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  • Dravid turns down Honourary Degree

    Indian batting great Rahul Dravid has turned down a honourary doctorate degree offered to him by the Bangalore University, saying he would instead like to earn the degree through academic research in the field of sports.

  • CCCL-IUB Sports Carnival held

    The Division of Student Affairs (DoSA) of Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) organised a CCCL-IUB Sports Carnival on

  • ULAB to play in int'l cricket tournament

    University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) secure a place in the Red Bull Campus Cricket World Finals which will begin from September 5 in Sri Lanka.

  • Teachers extend ‘no agitation’ till Feb 23

    Public university teachers have extended their “no agitation” plan over their issue of eradicating discrepancies in new pay scale until February 23.

  • Guns, God and grievances: Belgium's Islamist "airbase"

    "A breeding ground for violence" the mayor of Molenbeek called her town, speaking of unemployment and overcrowding among Arab immigrant families, of youthful despair finding refuge in radical Islam.

  • When enough is enough

    Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.

  • Attenborough family photos released

    The anniversary of Richard Attenborough's death has been commemorated with the release of previously unseen family photos.

  • Memo for university teachers’ separate pay scale

    Public university teachers place a memorandum to the education ministry demanding separate pay scale for them.

  • VAT on private universities

    Finance minister's proposed 10 percent value added tax (VAT) on around 160 private sector universities including medical and engineering colleges has not found favour with those who have been targeted.

  • Academia's missing middle

    THERE is a perplexing problem in Bangladesh's “universities,” especially in the private universities. A significant number of departments of these universities are staffed by faculty members who are of very senior rank (professors).