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RU mourns death of Prof Shirajul

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Vice Chancellor of Rajshahi University (RU) Prof. Mizanuddin expressed profound sock at the death of Prof Shirajul Haque, a former professor of RU Bangla Department. Prof Shirajul passed away on Wednesday.  In a condolence message, RU VC said Prof Shirajul’s contribution in the arena of education and research in Bangali Department is very much remarkable. ru professor sirajul haque photoProf Shirajul Haque awarded Shahadat Ali Akhando Prize, Bangla Academy Prize ...

Naushaba passes away at 83

Naushaba was the wife of I. H. Burney, founder and editor of Outlook (known for its free expression despite government persecution), who trained in journalism from Stanford University and went on to establish the Karachi Press Club. She was the mother of Shehryar Burney, ED Yellow and the eldest sister of Amina Saiyid, OBE, Managing Director of Oxford University Press, Pakistan and Syed Naved Husain, Group Director and CEO Beximco, says a press release. She was a gold medalist from Kinnaird College Lahore, completed her Bachelors from Columbia University, MA English (University of Oregon) and MA Journalism (UC Berkeley). She was the first Pakistani woman to have formally trained and qualified as a journalist and helped establish

IBBL Shari`ah Council member dies

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Mufti Abdur Rahman, former member of Shari`ah Council of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited passed away on Tuesday November 10, 2015(Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihe Raziun). He was member of the council from 1984 to 1992. He was 96 years old. Mufti copyEngr Mustafa Anwar, Chairman, Board of Directors and Sheikh Moulana Mohammad Qutubuddin, Chairman of the Shari`ah Supervisory Committee of Islami Bank expressed deep shock at his death and condoled the bereaved family members. His research work played important role in enriching Shari`ah based economy and...

PBL mourns death of its former director

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Former Director of Pubali Bank Limited (PBL), prominent industrialist and social worker Mohammed Yaqub passed away at a hospital in London on 03 October 2015 at BST 07:30 am (Inna Lillahe .... Razeun). Mohammad YaqubMohammed Yaqub was a renowned businessman and engaged himself with various social activities. He is father of M. Kabiruzzaman Yaqub, Present Director of Pubali Bank Ltd. He was born in a noble Muslim family in Sylhet. The members of the Board of Directors, all executives and employees of Pubali Bank Limited are deeply shocke...

Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Kalam dies

Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam died in Shillong on Monday after he collapsed during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management in the Meghalaya capital. Kalam, who was the 11th President of India, was a very popular head of state between 2002 and 2007. He was also known as India’s missile man for ensuring the success of Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP). kalam_apj_reutersKalam (84) took ill and collapsed at around 6:30 PM at the function. He was rushed to Bethany hospital in Nongrim hills ar...

Former DU Professor Dr. Fazlul Huq dies

Dr. A.K.M. Fazlul Huq, Former Professor of Soil Science at Dhaka University passed away in his sleep on Thursday morning at a local hospital. At the time of death his age was 93 years. Dr. Huq was born in Baufal Thana of Barisal district in 1921. His parents hailed from Chauddagram thana of Comilla district. He was a student of Chemistry at Dhaka University and completed his MSc. In 1943. While at Dhaka University he was University Blue in 1941 for being drthe best Athelete at the University that year. In 1983 the University retired his number and elected him ...