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Two new syndicate members appointed at JnU

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): The government on Monday appointed two new syndicate members at the Jagannath University (JnU). JnU Vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Dr MijanurRahman confirmed the matter to the Daily Observer on Tuesday. The two new syndicate member are—Prof Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, Chairman of Board of Trustees and Former Vice Chancellor of East West University, and Prof Dr. Harunur Rashid, Vice-chancellor of National University. JnU VC said that according to the article 17 (1) of JnU ACT-2005, they had been appointed for the next two years, adding that the implementation of the ‘mega project’ in extending the JnU campus ...

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Milon missing: JnU students boycott class

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MNA Education Desk: The students of Physics Department of Jagannath University on Monday staged demonstrations on the campus boycotting class and exam for recovering their fellow, who went missing more than one month ago from the Mohammadpur area. No class and examination were held as the agitated students locked the gates of the department at about 9:30am. Later, they took position on the main road and locked the main entrance of the university. Being informed, the members of Proctorial body reached there, discussed with the students and unlocked the gates. The students alleged that the university authorities were yet to ...

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33-day vacation at JnU starts from today

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): A 33-day vacation at Jagannath University (JnU) will begin on Sunday (today) on the occasion of summer, Shab-e-Qadr, Jumu’atul-Wida and Eid al-Fitr, a press release issued by JnU Public Relation Office said on Saturday. All classes and academic activities will remain closed from June 4 to July 6 while the academic and administration offices will remain closed from June 18 to July 3. On the other hand, general students of the University expressed their happiness as the authority had informed them about the leave earlier. However, the classes and its offices will reopen on July ...

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JnU student goes missing

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Corespondent): A student of Jagannath University (JnU) went missing from the capital’s Shekhertek area last week. The missing student was identified as Md Sadekul Islam, a third-year student of Physics Department of the university. An uncle of Sadekul said that some unknown persons identifying themselves as law enforcement agencies picked his nephew up from a rented house on Tuesday last at 3:00am. However, a general diary was lodged in the regard, said Al-mamun, Sub Inspector (Investigation) of Adabor Thana, adding that the investigation is going on and they are trying their best to find out him.

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JnU inter-dept debate competition concluded

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): The concluding and prize giving ceremony of 13th Inter-department Debate Competition was held at the central auditorium of Jagannath University (JnU) on Wednesday. With the slogan ‘Bitorke Shanito Choitonno’, JnU Debating Society arranged the programme at 1:00pm. In the competition, JnU Public Administration Department became the champion while runner up was Anthropology Department. JnU Vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Mijanur Rahman distributed crests and certificates among the winners as Chief Guest. JnU Debating Society General Secretary Sabuj Rayhan conducted the ceremony with its President Shakil Ahmed in the chair. A total of 34 teams from 29 ...

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JnUSCF demands implementation of PM’s announcement

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): Samajtantrik Chhatra Front (SCF), a left-leaning student organisation of Jagannath University (JnU) unit on Tuesday demanded the cancellation of a 20-year long term Strategy Paper of UGC and implementation of the earlier announcement of Prime Minister in building new dormitories for the students of the university. They came up with the demands at a rally held on the campus at 12:00pm. JnUSCF Finance Secretary Prasenjit Sarkar conducted the rally with its General Secretary Kishore Kumar Sarkar in the chair. They warned that their demands will have to be implemented as soon as possible otherwise they ...

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LLM dept inaugurated at Jagannath University

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): The inaugural ceremony of Land Law and Management (LLM) Department of Jagannath University (JnU) and freshers’ reception of its first batch were held on the campus on Sunday. Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha inaugurated the dept as Chief Guest at the central auditorium of the university at 11:00am. He said that land law is one of the main pillars among the law related facts. However, many advocates are not aware of the land law, which is most important for the people of the country, adding that labours and farmers are being deprived of the rule ...

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Orientation, farewell programme held at JnU

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): A freshers’ reception and a farewell ceremony for the students of Psychology Department of Jagannath University (JnU) under 2016-17 and 2013-14 sessions respectively were held at its central auditorium on Monday. JnU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Mijanur Rahman spoke at the ceremony as Chief Guest at 11:00am with JnU Psychology Department Chairperson Prof Dr Ashoke Kumar Shaha in the chair. JnU Treasurer Prof Md Salim Bhuiyan and Life and Earth Science Faculty Dean Prof Dr Md Zakariya Miah, among others, were present as Special Guests at the ceremony. The freshers were greeted with flowers while ...

