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Tk 300 daily wage demanded for tea workers

Sylhet Office :  The Sylhet unit of Bangladesh Tea Workers Federation is demanding Tk 300 as the daily wage of tea workers. The Federation leaders came up with the demand at a rally and procession organised at Shaheed Minar marking ‘Tea Workers Day’ on Sunday in the city. During the rally, the workers leaders said although 97 years have passed ...

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Woman killed in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : A woman was killed while three minors sustained injuries in a road accident on Sylhet-Zakiganj road at Hatimganj Nayamasjid area on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Anni Begum, 20, daughter of Juru Mia of Lorryfor Noayagao village in Fulbari union of Gopalganj upazila. The injured were identified as Jenny Akter, 24, Sumaya Akter, 6, daughters of ...

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2 killed in Moulvibazar road crash

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Two persons died at Moulvibazar Sadar Hospital after being injured in a road accident at Islampur area of Sadar upazila on Saturday (May 19). The deceased were identified as Nepur Ali, 50, son of Tahid Miah, hailed from Atason village of Balaganj upazila, and auto rickshaw driver Tareq Miah, 22, son of Tahir Miah, from Noyagaw area ...

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Flooding inundates 20 villages in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent :  A flash flood has inundated many low-lying areas of Habiganj district, leaving hundreds of people marooned. The flooding has been created due to the rush of upstream water and damage to the Sonai river embankment. The water flooded about 20 villages following the collapse of the embankment in some parts. Many houses and crops on a vast ...

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Two confess to killing expatriate’s mother, wife in Habiganj

Rakil Hussain, Habiganj : Two people, accused in a case filed over killing a woman and her daughter-in-law in Nabiganj upazila, gave confessional statement before a court here on Thursday. The accused were identified as Md Taleb and Zakaria Ahemd Shuvo. Earlier on Sunday night, police recovered bodies of Mala Begum, 55, mother of the expatriate Akhlak Chowdhury and his ...

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Eid vacation begins at SUST Sunday

SUST Correspondent : The Eid vacation at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) will begin on SundayNo classes will be held and residential halls will remain closed during the vacation, said a press release signed by SUST registrar Ishfaqul Hossain. All academic and administrative activities will resume on June 24.

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Road accident kills Truck driver in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : A truck driver was killed in a road accident in Rukunpur area under Nabiganj upazila of the district this morning. The deceased was identified as Faruq Hossain, 26, son of Shamsu Miah, a resident of Jaintiapur upazila in Sylhet district. Officer-in-Charge of Sherpur Highway Thana Bimal Chandra said the accident occurred on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway when a ...

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Three killed in Habiganj road crash

Habiganj Correspondent :  Three people were killed and four others injured following a head on collision between a bus and a truck on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Haritola area on Tuesday morning. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately. The accident took place around 8 am when the stone-laden truck collided with a Sylhet-bound bus of ‘Shyamoli Paribahan’, leaving ...

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Tea auction centre opened in Sreemangal

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Inaugurating the tea auction centre in Sreemangal, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Monday said the second auction centre after Chottagram would help minimize the cost of tea producers. “Producers faced difficulties to auction off their tea in the lone centre in Chottagram and the new centre would minimize the problem,” he added. The minister opened the second tea auction centre at ...

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Expatriate’s mother, wife found dead in Habiganj

Rakil Hussain, Habiganj : Police recovered bodies of a woman and her daughter-in-law from their house at Sadullapur village in Kurshi union of Nabiganj upazila on Sunday night. The deceased were identified as Mala Begum, 55, mother of the expatriate Akhlak Chowdhury and his wife Rumi Begum, 22. Quoting locals, police said Akhlak Chowdhury alias Gulzat, son of late Raja ...

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