University of Dhaka

Ex-students still occupying seats at DU dorms

A huge number of students, who had graduated from Dhaka University years ago, are still staying at its Ziaur Rahman Hall illegally, a house tutor of the dormitory said at a meeting with top...

March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019

DUFA cricket on Friday

A day-long cricket carnival, titled DUFA Premier League, will be held on Friday at Jagannath Hall with former Dhaka University students from 1995-96 session taking part in six-a-side cricket.

February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019

University of Dhaka, the national champion of Jessup 2019

From the 31 participating teams, University of Dhaka emerged as the champion of Jessup Bangladesh 2019, and Eastern University as the runner-up team.

September 5, 2018
September 5, 2018

Lawyer's notice warns DU of contempt charges

A Supreme Court (SC) lawyer yesterday sent a notice to the Dhaka University vice-chancellor, proctor and treasurer for taking steps to hold Dhaka University Central Students Union (Ducsu) election...

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

DU takes U-turn, says it never banned outsiders

Dhaka University authorities take a U-turn claiming it never said “outsiders” were prohibited at campus and blame the media for misrepresenting it.

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

DU teacher threatens to call cops on students

A teacher of Dhaka University threatens to call the police on students pressing for release of a friend who is in police custody for involvement in the quota reform movement.

October 26, 2017
October 26, 2017

The lost purpose of education

The University of Dhaka has long prided itself as the premier educational institution of our country. Since its establishment in 1921, it has come to be known as the oldest modern university in...

June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017

Serajul Islam Choudhury: A multi-dimensional teacher

If “life is lived forward but understood backward”—as the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard once put it—Choudhury can look back and easily say in the words of the Turkish poet Nazim Hikmet: ...

August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016

Admission irregularities: SC asks 10 pvt medical colleges to show cause

The Supreme Court issues a show-cause order to the authorities concerned of 10 private medical colleges to explain why they should not be prosecuted and imposed penalty for admitting 153 students...

July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016

DU VC attacked, registrar suspended over yearbook

Dhaka University’s vice chancellor is attacked and its registrar suspended over its annual publication that mentioned Ziaur Rahman as the first president of Bangladesh.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Muggers stab 2 sibling students of DU

Two students of Dhaka University who are also siblings were stabbed by muggers at Tikatuli in Dhaka.