On July 26, Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore has been conferred D Litt (Honoris Causa) by West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi at a special convocation of Kazi Nazrul University (KNU) held at the Raj Bhawan. Tripathi, who is also the university Chancellor, also conferred D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) on renowned scientist at the Bhaba Atomic Research ..
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Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has decided to scrap the quota system in government services after thousands of students marched across the country in protest against a controversial policy of setting aside jobs for special groups. The students began the protests against discriminatory quotas for government jobs, leaving scores of people injured at the Dhaka ..
Who was Nazrul? He was a famous Bengali poet, musician and revolutionary who pioneered poetic works invoking powerful spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression. Full name was Kazi Nazrul Islam, sobriquet, ‘Bidrohi Kobi’ (Rebel Poet). Period: Birth May 25, 1899 – Death August 29, 1976 His intense poetic work and nationalist activism earned him the ..
EC asks Government to withhold 4.5% minorities sub quota The Election Commission asks the government to withhold the 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities in the five poll bound states for now. The direction will remain in force till the poll process is over in these states. The decision to give this share to the ..
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims observed The International Road Federation (IRF) observed the World Day for Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. The United Nations had endorsed it in 2005 as a global day to be observed every third Sunday in November each year, making it a major advocacy day for road traffic ..