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College student stabbed dead in Habiganj

A college student was stabbed to death by some miscreants over previous enmity in Baniachong upazila of Habiganj on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Tanvir Ahmed, 20, was a student of a college in Habiganj town, son of Majid Mia of Boroiuri village of the upazila. Confirming the news, Md Emran Hossain, officer-in-charge of Baniachong Police Station, said ...

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SUST BBA Alumni Association Gets New Body

SUST Correspondent : Business Administration Alumni Association of the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology has formed a new executive committee comprising alumni of the Department of Business Administration. Chowdhury Muhammad Riazuzzaman, a student of the (4th batch), is the president, and Dr. Md. Ashraful Ferdous Chowdhury, (5th batch) was made the general secretary of the 31-member committee. The names ...

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One killed, 15 injured in Sunamganj jalmahal clash

A man was killed and 15 others were injured in clash over jalmahal in Sunamganj’s Dharampasha Upazila on Thursday evening. The deceased was identified a Shamacharan Barman, 45, a resident of Sunoi village in the upazila. Locals said two groups of Paikurati UP Matsyajibi Samity had been at loggerhead over Sunoi jalmahal for a long time. As sequel to it, ...

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28 more UK returnees put in quarantine in Sylhet

Twenty eight more UK returnees have been kept in institutional quarantine following the government’s rules after they landed at Sylhet’s Osmani International Airport from London. Earlier, the Biman flight (BG-202) carrying 34 passengers reached Sylhet airport at 9:20 am on Thursday from Heathrow Airport in London. Later, it departed Sylhet for Dhaka with the rest of the passengers. Confirming the ...

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SUST revealed the Life Secret of Corona Virus in Sylhet Region

Masud Al Razi, SUST Correspondent : The genome sequence of the corona virus in the Sylhet region has been unveiled by the Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. By collecting samples from different areas of the Sylhet region, it has been possible to know about the speed, nature, spread, origin, and variety of mutations ...

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42 UK returnees in Sylhet put in institutional quarantine

A flight carrying 48 passengers from London landed today in Sylhet’s Osmani International Airport and 42 of them were put under institutional quarantine to curb the new strain of coronavirus. The Biman flight (BG-202) reached Sylhet airport at 12:25pm and departed for Dhaka with the rest of the passengers, our Sylhet correspondent reports. After a primary health check-up, 42 passengers ...

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Three get life term for rape in Sunamganj

A court in Sunamganj has sentenced three accused in three separate cases of a rape incident to life imprisonment. In addition, the court fined them Tk one lakh each, and the amount will be given to the victim as compensation. Sunamganj Woman and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Md Zakir Hossain delivered the verdict on Monday afternoon. Those who have ...

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Biman cancels two Sylhet-London flights

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has cancelled its London-bound flights from Sylhet for January 23 and 30 following the emergency of a new variant of coronavirus in the UK. Confirming the matter on Sunday, the national airliner in its website said the decision was taken as the UK has seen a surge in new infections. However, it was not mentioned anything about ...

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50 injured in Habiganj clash over irrigation

More than 50 people, including women, were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over irrigation at Baniachang upazila in Habiganj. Of the injured, 25 were admitted to Sadar Hospital in a critical state. The incident took place at Barakandi village of Makrampur union of the upazila from noon to afternoon on Saturday. Later police brought the situation under ...

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Driver held over rape attempt in moving bus in Sunamganj

The prime accused in a case filed for attempting to rape a college girl in a moving bus at Sujanagar in Dirai upazila of Sunamganj has been arrested. Members of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested Shahid Mia, driver of the bus, from Old Bus Stand area of Sunamganj on Saturday morning. Md Mizanur Rahman, superintendent of Sunamganj Police, confirmed the ...

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