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Two killed in Sylhet ‘gunfights’

Sylhet Office : A suspected robber and an alleged terrorist were killed in separate gunfights in Bishwanath and Golapganj upazilas of Sylhet early Saturday. In Bishwanath upazila, an unidentified robber was killed in a  gunfight with police at Surirkhal area. Shamim Musa, officer-in-charge of Bishwanath Police Station, said they conducted a raid in the area around 3:30am acting on a tip-off.The ...

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Manipuri language learning centres opened in Sylhet

  Sylhet Office : A private organisation inaugurated two Manipuri language learning centres in Sylhet on Friday on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day. The Nayabazar Manipuri Language Learning Centre and Laldighipar Manipuri Language Learning Centre are located in Nayabazar Khushighat of the city. Cultural personality and Bangladesh Nritya Shilpi Sangsth Sylhet divisional President Onil Krishna Singh presided ...

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Flights on Sylhet-Cox’s Bazar-Ctg route to be introduced by June: Mahbub Ali

Sylhet Office :  State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali today said the government has taken an initiative to introduce flights on Sylhet-Cox’s Bazar-Chattogram route by June next. He came up with the announcement while speaking at a view-exchange meeting with leaders of the Sylhet Chamber of Commerce and Industry at a city hotel here this evening. ...

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China returnee admitted to Habiganj hospital

A Bangladesh student, who was released from quarantine in Ashkona Hajj Camp, has been admitted to Habiganj Sadar Hospital. Raihan, 28, a medical student, returned from China on February 8 and was in quarantine. Civil Surgeon Mustafizur Rahman said Raihan has been suffering from cold-related diseases and shoulder pain for the last three days.He has been kept in an isolated ...

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2 motorcyclist killed in Sunamganj road crash

Sunamganj Correspondent : Two motorcyclists were killed and two others were injured as their bike hit a roadside electric piler on Sunday evening at Maizbari area of ​​Sunamganj. The deceased were identified as Sohag, son of Nasir Mia of Maizbari area, and Pavel, son of Shamsun Noor, of the same area. Locals said the accident took place on Sunday afternoon ...

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Pailgaon Zaminderbari to be ‘reserved as archaeological site’

Photo : The frontal view of the Pailgaon Zaminderbari of Jagannathpur upazila in Sunamganj district. Sylhet Office : The Pailgaon Zaminderbari of Jagannathpur upazila in Sunamganj would be protected as a ‘reserved archaeological site’. A team from the Directorate of Archeology led by its Regional Director for Chattogram and Sylhet divisions Dr Md Ataur Rahman said this after a visit ...

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Tourists throng ‘Shimul Bagan’ in Sunamganj

  Alok Bappa, Sunamganj : Tourists thronged ‘Shimul Bagan’ in Tahirpur upazila to celebrate Pahela Falgun (first day of spring) and Valentine’s Day on Friday. ‘Shimul Bagan’, a garden of Shimul tree (scientific name Bombax ceiba), wore a festive look with the presence of hundreds of tourists in the area. Joynal Abedin, a tree love, planted about 3,000 Shimul trees ...

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Suspected Ansar al-Islam member held in Sylhet

RAB officials presents arrested Ansar al-Islam member in front of the media Sylhet Office : The detainee is Shafayat Ahmed Chowdhury, a second-year student of Sylhet International University Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a suspected member of the banned militant outfit Ansar al-Islam, formerly known as Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), in Sylhet on Wednesday. The detainee is Shafayat Ahmed Chowdhury, ...

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One killed in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : A rickshaw puller was killed when a truck hit a rickshaw in city’s Surma Market area on Wednesday morning. The deceased Rafiqul Islam was a resident of Chand Mia Colony, a suburb area in Sylhet and son of Lutfar Rahman of Taraganj upazila in Rangpur district. The accident took place around 7:30 am when a goods-laden truck ...

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UP member found dead in Habiganj

                Habiganj Correspondent : A union parishad member was found dead at Pukra village in Baniachang upazila on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Arun Das, 60, a member from ward-2 of Pukra union parishad. Anwar Hossain, chairman of the union parishad, said Arun went to nearby Kabirpur village on Monday night ...

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