Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | ePaper

Discussion on 1971 Genocide held at NU

  • Print




A discussion on "1971 Genocide in Bangladesh as Reflected in Higher Education Curriculum" was held on Monday at the Senate Hall on National University (NU) campus in Gazipur.  Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Harun-or-Rashid presided over the meeting while writer and journalist Shahriar Kabir addressed it as the chief speaker, said a NU press release.
Pakistani researchers Anam Zakaria and Haroon Khalid also took part in the discussion.
Addressing the function, NU VC stressed on including the history of 1971 genocide in the textbooks to groom up the country's young generation with real birth history of Bangladesh. A full course titled "History of the Emergence of Independent Bangladesh" has been made compulsory for all NU students, he said.
Later, a documentary on the genocide in 1971 was screened at the function.  NU Pro-VC Dr Hafiz Md Hasan Babu, Treasurer Prof Noman Ur Rashid and a large number of teachers and officers of the university attended the discussion.

More News For this Category

'Non-compliant private varsities to face music'

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Tuesday warned of taking legal actions against the private universities failing to fulfill their conditions in running academic activities."There is no way other than

Different organisations including Sahebganj-Bagdafarm Bhumi Uddhar Sangram Committee formed a human chain in front of the National Museum in the city's Shahbag on Tuesday with a call to stop repression on indigenous Bangalees in Sahebganj-Bagdafarm in Gaibandha district.

Different organisations including Sahebganj-Bagdafarm Bhumi Uddhar Sangram Committee formed a human chain in front of the National Museum in the city's Shahbag on Tuesday with a call to stop repression on indigenous Bangalees in Sahebganj-Bagdafarm in Gaibandha district.

Birds Fair at JU on Jan 19

The day-long Birds Fair-2018 will be held on January 19 on the campus of Jahangirnagar University (JU). Department of Zoology of JU in association with Wild Life Rescue Center (WLRC),

BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia appeared before the special court on Bakshi Bazar Alia Madrasha premises in the city on Tuesday on two corruption cases filed by Anti-Corruption Commission.

BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia appeared before the special court on Bakshi Bazar Alia Madrasha premises in the city on Tuesday on two corruption cases filed by Anti-Corruption Commission.

Moderate to thick fog likely

Moderate to thick fog may occur over the country during midnight to today's morning and it may continue at places till noon, said a met office press release here on

Defence concludes arguments for 2 more fugitives in grenade attack case

The defence at the August 21, 2004, grenade attack case on Tuesday concluded placing arguments for two more fugitives accused at Dhaka 1st Speedy Trial Tribunal.Counsels for accused Munshi Mohibullah

JS body for intensifying operations against adulterated products

Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Commerce in a meeting recommended intensifying operations against adulterated products and faulty weighing machine to protect the rights of consumers. Committee Chairman Md

Md Jamal Uddin, recommended cadre (admin) for 36th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) receiving crest from the guests at a reception programme for newly recommended 36th BCS cadres and students of Bhola who admitted in Dhaka University  under 2017-18 session held at Mozaffar Ahmed Chowdhury Auditorium organised by Dweep, a DU based Bhola's students organization on Monday.

Md Jamal Uddin, recommended cadre (admin) for 36th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) receiving crest from the guests at a reception programme for newly recommended 36th BCS cadres and students of Bhola who admitted in Dhaka University under 2017-18 session held at Mozaffar Ahmed Chowdhury Auditorium organised by Dweep, a DU based Bhola's students organization on Monday.

'Meteorological services gain progress in past 10 years'

Experts at a seminar said the country has achieved a good progress in the metrological services in the past 10 years as a result of introducing modern technology. The meteorological

President of Bangladesh Mobile Phone Consumers Association Mahiuddin Ahmed speaking at a press conference in Journalist Nirmal Sen Auditorium in the city on Tuesday to meet its various demands including eradication of irregularities in the Telecommunication sector.

President of Bangladesh Mobile Phone Consumers Association Mahiuddin Ahmed speaking at a press conference in Journalist Nirmal Sen Auditorium in the city on Tuesday to meet its various demands including eradication of irregularities in the Telecommunication sector.