Deep shock at the demise of Abdul Latif, Former Deputy Librarian, University of Dhaka

Mr Abdul Latif, Former Deputy Librarian, University of Dhaka died at Square Hospital, Dhaka, on 15 November 2018.

Mr Latif was very much active for Library activities of Bangladesh and he worked as a Treasurer of Library Association of Bangladesh on several periods. He also worked as a faculty member of Asian University of Bangladesh in the Department of Library and Information Science. As a person and professional he was a moderate, cooperative, and had a positive attitude towards the profession.

May Allah accept him in Jannatul Ferdous.

The librarian Times expresses deep shock at the demise of Abdul Latif and conveys sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Bangabandhu and Muktijuddho corners set up to preserve Liberation War memory at Stamford University Library

Guests seated at the Muktijuddo corner after the inauguration.

Bangabandhu and Liberation War Corner (Muktijuddho Corner) has been established in Stamford University, Bangladesh on 17 December 2018. Ms Fatinaz Feroz, Chairperson, Board of Trustee of the University inaugurated the corner with the presence of other trustee members. Mr Zakir Hossain Munshi, Barrister AKM Farhan, and Farhanaz Feroz. Ms Rumana Haq Rita, Director, Library and Trustee board member of Stamford University conducted the event.

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Prodip Roy, Editor-in-chief, The librarian Times awarded CC Global Summit Scholarship 2019

Rajesh, NSTU, Dec 23, 2018 

Prodip Roy, Editor-in-chief, The librarian Times

Prodip Roy, Editor-in-chief, The librarian Times has been awarded CC Global Summit Scholarship 2019. As the recipient of CC Global Summit Scholarship CC has invited Prodip Roy as a guest attendee to the Summit. To defray transportation costs associated with travel to the Global Summit, CC awards, Prodip Roy a travel grant. This includes the cost of the flights to and from the Global Summit, as well as covering the cost of the registration fee and accommodation in Portugal for the Summit.

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New Appointment of Dr Md Anwarul Islam

Dr Md. Anwarul Islam, University Librarian, Sher-e-Bangla Agriculture University has been appointed as the Director (Planning, Development & Works) as his Additional Charge.

Earlier Dr Anwar worked as a Registrar (Acting) of the University.

The depth of Dr Anwar’s academic leadership experience in university portfolio and planning capabilities make him an ideal candidate for the university. It is mentioning that Dr Anwar is the current Secretary-General of Library Association of Bangladesh (LAB).

On behalf of the librarian Times Congratulations to Dr Md. Anwarul Islam.

International Hult Prize-2019 ‘On Campus’ was held at Noakhali Science and Technology University

International Hult Prize-2019 ‘On Campus’ was held for the first time at Noakhali Science and Technology University in collaboration with Institute of Information Sciences, United Nations and Global Clinton Initiative on 5 December, 2018 Wednesday. Touhidur Rahman Adil, student of Institute of Information Sciences, has been selected campus director for the Hult Prize NSTU on-campus programme. Shamima Yesmin, Hult Prize NSTU convenor, is hopeful that the selected team from NSTU has as good a chance as anyone to win this year’s Hult Prize. Vice-chancellor Professor Dr M Wahiduzzaman and Treasurer Professor Dr Mohammed Faruque Uddin of Noakhali Science and Technology University were present as guests of honour.

Noakhali Science and Technology University Vice-chancellor Professor Dr. M Wahiduzzaman, Hury board of final, finalist team, organizers, sponsors and others posed for a photo on December 5 at the Grand Finale of Hult Prize On Campus

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‘Curriculum Development Workshop’ for BSS program of Institute of Information Sciences was held at Noakhali Science and Technology University

Institute of Information Sciences (IIS), Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU) organized a workshop on curriculum development on Friday 10 December 2018 at Department Virtual Classroom- 1 in Noakhali Science and Technology University. As a chief guest, Professor Dr M Wahiduzzaman, Vice-Chancellor of Noakhali Science and Technology University inaugurated the daylong workshop. Professor Dr Mohammed Faruque Uddin, Treasurer, Noakhali Science and Technology University was also present as a special guest in that workshop. The workshop was presided by Dr Abdullah-Al Mamun, Director of Institute of Information Sciences, Noakhali Science and Technology University.

Vice-chancellor Prof. Dr M Wahiduzzaman and other guests pose for a photo at the workshop

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Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor unveils two books at Bangladesh Asiatic Society

Mukta, December 15, 2018

“Our Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is highly sincere for funding research development in Bangladesh. She already instructed the ministries for developing research in the different areas of the Art, Literature, History and Cultures’’- Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor said while unveiling two book titled “HISTORY OF BANGLADESH, Early Bengal in Regional Perspectives” and “National Atlas of Bangladesh” in the Bangladesh Asiatic Society Auditorium at December 9, 2018. The minister also shared that this current Government is highly emphasizing in the research sector and give the highest allotment offer to develop in the research sector in Bangladesh.

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