Chhayanaut celebrates Sharat

Cultural Desk :

Cultural organisation Chhayanaut celebrated Sharat organising a programme at the Bakultala of fine arts faculty of Dhaka University on Friday. Artistes of the organisation entertained the audience singing songs and reciting poems on Sharat. Besides, the programme featured solo and group dance recitals.

‘Chhayanaut regularly tries to organise different programmes to celebrate different Bengali seasons. We have organised today’s progamme to celebrate Sharat,’ Chhayanaut general secretary Laisa Ahmed Lisa said. ‘Nowadays, very few cultural programmes are organised marking Sharat season. Such programmes can play an important role in making the younger generation aware of their roots,’ added Laisa Ahmed Lisa.

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Seminar on geoeconomics, trade held at BUP

News Desk : A seminar was held titled ‘Geoeconomics in the Aftermath of Covid-19 and recent Geopolitical Tensions: Trade Implications for Bangladesh’ organised by the Department of Economics under the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Bangladesh University of Professionals at Bijoy Auditorium of the university in Dhaka on Tuesday, said a press … Read more

DUJA celebrates 37th anniv

News Desk : The Dhaka University Journalists’ Association, one of the oldest organisations of campus journalists in the country, observed its 37th founding anniversary with festivities and different programmes on Monday. DU vice-chancellor professor Md Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the celebration programme by cutting a cake at the games room of the university’s Teacher-Student Centre in … Read more

Capitalism behind the current plight of literature: Serajul Islam Choudhury

News Desk : Serajul Islam Choudhury, professor emeritus at Dhaka University, said that literature in today’s world is struggling not because of technological advances but because of the spread of capitalism. He said so while addressing the 4th National Conference of Bangladesh Pragati Lekhak Sangha on Friday noon at the Centre for Advanced Research … Read more

Opening Ceremony of DUNMUN 2022 held

News Desk : Dhaka University Model United Nations Association, the most prestigious organisation of University of Dhaka, has organised the 9th session of “Dhaka University National Model United Nations (DUNMUN) 2022. The conference was held on 8th September under the theme, “Endorsing Freedom through Consolidating Unified Effort towards Global Consonance”. This year, the conference … Read more

National Poet Nazrul’s 46th death anniversary today

Cultural Desk :

Today is the 46th anniversary of the death of the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.

The death anniversary of Nazrul, widely known as the rebel poet, is observed in Bangladesh on Bhadra 12 according to the Bangladeshi Bangla calendar.

Different government and socio-cultural organisations, television channels and radio stations have chalked out elaborate programmes marking the day.

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Kazi Nazrul’s birth anniv today

Today is the 123rd birth anniversary of the national poet, Kazi Nazrul Islam.
The birth anniversary of Nazrul, widely known as the rebel poet, is observed in Bangladesh on Jaishtha 11 according to the Bangladeshi Bangla calendar.
A poet, lyricist, composer, playwright, novelist, revolutionary and journalist, Nazrul sang equally for freedom and love.
In his short artistic career of just over

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12-day int’l math workshop at DU concludes

The 12-day-long international mathematics workshop titled ‘scientific research school on mathematical epidemiology/biology’ ended Friday afternoon, with the concluding ceremony held at the AF Mujibur Rahman Ganit Bhaban on the Dhaka University campus.
The workshop, which began on May 9, was jointly organised by the mathematics

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Int’l workshop on mathematics begins at DU today

A scientific research school, titled Mathematical Epidemiology/Biology, will begin at the Department of Mathematics of Dhaka University today.
CIMPA, a nonprofit organisation working to promote mathematical research in developing countries, has organised the programme. France, Switzerland, Spain and

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Brac Bank, DU offer training to 60 entrepreneurs

Brac Bank and the University of Dhaka’s marketing department have provided a three- month training to 60 entrepreneurs, over half of them women, on developing managerial skills to expand and sustain businesses in the banking sector.
Participants of “Uddokta 101” later received certificates from Abu Farah Md Nasser

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DUJA gets new committee

Mamun Tushar of the Alokito Bangladesh and Sirajul Islam Rubel of The Daily Star have been elected as new president and general secretary of Dhaka University Journalists’ Association respectively for the year 2022.
This body will serve for the next one year. The election was held at its office.
Chief election commissioner and also former president of DUJA

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Mathematics Day to be observed at DU today

Bangladesh Mathematical Society will observe the 3rd International Mathematics Day at AF Mujibur Rahman Mathematical Building, Dhaka University on Monday.
The International Mathematical Union has set the theme for Mathematics Day 2022 — Mathematics Unites.
The event will be inaugurated by Dhaka University pro-vice-chancellor (academic)

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DU to hold ‘D’ unit entry exams for 2021-22

Amidst much debate, Dhaka University General Admission Committee has decided to hold D-unit entrance exams, under the social sciences faculty, only for admission seekers of academic year 2021-2022.
The decision was taken during a meeting yesterday, with VC Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman in the chair. Deans of the social sciences and arts faculties, Prof Zia Rahman and

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DU suspends in-person academic activities till Feb 6, halls remain open

Authorities of DU today decided to hold academic activities including classes and examinations virtually for next two weeks
Dhaka University authorities on Friday decided to suspend all kinds of in-person academic activities from January 21 to February 6 following the announcement of Bangladesh government on closure of educational institutions between today and February 6 to contain the spread of Covid infection.
On Friday noon, a press release confirmed this matter signed by Dhaka

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Gleeful reunion at Dhaka University

The Dhaka University campus was full of students as face -to -face teaching restarted yesterday after it was closed for 18 months due to the Covid 19 outbreak.
The students of DU that has been vacant for a year and a half rushed now everywhere on the campus such as classrooms, libraries, seminars and cafeterias.
Students were seen attending their classrooms in a lively environment in different academic buildings. They attended classes according to health guidelines and maintaining physical distance.
Madhu’s canteen was abuzz with

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