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Youth burnt to death in Sylhet

                Sylhet Office : A young man was killed and ten others were injured in a fire which broke out at a garage at Ashampara Bazar in Jointapur upazila on Tuesday night. The deceased was identified as Redwan Ahmed, 20, son of Shahab Uddin of Laxmipur village. Humayun Kabir, deputy director of Sylhet ...

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Shah Paran Hospital: No service even 3 years after inauguration

Authorities say that patients cannot be admitted because the hospital has no financial approval and no staff  Photo: A front view of the 31-bed Shah Paran Hospital in Sylhet. Sylhet Office : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the 31-bed Shah Paran Hospital in Sylhet city in 2016. But services have still not started there even though it has been three ...

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‘Robber’ killed in Sunamganj ‘gunfight’

  Sunamganj Correspondent : A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Bokarbhanga area in Chhatak upazila on early Monday. The deceased was identified as Md Lakkhandor Ali, 30, son of md Kalamddar Ali of Jiapur village. He was wanted in 12 robbery cases. Md Mostafa Kamal, officer-in-charge of Chhatak Police Station, said police arrested Lakkhandor ...

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13 rocket launchers, explosives recovered in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Members of Bangladesh Army and Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) seized 13 rocket launchers and explosives during a two-day drive at Satchhari National Park in the district. Confirming the matter, Commanding Officer of Rab-7 Lieutenant Colonel Moshiur Rahman said the drive was concluded in the afternoon but no one was arrested in this connection. Chunarughat police station officer-in-charge ...

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UP member, two others held over torturing youth in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police on Thursday arrested a union parishad member and two other people for torturing a young man after tying him upside down with a bamboo pole in Zakiganj upazila five months ago. The arrest was made after a video clip of the incident has gone viral on social media recently. The arrestees are Abdus Salam, a member ...

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Monkey executed in people’s court for ‘killing’ girl in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A monkey was executed for ‘killing’ a child and injuring at least 30 persons in a people’s court at Dakshinbhag (North) union in Moulvibazar’s Barlekha upazila on Tuesday. Earlier on November 14, Tania Begum, 8, a schoolgirl, was seriously injured after the monkey attacked her. She was rushed to the Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital, where ...

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3 cops hurt in ‘attack’ at Hobiganj check post, 2 held

Habiganj Correspondent : Three policemen were injured when miscreants attacked the law enforcers at a check post at hilly area in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj on Wednesday night. Injured—ASI Ziaur Rahman, Constable Sanwar Hossen and Ruhul Amin—are undergoing treatment at Habiganj Adhunik Hospital. The law enforcers arrested two attackers with pistol, bullets and motorcycle after the incident. The arrestees were ...

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Sylhet Food deptt to procure paddy from farmers

Sylhet Office : Since a good yield of T-Aman crops in the Sylhet region during the current season is being expected, the Food department has decided starting paddy procurement from the farmers. A target of 42,984 tonnes has been set for the division comprising four districts, an official at the divisional food office informed on Wednesday. The division’s target includes ...

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Two shot while buying onions from TCB truck in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Two persons, including a woman, were allegedly shot by the law enforcers when they were purchasing onions at Tk 45 a kg from a truck of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) at Rikabi Bazar in Sylhet on Monday. Several persons were also injured as the local people jostled and manhandled each other while buying the onions ...

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Momen for expansion of Sylhet City Corporation

Sylhet Office : Keeping in mind the increasing population pressure and adapting to all newer facilities of a modern city, Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen today laid emphasize on expansion of Sylhet City Corporation to increase civic amenities of city dwellers. “If Sylhet City Corporation extends, civic facilities will increase,” he told a meeting on “Expansion of Sylhet ...

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