Ashik Abdullah Apu

June 10, 2020
June 10, 2020

Fear trumps family ties

Sudhangshu Kumar Saha, a deputy commissioner of taxes, passed away from Covid-19 recently. Tragically, his cremation could not be completed at his village home, nor did his wife and children bid...

June 2, 2020
June 2, 2020

DU halts Covid-19 testing at its labs

Dhaka University authorities yesterday stopped coronavirus testing facilities at its laboratories.

May 10, 2020
May 10, 2020

Looming Session Jam: DU considering holiday cuts

Dhaka University authorities are considering cutting holidays to prevent a looming session jam and make up for academic losses caused by the ongoing indefinite closure of the institution over the...

May 4, 2020
May 4, 2020

Iftar gatherings that once were

What was once one of the most happening, liveliest places in the city, full of youth, life, and culture, now remains almost deserted amid the

April 28, 2020
April 28, 2020

DGHS asks DU to be ready to test Covid-19

A month after writing to the health ministry stating their capacity to run coronavirus tests, Dhaka University authorities heard back from the authorities yesterday.

March 14, 2020
March 14, 2020

Coronavirus : Students at DU dorms worried

Room-1013 of Shaheed Sergeant Zahurul Haq Hall at Dhaka University, a four-bed room, is home to some 30 students, mostly freshers and sophomores; many crowd on the beds every night, while some have...

March 11, 2020
March 11, 2020

Major problems ignored; no sign of next election

Elections to Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) were held exactly a year ago with contesting panels pledging to take initiatives to curb accommodation crisis at the dormitories and to...

February 23, 2020
February 23, 2020

Evening Courses at DU: Business faculty to oppose shutdown

The business studies teachers are lobbying hard for continuation of the evening courses as the Dhaka University authorities are likely to decide tomorrow whether to stop enrolment of students in...

February 12, 2020
February 12, 2020

DU teachers uninterested in uniform entrance test

Most Dhaka University teachers and Ducsu leaders oppose the University Grants Commission’s move to hold uniform admission test for all public universities.

January 5, 2020
January 5, 2020

DU yells, ‘Period not a dirty word’

In a country where menstruation still faces myriad social, cultural and religious stigmas, which are big barriers to ensuring menstrual hygiene, a unique and much-needed initiative shines a light...