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JnU celebrates Pahela Baishakh with traditional festivity

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): Jagannath University (JnU) on Friday celebrated Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year 1424, amid huge enthusiasm and traditional gaiety. The auspicious occasion started with bringing out Mongol Shobha Jatra, a procession seeking well-being of all, with decorative replicas of animals as well as elements of Bangali culture led by JnU Vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Mijanur Rahman along with the participation of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon as Chief Guest from the university Shaheed Minar premises at 9:00am. At this, students, with traditional Baishakhi attire, of different educational institutions of ...

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Outreach session on digital sister held at JnU

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): An outreach session and group discussion titled ‘Digital Sister for the Unban Youth: Using New Technology for effective SRHR Communication for Urban Youth of Bangladesh’ was held at the central auditorium of Jagannath University (JnU) on Sunday. JnU Institute of Education and Research (IER) and James P Grant School of Public Health of BRAC University jointly arranged the programme at 10:00am. JnU Vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Mijanur Rahman spoke as Chief Guest at the session while JnU Arts Faculty Dean Prof Dr Md Salim, and IER Director Dr Monira Jahan were, among others, present as ...

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Group-based politics never exists in BCL: Obaidul

MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said that group-based politics will never exist in Bangabandhu’s Chhatra League. No group is also in the present BCL committee led by Sohag–Jakir. None would grab any post by making a group; rather leader would be elected according to his capability. The Minister Obaidul Quader, also Awami League General Secretary, came up with this comment as Chief Guest while addressing the BCL annual council-2017 of Jagannath University (JnU) unit at Science Faculty premises on the campus at 12:00pm. Pointing at BCL leaders and activists, he said ...

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Diamond World Music Festival launched at JnU

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): A two-day long music festival titled – Diamond World International Music Festival-2017 began for the first time on Jagannath University (JnU) campus on Tuesday. JnU Music Department in association with Diamond World Ltd organized the festival at the central auditorium of the university. The festival started with the song ‘Aanondo Dhonnee Jagao Gogone’ at 10:00am. Later, Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor inaugurated the festival as Chief Guest enkindling mongol prodip. JnU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Mijanur Rahman, Treasurer Prof Md Salim Bhuiyan and Diamond World Ltd Managing Director Dilip Kumar were present as Special Guests ...

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JnU fresher reception, farewell ceremony held on Tuesday

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MNA Education Desk: A fresher’s reception and a farewell ceremony for the students of Islamic Studies Department of Jagannath University (JnU) under 2016-17 and 2014-15 sessions respectively were held at its central auditorium on Tuesday. JnU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Mijanur Rahman spoke at the ceremony as Chief Guest at 11:00am with JnU Islamic Studies Department Chairperson Prof Dr Md Abdul Wadud in the chair. JnU Treasurer Prof Md Salim Bhuiyan and Arts Faculty Dean Prof Dr Md Salim, among others, were present as Special Guests at the ceremony. The freshers were greeted with flowers while the outgoing students received ...

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JnU suspended one for assaulting female students

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MNA Education Desk: The authorities of Jagannath University on Tuesday have temporarily suspended a student on charge of molesting some female students on the campus. JnU Vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Mijanur Rahman confirmed the matter to the Daily Observer. The suspended student was identified as Shafiqul Gani Shapon, a student of Sociology Department, bearing roll no B140404090 under 2014-15 session, of the university. The decision of the suspension was taken as the allegation was primarily proved true against him. Sources said that Shapon went to an altercation with some female students of Fine Arts Department during an exam period held ...

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A seminar on current issues held at JnU

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): A seminar on current issues was held at the central auditorium of Jagannath University (JnU) on Sunday. JnU South Asian Study Circle organized the seminar at 12:00pm with its Director Prof Dr Arun Kumar Goswami in the chair. JnU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Mijanur Rahman spoke as Chief Guest at the seminar while DU Political Science Dept Associate Prof Dr Sabbir Ahmed and International Political Science Association Member Dr Sinha MA Sayeed were, among others, present as discussants. In the seminar, JnU Political Science Dept Lecturer Dipak Kumar Biswas presented a paper on ‘US President ...

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2nd Indoor games’ prize giving ceremony held at JnU

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent):Jagannath University (JnU) Physical Education Centre on Thursday organizedthe prize giving ceremony of the ‘Second Indoor Games Compettion-2016’ on the Language Martyr Rafique Building premises. Prof. Dr. MijanurRahman,JnU Vice-chancellor (VC),as chief guest distributed prizes among the winners at 11:30am. National award-winning sportswoman and Guinness world record player ZoberaRahmanLinu, JnU Sports Committee Convener Prof DrMd Ali Noor, Indoor Games’ Sports Sub-committee Convener Md Ashraf-ul-Alam, BCL General Secretary SirazulIslamand Chief Engineer SukumarShahawere, among others present as special guests at the ceremony conducted by JnU Economics Dept Assistant Prof DipikaMajumder. Around 250 students of various departments participated in the ...

