Islamic University, Apr 13 (UNB) - Islamic University in Kushtia will usher in the Bengali New Year on Pahela Boishakh Sunday by commencing a three-day Boishakhi Fair.
The fair will continued till Tuesday, according to the IU Public Relations Office (PRO).
The university will organize its own Mangal Shobhajatra, with teachers, students, officials and staff of the university bringing out the procession from in front of the university’s administration building shortly after sunrise on Pahela Boishakh, the very first day of the Bengali calendar.
After marching through the main streets of the campus, it will end at the IU Bangla Moncha, according to M Ataul Haque, the head of the PRO.
Following the procession, IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari will inaugurate the fair as the chief guest. Pro-vice-chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, treasurer Professor M Selim Toha and acting registrar SM Abdul Latif are expected to join him.
After that a cultural programme will be held with the participation of the teachers and students of different departments of the university.
A total of 150 stalls have been erected for the fair, Ataul added.
Islamic University, Apr 13 (UNB) - The students of Islamic University (IU) on Saturday demonstrated demanding exemplary punishment of the perpetrators who are behind the death of Feni madrasah girl, Nusrat Jahan Rafi.
Bangladesh Chhatra Moitri, a left leaning student body of IU unit brought out a procession and formed a human-chain in front Mrittunjoyee Mujib Chatter of the university around 12 pm.
IU Chhatra Moitri unit secretary Abdur Rauf alleged that the state has failed to ensure safety and security in the society.
They urged the government to take immediate actions against the killers of Nusrat and threatened to continue their protest until their demands are met.
Later, another group of students also formed a human-chain seeking justice for Nusrat on the same place.
On April 6, Nusrat was set afire at an examination centre allegedly by people loyal to the principal after he was arrested and subsequently suspended as she had accused him of sexually harassing her.
NusratJahan lost her battle for life at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on April 11 night, five days after the incident.
Jashore, Apr 11 (UNB) – The authorities of Jessore University of Science & Technology (JUST) on Thursday suspended one of its employees over stalking a female student on the campus.
Suspended library official of the university Md Rakib Rahman was also served a show cause notice seeking explanation as to why he would not be relieved of the job.
A four-member body has been formed to investigate the allegation, said an official order signed by the university registrar.
The committee has been asked to submit report within three days.
Dhaka, Apr 11 (UNB)- A total of 21 students of various departments under the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded ‘Dean’s Award’ for their outstanding academic results in BS (Hons) examinations of 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Besides, 3 teachers of the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences have received Dean’s Award for research works.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman handed over the awards to the awardees as the chief guest at a function held at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the university on Thursday .
Dean of the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences Prof. Dr. A.S.M. Maksud Kamal presided over the function while Pro-Vice Chancellor (Administration) Prof. Dr. Muhammad Samad and Treasurer Prof. Dr. Md. Kamal Uddin addressed it as special guests.
The teachers who received the award are Prof. Dr. Kazi MatinUddin Ahmed (Geology), Prof. Dr. Md. Kawser Ahmed (Oceanography) and Lecturer Md. Yousuf Gazi (Geology).
The students who received the awards are- Zannatul Ferdous, Naznin Bintey Hayder, Nishat Tasnim Kakon and Dola Dutta (Geography and Environment), Mahmud Al Noor Tushar, Afroza Parvin, Tamanna Meheran Shemu, Sumiya Sadeak, Sharaf Anika Hoque, Farjana Zareen Maria, Fatematuz Zohora Nishi and Md. Tariqul Islam (Geology), Nazma Ahmed, Shamima Ferdousi Sifa, Ariful Islam, Tanzim Hayat, Nawar Wadud Khan, Falguni Sarkar, Tanzeem Hossain, SumaiyaTabassum and Ayesha Islam (Disaster Science and Management).
Jahangirnagar University, Apr 11 (UNB) – A fresher’s reception ceremony was held at Jahangirnagar University (IU) campus in Savar on Tuesday amid festivity.
Bangladesh University Grants Commission Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan inaugurated programme organised for the students of 48th batch of 2018-19 academic sessions at Zahir Raihan Auditorium in the campus.
Pro Vice-chancellor Prof Amir Hossain (Administration) and Pro Vice-chancellor (Academic) Dr Nuul Alam accompanied by Treasurer Prof Sheikh M Munjurul Haque, Registrar Rahima Kanij and deans of all faculties, among others, were present on the occasion.