Sexism in our universities: A sobering reality

Women continue to face biases in education despite increased participation.

UIU ranks 3rd in Asia in CanSat Competition 2024

Team UIU Astro from United International University (UIU) has ranked 3rd in Asia and 11th globally in the CanSat Competition 2024 organised by the American Astronautical Society. 

Panda diplomacy explained

How some of the laziest animals in the world became so important in international relations.

Education

Education

RU admission tests to be held at 4 regional centres

The first-year undergraduate admission test for 2024-25 session at Rajshahi University will be held at four regional centres in Rajshai, Dhaka, Khulna and Chattogram.

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Non-fiction book fair begins at DU

The 7th edition of the non-fiction book fair will begin today on the premises of the Faculty of Business Studies at Dhaka University.

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Entire committee of Chhatra Odhikar Parishad DU unit resigns

The leaders and committee members of the Dhaka University unit of Bangladesh Chhatra Odhikar Parishad today resigned en masse from the organisation alleging violation of the organisation's constitution by its central leaders and their "sycophancy"

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66 schools closed amid flood in Kurigram

Academic activities of 66 primary and secondary schools and madrasas have been suspended due to ongoing flood in Kurigram district

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IU student assaulted by ‘BCL men’

A student of Islamic University (IU) was assaulted allegedly by Chhatra League activists on the campus in Kushtia today

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Dhaka University Day celebrated

The 102nd founding anniversary of Dhaka University, the oldest university in the country, has been celebrated amidst much fanfare and festivities

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30 hurt in BCL infighting at HSTU

At least 30 students of Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU) were injured after two factions of Chhatra League clashed over establishing supremacy on the campus on last night

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3 probe bodies formed over clashes at CU

The Chittagong University authorities have formed three committees to investigate sporadic clashes between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League

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Careers

Careers

3.7 lakh govt job posts vacant: minister

A total of 3.70 lakh positions out of 19.151 lakh government jobs remain vacant, Public Administration Minister Farhad Hossain said today

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Decision to increase age limit for govt jobs up to PM: minister

Regarding the education ministry's recommendation to raise the age limit for government jobs, Public Administration Minister Farhad Hossain today said it is subject to government policy

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Proposal sent to extend age limit for govt jobs to 35 yrs

Education minister sends letter to public administration ministry

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New PSC member Pradip Kumar Pandey takes oath

Newly appointed Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) Member Professor Pradip Kumar Pandey was sworn in today

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11,732 pass 44th BCS written exam; viva from May 8

A total of 11,732 candidates have passed the written tests of the 44th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations

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Govt to create over 10 lakh jobs in 5 years: Palak

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak has said Bangladesh is getting success rapidly in ICT sector as the government is working to transform the country into a “Smart Bangladesh” by 2041

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46th BCS preliminary exam on April 26

The 46th BCS preliminary examination will be held on April 26, the Public Service Commission (PSC) said today

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15,000 people to get jobs at RCC employment fair

A day-long job fair started at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-Tech Park in Rajshahi this afternoon in order to provide job opportunities to 15,000 people

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Young Icons

BRACU, MIST, and UIU qualify for University Rover Challenge finals

These three teams are among the top 38 competition finalists.

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Bangladesh’s “Bored Tunnelers”: The first South Asian team to qualify for Musk’s competition

The Bangladeshi team Bored Tunnelers, this year, has emerged as the first ever South Asian team to be among those top teams in the finals. 

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UIU and MIST secure 3rd and 5th position respectively in the Anatolian Rover Challenge

The Anatolian Rover Challenge (ARC) is an international rover competition for university teams.

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Bangladesh wins 1 silver and 3 bronze medals at European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad 2023

Bangladesh ranked 20th among 55 participating countries.

