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Saving heritage structures of Sylhet

Bapa places six-point demand  Photo: Rights activists at the seminar yesterday. Sylhet Office : Rights activists at a programme yesterday placed a six-point demand to protect heritage buildings in Sylhet. Held at Kendrio Muslim Sahitya Sangshad in Dargah Gate area, the seminar on “Sylhet’s Threatened Architectural Heritage and Abu Sina Hostel Building: Citizen’s Concern” was organised by Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon ...

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Rail link with Sylhet resumes

File photo Sylhet Office :  Rail communication of Sylhet with other parts of the country resumed after around five hours of disruption due to derailment of a Jalalabad Express train. A rescue train recovered the derailed bogies around 2:30pm. Sylhet Rail Station Master Kazi Shahidur Rahman confirmed the matter. Earlier, rail communication with Sylhet was suspended following the derailment in ...

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Rail communications with Sylhet snapped

Sylhet Office : The rail communications between Sylhet and the rest of the country remained suspended following derailment of a bogie of a local train in Mallikpur area of Fenchuganj upazila on Thursday morning. Imam Hossain, station master of Maizgaon rail station said that the bogie of Sylhet-bound ‘Jalalabad Express Train’ from Chattogram veered off the tracks in the area ...

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SUST Eid vacation begins today

SUST Correspondent : The summer and Eid-ul-Fitr holidays of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) started on Wednesday. All academic activities will remain closed from May 15 to June 13 while the administrative activities will remain suspended from May 22 to June 13, said a SUST press release. The academic activities will resume on June 16.

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BCL leader sued for threatening intern with rape, murder

Sylhet Office : A case has been filed against a Chhatra League leader for issuing murder and rape threats to an intern physician of Sylhet Women’s Medical College Hospital (SWMC). The accused is Sarwar Hossain Chowdhury, vice president of the student front’s Dakhshin Surma upazila unit. Ferdous Hasan, director of the medical college, filed the case with Kotwali police on ...

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23 cases filed against illegal travel agents in Sylhet

9 held; drives to continue, says district admin Sylhet Office : Sylhet District Administration today filed 23 cases against illegal travel agents in Sylhet under Overseas Employment and Migration Act 2013. In a statement today, the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment said district magistrates will from now on conduct mobile courts to punish those involved in illegal activities ...

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Female physician found hanging in Sylhet; husband among 3 held

Sylhet Office : A female physician was found hanging at their residence in the city’s Pathantula area on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Dr Priyanka Talukdar Shanta, 29, a lecturer at Parkview Medical College’s physiology department and mother of a three-year-old girl. Shah Md Harunur Rashid, officer-in-charge of Jalalabad Police Station, said they recovered the hanging body from ...

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Boat capsize in Mediterranean: Identities of 6 Bangladeshis confirmed

Sylhet Office : The identities of six Bangladeshis drowned in Friday’s boat capsize in the Mediterranean Sea while attempting to reach Europe from Libya have been confirmed. The deceased were identified as Ahsan Habib Shamim, 19, and his brother-in-law Kamran Ahmed Maruf, 23, hailing from Kulaura upazila in Moulvibazar, Abdul Aziz, 25, son of Harun Miah, Ahmed, 24, son of ...

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Sylhet Women’s Medical College interns go on strike

Photo: Interns at Sylhet Women’s Medical College  (SWMC) go on an indefinite strike from Saturday, May 11, 2019. Sylhet Office : Interns at Sylhet Women’s Medical College  (SWMC) went on an indefinite strike from Saturday protesting against rape threat and assault by a local Chhatra League leader. They abstained from their regular activities and held a human chain at the college’s main ...

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