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Govt plans to launch second satellite: Mannan

              Sylhet Office : Planning Minister M A Mannan on Thursday said the government has a plan to launch the country’s second satellite and build the third bridge over the river Jamuna. “The country has launched the country’s first satellite Bangabandhu-I. We have a plan to lunch the second satellite and build the third ...

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Atia Mahal operation: 3 placed on 5-day remand

Sylhet Office : A court here on Thursday placed three accused on a five-day remand in a case filed under the Anti-terrorism Act over the operation at a militant den, Atia Mahal, at Shibbari in South Surma in 2017. Metropolitan Magistrate Mamunur Rashid passed the order after investigation officer of the case and Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) Inspector Abdul ...

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Rickshaw puller beaten dead in Sylhet; 1 held

Sylhet Office : A rickshaw puller was beaten to death allegedly by a young man over a trifling matter at Pirojpur of Dakkhin Surma area here on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Shebul Mia alias Raza, 35, son of Karam Ali of Akilpur village in Bishwanath upazila. Khairul Fazal, officer-in-charge of Dakkhin Surma Police Station, said that Raza had ...

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Sylhet to be Bangladesh’s 1st digital city: FM

Photo: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen addresses a two-day freshers’ reception at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. SUST Correspondent : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said Sylhet will be the country’s first digital city where its residents will get free WiFi access at each and every point ...

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FM seeks effective int’l role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Photo: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen greeted with bouquets in Sylhet on Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019. Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday laid emphasis on the global community’s role in resolving the protracted Rohingya crisis saying it is an international problem. “It’s an international problem. We’ll resolve the problem working together,” he said seeking ...

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SUST student dead body recovered

SUST Correspondent : Police recovered a hanging body of a student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet on Monday afternoon. The hanging body was rescued from a resident in Kajal shah area in Sylhet City. The deceased is Saifur Rahman Prokit, 25, a former student of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (GEB) department under 2011-2012 academic sessions ...

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JOF to join talks with PM if election-centric agenda fixed: Fakhrul

Sylhet Office : BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said Jatiya Oikyafront will join the proposed talks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina if election-centric agenda is fixed.  “We don’t know what will be the agenda of the talks. Our only agenda is to have the election revoked. Jatiya Oikyafront will consider joining the dialogue if election-centric agenda ...

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JOF leaders to visit polls violence-hit areas in Sylhet Monday

Senior leaders of Jatiya Oikyafront. File photo Sylhet Office : Senior leaders of Jatiya Oikyafront (JOF) are going to Sylhet on Monday to visit violence-hit Balaganj upazila where a Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leader was gunned down by criminals during voting December 30. A five-member Oikyafront delegation, led by BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, is scheduled to reach ...

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2 motorcyclists killed in Habiganj road crash

Habiganj Correspondent : Two motorcyclists were killed as a truck hit their vehicle on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in front of Dinarpur Dakhil Madrasa in Nabiganj upazila early Friday. The deceased were identified as Naim Ahmed, 26, son of Arzu Miah of Sataihal village and Shimul Ahmed, 25, son of late Azmad Miah of Goznaipur village. Police said that the accident took ...

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Habiganj youth to die for killing college girl

Sylhet Office : A tribunal in Sylhet on Monday sentenced a young man to death for killing a college girl after rape in 2016. The condemned convict is Ranu Roy, the boyfriend of Tonni Roy, daughter of Bimol Roy. According to the prosecution, Tonni, daughter of Bimol Roy, went missing after she set out from her house for a computer ...

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