A day-long stakeholder workshop on quality assurance was held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Wednesday with a view to making qualified graduates.
IU Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) organised the workshop at Birshreshtha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium in the campus around 11:00am.
IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the workshop as the chief guest and resource person while Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha spoke as special guest with IQAC director Professor KM Abdus Sobahan in the chair.
Around three hundred students of different departments took part in the workshop.
Bangladesh History Association on Tuesday postponed its 20th Annual International conference that was scheduled to be held in National Academy for Educational Management (NAEM) from March 20-21.
The Association took the decision in an emergency meeting, said a press release signed by association’s General Secretary Prof Dr Asha Islam Nayeem.
Dr Nayeem said they had to postpone the event responding request of some participants due to the global threat of coronavirus.
“Health and safety of our valued partners, participants, and visitors from home and abroad is the topmost priority for us, we can’t take any risk over the matter”, she added.
Death toll from coronavirus outbreak, which was first reported in China last year, climbed to 3,830 on Monday. According to information of Worldometer, it has infected 110,071 people globally but a major portion of the infected people recovered.
The Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) on Tuesday directed all offices and educational institutes to remain cautious to tackle the current situation by taking preventive measures to stop further spread of the coronavirus.
DSHE issued a notice on its website describing all the cautionary measures on Tuesday.
The notice has also directed to follow the instructions of The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) for prevention of the virus.
Two Bangladeshis, who recently returned from Italy, tested positive for COVID-19. The third infected person had come in contact with one of the returnees.
Death toll from coronavirus outbreak, which was first reported in China last year, climbed to 3,830 on Monday. According to information of Worldometer, it has infected 110,071 people globally but a major portion of the infected recovered.
The university authorities have organised a ragging prevention rally to eliminate ragging from the campus on Monday.
Teachers, officials and staff started the rally from Amar Ekushey premises of the university campus around 10:30 am. The rally ended with a brief meeting in front of the Faculty of Business Studies.
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) Prof Dr Nurul Alam said,"We will not allow any ragging on the campus. The university administration maintains zero-tolerance level against ragging”.
Acting Registrar Rahima Kaniz said the administration had issued a notification regarding ragging and its punishment to make everyone aware. Everyone hates social disorder like ragging and say 'no' to ragging.
Director of Student Welfare and Counseling Center Dr Md Abdul Mannan Chowdhury said ragging was a scary thing. Ragging can stop someone’s study.
Director of the Wazed Mia Science Research Center and President of the Teachers Association Dr AA Mamun said ragging is a punishable offense and those accused of ragging must be brought under the law.