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SCC re-election: Voting underway in 2 centres

Sylhet Office : Voting  in two centres of  Sylhet City Corporation election, in which voting was postponed due to various irregularities on July 30, is underway on Saturday to determine the mayor of the city corporation. The voting started at 8am and will continue till 4pm. The fate of two general councillors of wards 24 and 27 will be also ...

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Reelection to SCC’s 2 suspended centres Saturday

Sylhet Office : The reelection to two polling stations, where voting was suspended during the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) polls on July 30, will be held on Saturday to decide the fate of the mayor. The fate of two general councillors of wards 24 and 27 will be also be decided through the fresh voting in the two centres at ...

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One killed, 10 missing as lorry falls into Sunamganj haor

  Sunamganj Correspondent :  At least a worker was killed while seven others injured and 10 went missing as a lorry carrying them rammed into the roadside haor in Hasonraza Toran area in the district town on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Banu Das, 30, son of Lalon Chand Das of Ichhagari area in the municipality. Police sources said two lorries carrying ...

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Eco-park to be developed at Bichanakandi in Sylhet

Bichanakandi, a popular tourist spot in Sylhet. Photo: Collected Sylhet Office : The local administration has taken an initiative to develop an eco-park at Bichanakandi tourist spot in Gowainghat upazila for enhancing beauty of the tourist spot and conservation of biodiversity. Sources said the authorities concerned have taken the initiative to establish the echo-park on 34.59 acres of land. To ...

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Three killed in Sylhet road crashes

Sylhet Office : At least three persons including a boy were killed in separate road accidents in Gopalganj and Fenchuganj upazilas on Wednesday and Tuesday night. In Gopalganj, two persons were killed while two others injured in a head-on collision between a sand-laden truck and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Hetimganj on Wednesday morning. The deceased were identified as Tarmuj Ali, ...

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Sylhet cultivators start Aus harvest

Photo : A farmer at his ripe Aus field in Sylhet. Sylhet Office : Farmers of Sylhet division have started harvesting Aus paddy. Crops on some 3,557 hectares of land have already been harvested, a DAE official informed on Sunday afternoon. The farmers earlier cultivated Aus paddy on 170,077 hectares of land though the target was 174,824 hectares, the official ...

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SUST indigenous students launch demo demanding safe road

SUST Correspondent : The Association of Indigenous Students, of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) unit on Sunday formed a human chain and rally demanding safe roads and justice for rape victims of the Chittagong Hill Tracts. They formed a human-chain around 1 pm and held a procession which marched around the campus. Later the students held a rally at ...

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4 to die for murder in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A tribunal here on Sunday convicted four people and sentenced them to death for killing a girl after rape. The convicts are Abul Uddin, Babul Uddin, Russel Ahmed and Sadik Uddin of Kanaighat upazila. It also fined them Tk one lakh each. The tribunal also sentenced the convicts  to seven years imprisonment and fined Tk 10,000 each ...

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Student attacked with acid by teacher in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : A schoolboy sustained burn injuries as a teacher reportedly attacked him with acid during a laboratory class at Technical School and College. The victim was identified as Moin Uddin, student of class (ix) of the school. After the incident, agitated students of the school blocked Habiganj-Sayestaganj road at 10:30am for three hours. Later, the protesters withdrew the blockade ...

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College principal found dead in Sylhet hotel

Sylhet Office : Police recovered the body of a college principal from a residential hotel at Dhopadighipar area in the city on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Ferdous Wahid Budhu, principal of Sylhet Tibbia College and Secretary General of Bangladesh Unani Association. Officer-in-Charge of Kotwali Police Station Mosharrof Hossain said the principal checked into Hotel Anurag in the area ...

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