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Novoair operates special flights from Sylhet

Fifty-four Bangladeshi origin French nationals and permanent residents from Sylhet were taken to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by a flight of Novoair on Wednesday morning. The special flight arrived at Dhaka airport around 7:15am, said a press release. Later, the passengers departed from Dhaka to Paris on another flight. Novoair currently operates daily three flights from Dhaka to Chattogram, three ...

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Ratha Yatra celebrated in limited scale in Sylhet

Members of the Hindu community in Sylhet Iskon temple celebrated Ratha Yatra on Tuesday in limited scale with religious fervor and enthusiasm amid coronavirus pandemic. The programme of the day was initiated in the morning with the recitation of harinam kirtan and devotees stretched the Rath inside the temple. The reverse Rath Yatra will be held on Wednesday. Every year ...

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2 youths killed as tree falls on motorcycle in Habiganj

Two motor bikers were killed and another was injured when a roadside tree fell on the vehicle at Shaldigha village in Lakhai upazila of Habighanj on Tuesday noon. The deceased were identified as Polash Ahmmed, 19, hailing from Dharmondol village in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria and his nephew Monju Mia, 18. Locals said a tree fell on the vehicle while ...

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MP Mokabbir Khan returns home after winning coronavirus battle

After winning the battle against coronavirus or COVID-19, Gano Forum MP Mokabbir Khan has returned home from Combined Military Hospital (CMH) of Dhaka. Kayes Miah, personal assistant of MP Mokabbir Khan, revealed this information on Sunday noon, says media report. MP Mokabbir Khan is now in home quarantine for 14 days and he is doing well, Kayes added. Sources said ...

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Bangladeshi killed by Indians along Sylhet border

A Bangladeshi man was shot dead and another was injured in firing by members of Indian Khasia community along the Sylhet border in Companiganj upazila on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Babul Biswas, 34, son of Gopal Biswas of Shatal village while the injured was identified as Indra Biswas, 22, son of Narendra Biswas of the upazila. Lt Col ...

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Coronavirus cases in Sylhet exceed 1,600

A total of 40 more people have been infected with coronavirus in the last 24 hours in Sylhet. With this, the number of people infected in the district raised to 1,600. Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital Deputy Director Dr. Himanshu Lal Ray confirmed the matter on Thursday. Dr. Himanshu Lal Ray said samples from 188 people were tested in ...

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Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran laid to eternal rest in Sylhet

Former Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran was laid to eternal rest at Manikpir graveyard in the city on Monday. The Awami League leader was buried around 2:20 pm near the grave of his parents after his second namaz-e-janaza. His second namaz-e-janaza was held at Hazrat Manikpir Tila graveyard. A few people participated in the janaza following ...

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Kamran will be remained alive in mind of masses with his own works: PM

Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina on Monday expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of her party’s central executive committee member and former Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran. In a condolence message, the premier said, “Awami League leader Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran will be remained alive in the mind of masses with ...

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Badar Uddin Kamran’s body reaches Sylhet

The body of former Sylhet City Corporation mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran, who died from coronavirus infection at a hospital in the capital early Monday, has reached Sylhet. Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury and Awami League leaders received the body of Kamran at 12:15 pm on Monday. He will be buried besides his parents’ graves at Manikpur of ...

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Sylhet mayor Ariful visits residence of late Badar Uddin Kamran

Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury has visited the residence of Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran, who died from coronavirus infection at a hospital in the capital early Monday. The BNP leader went to the residence of Kamran in Sylhet at around 9:45am on Monday. He stayed there for some time and consoled the family members of the former SCC ...

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