Chattogram, Jan 24 (UNB) – A crew went missing as two goods-laden vessels drowned in the Bay of Bengal at Bhashan Char in Noakhali district on Thursday noon.
Deputy Director Mohammad Selim of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation ( BIWTC ) said ‘’Khaza Baba Faridpuri’’ with 1,700 metric tons wheat was going to Narayanganj when it reached the area and faced a powerful tide.
Although twelve crew members managed to swim safely to the shore, one went missing.
On the other hand, wheat-laden ‘’N Islam’’ drowned near the Bhashan Char area as another vessel collided with it, deputy director Selim said.
Dhaka, Jan 24 (UNB) - Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has hailed the advent of Education 4.0 in the country.
Touted as the reshaping of education through 9 distinct trends to meet the demands of the 4th Industrial Revolution (that we are living through at present), Hasan Mahmud said it was essential to tackling the challenges of the 21st century.
Ernst & Young LLP, a global consultancy, and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, or FICCI, in a recent joint report have sought to explain the concept as “high-speed internet, mobile technology, social media platforms etc. facilitating personalized learning anytime anywhere and changing the role of teachers to facilitators and mentors.”
Education 4.0, a four-dimensional education system will be applied in the country.
Terming the Bengali nation as brave and wise, Hasan Mahmud said “The Bengali nation is capable of leading the world.”
The minister came up with the remarks while inaugurating the adoption of Education 4.0 by the National Defence College (NDC) in Mirpur, for which he lauded the institution.
He assured the NDC authority that the government will provide all kinds of assistance from its end for the successful implementation of what some are hailing as a revolution in how we think about education, as the first-movers in the country.
“The four-dimensional education system has become necessary after the fourth (Industrial) revolution or internet reached the industrial sector,” the Information Minister said.
The minister quoted very high numbers for the number of internet and mobile phone users in the country, nevertheless his point is taken that Education 4.0 stands to help large numbers of people in Bangladesh walk side-by-side with the global community, while also helping to create leadership.
Dhaka, Jan 24 (UNB) – A court here on Thursday placed a trial court lawyer on a two-day remand in a case filed for ‘stealing’ a cheque for Tk 50 lakh which was an evidence in an under-trial case.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Moinul Islam passed the order when investigation officer of the case sought a 10-day remand after producing MA Hossain Khan, plaintiff’s lawyer in a cheque dishnour case, before his court.
According to the case statement, a cheque dishnour case was underway at a special trial court while the Tk 50 lakh cheque was attached with case documents.
MA Hossain Khan went to the Dhaka Special Judge Court-9 on January 21 and sought the case documents which included the cheque.
But when he returned the papers back, the cheque was missing.
Being asked about the missing of the cheque, Hossain Khan hurriedly left the courtroom.
Later, court office assistant Shamsunnahar Chowdhury filed a case with Kotwali Police Station in this regard.