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Nurse dies from Coronavirus in Sylhet

A senior staff nurse  of Sylhet Shaheed Shamsuddin Hospital died of Covid-19 on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Nasima Parvin, a nurse of the Covid-19 dedicated hospital. She died at  the ICU of the hospital around 8:30am, said Nehari Rani Das, Deputy Supervisor of the hospital. With the detection of 170 more cases in Sylhet division, the total ...

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Four hotels, shops fined in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) has fined four business establishments including pharmacy and hotel in Moulvibazar for selling masks at high prices and serving food in dirty atmosphere. A team led by Md Al-Amin, assistant director of DNCRP Moulvibazar office, conducted the drive in the district town on Sunday. He fined Afzal Hotel at Sherpur ...

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Sunamganj Flood: Fisheries sector suffers a loss of ‘TK 21.45 cr’

Fish farmers in Sunmganj are in troubled waters as the recent floods have reportedly caused a Tk 21.45 crore loss to the potential sector. According to district fisheries office, the floods have also affected the livestock and poultry sector in addition to creating a widespread scope for cattle lifters to lift cattle. Nurul Haque, owner of a fish enclosure at ...

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BNP chief Khaleda’s adviser MA Haque dies with Covid-19 symptoms

MA Haque, a member of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s advisory council, died with Covid-19 like symptoms at a hospital of Sylhet on Friday morning. Haque, the former president of Sylhet City unit of BNP, breathed his last while undergoing treatment at North East Medical College Hospital at around 10:00am. Coordinator of Corona Isolation Center of the hospital Professor Nazmul Islam ...

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Covid-19 Fallout: Srimangal pineapples going unsold

Unsold stock of country’s favourite Srimangal pineapple continues to grow larger at wholesale warehouses in Moulvibazar’s Srimangal upazila town. Even though the delicious seasonal fruit of Srimangal is in high demand among end consumers all over the country and its growers saw a good yield this year, lack of buyers from different districts amid novel coronavirus scare has resulted in ...

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Railway guard’s body recovered from Sunamganj

The body of a railway guard was recovered from a railway colony in Chhatok on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Md Fakhrul Alam, 50, son of Md Abdul Khalek, hailing from Shibpur village in Tajumuddin upazila of Bhola and security guard of Chhatok Railway Station. Md Mostafa Kamal, officer-in-charge of Chhatok Police Station, said that locals spotted Fakhrul’s ...

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Coronavirus cases jump to 4,462 in Sylhet division

With the detection of 169 more cases in the Sylhet division, the total confirmed coronavirus cases have jumped to 4,462. Doctor Sultana Razia, Sylhet divisional office director (health) at the Directorate General of Health Services, came up with the information on Tuesday noon. Of the total new cases, 109 were detected in Sylhet, 10 in Sunamganj, 39 in Habiganj and ...

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2 youths killed as truck hits motorcycle in Habiganj

Two motorcyclists were killed after a truck hit their vehicle in Ithakhola area under Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj on Sunday night. The deceased were identified as Masud Mia, 35, hailing from Bhabanipur village of the upazila and Roman Mia, 25, from Kamalpur village of the same area. The Sylhet-bound speedy truck hit the Madhabpur -bound motorcycle coming from opposite direction ...

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Flood situation worsens in Sunamganj; 11 upazilas flooded

Flash floods, triggered by heavy rains and upstream water, have inundated Sunamganj town and 11 upazilas of the district, rendering thousands of people marooned. Flood water continued rising in Nabinagar, Soloshahar, Kajir point, Ukil para, Boropata, Tegharia, Sahebbabir ghat, Bihari point, Sultanpur, Purbo o Poschimpara and other areas in the district town. Shops and markets remained shut in Paschimbazar, Modhyobazar, ...

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Ex-Psychiatry Professor of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College dies of Covid-19

Former head of psychiatry department at MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital (SOMCH) Dr Gopal Shankar Dey died in a hospital in Sylhet on Saturday night after being infected with coronavirus. Gopal Shankar, who was a 12th batch student of Osmani Medical College Hospital, breathed his last at 8:30 pm while undergoing treatment at Mount Adora Hospital. Rashedul Islam, assistant general ...

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