Satkhira, Jan 30 (UNB) – Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detained a teenage boy from the town’s stadium area on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in selling fake question papers of the upcoming SSC examinations.
The detainee Ishtiaq Hossain Ahmed Yeakub, 18, son of Nur Alam Mantu of Razpara in Rajshahi district, used to live in a rented house in Palashpole area of Sadar upazila.
Yeakub was involved in luring people to provide fake question papers of different public examinations including the SSC by creating a group in the social media site Facebook, said Lieutenant Commander BNMM Zahidul Kabir, deputy director of Rab-6.
The Rab team also seized a mobile phone set from his possession.
Khulna, Jan 29 (UNB) – After a long wait, finally the academic activities of Khulna Agriculture University (KAU) started with 150 students in three faculties in two rented buildings at Sonadanga residential area in the district.
Khulna City Corporation Mayor Talukdar Abdul Khalek inaugurated the small campus in the afternoon.
The promise Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made to the Khulna dwellers in 2011, has been implemented today, Khulna Mayor said while inaugurating the campus.
According to Sheikh Hasina's pledge, the bill was passed in Parliament in 2015.
Prof Dr Md Shahidur Rahman Khan, Vice Chancellor of KAU said that the university will run formally by admission of students from March.
“Initially University Grant Commission (UGC) granted 51 departments of seven faculties. But primarily its journey will start with 150 students in three faculties. At primary level the university started its journey with tk 500 crore 80 lacks”, he said.
University registrar Dr Khandakar Mazharul Anowar Shajahan, Deputy Commissioner Helal Hossain, Khulna Press Club president SM Habib spoke on the occasion among others.
Islamic University, Jan 29 (UNB) – A two-day international conference on “Global peace and Harmony: The Risale-i Nur Perspective”’ concluded at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Tuesday.
IU, Istanbul and Foundation for Science and Culture jointly organised the conference at Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium of the campus around 3 pm.
IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the concluding session as chief guest while Professor Alparslan Acikgenc of Uskudar University in Turkey, Islamic Foundation director general Shamim Mohammad Afzal and Professor Ishrat Ali Mollah of Calcutta University in India spoke as the special guests with theology faculty dean Professor AFM Akbar Hossain in the chair.
While addressing the conference, the speakers said that education is the harmonious development of body and soul.
IU English department assistant Professor M Sazzad Hossain Zahid and Al-fiqh and legal studies department associate Professor Nasir Uddin Al-Azhary jointly conducted the conference.
The researchers and scholars from different countries presented a total of 71 articles in the conference where around 1, 000 students and teachers of different faculties participated.
Islamic University, Kushtia, Jan 27 (UNB) - A two-day international conference on ‘Global Peace and Harmony’ commences Monday at the Islamic University in Kushtia.
The registrar’s office said IU and Istanbul Foundation for Science and Culture will be jointly organising the seminar on campus at the Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium, starting Monday at 9am.
University Grants Commissions chairman Professor Abdul Mannan will address the conference as the chief guest on the inaugural day while IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari will present the seminar as the chief guest on the concluding day, Tuesday
Professor Alparslan Acikgenc of Uskudar University, Turkey will address the conference as a keynote speaker while IU Pro-VC Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, IU treasurer Professor M Selim Toha and Islamic Foundation director general Shamim Mohammad Afzal will attend at various times as special guests during the conference.
Scholars and researchers of different countries would present a total of 71 articles at the conference, IU vice-chancellor Professor Rashid Askari said.
All the necessary preparations have already been taken to hold the conference in a peaceful atmosphere, he added.
Islamic University, Jan 26 (UNB) – Islamic University students on Saturday demanded election to their union.
A group of students, led by IU Chhatra Moitri President Morshed Habib and its secretary Abdur Rauf, submitted a memorandum to Vice-Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari demanding Islamic University Central Students’ Union polls.
They urged IU authorities to take initiatives to arrange IUCSU election.
Habib said the IUCSU election was a must “to ensure a democratic atmosphere on the campus.”
IU VC Askari told UNB that they would consider the matter in future, adding that there was no provision for election to the students’ body in their university act.