:00 pm, it added.
Everyone is requested to call 01705122008 and 01732646451 in case of any emergency in order to ensure fair examinations.
Jahangirnagar University, Nov 26 (UNB) - The authority of Jahangirnagar University on Monday expelled three of its students for life and another two for two years, junior activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of JU unit over their involvement in a mugging at the campus botanical garden.
JU acting registrar Rahima Kaniz confirmed this and said ‘the university authorities have declared the expelled students unwanted on the campus area. They will not take part in academic activities and not allow in dormitories. If they stay on the campus, university authorities will take action against them by law enforcers.’
The decision was taken following the recommendation of a disciplinary board through an emergency syndicate meeting headed by JU VC Prof Farzana Islam at Monday night, she added.
The lifetime expelled students are--- Sohel Rana, Md Mostafizur Rahman and Yea Rafiu Shikdar of Public Administration while Md Sajib Kazi and Asif Ahmed of Bangla department, they all are the first year students and the residents of Shahid Raffiq Jabbar hall.
Among them the authority expelled Sohel Rana, Md Mostafizur Rahman and Yea Rafiu Shikdar for life as they already suspended from the university for mugging earlier.
On Sunday, Md Zahidur Rahman Arnab, a student of the evening programme under Institute of Business Administration submitted an allegation of mugging to JU Proctor Associate Professor Shikdar Md Zulkarnine, mentioning the names of five demanding justice.
In the complaint letter, the victim said that the accused students physically and mentally tortured him and demanded Tk. 25000 and snatched the pendant of his girlfriend.
Eyewitness said victim Arnab called his friend Akik Hossain Seam who is Deputy Science affairs Secretary of JU BCL unit when the five attacked them and tried to snatch the valuables.
Later, Seam with another 4-5 activists rushed to the spot and detained their fellow activists and handed over to Proctorial body.
When contacted JU BCL President Jewel Rana said, ‘I have informed that all were involved mugging. None of them are activists of JU BCL unit. We will suspend them if we found any evidence of involvement with the politics of our organization’.
Dhaka, Nov 24 (UNB) - Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited on Saturday distributed scholarships to a total of 200 meritorious and underprivileged students, who passed Higher Secondary Certificate or equivalent exams in 2018.
The ceremony was held at Officers Club Dhaka where Governor of Bangladesh Bank Fazle Kabir was present as Chief Guest who handed over the Scholarships to the students, said a press release.
Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu presided over the ceremony and Managing Director and CEO Farman R Chowdhury delivered the welcome speech.
Alhajj Abdus Salam, Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Hafez Alhajj Md Enayet Ullah, Chairman, Board Executive Committee, Alhajj Md Liakat Ali Chowdhury, Chairman, Board Risk Management Committee, Md Amir Uddin PPM, Independent Director & Chairman, Board Audit Committee, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Director, Alhajj Md Harun-ar-Rashid Khan, Director, Alhajj Md Anowar Hossain, Director, Badiur Rahman, Director, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Director, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Director, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Director, Dr Md Shafiul Haider Chowdhury, Director, Alhajj Anwar Hossain, Director, M Kamaluddin Chowdhury, Independent Director were present in the event.
Among others, Deputy Managing Directors, Executives of Head Office, Guardians of Students were also present on the occasion.