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Kibria’s son to contest polls as Oikyafront’s candidate

Photo: Reza Kibria, son of former finance minister and Awami League leader Shah AMS Kibria. Habiganj Correspondent : Reza Kibria, son of former finance minister and Awami League leader Shah AMS Kibria, is going to join the upcoming 11th parliamentary elections as a candidate of Jatiya Oikyafront, a BNP alliance led by Dr Kamal Hossain. “My father (Shah AMS Kibria) ...

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Sylhet farmers all smiles as they await good Aman harvest

Sylhet Office : With their croplands filled with high yields of seasonal paddy Aman, farmers of Biswanath upazila are passionately taking their last-moment preparations for harvesting the silver crops. Although the farmers have already started harvesting a new variety of paddy, ‘Agam Aman’, on a small scale, they will have to wait for another week to go for a full-swing ...

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Man dies falling off rooftop while trying to avoid arrest in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A man died falling off a rooftop of a building while being chased by police at Mejortila in Shah Paran area of the city early Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Abdullah, 33, a listed criminal and accused in a drug-related case filed with Goainghat Police Station. Akter Hossain, officer-in-charge of Shah Paran Police Station, said ...

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College girl found hanging in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police recovered the hanging body of a college girl from her house at Dakkhinbhag village in Golapganj upazila early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Rasheda Begum, 21, daughter of Nizamuddin of the village and a student of Dhakadakkin High School and College in the upazila. Locals said Rasheda went to her bed as usual after having ...

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Indian Khasias kill Bangladeshi youth along Sylhet border

Sylhet Office : A Bangladeshi young man was shot to death by members of Indian Khasia community along the border in Companiganj upazila early Monday. The deceased was identified as Saddam Hossain, 25, son of late Makhtasir Miah of Kolabari village in the upazila. Quoting locals, officer-in-charge of Companiganj Police Station Tajul Islam said Saddam crossed the border while collecting ...

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Student held for cheating in SUST entry test

SUST Correspondent : Police detained a student, who has recently passed the entry test of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology under ‘B unit’ for the academic session 2018-19, for cheating in the examination. The accused student is Rashik Marjan, hailing from Pirganj thana in Rangpur district and he obtained merit position 353 in the test, said Jahir Uddin Ahmed, ...

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Worker dies in Sylhet stone quarry

Sylhet Office : A stone worker was killed and two others were injured as a hill collapsed while extracting stones at Shah Arefin Tila in Companiganj upazila on Sunday afternoon. The identity of the deceased was not available immediately. Upazila Nirbahi Officer Bijen Banarjee said a chunk of mud collapsed on the three workers around 4pm while they were extracting ...

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29 held with huge drugs in Sylhet

Photo: RAB arrest 29 drug traders with drugs from Kashtoghar on Saturday, Nov 10, 2018. Sylhet Office : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested 29 drug traders including six female along with huge drugs from Kashtoghar area in the city on Saturday evening. A team of Rab-9 led by its CEO Lt Colonel Azad conducted the drive at Kashtoghar ...

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SUST team clinches ICPC 2018 title

Photo: SUST Descifrador team pose for snap after becoming Dhaka Zone Champion of International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) 2018 held at DIU in Ashulia on Saturday, November, 2018. SUST Correspondent : A team of Shahjalal University of Science of Technology (SUST) titled ‘SUST Descifrador’ emerged as Dhaka Zone Champion of International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) 2018. ‘Blood Hound’ from Bangladesh ...

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Sylhet ex-councilor held on charge of sabotage

Photo: Ex-councilor Golam Mostafa Musa. Sylhet Office : Police arrested an ex-councilor of Golapganj upazila from his house at Mollagram on Friday evening on charge of planning to commit acts of sabotage. The arrestee was identified as Golam Mostafa Musa, 39, son of late Fazir Ali and leader of Golapganj upazila unit of Jamaat-e-Islami. Tipped off, police raided Mostafa’s house ...

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