• Monday, February 10, 2014

News in Brief

BRUR journalism dept lecturer recruitment test postponed

Our Correspondent, Rangpur
Recruitment test for the post of lecturer at the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR), has been postponed due to "unavoidable reasons."
New schedule for the test that was scheduled to be held yesterday will be published later, said BRUR registrar.
A reliable source told The Daily Star that the test has been postponed as the High Court on February 3 stayed the appointment process of the department for three months following a writ petition. A candidate who was selected and later approved for the post by the syndicate filed the petition seeking the stay order, said the source.


Saudi Arabia wants to recruit Bangladeshis in health sector

Staff Correspondent     
Saudi Health Minister Dr Abdullah Abdulaziz M Al Rabeeah yesterday expressed his country's willingness to hire more Bangladeshi doctors and health professionals.
He expressed his desire at a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart Mohammad Nasim in Riyadh, said a release.

Man's body recovered in capital  

Staff Correspondent
The body of an unidentified man, aged around 20 years, was recovered before the VIP gate of Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital last night, Ramna police said.
The body was sent to the Dhaka Medical College morgue for an autopsy.


One killed in road accident in Bhola

Our Correspondent, Bhola
A person was killed and another injured when a goods-laden three-wheeler hit a motorbike carrying them on Bhola-Bheduria road near Banker Haat area in Bhola Sadar upazila on Sunday.
The deceased was Mijanur Rahaman, 25, of Patabunia village. The motorcyclist, Bashir, was admitted to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Hospital.

Eight BNP, Jamaat-Shibir men arrested in Chittagong

Staff Correspondent, Ctg
Police yesterday arrested eight activists of Jamaat-Shibir and BNP in different areas of Sitakunda upazila in Chittagong in connection with several cases filed for carrying out subversive activities during recent hartals and blockades.
Of the arrestees, Mobarak Hossain, Omar Faruk, Jamal Uddin, Abul Kalam, Nazim Uddin and Abdul Hakim hail from Chittagong while Shariful Islam and Md Taher from Cox's Bazar, said Sitakunda police.

Gregorian '64 Bangla medium reunion on March 7

City Desk
The 1964 batch of St Gregory's High School in the capital will organise a reunion on March 7.
All of the batch are welcome to join and contact Dr Salehuddin Ahmed, managing editor of The Daily Star, at 01755616490 or email at sahmed46@gmail.com.

Australia gives Tk 1.5cr grant for community development 

Diplomatic Correspondent                
Australia yesterday provided a grant of Tk 1.5 crore to eight NGOs for community development in Bangladesh.
The NGOs received the grant at a ceremony at Australian High Commissioner Greg Wilcock's residence, said a press release. The NGOs are: The Asia Foundation, Acid Survivors Foundation, Shishu Polli Plus, Jaago Foundation, BLAST, ALWO, Kumudini Welfare Trust and The Glencoe Foundation. 

Registration for masters part-I at NU starts Feb 15

Our Correspondent, Gazipur
Online registration for masters part-I (private) at National University (NU) under the academic session 2011-12 will begin on February 15.
The deadline for registration is March 8 without late fine and March 29 with late fine.
More information can be found at www.nubd.info and www.nu.edu.bd, said a press release.

Published: 12:00 am Monday, February 10, 2014

Last modified: 2:33 am Monday, February 10, 2014

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