1y ago

IUB alumnus wins NASA grant for next gen space tech battery research

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Alumnus Md. Wahidul Hasan, a PhD candidate and Research Assistant at the South Dakota Mines, USA, and his team have won the prestigious NASA EPSCoR grant worth USD 750,000 to fund research into the next generation of lithium-sulphur batteries for use in space technology. The grant follows an innovation leading to the use of corn stalk residues to stabilise battery chemistry and nearly double charging capacity of current technology.

1y ago

Bangladeshi school students bag first prize at NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023

Six students from DPS STS School Dhaka secured first place at the NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023.

1y ago

Dhaka University secures 1st and 2nd positions at ICPC Asia Dhaka Regional Contest

DU secured the first and second positions while BUET came in third. 

1y ago

BRACU and AIUB rank 9th and 11th respectively in International Rover Challenge 2023

BRACU Mongol Tori from BRAC University (BRACU) and AIUB Robotic Crew from American International University, Bangladesh (AIUB) have ranked 9th and 11th respectively in the International Rover Challenge (IRC) 2023. 

1y ago
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Youth Multimedia

Youngsters who showed the world what our robots can do

Competing against 451 teams from 77 countries, the Bangladeshi robotics team "Robonium Bangladesh" clinched the 5th position in the World Robot Olympiad 2023 in the "Future Innovators (Senior)" category, held in Panama

Risking lives to attend classes

Arifa Khatun, a fourth-grader at Bostal Government Primary School in Sujanagar upazila of Pabna, has to travel to school using a boat every day, leaving her family concerned for her safety

Shakil becomes first Bangladeshi to complete the 'Great Himalaya Trail'

The 'Great Himalaya Trail' goes from east to west of Nepal through the Himalayan mountains. Less than 50 people from around the world have covered this 1,700km trail on foot. Ikramul Hasan Shakil from Phulbaria village, Gazipur became the first Bangladeshi to complete the adventure on July 9

CU campus: Music in the air

If you step inside Chittagong University's campus, the first thing that'll greet you is music. It's hard to miss music if you walk around the campus, from the iconic CU shuttle train station and academic buildings to the canteens, residential halls, roadside stalls, and streets. Music is everywhere!

What is Shammo doing now?

In 2019, Leuna Tasnim Shammo went viral on social media through her songs. Four years later, this little artiste still dreams about music

To foster creativity, we must understand its fluidity

Embrace creativity beyond traditional notions; it's not just for geniuses. Cherish everyday innovations to nurture your creative potential.

2w ago

Why it is important to step out of your comfort circle

Stepping out of your comfort zone leads to personal growth, new experiences, and valuable networking opportunities.

2w ago

Why do we attach our self-worth to achievements?

Explore overcoming the harmful belief that self-worth is tied to achievements and finding genuine self-acceptance.

2w ago

Getting into the Cambridge Rising Women Leaders Programme

The Cambridge Rising Women Leaders Programme is an opportunity tailor-made for competitive corporate women with leadership aspirations.

3w ago

UIU Mars rover team chasing big dreams at this year’s URC

The team is participating in the 2024 University Rover Challenge (URC) finals with its YGGDRASIL rover.

3w ago

BRACU students secure 1st, 2nd, and 4th positions at National Mathematics Olympiad

Students from BUET, IUT, and SUST also secured positions in the top 10.

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Why you should consider doing an exchange semester abroad

The concept of exchange semesters has long been popular in the education sector. Yet, it remains relatively unfamiliar to Bangladeshi university students.

4w ago

Why IUT is called “red heaven”

Tranquil is probably the best way to describe the Islamic University of Technology (IUT) campus.

4w ago

Young University Rankings 2024: NSU first, BRACU second in Bangladesh

North South University (NSU) has secured the top position among all universities in Bangladesh in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2024. NSU ranked in the 301-350 bracket in the rankings. BRAC University was placed in the 351-400 bracket, ranking second in Bangladesh.

4w ago

Navigating higher education alongside motherhood

Navigating motherhood amidst academics poses immense challenges, demanding resilience and support.

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