Dhaka, Mar 4 (UNB) – Dhaka University (DU) Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman on Monday said the upcoming elections to DU Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) and hall unions will be participatory, free and fair.
“No one can interfere in and foil the election. If anyone tries to do anything illegal, the university authorities will take instant actions,” he told a briefing on the Ducsu polls at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the university.
The DU VC urged the student bodies to maintain an atmosphere of peaceful coexistence and practise democratic norms on the campus ahead of the elections billed for March 11. "I hope all the student bodies will follow the code of conduct and won’t support any activities that may hamper the election environment," said Prof Akhtaruzzaman, also the Ducsu President.
Describing Dhaka University as a place of pracitising ideal democracy, he said, "Different ideologies are the beauty of a society and it can sustain in a liberal, humanitarian and non-communal society only."
DU Pro-VC (Academic) Prof Dr Nasreen Ahmad, Pro-VC (Admin) Prof Dr Muhammad Samad, Chief Returning Officer of Ducsu polls Prof SM Mahfuzur Rahman, candidates from different students’ platforms, independent aspirants, journalists and others were present.
Islamic University, Mar 3 (UNB) - The Public Administration Day was observed at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Sunday amid festive mood and much enthusiasm.
Marking the day, the teachers, students, officials and staff of Public Administration department brought out a colorful procession around 11:30am.
The procession started in front of Mir Moshrraf Hossain academic building and ended at Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium after parading main roads of the campus.
IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the programme as the chief guest while pro-vice-chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman attended as the special guest with the departmental chairman Professor Zufiquar Hossain in the chair.
Sadiqur Rahman and Shammi Akter Ontora, students of the department, jointly conducted the programme attended by over five hundred teachers and students including Public Administration Day celebration committee convener Professor AKM Motinur Rahman, Professor Begum Rokshana Mili, Professor Mohammad Selim and Professor Mohammed Asaduzzaman took part on the event.
Later, discussion and cultural programmes were held at the auditorium.
Jahangirnagar University, Mar 3 (UNB) - Jahangirnagar Theatre Troupe (Auditorium) staged its latest production “Chilekothar Sepai” in the sixth day of the ongoing Drama Fest at Selim Al Deen Muktamancho on its campus on Saturday.
The weeklong drama festival has been arranged by Jahangirnagar Theatre (Auditorium) with the title “Bongo Milon Nattya Utshabh – 2019”.
Marking 50 years of the Mass Movement of 1969, Jahangirnagar Theater staged its 93rd production.
The drama “Chilekothar Sepai” was directed by the Dipankar Chakrabarty and it was adopted from the Aktaruzzaman Elias’ popular novel with the same titled.
The story evolved around the mass movement of 1969 of our country.
Dhaka, Feb 27 (UNB) - Nine meritorious students from different departments under the Faculty of Pharmacy of Dhaka University (DU) on Wednesday received the “Dean’s Award” for their excellent academic results in Bachelor of Pharm examinations of 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Besides, 14 more students were also provided scholarship.
Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman distributed the awards and scholarship among the students at a function held at the TSC auditorium of the university.
Dean of the DU Faculty of Pharmacy Prof Dr SM Abdur Rahman presided over the function while Pro-VC (Administration) Prof Dr Muhammad Samad and Treasurer Prof Dr Md Kamal Uddin addressed it as special guests.
Chairman of the Department of Pharmacy Prof Dr Sitesh Chandra Bachar delivered the welcome address.
The DU vice-chancellor called upon the students to prepare themselves with the combination of merit, truthfulness, patriotism and honesty and become good human beings.
The awardees are Fahad Imtiaz Rahman, Mahfuza Afroz Soma, Parsa Sanjana Haque, Poushali Saha, Mahmudul Hasan, Halima Akter, Farzana Kabir, Sabiha Enam Spriha and Taslima Binte Kamal.
The recipients of scholarship are Parisa Tamannur Rashid, Mokaddas Flora Ananta, Faria Tasneem, Luba Binte Mahbub, Tanzia Islam Tithi, Nazifa Tabassum, Md Sabbir Hosssain, Saimon Shahriar, Rashmia Nargis Reyda, Sowkat Jahan Shipa, Asef Raj, Kazi Milenur Rahman Prattay, Ahad Chowdhury and Sadia Tasnim Mina.