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PM’s intervention demanded to arrest killers of college teacher

Sylhet Office : Academics, students and civil society members on Monday in Sylhet demanded immediate intervention of prime minister Sheikh Hasina to arrest the killers of Abu Tawhid Jewel, a lecturer of Jamalganj Degree College in Sunamganj, and their speedy trial. They made the demand while they were addressing a rally after forming a human chain in front of Central ...

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10 Sylhet BCL men face arrest warrant for killing fellow

BCL activist Omar Miad who was stabbed to death during a factional clash of BCL near Tilagarh point of Sylhet on October 16, 2016. File photo Sylhet Office : A court here on Monday issued a warrant for the arrest of 10 Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists in the fellow Omar Miad killing case. Metropolitan Magistrate Saifuzzaman Hero passed the ...

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Sylhet Shahi Eidgah “Entrance of women is forbidden”

A signboard hanging from one of the entry points of Sylhet Shahi Eidgah in the city reads “Entrance of women is forbidden”, while another inside the territory reads “Protect the sanctity of Shahi Eidgah — women’s entrance is forbidden”. One notice says it is ordered by the authorities, and the other says it is ordered by the locals, making the ...

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Chilli cultivation brings smile on faces of marginal growers

Foyaj Chowdhury,  Sylhet Office :  Chilli growers of Sylhet division will complete their harvest within a few days. Sources said cultivation of varieties of chilli was increased during the last Rabi season. A good number of farmers expanded the farming of the spice due to high profit, said Md Altabur Rahman, additional director of DAE, Sylhet divisional office. Even a ...

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5-day workshop on block-boutique begins in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A five-day training workshop on block printing and boutique designing began in Sylhet on Sunday aiming to encourage women to engage themselves with productive activities and enhance their expertise. Local lawmaker Yahiya Chowdhury inaugurated the workshop as the chief guest at the conference room of Sylhet Chamber of Commerce and Industry office in the morning. The fair ...

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Lightning kills 3 in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Three people including two farmers were killed in separate lightning strike incident in Habiganj on Sunday afternoon (April 22). The deceased were identified as Nuful Mia, 45, son of Kadir Mia of Sajangram, Apon Mia, 35, son of one Delwar Hossain of the same village and Moin Uddin, 12, son of Full Mia of Hiala Aglabari village. ...

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Two held with firearm in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested two young men along with a foreign made revolver from Chowkidekhi in the city on Saturday evening. The arrestees were identified as Sumon Ahmed Dhali Carlos, 24, son of late Belal Dhali of Amberkhana area of ​​the city and Yamin Islam, 24, son of Md Sirajul Islam ...

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One killed, 15 injured as villagers clash in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A man was killed and over 15 people were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers in Sylhet on Saturday over a trifling matter. The deceased was identified as Saiful Alam, 32, son of Abid Ali, of Nayahati of Toakul union of Goainghat upazila, police said. Locals said Saiful Alam and Abdul Khalik were locked ...

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12 wanted accused among 20 held in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : At least 20 people including 12 wanted accused were arrested from different areas of Habiganj district. Police, in regular drives arrested them from different areas of the district on different charges in last 12-hour ending at 9 am on Friday morning. Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons. ...

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Man shot dead by ‘robbers’ in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A man was shot to death allegedly by some robbers at Chotodesh village in Kanaighat upazila early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Ifzal Uddin, 45, son of Abdul Jalil of the village. Abdul Ahad, officer-in-charge of Kanaighat Police Station, said a gang of robbers, numbering 14/15, swooped on the house of Abdul Jalil breaking open the ...

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