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Youth found hanging in Habiganj

Symbolic image Habiganj Correspondent : Police recovered the hanging body of a young man in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj Tuesday (May 7) noon. The deceased was identified as Mosharraf Hossain, 28, son of one Morsob Ali in Bohora union of the upazila. Local sources said that the family members saw Mosharraf hanging from a mango tree beside the house, in ...

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Two youths electrocuted in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Two young men were electrocuted while repairing an electric pump at Jaflong in Gowainghat upazila on Monday noon. The deceased were identified as Khokon Mia, 19, son of Alawal Mia of Shiddhirganj upazila of Narayanganj; and Iqbal Hossain, 18, son of Ahaher Mia of Ajmiriganj upazila of Habiganj. Hillol Roy, officer-in-charge of Gowainghat Police Station, said Khakon ...

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People have confidence in AL: Hanif

Sylhet Office : Awami League acting General Secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif today said the people have kept confidence in his party for the third consecutive time and now time has come to pay back to the people further more. “Awami League has started re-strengthening the party at wards, unions and grassroots ahead of the central council to be held in October ...

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2 siblings drown in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Two minor girls drowned in a village pond while playing sport on its bank at Konagaon under Ranigaon union of Chunarughat upazila on Thursday (May 2). The victims were,  identified as Hazera Khatun, 9, Ayesha Khatun, 7, daughters of late Nurul Haque, students of Ranigaon Islamia Arabia Qawmi Madrasa in the upazila. Ranigaon Union Parishad Chairman Nurul ...

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Two siblings killed in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : Two minor sisters were killed and 10 other people injured after a microbus plunged into a roadside ditch in Boithakhal area of Jaintapur upazila on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Lubna Begum, 10, Ahana Begum, 7, daughters of Shawkat Ali of Fulbari village of the upazila. Witnesses said when two Sylhet-bound micro-bus were trying to overtake ...

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RAB fines hospital in Sylhet for irregularities

Sylhet Office : A mobile court of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-9) on Sunday fined Ma O Shishu Hospital in Sylhet Tk 60,000. The mobile court fined the hospital as it was selling expired medicines and charging exorbitant prices than usual from the consumers. Tipped off, RAB-9 conducted a drive at the hospital under Kotwali police station of the city ...

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Transport strike underway in Sylhet

Sylhet Office :  A 12-hour transport strike enforced by transport workers is underway in the division on Monday to press home their seven-point demand. The strike, enforced by Sylhet divisional unit of Bangladesh Road Transport Workers Federation, started at 6 am and will continue till 6pm. Selim Ahmed Folik, president of the federation of the Sylhet divisional unit, said their ...

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Farmer, child killed in Habiganj lightning strikes

Habiganj Correspondent : A farmer and a child were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike at Nazirpur village in Sadar upazila and Sangor village in Baniachong upazila on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Dengu Mia, 50, a resident of Nazirpur village and Salma Aktar, 8, daughter of Manfar Mia of Sangor village. A thunderbolt hit Dengu Mia and ...

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Transport workers call for day-long strike in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : The strike is being called seeking amendment of some sections of ‘Road Transport Act 2018’ Workers of the Bangladesh Road Transport Federation Sylhet Committee have called for a day-long strike on Monday. The strike will be from 6am-6pm on Monday, announced federation leaders in a press briefing at the Sylhet Press Club on Saturday. However, private cars, ...

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College student goes missing in Jaflong

Sylhet Office : A college student has gone missing in Piyain River of tourist hotspot Jaflong in Sylhet. He has been identified as Akikur Rahman Anik, 20, son of Dhola Miah from Habiganj and first year Economics student of Murari Chand College, our local correspondent reports. Abdul Jalil, officer-in-charge of Gowainghat Police Station, said Anik, accompanied by seven of his ...

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