Kushtia, Oct 2 (UNB) – A 7-day annual training programme of Bangladesh National Cadet Core (BNCC) of Khulna Regiment began at Islamic University (IU) on Tuesday.
IU Vice-chancellor Prof M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari inaugurated the function as the chief guest at Birsreshta Hamidur Rahman Auditorium of the university around 10:00am.
IU Pro-VC Prof M Shahinoor Rahman, Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha and Lt Col M Imran Azad of Sundarban Regiment addressed the programme as the special guests while BNCC chief coordinator Prof M Jahangir Hossain was on the chair.
A total of 205 cadet corps and trainers are taking part in the programme.
The participants will receive certificates after completion of the training to be ended on October 8.
Islamic University, Oct 2 (UNB) - The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushita on Monday issued show-cause notices to two of its teachers after a probe body found their involvement with teachers recruitment scam.
The decision was taken at the 242nd syndicate meeting with IU Vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari in the chair at his resident around 9:00 pm.
The two professors are associate Professor M Baki Billah Bikul of Bangla department and Professor M Shahadat Hossain Azad of English department of the university, said IU acting registrar SM Abdul Latif.
They were asked to submit their replies within seven working days, he added.
Necessary legal steps would be taken after getting responses from the teachers, he added.
On July 15, a total of four audio clips containing conversations between several candidates and the two teachers for appointing one of them as a teacher in the History and Culture department was leaked and went viral on the social media.
Later on July 16, the university authorities suspended Professor Azad from the post of provost of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall and Assistant Professor Bikul from the post of director of Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium.
The authorities also formed a three-member probe body headed by IU Business Administration faculty dean Professor Arabidu Shaha to investigate into the matter.
Islamic University, Oct 2 (UNB) – Professor Shamsuzzaman Khan, director general of Bangla Academy, was appointed as 'Bangabandhu Chair' Professor at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Monday night.
The decision of appointing him to the post was taken at the 242nd syndicate meeting of the university with its Vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari in the chair.
IU Pro-VC Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha, acting registrar SM Abdul Latif and, among others, were present at the meeting.
IU Pro-VC Professor M Shahinoor Rahman told UNB that they have appointed Shamasuzzaman to the post with a view to conducting research on 'Bangabandhu and Bangladesh' during his tenure so that the new generation could know more about the Father of the Nation.
Born in Manikganj district, Professor Shamsuzzaman Khan was the director general of Bangladesh National Museum and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.
The 'Bangabandhu Chair' was established at IU Bangla department on 20 July 2017.
Dhaka, Oct 1 (UNB) - The admission test of ‘A’ unit (Mathematical and Physical Sciences faculty) of Jahangirnagar University (JU) under the academic session of 2018-19 was held on Monday amid chaos over the distribution of question papers among the aspirants.
A total of 134 students of Bangla version were given English version question papers as they were sitting beside the English version students at the Social Sciences faculty.
At one stage, the Dean of Social Sciences faculty took the ‘Bangla version’ admission seekers to the Dean office of Mathematical and Physical Sciences faculty and they were given ‘Bangla version’ question papers with an extended time.
Dean of Mathematical and Physical Sciences faculty Prof Ajit Kumar Majumder said, ‘It happened due to an error in the seat plan. We’re trying to find out the reason behind it”
Meanwhile, the admission test of ‘D’ unit (Faculty of Biological Sciences) will be held on Monday and Tuesday.