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2 held in Sylhet over AL expat leader’s death

Photo : SM Abdul Ahad Sylhet Office : Police arrested two people from the city on Sunday evening in a case filed over the murder of Awami League Kuwait unit leader SM Abdul Ahad. Mosharaf Hossain, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said they arrested two people for interrogation. However, police did not disclose the names. Earlier, victim’s wife Rasna Begum ...

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University staff killed in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : A private university staff was killed in a road accident at Shamimabad in the city on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Rustom Ali, 36, an office assistant of Leading University. Akhtar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Shahporan (R) police station, said the accident took place around 10pm as the microbus hit him in front of Sonargaon Community ...

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Sylhet to become country’s first digital city

Sylhet Office : Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister, Mustafa Jabbar on Sunday said that Sylhet will be the first digital city of the country. Attending a seminar on ‘Inspire investors in Sylhet High-Tech Park’ as chief guest the minister said, “Sylhet will be an example of digital city like Bengaluru in India. The government has taken initiatives to establish ...

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SUST reopens Monday after Eid vacation

SUST Correspondent : The academic activities at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) resume on Monday after the Eid-ul-Azha vacation. The university went on the Eid vacation on August 19, said its registrar Ishfaqul Hossain. Meanwhile, the university students have started returning to their dormitories, he added.

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Man drowned in Sylhet

Sylhet Office :  A man drowned at Champa Khari Beel in Fenchuganj upazila on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Alauddin Miah, 42, a resident of Rajonpur village in the upazila. Quoting to family members, Nazmul Haque, officer-in-charge of Fenchuganj Police Station, said Alauddin went missing in the afternoon when catching fish in the waterbody. After a frantic search, a ...

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11 held with hemp in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested 11 people along with 140-gram hemp from Dakhshin Shurma upazila on Saturday night. The arrestees are Abul Hossain Mia, 25, Syed Aziz, 28, Md Khairul Miah, 25, Shahadat Hossain Shuvo, 18, Md Shohel Alam, 28, Iran Miah, 34, Md Ferdous Ahmed, 25, Md Mobarak Hossain Selim, 25, ...

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AL expat leader hacked dead in Sylhet

Photo: Slain AL expat leader SM Abdul Ahad.  Sylhet Office : A leader of Kuwait unit of Awami League was hacked to death by miscreants at Zindabazar in the city on Friday night. The deceased was identified as SM Abdul Ahad, 40, son of Haji Nur Miah of Munshibazar Karimpur Medeni Mahal in Rajnagar upazila of Moulvibazar district and organising ...

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Mother ‘kills self’ after killing two children in Kushita

Habiganj Correspondent : A housewife allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan of her house after killing her seven-month-old boy and two-year-old daughter at Niznagar village in Madhabpur upazila on Friday night. The deceased were identified as Hadisa Begum, 25, wife of shopkeeper Muzibur Rahman, and their children Muzahid, seven months, and Mim, 2, of the village. Hearing ...

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Infant found dead In Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police recovered the body of an infant from behind the Napit Khal bridge in Kanaighat upazila on Friday morning. The identity of the just born baby girl could not be known yet. Locals spotted the body around 11:30 and informed police, said Md Nunu Mia, officer-in-charge of Kanaighat Police Station. Later, police recovered the body and sent ...

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Indefinite transport strike on Dirai-Sunamganj route

Sunamganj Correspondent : Transport owners and workers enforced an indefinite strike on Sunamganj-Dirai road from Friday morning, protesting the torching of a bus after a road accident. The strike called by Sunamganj Road Transport Owners-Workers Unity Council began at 6am. The association will also enforce an indefinite strike on all routes in the district from Sunday if any action is not ...

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