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Woman found hanged in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police recovered the hanging body of a woman from her residence in Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet Tuesday (April 9) morning. Deceased Sufia Begum, 45, was mentally imbalanced to some extent, locals said quoting her relatives. The woman might have committed suicide, said Gowainghat Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Abdul Jalil. The incident is being investigated, he added.

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6 get life term for murder in Habiganj

  Habiganj Correspondent : Six people were sentenced to life imprisonment by a Habiganj court on Monday for killing a farmer in 2005. The convicts are – Moshahid, Mohon Mia, Ziaur Rahman, Wahab Ullah, Chan Mia of the district’s Ajmiriganj upazila and Dilu Mia of Kishoreganj. All of them, except Moshahid and Ziaur, are absconding. Additional district and sessions judge ...

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Surma River dying slowly

Pollution and encroaching Sylhet Office : The Surma, known as the lifeline of Sylhet, is ailing due to severe pollution, land encroachment and sand extraction. But the authorities concerned are doing little to save the river. When contacted, the Sylhet Water Development Board said the  Surma river banks in the city areas are recorded as khas land. So, it is ...

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International Convention of VCs’ held at SUST

Araf Ahmad, SUST Correspondent : An international convention of Chancellor and Vice Chancellors held at Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, (SUST) in Sylhet. A daylong convention with titled ‘International Convention of Vice Chancellors- ICVC-2019’, held on Saturday at central auditorium with participation a total 24 Chancellor and Vice-chancellors from north eastern regions of Bangladesh and India. It has organized ...

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FM congratulates Sultan Mansur, Mokabbir Khan

  Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen congratulated Mokabbir Khan who was elected from Sylhet-2 constituency and Sultan Mohammad Mansur, who was elected from Moulvibazar-2 constituency, for taking oath as members of the 11th parliament. In the congratulatory message sent to media on Friday (April 5), Dr AK Abdul Momen said “Mokabbir Khan has saved the pledges made ...

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3 houses gutted in Sylhet fire

Sylhet Office : Three houses were gutted in a fire that broke out at Dakhshin Dashpaika village in Biswanath upazila on Friday afternoon. Amir Ali, chairman of Daulatpur union, said that the fire broke out at the house of one Zarif Ali of the village around 4pm and engulfed adjoining two houses of his neighbours. On information, a fire fighting ...

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Rail communications with Sylhet restored after 5 hrs

Sylhet, Apr 6 : The rail communications between Sylhet and the rest of the country were restored after five and a half hours of disruption following derailment of a boggy of a freight train at Maizgaon in Fenchuganj upazila early Saturday. Abul Malek, officer-in-charge of Kulaura Police Station, said that the bogy of the Sylhet train veered off Sylhet-Akhaura rail ...

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Diplomats exploring Sreemangal’s beauty

Some 57 members, representing 35 countries and seven international organisations, are part of the pleasure trip. Photo: Courtesy Sylhet Office : Diplomats stationed in Dhaka and heads of some international organisations are in Sreemangal to spend some time in one of the most verdant places in Bangladesh. Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen is leading the delegation which left Dhaka on ...

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An office in Sylhet where there is no work

Photo: Photo shows the regional director’s office of Technical Education Board. Sylhet Office : The regional director’s office of Technical Education Board was inaugurated here five years ago to benefit vocational students. Unfortunately, it could not be brought into visible operation after its gala opening ceremony on September 17, 2013. Equipped with all the modern facilities, the government-owned building has ...

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Trader found dead in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police recovered the body of a trader from a flat at Majortila in the city on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Abdul Jalil, 40, of Enayetpur in Sirajgnj district. Being informed by local people, police recovered the body and sent it to Osmani Medical College and Hospital, said Akhtar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Shah Paran Police ...

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