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British MPs in Sylhet to clean up Surma

Sylhet Office :  Sylhet is called the Second London. This myth could be prevalent because a large number of Sylhetis live in Britain. There are indeed some similarities. London is situated on the banks of the River Thames while Sylhet is on Surma River banks. It could be that, with that attachment in hearts, a 22-member delegation, comprising three MPs ...

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2 killed in Sylhet truck-auto rickshaw collision

Sylhet Office :  A driver and a passenger were killed while three others injured after a collision between a truck and a CNG-powered auto-rickshaw in Companiganj Upazila of Sylhet on Sunday (September 15). The accident happened at Khagail area on Bholaganj road. Two victims were—passenger Khairul Islam, 25, son of Moinuddin of Barni village of the Upazila and driver of ...

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OC, SI injured after attack by absconding ex-BCL leader

Habiganj Correspondent : OC and SI of Nabiganj police station have been injured after getting attacked by a listed criminal and former leader of upazila Chhatra League. OC (investigation) Uttam Kumar and SI Fakhruzzaman of Nabiganj police station were injured seriously by sharp weapon of the accused when they went to Nabiganj municipal area to arrest Shah Sohan Ahmed Musa, ...

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Swechchhasebak League leader held with arms, Yaba pills in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested a leader of the Swechchasebak League, the ruling party’s volunteer wing, and three of his associates with guns, ammunition and Yaba tablets in Sylhet. The arrestee is Pijush Kanti Dey, 42, senior vice-president of Sylhet unit Swechchasebak League. Confirming the news, RAB-9 Media Officer Additional Police Sub-Inspector ...

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2 brick kiln workers electrocuted in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : Two brick kiln workers were electrocuted at Bhatipara village in Dirai upazila on Wednesday (September 11) morning. The dead were identified as Mamun Mia, 28, son of Nabab Mia at Paneshwar village of Brahmanbaria and Habibullah, 30. Witnesses said Mamun and Habibullah fell down in the Hatirkhal from boat after being come into contact with a live ...

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Man killed in Tajia procession clash in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A man was killed and two others injured in a clash between two groups participating in Tajia processions at Panjakhana in Osmaninagar upazila of Sylhet on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Khaliq Mia, a resident of Niz Koronshi Dakshinpara area of the upazila. Confirming the incident, Osmaninagar Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) SM Al Mamun said, ...

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Work on development projects in SCC going on at a snail’s pace

People suffer due to delay in project completion Photo : Pedestrians suffer much due to indiscriminate digging of roads for development work in the Sylhet City Corporation area. Sylhet Office : Some large development schemes have been going on in the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) area for the last several months. These include road widening, recovering canals and drains, development ...

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Attempt to snatch accused: ‘Rapist’ shot by cops in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A rape accused was shot and injured by police when his father allegedly attempted to snatch him from police in Osmaninagar upazila of Sylhet last night. Bullet-hit Khokon Miah, 28, is now undergoing treatment at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital, our Sylhet correspondent reports quoting SM Al Mamun, officer-in-charge of Osmaninagar Police Station. Khokon is an ...

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Atia Mahal raid in 2017: Police press charges against three ‘militants’

Sylhet Office : The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has pressed charges against three suspected members of militant outfit ‘Neo- JMB’ with the ties to deaths of four people in a suicide bombing during a commando operation at Atia Mahal in South Surma of Sylhet in 2017. PBI Inspector Abul Hossain placed the charge-sheet at Sylhet’s Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court on ...

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Viqarunnisa student succumbs to dengue

Sylhet Office : A Viqarunnisa Noon School and College student succumbed to dengue after staying in life support for 6 days at Millennium Hospital in the capital on Wednesday morning The deceased was identified as Oshmita, an eighth-grader of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, daughter of engineer Amanat Mawla Tipu, hailing from Kamalpur Village of Alankari union under Biswanath upazila ...

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