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AL leader found dead in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : A local leader of Awami League was found dead at Islampur village in Sadar upazila early Tuesday. The deceased is Md Joynal Abedin, 50, son of Md Muslim Uddin of the village and general secretary of Jahangirnagar union AL. Superintendent of Police Md Barkatullah Khan said that Joynal remained missing since he went out of his home ...

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Man arrested for ‘raping’ mentally challenged girl in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police here on Saturday arrested a man for reportedly raping a mentally challenged girl in Fulsain area of Gopalganj in the district. The arrestee is Jakir Mia, 21, a carpenter and son of Joynal Mia of Barachak village in the upazila. Jakir violated the girl on Friday night when she was alone at her home, but her ...

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BD woman killed in New Zealand shootings while trying to save husband

Hosne Ara Parvin with her family. Photo: Collected Sylhet Office : Desperately looking for her physically-challenged husband, she started rushing to the male section of the mosque from the female one as soon as the attacker started shooting devotees indiscriminately. However, she was shot before reaching her husband and died instantly. Hosne Ara Parvin, 42, who along with 48 other ...

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Union digital centre catches fire in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A union digital centre caught fire in Biswanath upazila on Friday afternoon. The fire ensued after a solar power battery went off inside the digital centre of Khajanchi union parishad around 4pm, its entrepreneur Masud Ahmed said. He said two laptops, a photocopier, a printer and a PC were damaged by the fire. However, locals extinguished the ...

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Dr. Momen condemns New Zealand mosque shootings

Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen condemned the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand which left at least 49 people dead on Friday (March 15). New Zealand is among the countries which claim themselves terrorist-free. Such an incident is saddening, the minister told reporters in response to a question at Sylhet Osmani International Airport on Friday (March ...

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Man killed in clash over property in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : An elderly man was killed in a clash between two groups of villagers over the occupation of a piece of land registered as common property at Dhaknail in Kanaighat upazila on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Amir Uddin, 50 of Bakhairpar village. Abdul Latif of Goaljur village and former UP member Abdul jalil of Fakharchati village ...

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First phase of upazila polls peaceful: CEC

Sylhet Office : The first phase of the upazila election was free, fair and peaceful, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda said on Wednesday. “The first phase was held in a peaceful manner with the help of the local administration and the law enforcers,” he told a views exchange meeting with law enforcers at the deputy commissioner’s office. “The Election ...

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12 Nepali air crash victims remembered at RRMC

Sylhet Office : The authorities of Ragib-Rabeya Medical College (RRMC) in Jalalabad on Tuesday remembered 12 Nepali students who died in an air crash at Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal in 2018. Marking the day, various programmes were chalked out at its campus on Tuesday morning. Teachers and students began the day by placing wreaths at the portrait-stone on the ...

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Youth hacked dead in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A young man was hacked to death reportedly over previous quarrel centring seniority among friends in front of Madina Market in the city. The deceased was identified as Sabbir Ahmed, 20, son of Oliur Rahman of the area. Some unidentified miscreants swooped on Sabbir while he was talking with his friends in Kamarpotti area around 7 pm, ...

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Baniachang polls clash: Injured cop shifted to Dhaka

Habiganj Correspondent : A constable of Bangladesh Police sustained stab injuries during a factional clash of Awami League at a vote center in Baniachang upazila polls on Sunday (Mar 10). Critically injured Jamal Uddin has been taken to Dhaka by a helicopter for better treatment, Mohammad Ullah, Superintendent of Habiganj police said. Jamal Uddin was sent to National Institute of ...

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