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Japan to provide 500m Yen grant aid for primary education

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The Japanese government will provide 500 million Japanese Yen or approximately Tk 49.19 crore to Bangladesh as grant aid for the Primary Education Development Program-3 (PEDP-3). In this regard, ‘Exchange of Notes’ and ‘Grant Agreements’ are scheduled to be signed on Thursday at the Economic Relations Division (ERD) in city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar. ERD Secretary Md Abul Kalam Azad will sign the ‘Exchange of Notes’ and the ‘Grant Agreements’ on behalf of Bangladesh while Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Shiro Sadoshima and JICA Bangladesh Office Chief Representative Dr Takao Toda will sign the ‘Exchange of Notes’ and ‘Grant Agreements’ respectively for the government of Japan, said an ERD official.

E-commerce fair ‘E-fiesta’ held at BRAC University

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BRAC University Business Club (BIZ BEE) and the students of BRAC Business School (BBS) have successfully organized a day-long e-commerce fair ‘E-fiesta’ on Thursday at the university auditorium. The objective of this fair was to promote the concept of e-business and e-commerce among the future business leaders, to encourage the E-Business courses offered by BRAC Business School among the students and to create a platform for the e-commerce initiatives run by the current students of BRAC University for upgrading and endorsing themselves. FinalMoham...

SJIBL awards scholarships among students

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Shahjalal Islami Bank Ltd (SJIBL) awarded scholarships among the brilliant and poor students of the country. In connection to this, the bank arranged a scholarship awarding ceremony on Saturday at the BanghabandhuInternationalConferenceCenter in the city. A total of 500 students of different Colleges, MedicalColleges and Universities received the scholarship for their brilliant result. Each student received onetime taka fifteen thousand for SSC level and taka twenty thousand for HSC level, says a press release. AK Azad Chairman of Shahjalal Islami Bank Lted presided over the ceremony while the Governor of Bangladesh Bank Dr. Atiur Rahman was present as Chief Guest on the occasion.

Students urged not go to brokers for US visa assistance

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Consul General of the US Embassy in Dhaka Jamie Fouss on Thursday suggested Bangladeshi students interested to study in the United Sates not to go to brokers for assistance and refrain from submitting false statements saying it may permanently damage a student’s opportunity to study there. “I want to leave you with this strong message for both visitors and student visa applicants. No one should ever pay a broker for a guaranteed visa. These brokers can’t deliver,” he told reporters at a press conference at the American Centre. Fouss said false stories and fake documents often end up with a refusal and a permanent mark against the applicant, reports UNB.

SeU holds seminar on work safety

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School of Business Studies of Southeast University (SeU) organized a seminar on “Worksplace Safety: A Luxury or a necessity in the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises of Bangladesh?” on Saturday at SEU Conference Room in the city. SBSProf Dr Anwar Hossain, Vice Chancellor of Southeast University attended the seminar as  chief guest while Nafeez Al Amin, Lecturer, School of Business Studies presented the Keynote Paper in the seminar, says a press release. Brig Gen Md. Anwarul Islam (Retd.), ndc, psc, G+, Registrar,  Prof Dr Golam Ahmed Faruqui, Dean,...

RU students protest mismanagement, substandard dining in halls

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The residential students of Ziaur Rahman, Shamsuzzoha and Nawab Abdul latif halls at RajshahiUniversity on Tuesday went on demonstration protesting mismanagements in halls and to enhance food quality of the hall dining. They also demanded immediate resignation of the three respective hall's provost for their negligence in performing duties. ruWitnesses said, "around 11:ooam the agitate students of Ziaur Rahman hall brought out a demonstration inside the hall and chanted slogans gathering in front of the office of the hall provost Prof Nar...