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Boro harvest nears end in Sylhet

Photo : Workers drying the newly-harvested Boro paddy on the premises of a rice mill in Sylhet Foyaj Chowdhury, Sylhet Office  :  Boro harvest is about to be completed in days in Sylhet region and the common farmers are seemed to be happy as they managed making a safe harvest amid a troubled weather. Non-haor areas harvested 93 per cent ...

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Man held with Tk 2.17-cr foreign currencies at Sylhet airport

Sylhet Office : Civil Aviation Authority Bangladesh (CAAB) members arrested man along with foreign currencies worth Tk 2.17 crore at MAG Osmani International Airport on Wednesday noon. The arrestee was identified as Misbah Uddin, 52, of Kapasia upazila in Gazipur district. Misbah came to the airport around 3pm for going to Dubai by a flydubai flight. The presence of huge ...

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M A Mannan is transforming the face of Jagannathpur and South Sunamganj

Bangla Mirror Desk:   Since the independence there has been many elected parliamentarian in Sunamganj-3, however, none has accomplished so much development works as the current MP and State Minister for Finance and Planning M A Mannan.  This two Upozills have been dramatically changed since the election of current MP.  After the current Government was elected for the second term, ...

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Truck driver killed in Habiganj road accident

Habiganj Correspondent : A truck driver was killed as his truck collided head-on with another truck in Nabiganj upazila of the Habiganj on Tuesday. The deceased aged around 30 years could not be identified immediately. The police said that the accident occurred in Model Bazar area on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway around 6:00am. The driver of the Sylhet-bound truck died on ...

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Tk 300 daily wage demanded for tea workers

Sylhet Office :  The Sylhet unit of Bangladesh Tea Workers Federation is demanding Tk 300 as the daily wage of tea workers. The Federation leaders came up with the demand at a rally and procession organised at Shaheed Minar marking ‘Tea Workers Day’ on Sunday in the city. During the rally, the workers leaders said although 97 years have passed ...

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Woman killed in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : A woman was killed while three minors sustained injuries in a road accident on Sylhet-Zakiganj road at Hatimganj Nayamasjid area on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Anni Begum, 20, daughter of Juru Mia of Lorryfor Noayagao village in Fulbari union of Gopalganj upazila. The injured were identified as Jenny Akter, 24, Sumaya Akter, 6, daughters of ...

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2 killed in Moulvibazar road crash

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Two persons died at Moulvibazar Sadar Hospital after being injured in a road accident at Islampur area of Sadar upazila on Saturday (May 19). The deceased were identified as Nepur Ali, 50, son of Tahid Miah, hailed from Atason village of Balaganj upazila, and auto rickshaw driver Tareq Miah, 22, son of Tahir Miah, from Noyagaw area ...

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Flooding inundates 20 villages in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent :  A flash flood has inundated many low-lying areas of Habiganj district, leaving hundreds of people marooned. The flooding has been created due to the rush of upstream water and damage to the Sonai river embankment. The water flooded about 20 villages following the collapse of the embankment in some parts. Many houses and crops on a vast ...

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Two confess to killing expatriate’s mother, wife in Habiganj

Rakil Hussain, Habiganj : Two people, accused in a case filed over killing a woman and her daughter-in-law in Nabiganj upazila, gave confessional statement before a court here on Thursday. The accused were identified as Md Taleb and Zakaria Ahemd Shuvo. Earlier on Sunday night, police recovered bodies of Mala Begum, 55, mother of the expatriate Akhlak Chowdhury and his ...

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Eid vacation begins at SUST Sunday

SUST Correspondent : The Eid vacation at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) will begin on SundayNo classes will be held and residential halls will remain closed during the vacation, said a press release signed by SUST registrar Ishfaqul Hossain. All academic and administrative activities will resume on June 24.

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