Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:10:38 AM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter


Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

University Grants Commission
City Desk
A day-long workshop on 'Curriculum Format' was held yesterday at UGC Auditorium.  UGC in association with Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) organized the workshop. The objectives of the workshop are to formulate a time-befitting and standard curriculum for enhancement of the country's higher education. Prof Abdul Mannan, Chairman, UGC graced the function as the Chief Guest. Prof Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Member, UGC presided over function. Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, Member, UGC was present on the occasion. Dr. Md. Khaled, Secretary, UGC delivered the address of welcome on the occasion. Renowned curriculum expert Prof Dr. Md. Siddiqur Rahman, former Director of IER, Dhaka University and Prof Dr. Md. Mozahar Ali, Director, GTI, Bangladesh Agricultural University were present as Resource Persons at the workshop. Prof Abdul Mannan, in his speech said that the arena of higher education is getting changed with the passage of time. A time-befitting and standard curriculum is highly needed to survive in this competitive world. He stressed the need for incorporating contents on socio-economic demands, national development and facing the challenges of globalization in the curriculum. UGC Chairman further said that a huge number of the country's population is youth force. These young populations need to be equipped with the updated knowledge and skills. Considering the matter, UGC in association with HEQEP has taken the initiative for formulating a time-befitting and standard curriculum, he added.  Prof Yousuf Ali Mollah, in his presidential speech said that curriculum format is just a guideline. It should be designed on the basis of the country's socio-economic condition and needs.
Pharma Science Club
The Pharma Science Club (PSC), Department of Pharmacy, University of Asia Pacific (UAP) organised the Pharma Fiesta 2017 at UAP Plaza yesterday. A total of 34 participants from 08 universities participated in the contest in two segments of Pharma Olympiad and Poster Exhibition. In Pharam Olympiad, Jahangirnagar University, North South University and Southeast University have won first three positions while Dhaka University, North South University and UAP secured Champions, 1st and 2nd runner up positions respectively. Prof Dr. Mohiuddin Ahmed Bhuiyan, head of the department  distributed prizes among the winners. The fiesta also included stall exhibition, brand name competition, health check up and gaming and  drug puzzle. Earlier, Prof Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Vice Chancellor, UAP addressed program as the Chief Guest. In the event, tow pharmaceutical companies: Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Sanofi Bangladesh Ltd took part in the event .

Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Editorial »

Suu Kyi`s speech cannot silence the critics

STATE Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi finally broke her silence on the Rohingya refugee crisis Tuesday insisting that her country was not "afraid of international scrutiny." But her speech in Naypyidaw drew widespread criticism, such as; she did not denounce atrocities against Rohingyas and claimed the government needed ...

Football »

Bayern`s Arturo Vidal is celebrated after he scored the third goal for Bayern during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Schalke 04 and Bayern Munich at the Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Tuesday.

Football »

A moment of the match of the Marcel Bangladesh Championship League Football between Uttar Baridhara Club and Feni Soccer Club at the Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city's Kamalapur on Wednesday. The match ended in a goalless draw.

Entertainment »

Feels good that like-minded people are in CBFC: Vidya Balan

Last month, much to the relief of filmmakers and the audience, the Censor Board of Film Certification underwent a revamp in August. Padma Shri recipient and lyricist Prasoon Joshi replaced Pahlaj Nihalani as the chairperson and revered film personalities like Vidya Balan and TS Nagabharana became board’s new members. Hopes ...

Entertainment »

Leonardo DiCaprio announces $20 million environmental grants

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has announced that his Foundation will give $20 million in grants to more than 100 environmentally focused organisations. The new grants, ranging from wildlife and habit conservation and combating climate change to the defence of indigenous rights, increase the organisation's total direct financial impact to over $80 ...

International »

Iran in UN spotlight as Trump threatens nuclear deal

AFP, United Nations :Tehran will defend itself on the world stage on Wednesday with President Donald Trump threatening to trigger a new international crisis by pulling out of the Iran nuclear accord.Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is to address the United Nations General Assembly, where worried world leaders are fearful of ...

City »

Residents of Dolaipar area in the city facing acute water crisis as water with bad smell has been coming from the WASA line. People have to collect drinking water from the only WASA pump in the areas standing in long queue.

Editorial »

Our inactive diplomacy is deplorable : We shall need armed support

IT'S almost a month since Myanmar has started to push Rohingya Muslims illegally into Bangladesh; creating a burden for an economically weaker country like ours. Our government waiting eagerly for the international power houses to act quickly and solve the problem for us. But all our so-called proven friends like ...

Entertainment »

Antora Azim`s web series Basic Ali

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Few years ago, Antora Azim started her acting career through Adnan Al Rajib’s a play titled Middle Class Sentiment. Under his direction Antora also performed as a model in a TV commercial of Banglalink. Later she took break from media for her study. She again started shooting ...

Entertainment »

Bhoomi item song by Sunny Leone faces Censor scissors - fans to face disappointment

The Censor Board always has a last laugh because of the immense powers vested with it. And with power comes responsibility. The Central Board of Film Certification is a statutory censorship and classification body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. Bhoomi has been at the receiving ...

City »

BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury, among others, at a discussion on `Bangladesh`s Position in Rohingya Crises` organised by Bangladesh Youth Forum at the Jatiya Press Club on Tuesday.

International »

Trump expresses his hopes for peaceful settlement to ME crisis

AFP, United Nations :US President Donald Trump again expressed his hopes for a peaceful settlement to the Middle East crisis Monday as he met Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Netanyahu was the first leader to have a one-on-one with Trump at the US president's first United Nations General Assembly, an annual ...

International »

Hong Kong leader demands end of independence talk

Reuters, Hong Kong  :Hong Kong's leader urged an immediate end to independence debates in the Chinese-ruled global financial hub on Tuesday, warning that the issue was harming the city's relationship with Beijing's Communist Party leaders.Insisting that the government did not want to intervene on university campuses, Chief Executive Carrie Lam ...

Sports »

Canada`s Brayden Schnur (right) and India`s Yuki Bhambri shake hands after the match during Davis Cup singles tennis tournament action in Edmonton, Alberta on Sunday.

Editorial »

Rice crisis must be resolved — police action not enough

THE government on day before yesterday directed the law enforcement agencies and Deputy Commissioners (DC) to arrest illegal rice hoarders in the country. The directive comes in the wake of introducing open market sales (OMS) of coarse rice at Tk. 30 per kg, double the previous year's price, across the ...

Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Write a comment to this news