Journalist Tawab Khan has been awarded 'Ataus Samad Memorial Trust Lifetime Achievement Award' for his outstanding contribution in the country's journalism.
Meanwhile, five meritorious students of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ) of Dhaka University (DU) have received stipend from the samej trust for their academic performance in the BSS examination of 2015.
DU VC Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique handed over it to the awardees as chief guest at a function held on Sunday at Prof Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury auditorium of the university. The recipients of Ataus Samad Memorial Scholarship were Md Shariful Islam, Anando Kumar Shil, Farzana Akter, Fahima Ahmed Kachi and Dulal Samadder. Late Journalist ABM Musa had donated money to introduce the Ataus Samad Trust Fund at DU earlier.