Private universities authorities called for the review of the University Grants' Commission directives to stop assigning students' grades without holding semester finals, enrolling new students without admission tests, and holding tests online due to the coronavirus situation. Private universities owners' association as well as top administrators said that they were just two or three weeks from finishing the spring semester and took some decisions for the crisis period so that the students d
With the murder of Abrar Fahad fresh in everyone’s minds, agitating students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology yesterday took an oath to resist terrorism and communal forces on the campus. “We will collectively prevent the rise of all sorts of terrorist activities and evil communal forces on the campus. Imbued with morality, we will uproot all the discriminatory cultures and abuses of power,” the students said in unison. “Together we will make sure that no inno
Ifti Mosharraf Sakal, one of the key accused of Abrar Fahad murder case, today confessed that he along with other BCL men tortured Abrar that led to his death. Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury recorded the confessional statement of Sakal after DB Inspector Md Wahiduzzaman, investigation officer of the case, brought Sakal at his chamber this afternoon. After recording the statement, the magistrate sent Sakal, social welfare secretary of Buet unit BCL, to Keraniganj Centr
The authorities of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU), in a sudden announcement, declared a 15-day holiday starting from tomorrow on the occasion of Durga Puja amid ongoing protests demanding resignation of the vice chancellor. The BSMRSTU authorities also issued a notice asking resident students to vacate all six dormitories by 10:00am today. The students however refused to vacate the halls, and said they cannot leave the campus right now due to
A young man who found a wallet containing €2,000 (£1770; $2200) in cash on the street in Rome refused a reward after returning it to its owner. Mossan Rasal, a 23-year-old Bangladeshi citizen, went directly to the police after spotting the item on the pavement in the Italian capital on Friday. It was then arranged for the owner to collect the wallet from Mr Rasal. He was thanked for his honesty but said "I did not do anything exceptional," adding: "That money wasn't mine."
The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulator Commission has ordered mobile phone operators to ensure in seven days that the Rohingya refugees do not get access to mobile phones. The telecom regulator wrote to the operators on Sunday regarding the issue, BTRC Senior Assistant Director Md Zakir Hossain Khan told bdnews24.com. “You were instructed to ensure that the Rohingya people do not get access to the mobiles for the sake of state security and importance, law and order and publ
Lacey Evans received a match against Bayley after sharing teatime with WWE management, as The Lady agreed with Charlotte Flair’s assessment that Bayley isn’t up to the high standard of representing the Women’s division on SmackDown LIVE. Bayley came right at Evans in this non-title matchup, clearly looking to make a statement to Flair ahead of their SmackDown Women’s Title clash at WWE Clash of Champions. The titleholder very soon got the chance to make the statement right in fron