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Girl missing as boat sinks in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A teenage girl went missing after a boat sank in a water body in Mirapara in the city on Sunday. The victim was identified as Fatema Akhter Mili, 17, daughter of Babul Mia of Mirapara Evergreen Residential area. Fatema along with three of her friends went to a joyous boat trip at a water body around 5 ...

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Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust distributes 250,000 taka among the poor and destitute people of Komolganj

  Bangla Mirror Desk: Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust distributed 250,000 taka among the poor and destitute people of Kamalganj to mark the Eid-Ul-Fitr 2018.  The money was collected from the Jakat fund of UK living Chairman of the Trust Faruque Ahmed and his family, relatives and friends and was distributed on 14th June at Sidhweshar Abdul Bari Mulfat Uddin Hafizia Madrasa ...

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16-year-old hacked to death in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A 16-year-old boy has been murdered by unknown youths in Sylhet, police said. The deceased has been identified as Mashiur Rahman Tahmin, an 11th grade student of the local Scholarshome College, and was a resident of the Sonarpara area. Photo : cctv footage A group of youths attacked Tahmin with sharp weapons in the Shibganj neighbourhood around ...

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Sylhet-Moulvibazar road link snapped

Moulvibazar Correspondent : The road communication between Sylhet and four upazila’s of Moulvibazar remained suspended since Sunday morning (June 17) after levee of Manu river collapsed inundating road and villages. Some major roads leading to Moulvibazar went under water due to the flash flood. Several upazilas including Rajnagar, Kulaura, Juri and Barlekha upazilas were fully flooded with waist-high water. Even ...

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Flood situation worsens in Moulvibazar; 3 lakh marooned

Moulvibazar, June 16 : The flood situation in five upazilas of the district worsened further on Saturday with water inundating new areas, leaving around 3 lakh people of several hundred villages marooned. Locals said water entered new areas in Rajnagar, Kulaura, Kamalganj, Sadar and Sreemangal upazilas as the flood control dams along the Manu and Dhalai rivers collapsed in at ...

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Moulvibazar flood: 2 missing found dead

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Body of two victims among three, who went missing yesterday in deteriorating flood situation in Moulvibazar, were recovered from a river in the area today, police said. Of the two, one was identified as Abdus Sattar while identities and further details of the rest victims could be known immediately, Muktadir Hossain, officer in-charge of Kamalganj Police Station, ...

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Teacher killed in Habiganj road crash

Habiganj, June 16 : The headmaster of a primary school was killed as a bus ran over him at Uttarbazar in Chunarughat sadar upazila on Saturday noon.   The deceased was identified as Didar Ahmed, 40, the headmaster of Badhberi Government Primary School in the upazila.   The accident took place around 12:15 pm when Didar was going back to ...

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Thousands marooned in Sylhet region

Photo: An education institute in Sylhet marooned for ongoing flood. Sylhet Office :  Thousands of people have been marooned as incessant rainfall for last few days coupled with onrush of hilly water triggered flooding in Goainghat, Kanaighat, Jakiganj and Jointapur upazilas of the district. The transportation remained shut as major roads went under water at different areas as water of ...

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Sylhet Region Flood: Swelling rivers swamp villages

Sylhet Office : A large part of Sylhet region has been flooded as rivers have swollen over the safe level. Hundreds of villages were inundated in Kanaighat, Zakiganj, Gowainghat and Jaintiapur upazilas of Sylhet yesterday. As the water level rose in parts of Moulvibazar, Pradip Maliha, 30, a tea estate worker went missing on Wednesday night in Kulaura upazila. Villagers ...

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Saudi expat found dead in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : The body of a Saudi expatriate was recovered from a paddy field in Guptapara village of Osmaninagar upazila on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Masuk Mia, 40, son of Sheikh Kadris Mia of the village. Locals spotted the body and later informed police, said Sahid Ullah, officer-in-charge of Osmaninagar Police Station. Later, police recovered the ...

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