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Shop gutted in Sylhet fire

Sylhet Office : A fire broke out in the Taltala Big Bazar departmental store in Sylhet city on Friday. All the materials from the shop were burned in the incident. Sylhet Fire Service Senior Station Officer Shimul Md Rafi said, “On Information, many units of fire service doused the fire after trying for 1 hour.” “But the store was gutted ...

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Zafar Iqbal wants Feb 18 to be ‘Nat’l Teachers’ Day’

SUST Correspondent : Noted science fiction writer and educationist Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal on Monday demanded that February 18 be announced as the ‘National Teachers’ Day’ to pay homage to the country’s first martyred intellectual, Dr Mohammad Shamsuzzoha. He made the demand while addressing a commemorative meeting on Dr Zoha at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology here, marking his ...

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Chhatra League activists assault 4 journalists in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Four journalists were attacked by Bangladesh Chhatra League activists during a factional clash of the ruling party’s student front at MC college on Monday. The journalists said they were assaulted while taking photos of the skirmish between BCL’s Sylhet Government College and MC College units over sitting arrangement at a spring festival around 12:30pm. Three of the ...

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14 BNP leaders land in Habiganj jail

Photo: Leaders and activists of BNP are sent to jail in four cases filed in connection with violence on the day of the 11th national election. Habiganj Correspondent :  A court here on Monday sent 14 leaders and activists of BNP, including its district unit general secretary GK Gaus and his brother, to jail in four cases filed in connection ...

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Hailstorms in Sylhet in the winter season

Sylhet  Office : Summer by day, winter by night Nowadays, such weather is in Phagun in Sylhet. Rituraj in nature, in the spring the rain gradually falls. And the last rain in winter came with the message. Meteorologists saying cold weather outside winter. Sunday morning (17 February) was the rainy season of the winter season before Sylhet. Hail was greeted ...

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SUST team wins NASA competition

SUST Correspondent : The Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) won NASA’s 2018 International Space Apps Challenge. NASA on Saturday announced names of six teams who came out on top in six separate categories. SUST team ‘Olik’ won the award in the ‘Best Use of Data’ category. The champion teams are set to visit NASA. Nearly 18,000 participants took ...

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Legal action against those using fake FB IDs using my name: FM

  Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. File photo Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday warned that legal actions will be taken against those who have been operating fake Facebook IDs using his name. “I have noticed that some people have opened Facebook IDs using my name and operating those,” said the minister in a ...

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SUST Day Observed

SUST Correspondent : Shahjalal University of Science & Technology Day was celebrated yesterday through various programmes on the campus. Vice Chancellor Prof Farid Uddin Ahmed inaugurated the event, participated by students, employees, officers and teachers.   Marking the 28th anniversary, the university wore a festive look. Various cultural organization also arranged the day with some gorgeous program like photography exhibition ...

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Six JCD men held with arms in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police arrested six leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, Bangladesh Nationalist Party-backed student organisation, in Sylhet early Tuesday and seized huge quantity of arms from them. The arrested were identified as JCD Sylhet city unit former assistant organising secretary Nabil Raja Chowdhury, and activists — Fahim Ahmad, Jamil Baksh, Ishtiaque Ahmad, Al Mamun and Khayrul Alam, ...

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Uber services now available in Sylhet

Sylhet Office :  Ride-sharing service Uber on Monday announced the expansion of its operations in Sylhet. The company is offering UberMOTO services in the city. Bangladesh, currently the largest Moto market for Uber, is expected to contribute 25% of the company’s growth in the region in 2019. “We are thrilled to launch our third city in Bangladesh, Sylhet, and be ...

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