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Cotton mill catches fire in Habiganj

Photo: Firefighting units trying to bring the fire under control. Habiganj Correspondent : A fire broke out at a cotton mill in Noyapara of Madhobpur upazila early Tuesday. The fire broke out at warehouse no. 3 of Saiham Texttile Mills around 1:30 am, according to locals. On information, four firefighting units from Fire Service and Civil Defence stations in Sayestaganj, ...

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‘Shelet’ (Sylhet) Found In The Bible

By Shofi Ahmed: Shelet a word phonetically resembles Sylhet and the meaning is consistent found in the Bible. It appeared in Daniel 2:48 of Hebrew Bible. Then the king promoted [rebah] Daniel and gave him many great gifts; and he made him [Shelet שלט] ruler over the whole province of Babylon, and chief [rab] administrator [cagan] over all the wise ...

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Man beaten dead in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A person was beaten to death by another allegedly over puffing a cigarette at Jagannathpur in sadar upazila on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Magnu Mia, 35, son of late Tanu Mia of the area. Sohel Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Moulvibazar Model Police Station, said one Ripion Mia locked into an altercation with Magnu Mia over ...

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Patients suffer for ‘doctors’ absence’ at Bishwanath upazila health complex

Bishwanath upazila health complex. Photo: Collected Sylhet Office : Patients of Bishwanath Upazila are being deprived of government healthcare facilities for alleged absence of doctors at the upazila health complex and other irregularities . Patients alleged that they find no doctor when they come to the health complex. Only a nurse is seen there who even doesn’t know the doctor’s ...

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Reza Kibria gets back poll candidacy

Habiganj Correspondent : Reza Kibria, a leader of Gano Forum and also son of former finance minister Shah MS Kibria, has got back his candidacy after appeal. He submitted his nomination paper from Jatiya Oikya Front after joining Gano Forum led by Dr Kamal Hossain. Returning officer concerned rejected his nomination after scrutiny. His nomination paper was rejected on December ...

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Two held with Indian cigarette in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested two persons along with contraband Indian cigarette and beedi from Mitimahal in Goainghat upazila on Wednesday morning. The arrestees were identified as Billal Ahmed, 35, son of late Abdul Jalil of Mitimahal and Md Reaz, 25, son of late Abdul Khalik of Angazur area of the upazila. ...

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Sylhet district BNP Sec Ali Ahmed gets bail

BNP’s Sylhet district unit General Secretary Ali Ahmed. Photo: Collected Sylhet Office : The High Court on Sunday granted bail to BNP’s Sylhet district unit General Secretary Ali Ahmed in a case filed over hindering police from doing their duty. Earlier on November 27, HC Justice Rezaul Haque and Jafar Ahmed granted bail to him in in GR 713/18 case ...

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66 found HIV positive in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : At least 66 new patients have been tested HIV positive in the district till November this year, says a report released by a local voluntary organisation on Sunday. Among the affected, a total of 902 people were detected as carrying the lethal virus while the number was 836 in last year, according to Ashar Alo Society, the ...

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Dibir Haor, a beautiful tourist spot in Jaintapur, ‘needs protection’

Sylhet Office : Dibir Haor, a beautiful tourist spot surrounded by mountain at the foot of Meghalaya state of India, was off the radar even four years back, but it has turned out to be a great destination of tourists in a much less time than expected, thanks to the media for their constant coverage since 2014. Hundreds of tourists ...

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Sylhet industrialist Nazrul Islam Babul sent to jail

Nazrul Islam Babul. Photo: Collected Sylhet Office : A court here on Thursday sent Nazrul Islam Babul, owner of the manufacturing company Fiza & Co to jail rejecting his bail prayer. Judge Md Mafizur Rahman Bhuiya of Sylhet Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court passed the order after he appeared before it seeking bail in a case filed under the Special Powers ...

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