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Finnish tourist collapses on Sylhet road

Photo : A citizen of Finland who collapses by the road at Mirboxtula in Sylhet city, has been taken to Sylhet Saheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital for treatment. Sylhet Office : A citizen of Finland collapsed by the road this afternoon at Mirboxtula in Sylhet city. The person has been identified as Marku (45), a tourist from Finland staying at a ...

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Auto-rickshaw driver stabbed dead in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A auto-rickshaw driver was stabbed to death in Raynagar area of Sylhet city on Saturday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Shahin Ahmed, 25. The reason of the murder could not be known immediately and police are yet to apprehend the culprits, said Sylhet Kotwali police station OC Selim Miah. After the incident, Shahin was rushed to ...

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Sylhet newspapers to suspend publication over coronavirus

Sylhet Office  :  Sylhet-based editors have decided to stop the publication of newspapers as coronavirus cases surged in Bangladesh, according to a statement released on Tuesday. The suspension will be effective from Thursday. The statement signed by Sylheter Dak Editor Abdul Hye.  cited a looming “transport difficulty” as Bangladesh has moved to ban public transports across the country. The publication ...

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Sylhet elderly man dies during home-quarantine

An elderly man, who was in home quarantine after his son return home from UK on March 14, died in Sylhet city on Tuesday evening. Giyas Uddin, 65, breathed his last at his residence at housing estates area at around 9:00pm. He was already under regular dialysis treatment due to his kidney complications.Local sources said that Giyas Uddin started to ...

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Sylhet woman’s death not linked to coronavirus: IEDCR

Sylhet Office : The elderly woman who died in Sylhet was not infected with the novel coronavirus, says IEDCR, the government’s disease control agency. IEDCR Chief Scientific Officer ASM Alamgir confirmed the matter on Tuesday. The tests found no traces of coronavirus in the woman’s body, said Sylhet Civil Surgeon Premananda Mondol, bdnews24.com reported. The 61-year-old woman died in the ...

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Coronavirus: SCC sprays anti-bacterial medicine on city roads

Sylhet Office : Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) has started to spray anti-bacterial medicine on city roads to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The medicine was sprayed from three vehicles of the city corporation in Chowhatta to Manikpir, Kajitula to Shahi Eidgah, Noyasarak to Zindabazar road from Sunday midnight, said Jahidul Islam, chief health official of the SCC. Earlier, a UK ...

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Sylhet woman dies in quarantine, IEDCR to collect sampless

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) will collect the blood and saliva samples of a UK returnee woman, who died at a hospital in Sylhet early Sunday. Himanshu Lal Roy, the deputy director of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital, said a team from IEDCR will collect the samples of the woman who died around 3:30am. Sylhet ...

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Osmani Airport: Two Europe returnees sent to Dhaka

  Sylhet Office : The immigration authorities of Osmani International Airport on Thursday sent two expatriates from European countries, to Dhaka to prevent the transmission of coronavirus or COVID-19. One of them has passport of France and another of Portugal, Airport Manager Hafiz Uddin Ahmed confirmed. The duo came on a flight of United Kingdom that landed at the Osmani ...

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Auto-rickshaw driver killed in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : An auto-rickshaw driver was killed after his vehicle collided with a bus at Parua Point in Companiganj upazila on Wednesday morning. The deceased was identified as Motin Mia, 40, son of Nur Uddin of Burideao village in the upazila. The accident took place on Sylhet-Bholaganj Highway when the bus collided with the auto-rickshaw around 6am, leaving Motin ...

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Sylhet elderly man gets artificial leg free of cost

  An elderly man was fitted with a prosthetic leg at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital free of cost on Tuesday on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Orthopedic Surgery department of the hospital implanted the artificial leg with the assistance from Endolite Bangladesh. Hospital director Brig Gen Mohammad Yunusur ...

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