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Civil Surgeon dies from dengue in Habiganj

Civil Surgeon of Habiganj Md Shahadat Hossain Hajra died of dengue fever at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Sunday night at the age of  53. Confirming the news, Nikhil Deb Sharma, Senior Medical Technologist of Habiganj surgeon office said that Hajra breathed his last around 10:15 pm. He left behind his wife, a son and a daughter to mourn his death.Shahadat Hossain ...

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Youth’s floating body recovered from Dhalai river in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : The body of a day labourer, who went missing on July 13, was found floating in Dhalai river at Companiganj upazila in Sylhet on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Helal, 28, son of Nuru Mia, a resident of Rajnagar village of the upazila. Police said that a group of eight workers went to lift stones ...

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2 electrocuted in Habiganj

  Habiganj Correspondent : Two persons died in separate incidents of electrocution in Madhabpur and Habiganj sadar upazilas Saturday (July 20). The deceased were identified as Abdun Nur, 25 and Sohag Mia, 25. Local sources said Sohag was electrocuted while decorating a wedding house in Afzalpur village in Madhabpur, in the afternoon. Police recovered the body and sent to Habiganj ...

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Father, son killed by lightning strike in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : A man and his son were killed by lightning strike at Pagnar Haor in Jamalganj upazila of Sunamganj on Friday morning. The deceased were identified as Banu Hossain, 40, and his son Sumon Mia, 14, hailing from Shantipur village at Fenarbak union of the upazila. Locals said the tragic incident took place at 7:00 am when a ...

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SUST to join unified admission test system

SUST Correspondent : The Shahjalal University of Science and Technology on Wednesday decided to join a proposed combined entry test system to reduce the suffering of the admission seekers. Vice-Chancellor Prof Farid Uddin Ahmed told on Thursday morning that the decision was taken at the 156th academic council of the university. “It’ll be effective from the 2020-21 sessions,” he said, ...

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50,000 people marooned in Moulvibazar

Moulavibazar Correspondent : An estimated 50,000 people were stranded in the district as rivers continue to swell from incessant rain and onrush of water from upstream. Monu, Dhalai and Kushiara rivers are flowing 85cm, 24cm and 53cm respectively above the danger level. According to Moulavibazar Water Development Board, new areas were inundated after an embankment collapsed at Bishnupur village in ...

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SUST Students Protest Against Rape

SUST Correspondent : Students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) have organized human chain and procession against the rape of women and children across the country. Human chain was held in front of the central library building of the university on Sunday noon. University’s `Sommilito Sangskritik Jot’ (Combined Cultural Alliance) organized it.   There were participated hundreds of ...

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Lightning kills father, son in Sunamganj

Sunamganj  Correspondent : A father and his son were killed in lightning at Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj district on Saturday morning. The deceased were identified as Haridul Islam, 42, and his son Tara Mia, 12, resident of Maniktila village of Dokhin Shripur union of the upazila. As the death news spread, a pall of gloom descended on the area.Locals said ...

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30 schools shut in Sunamganj for flashflood

Sunamganj Correspondent : Academic activities at 30 government primary schools in Tahirpur upazila have been suspended as the institutions went under flood water due to incessant rain for the last six days and onrush of hill water. The students of the flood-affected areas can’t attend classes as all the classrooms and playgrounds went under water, said Abu Syed, acting education ...

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Farmers busy cultivating T-Aman Paddy in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Farmers in Sylhet division have been engaged in the cultivation of T-Aman paddy in a bid to achieve highest yield, officials and a number of farmers said. Seedbeds have already been prepared on a total of 11,288 hectares of land against the target of 21,028 hectares, an official at the divisional office of DAE said on Monday. ...

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