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13 January, 2019 00:00 00 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 13 January, 2019 12:09:02 AM
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JU observes 48th founding anniversary
Correspondent, JU

The 48th founding anniversary of Jahangirnagar University (JU) was observed yesterday on the campus amid festive mood. To mark the day, the whole university area wore a festive look as over thousands of former and current students of different departments and institutes, teachers, officials and employees gathered in a daylong programme on the campus. JU Vice-Chancellor Prof Farzana Islam inaugurated the day events as the chief guest by hoisting the national flag and releasing balloons in front of the Business Studies faculty in the morning. Addressing the function, Prof Farzana Islam said, “The aim of a university is create new knowledge which can serve the world. So, we want to build up our university as knowledge producing factory’. “We have many achievements in last 48 years. We have supplied many scholars from this university who are working different sectors in home and abroad. Now our major aim is to maintain standard quality of education in this university here’, she added.
Pro-VC (administration) Prof Amir Hussain, Treasurer Prof Sheikh Monjurul Huq, Acting Registrar Rahima Kaniz, Deans of faculties and Provosts of dormitories were present at the inaugural session among others. Later, a colorful rally, led by JU VC brought out from the Business Studies faculty that ended at Selim Al Deen Muktamancha after parading different streets on the campus. The daylong programme included a puppet show, staging drama, and cultural function organised by Student Welfare and Counselling Centre of the university at the Selim Al Deen Muktamancha. The day event ended through folk song presented by eminent folk singer Momotaz Begum MP in the evening. Mentionable, JU was founded on August 20, 1970, and formally began the academic activities as a residential university on January 12, 1971, with four departments, 21 teachers, 150 students, and three residential halls.


RU to install murals of 4 national leaders
BSS, Rajshahi

Rajshahi University (RU) has adopted an initiative of installing murals of four national leaders- Syed Nazrul Islam, Tajuddin Ahmed, AHM Kamaruzzaman and Captain Monsur Ali- on the campus as soon as possible. “We have taken the initiative as recognition of their laudable and heroic contribution to the nation and its independence,” said Prof Ananda Kumar Saha, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of RU, while talking to the news agency yesterday. “We want to depict and highlight their contribution before members of the new generation,” he mentioned. Prof Saha says design formulation work has already been completed. The work on the Tk 1.27-crore mural will start very soon, he added.

 

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Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

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