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One killed, 20 injured in Habiganj factional clash

Habiganj Correspondent :  A person was killed and 20 others injured as two group locked in a factional clash centring recruitment of the Imam in a mosque in Sultanshi village of sadar upazila on Friday evening. The deceased was identified as Badsha Mia, 70, of the village. Locals said two groups of people locked in an altercation in a meeting arranged to discuss over the ...

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SUST student hacked on campus

SUST Correspondent : A student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) was hacked by a group of miscreants at the university campus on Friday. The victim was identified as Md Omar Faruq, a second-year student of Bangla Department. The injured student Faruq told  that he went out for a walk with one of his department’s junior students around 4pm at ...

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Girl killed in Sylhet road crash

  Sylhet Office :  A female student of Sylhet MC College was killed as a speeding truck ran over her near Hetimganj market in Gopalganj municipality on Friday. The deceased was identified as Sheuli Akhter Rimi, 21, daughter of Noman Ali of Ghoshgaon area in the municipality and also a second-year student. Family sources said Rimi and her brother were ...

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BNP worries over party, ally rebels in Sylhet polls

Sylhet Office : The BNP has been caught in a cleft stick ahead of the Sylhet City Corporation election, said party insiders. Two rebel candidates from the party and an ally of the 20-party Alliance are set to contest the mayoral polls against the BNP’s official candidate, Ariful Haque Chowdhury, who is also the incumbent mayor. The party’s central leaders ...

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Habiganj cop closed over yaba smuggling

Habiganj Correspondent : An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Habiganj’s Bahubal police station was closed over smuggling yaba pills using his motorcycle. The ASI, identified as Kabir, was closed on Wednesday morning (July 11). Bahubal model police station officer-in-charge (OC) Md Masuk Ali said higher authority ordered to close the ASI on Tuesday night. He also said a man named Salauddin, ...

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BNP expels Sylhet rebel mayoral candidate Selim

Photo : BNP Sylhet City unit general secretary Badruzzaman Selim Sylhet Office :  BNP on Tuesday expelled its Sylhet City unit general secretary Badruzzaman Selim for contesting the city polls defying the party decision. The party also expelled Mymensingh’s Tarakanda upazila unit BNP member Masud Rana Khan for breaching the party discipline. A party press release, signed by BNP assistant ...

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Sylhet city polls: Candidates get symbols, begin campaign

Sylhet City Corporation building. File photo Sylhet, July 10 : The mayoral and councillor candidates in Sylhet City Corporation elections, scheduled for July 30 officially launched campaigns after being allocated symbols by the returning officer on Tuesday. Election Commissioner Md Alimuzzaman officially distributed electoral symbols among seven mayoral aspirants, 127 councillor candidates and 62 women aspirants at its office around ...

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Sylhet Medical University Bill placed in Parliament

Sylhet Office : The ‘Sylhet Medical University Bill, 2018’ was placed in Parliament on Monday to set up a medical university in Sylhet division for expanding higher education and research on medical education and medicare. State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahed Malek, in absence of Health Minister Mohammad Nasim, placed the bill and it was sent to the ...

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Justice sought over SUST student’s death

Photo: The students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) form a human chain in front of the central library on the campus on Sunday. SUST Correspondent : The students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Sunday formed a human chain demanding proper investigation and justice over unnatural death of their fellow student Mrittika Rahman. The students formed ...

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Two children drown in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : Two children drowned in a waterbody at Uttar Bir village in Dharmapasha upazila on Sunday noon. The deceased were identified as Modakkir Mia, 3, son of Bappi Mia and his cousin Md Montahar, 2, son of Arif Mia of Uttor Bir village. Locals said the two boys slipped into the waterbody while playing near it. Locals rescued them ...

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