The international Mathematics Day was observed at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Saturday.
Teachers and students of Mathematics Department brought out a colourful procession led by Associate Prof Anisur Rahman, acting chairman of the department, from in front of Nuclear Scientist Dr MA Wazed Miah Science building at 12:30pm.
The procession, attended by about 300 students of mathematics, ended after parading through the campus.
Among others, the department’s teachers Mizanur Rahman, M Abdul Al Muhit, Atish Kumar Joardar, Kamrun Nahar, Asaduzzaman, Nurul Islam and Shajib were present on the occasion.
Meanwhile, IU authorities have suspended all programmes at its Teacher-Student Cultural Centre (TSCC) on the campus from March 13 to 25 to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Asked about the suspension, Associate Prof Anisur Rahman said: “Programmes at TSCC have been suspended but not processions.”
A mural of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will be opened at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on March 17, marking his birth centenary.
IU Vice-chancellor Prof M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari will inaugurate the mural installed in front of Jatirpita Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall on the campus, said hall Provost Prof Tapan Kumar Joadder on Friday.
The mural was installed in front of the hall to spread the ideology of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman among the new generation, he added.
Authorities of Islamic University (IU) have suspended all sorts of programme at its Teacher-Student Cultural Centre (TSCC) on the campus in Kushtia for 13 days to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
A press release signed by centre Director Prof M Mizanur Rahman on Friday said all kinds of programmes, including discussion, seminar, cultural event and reunion, at the centre have been suspended from March 13 to March 25.
They made the decision following the directives of IU Vice-chancellor Prof M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari, Prof Mizanur said.
Police on Wednesday recovered a cache of indigenous weapons from a residential hall of Chittagong University.
Police along with university administration conducted a drive at Abdur Rab Hall from morning to afternoon. It recovered 9 ‘ram da’(indigenous adaptation of the machete), a sack of stone and some sticks. However, police didn’t detain anyone.
University administration and members of proctorial body were present during the drive.
University administration informed that the drive was carried out to maintain congenial environment in the hall and ensure facilities to the students.
However, none was detained during the drive but some students attached to other halls were caught. They were released later after taking bond from them.
Contacted Prof Dr AKM Mainul Haq Miazi, Provost of Shaheed Abdur Rab hall, said “We are checking to ensure legal students are residing in the halls and also checking whether any illegal students are in the hall as part of our routine work. Such drive will continue.”
SM Monirul Hasan, proctor of the university, said that “As part of our measures, Proctorial Body and hall administration jointly conducted the drive at the Abdur Rab hall. At this time, some Ram da and sticks were recovered.”
Rajshahi University on Wednesday said it relieved chemistry Professor Laila Arjuman Banu of her duties as student's adviser for her irresponsible behaviour.
A statement signed by RU public relation office administrator Professor Provash Kumar Karmokar, said Professor Banu had been making false claims on social media after being removed from the post.
“She was not found at her workplace at important times. She used to be absent without informing the administration. That's why she has been removed,” he said.
Professor Banu was removed from her student advisor post on March 8.