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Jagannath University launched National River Olympiad

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(JnU Correspondent) MNA National Desk: With the slogan ‘Janbe Jodi, JagbeNodi’, Jagannath University (JnU) launched National River Olympiad-2016 for the first time on Thursday. Riverine People and Samakal Shurid Samabesh jointly organized the Olympiad held at the central auditorium of the university at 9:30am. Noted research scholar, essayist, and writer Syed Abul Maksud inaugurated the Olympiad through releasing a bunch of balloons while the event started with the national anthem. JnU Vice-chancellor (VC) Prof. Dr. Mijanur Rahman spoke as Chief Guest at the discussion with Samakal Shurid Samabesh Adviser Prof. Dr. Milton Biswas in the chair. Samakal’s Executive Editor Mustafiz ...

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Buses vandalized by JnU students for beating fellow student

(JnU Correspondent) MNA National Desk: Several buses were vandalized by the students of Jagannath University (JnU) on Wednesday in front of its campus for beating a fellow student of them. The student was beaten by a bus helper over payment of half fare, a benefit the students can avail. Witnesses said that a group of students in the morning suddenly took position to the streets adjacent to Bahadur Shah Park and vandalized more than four buses of the Bihongo transport. Earlier on Tuesday night, JnU 9th batch student Mehadi Hasan locked in an altercation with the helper of Bihongo transport ...

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JnU pubilshed ‘A’ unit results, ‘D’ unit entry tests on Oct 28

(JnU Correspondent) MNA National Desk: JnU has pubilshed ‘A’ unit results while ‘D’ unit entry tests to be held on Oct 28, 2016. The results of entry test of ‘A’ unit (Science Faculty and Life and Earth Sciences Faculty) for the first year honors courses under the academic session 2016-17 at Jagannath University (JnU) was published on Wednesday , a press release issued by JnU Public Relation Office said. A total of 13,986 aspirants out of 58,897 passed in the test against 825 seats while 78 candidates vied for a single seat. The test was held simultaneously at 31 centers ...

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Jagannath University held Regional Zoology Olympiad 2016

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(JnU Correspondent) MNA National Desk: Jagannath University held a competition event titled ‘Regional Zoology Olympiad 2016’ of Dhaka ‘B’ region on Tuesday. Zoology Department of Jagannath University (JnU) in collaboration with Zoological Society of Bangladesh (ZSB) arranged the event on the campus at around 11:00am on October 25, 2016 with the Department’s Chairperson Prof. Dr. Md. Saiful Islam in the chair. About 100 students from the 11 institutions of the Dhaka ‘B’ region took part in the competition. JnU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof. Dr. Mijanur Rahman was present as Chief Guest while Dhaka University’s Zoology Department Prof. Dr. Gulsan Ara Latifa ...

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New campus for JnU at Dhaka’s Keraniganj

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MNA National Desk: The Jagannath University (JnU) will get a new campus at Dhaka’s Keraniganj at the outer edge of the capital. “We are really happy as the Cabinet has decided to do so,” Nurul Islam Nahid told a media briefing on Monday. The Education Minister also said that the new campus will be constructed at the site in Keraniganj, where the government has already cleared a project to build a 10-storey building as a residential hall for students. The JnU students protesting for construction of residential halls for them on the empty space of recently abandoned Dhaka Central Jail ...

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JnU students attacked by BCL activists

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MNA National Desk: Jagannath University (JnU) students who are now protesting for residential hall on the empty land of Dhaka’s old central jail came under attack allegedly by some activists of JnU unit of BCL on Sunday, as news agency reported. As part of their scheduled program, a group of students of the university took position on the campus and staged demonstrations to press home their demand. The students also staged demonstration in front of Bahadur Shah Park around 11am. At one stage, a group of JnU unit Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), allegedly led by its president Shariful Islam, appeared ...

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JnU students will continue strike

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MNA Editorial Report: The students of JnU (Jagannath University) announced that they will continue their strike on Tuesday and Wednesday. The students made the announcement after being blocked by police for marching to the Prime Minister’s Office in Dhaka, where they intended to submit a memorandum containing their demands. A group of JnU students brought out the procession demanding construction of residential halls for them on the empty space of recently abandoned Dhaka Central Jail since August 2. Around 10am in the morning, police blocked the students’ procession at Bangshal intersection. The law enforcers then fired blank shots and threw ...

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