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Momen for expansion of Sylhet City Corporation

Sylhet Office : Keeping in mind the increasing population pressure and adapting to all newer facilities of a modern city, Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen today laid emphasize on expansion of Sylhet City Corporation to increase civic amenities of city dwellers. “If Sylhet City Corporation extends, civic facilities will increase,” he told a meeting on “Expansion of Sylhet ...

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Dr Shafiqur Rahman made Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Dr Shafiqur Rahman has been elected the Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami. Previously, he was the secretary-general of the party. Jamaat’s Member (Rokon) elected him through direct voting held from October 17 to November 10. The Election Commission confirmed the result on Tuesday announcing him as the Ameer, said a press release. Dr Shafiqur Rahman was born in ...

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6 deceased of B’baria train accident from Habiganj

The deceased Habiganj Correspondent : Out of 16 train passengers killed in Kasba upazila of Brahmanbaria early Tuesday (Nov 12), 6 of them were from Habiganj. Ali Mohammad Yusuf, 30, of Sadar municipality, Adiba Akther, 4, of Baniachang upazila, Sujan Miah, 25, son of Abul Hasim of Chunarughat upazila, Yasin Alam, 42, son of Alamgir Alam of Bahula village, Rubel ...

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Awami League’s Misbah Uddin Siraj calls Sulatan Mansur a ‘traitor’

Sylhet Office : Awami League central organising secretary advocate Misbah Uddin Siraj called Sultan Mohammad Mansur, a Member of Parliament from Moulvibazar-2 constituency, a “traitor”. Misbah branded Mansur, a former organising secretary of ruling AL, with the title while speaking as a special guest in the triennial council of Kulaura upazila unit of the party in Moulvibazar on Sunday. In ...

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Helpline ‘333’ now in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Helpline service ‘333’ has been launched in Sylhet to provide information on the procedures of receiving public services which will be available for 24 hours. Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen launched the call centre Saturday at a ceremony at Kazi Nazrul Islam Auditorium here with Deputy Commissioner M Kazi Emdadul Islam in the chair. “We’ve ...

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Drawing salary without teaching: MP Ratan’s wife terminated

Sunamganj Correspondent : Tanvi Jhumur, second wife of lawmaker Moazzem Hossain Ratan of Sunamganj-1, has been terminated from the post of assistant teacher of Teghoria Government Primary School of Sunamganj Sadar upazila. The directorate of primary education (DPE) has sacked her from the job after allegations of drawing regular salary and other allowances without teaching for months ware found true ...

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Admission to the ‘Dope Test’ for the first time in SUST

SUST Correspondent : Shahjalal University of Science and Technology will start admission through Dope Test for the first time in the country. The program will be launched through the students of the 2019-2020 academic year starting from November 12. VC Professor Farid Uddin Ahmed confirmed that. He said, ‘From now on every hall and class-based dope test will be done. ...

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Sunamganj MP’s second wife seldom takes class but draws salary regularly

Sunamganj Correspondent : Allegations of drawing regular salary and other allowances without teaching for months have been raised against a female teacher of Teghoria Government Primary School of Sunamganj Sadar upazila. Assistant teacher Tanvi Jhumur, second wife of Awami League lawmaker Moazzem Hossain Ratan of Sunamganj-1 constituency, has been absent from her workplace without getting leave for last 10 months. ...

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Farmer killed in Habiganj clash

A farmer was killed in a clash between two groups over previous enmity at Haripur village of Baniachang upazila in Habiganj on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Fazal Mia, 18, son of Bajlul, hailing from same area.Quoting family members, police said that Fazal Mia had a long-running dispute over a trivial matter with Salman Mia.On Wednesday night, Fazal ...

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100 Years of Tagore’s Visit to Sylhet: Commemorating with joy and festivity

Photo: Former finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhit and SCC Mayor Ariful Haque Choudhury take part in a procession yesterday, marking the hundred-year anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore’s visit to Sylhet. Sylhet Office : Celebrations marking the hundred-year anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore’s visit to Sylhet kicked of yesterday in the city. Tagore arrived on November 5, 1919, attended many programmes in ...

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