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104 people fined for breaching Covid-19 safety rules in Habiganj

Mobile courts of the district administration fined 104 people including hotel traders and transports Taka 65,050 in different places in the district town for breaching Covid-19 safety rules to halt the spread of the lethal virus. According to district administration sources, four teams conducted the raids in different areas of the district town and fined 14 people Taka 9,600. Executive ...

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Man detained for harassing woman in Covid-19 institutional quarantine in Sylhet

Police today detained a hotel staff of Hotel Noorjahan Grand in Sylhet for sexually harassing a woman staying in the hotel for mandatory institutional quarantine for Covid-19 upon her return from the UK. The detainee is Shahin Ahmed, a room boy of the hotel at Dargah Gate area in Sylhet city, reports our Sylhet correspondent. “On information, a team of ...

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Tourist spots in Sylhet closed for 2 weeks

All tourist spots in Sylhet district have been shut down for the next two weeks to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus, officials said Thursday. The directive has come from the local administration in the wake of the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh. Mohammad Altaf Hossain, superintendent of Tourist Police Sylhet Region, told that all hotels, motels, ...

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Shahjalal University Assistant Professor Shoeb’s ( PhD) Doctoral Degree

Shahed Rahman : Abu Awal Mohammad Shoeb, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh has recently successfully completed his Doctorate Degree (PhD). Planning Minister congratulate : Hon’ble Minister of Planning of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Mr M A Mannan, MP who is currently visiting the United States, ...

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Mother, daughter among 3 dead after bus rams auto-rickshaw in Sylhet

A mother and daughter were among three people were killed after a bus hit a CNG-driven auto-rickshaw at Lalabazar in Sylhet’s Dakshin Surma upazila this afternoon. Another person was injured in the accident which took place around 4:00pm. The deceased are Rahela Begum (50) and her daughter Kamrunnahar Sipa (22) of Purba Chanshibazar village of Bishwanath upazila in Sylhet, and ...

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Two UK returnees jailed for violating quarantine rules in Sylhet

A special mobile court in Sylhet has sentenced two UK returnees to a week in jail for violating quarantine rules. The court has also imposed a fine of Tk 10,000 on each of the violators — Abdun Nur, a 42-year-old resident of Goyashpur in Sunamganj’s Chhatak, and Alam Hasan Rauf, 36, of Chanpur in Biswanath upazila. Police said Wednesday the ...

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Minor dies due to doctor’s ‘negligence’ in Moulvibazar

A three-month-old baby has died at Juri Upazila Health Complex in Moulvibazar district. Families alleged that she died due to alleged negligence of doctors and nurses. Deceased Raisa was the daughter of Sirajul Islam, a resident of Basirpur village under the upazila. Sirajul said Raisa was admitted to the health complex on Monday morning with pneumonia symptoms. Since her admission, ...

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SA Emerging women’s team arrive in Sylhet

South Africa Emerging women’s team arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday to take part in a five-match one-day series against their Bangladesh counterpart at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet. South Africa Emerging women’s team moved to Sylhet on the same day where they will be in hotel quarantine for the next three days. They will be only allowed practising ...

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Rail services of Sylhet with Dhaka snap following pickers’ attack

The activists of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh hurled brick chips on a ‘Sonar Bangla Express’ train while it was crossing Tal Shahar area of Brahmanbari district town on Sunday during their daylong hartal. Following the attack, the rail link of Dhaka with Sylhet have been suspended from 9:30am. Some trains stuck at different rail stations. Akhaura Railway Police Station OC Majharul Karim ...

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Lawmaker Sultan Mansur Ahmed infected with Covid-19

Moulvibazar- 2 (Kulaura) lawmaker Sultan Mohammad Mansur Ahmed, has been infected with coronavirus or Covid-19, says media report. He is now in home isolation in the capital. Sultan Mansur’s cousin Shafiqul Islam Jayed confirmed the matter. Lawmaker Sultan Mansur has been suffering from fever and headache for the last few days. The lawmaker tested positive for coronavirus after he underwent ...

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