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  • Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid talks on free textbooks distribution

    Nahid clarifies his bribe statement

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday clarified his remarks on bribe, saying his comment, which has taken the country by storm, has been misconstrued due to "partial" publication in some newspapers and online portals.

  • HSC Result

    The education minister's dilemma

    Those who have done well in the higher secondary exam results on Thursday (August 18, 2016) have earned the right to show their exuberance as depicted in the media.

  • Pre-primary books to be in 5 ethnic languages: Nahid

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid says the government decides to print pre-primary level books in five ethnic languages from the next academic year.

  • Shaymal Kanti Bhakta

    ‘I was humiliated by a lawmaker’

    Six days after his humiliation by a mob, Shyamal Kanti Bhakta is reinstated as the headmaster of a Narayanganj school.

  • Nahid orders investigation

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday asked the deputy commissioner of Kushtia to investigate the incident of a

  • Minister orders probe in 'rape of teacher' by headmaster

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid ordered an investigation into the incident of a teacher being allegedly raped by the headmaster in Kushtia.

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    Govt opens probe

    In the wake of severe criticism on social media, the education ministry has launched a probe into the incident of public humiliation of a headmaster in Narayanganj for his alleged derogatory comments on religion.

  • HSC exams begin on Sunday

    This year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will begin on Sunday across the country, says Education

  • Trouble over hacker ad

    An English coaching centre has landed in trouble for publishing an advertisement that allegedly inspired people to become hackers.

  • 1,209 schools get show-cause notice

    The education ministry has served show-cause notices to 1,209 institutions for not responding to an earlier order to pay back the additional exam fees that they charged students before the last year's Secondary School Certificate exams.

  • Two schools to adjust additional amount

    Two private schools in the capital have announced they would adjust the additional money they had collected as tuition fees with the fees for February in compliance with a government order.

  • Refund extra fees or face legal action

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday reaffirmed that legal action would be taken against the education institutions failing to return additional fees within the deadline.

  • Return extra fees or face action: Minister to schools

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid once again warns of legal actions if schools fail to return additional tuition and registration fees collected from SSC examinees by the next seven working days.

  • Return extra fees

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday asked the educational institutions to return within seven working days the additional money they had collected as tuition fees and registration fees for the SSC examinations.

  • No extra marks to raise pass rate: Nahid

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday said there was no instruction from the government to give higher scores to the

  • Minister hopes for solution, teachers vow to continue protests

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid assures the agitating university teachers of solving the deadlock over “disparity” in the new pay scale through discussion.

  • Education minister inaugurates textbook distribution

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid inaugurates textbooks distribution programme among students

  • Textbooks on time

    More than 44 million primary and secondary level students are set to receive new textbooks on the first morning of 2016, as around 33 crore copies of textbooks are ready for free distribution.

  • Nahid hints at meeting on salary row

    Following public university teachers' threat to close their institutions, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday

  • Students to get textbooks on time: Nahid

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today assured that the printing of textbooks would be completed on schedule and school students would get them by the start of next year.

  • Govt to control staffing in pvt education bodies

    The government plans to regulate staffing in non-government schools, colleges and madrassas, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said today.

  • Yet another meeting ends without headway

    Yet another meeting between public university teachers and Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has ended without major headway.

  • JSC, JDC exams from November 1

    Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations will begin from November 1.

  • Nahid sorry over class XI admission seekers’ hassle

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid expresses sorrow for the “hassles” the candidates are facing over class XI admission process for the academic session 2015-2016.

  • Education budget lamentable

    It is no wonder that Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid is lamenting the poor budgetary allocation for his ministry, with only Tk. 4000 crore allocated for educational development purposes, while other ministries have been given Tk. 16,000 crore to realise their development objectives.

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  • Law minister gets death threat

    It is now Law Minister Anisul Huq who receives death threats after his cabinet colleague, the education minister, received the same.

  • Govt determined to hold HSC exams in time: Minister

    The government is determined to hold the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations as per the schedule despite hartals and ongoing blockade, the education minister Nurul Islam Nahid said.

  • HSC exams on schedule, Nahid reiterates

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid reiterates that the HSC and equivalent exams will begin on April 1 as per schedule

  • Tomorrow’s Dakhil exam postponed

    The government postpones the Dakhil examinations scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday) following extension of hartal by the BNP-led 20-party political alliance.