Islamic University (IU)
A female student of Islamic University (IU) was found dead at her parents-in-law's residence in the Kathuli Mor area of Meherpur's Gangni upazila on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Tasnim Jahan Urmi, a fourth-year student of the folklore studies department of IU. Read: Islamic University student dies of cardiac arrest According to the woman's father, Tasnim got married to Ashrafuzzaman Prince more than four years ago. But her husband, a drug addict, often used to torture her. Neighbours found Tasnim’s body hanging from the ceiling of her room around 10pm. Later, she was taken to Gangni Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared her dead on arrival, said Abdur Razzaque, officer-in-charge of Gangni police station. Golam Kibriya, Tasnim’s father, said that Prince’s father informed him about her death on Thursday night. "He told us that my daughter was taken to the health complex as she fell sick." Read: Islamic University invites foreign students for 2021-22 Session "He told us that my daughter ended her life at the medical facility. We found several injury marks on her body that proved that she was toutured to death," he said. “The body has been sent for an autopsy," said OC Abdur. "Prince is on the run. Legal action will be taken against him if he's involved in any foul play," he added.
At least 20 people were injured in a clash between students of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia and local residents following an altercation on Thursday night. The identities of all the injured could not be known immediately but some of them have been admitted to IU Central Hospital, said Rofiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shailakupa police station. Read:BCL dissolves Islamic University unit committee IU students, however, claimed that 19 of the 20 injured were their peers, including Tanvir Ahmad of the folklore studies department, and Rezwan Siddiqi Kabbo of the law faculty. An outsider, named Suruj Ali, was also injured. In fact, around 10pm, a heated argument broke out between some IU students and the staff of a local bus near Sheikhpara Bazar, with the former accusing the latter of misbehaving with their peers that evening. The altercation took an ugly turn when the bus staff and some locals attacked the students with sticks and bricks, leaving 19 of them injured, according to eye-witnesses. Later, other students rescued the injured from the clutches of the attackers and took them to hospital for treatment. The locals, later, blocked the Kushtia-Khulna highway, armed with sharp weapons, stalling traffic on the high-speed corridor for nearly two hours. "After talks, our team managed to disperse the protesters and cleared the jam," said OC Rofiqul. Read: Foundation stones of two halls laid at Islamic University Meanwhile, a team from IU proctorial body, including assistant proctor Amjad Hossain, tried to pacify the agitated students, who vowed to resort to protests if the university authorities failed to solve the issue soon. IU proctor Professor M Jahangir Hossain said, “We are trying to resolve the issue”.
After a gap of nearly 18 months, Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia is all set to reopen its residential halls to students on October 9. Regular classes of all departments, however, will resume from October 20, IU information publication and public relations office director Ataul Hoque said. Read:Islamic University waives transport, hall fees from period of Covid-19 closure The decision to reopen the residential halls was taken at IU's 263rd syndicate meeting held at vice chancellor Professor Shaikh Abdus Salam's official residence Monday. The meeting was chaired by the VC. Students will have to produce proof of at least one dose of a Covid vaccine to access the residential facilities and attend the classes, Ataul said. The central library of the university, however, reopened on Tuesday. Read: Islamic University to start final exams from Sept 12 "All arrangements have been made to reopen the residential halls. But no student will be allowed to stay at the ‘gana room’ as it could cause a surge in Covid infections, the vice-chancellor said. Among others, IU pro-VC Professor M Mahbubur Rahman, treasurer Professor M Alamgir Hossain Bhuiya and acting registrar M Ataur Rahman were present at the meeting. Last month, a group of students staged a protest on the campus, demanding the university reopen the residential halls to the students on September 30.
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 student of Islamic University in Kushtia was assaulted allegedly by activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on the Rajshahi University (RU) campus on Thursday night.
Students of Islamic University (IU), which was established as a fully residential one, are facing great difficulties for lack of accommodation facilities at the university.
Islamic University, Sept 30 (UNB) - Assistant Professor M Mustafizur Rahman has been appointed as the new chairman of folklore studies department of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia.
Islamic University, Sept 23 (UNB) – Professor Dr M Mamunur Rahman of English department has been made the new chairman of the fine arts department of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia.