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Human trafficker held in Sylhet

Human trafficker held in Sylhet Sylhet Office : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Sunday evening arrested a young woman in a case filed for human trafficking in Bishwanath upazila of Sylhet. The arrested is Pinki Onnonya Priya, 28, a resident of Katalipara area in the upazila. RAB-9 Additional Superintendent of Police Md Moniruzzaman confirmed the matter, adding that ...

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Midday meal for school students launched in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Midday meal for 2,70,000 school students has been launched at 622 schools here aiming to reducing dropout rate of students and encouraging them to continue their studies. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni inaugurated the programme at Sylhet Government Agragami High School Sunday. State Minister for Education Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, Awami League Organizing Secretary Md. Misbah Uddin Siraj, ...

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One more dengue patient dies

Sunamganj Correspondent : One more dengue patient died in Sunamganj on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Shahanur Mia, 16, son of Mutalib Mia of Sujanagar village in Dirai Municipality of Sunamganj, according to media report. Sylhet’s Women Medical College Director Ferdous said Shahanur was hospitalised on Friday with dengue but the family members took him back from the hospital ...

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Sylhet city mayor receives death threat

  Sylhet Office :  The Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haq Chowdhury received death threat over phone. Therefore, he filed a general diary (GD) with Kotwali Police Station. The mayor received at least 20 phone calls from two unknown mobile phone numbers on Saturday morning (September 28) threatening to kill him. Shahabuddin Shihab, public relations officer (PRO) of the mayor ...

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Those got casino money won’t be spared: Quader

Sylhet Office : Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said no one of those who got the share of casino money will be spared. “Investigation is going on to catch not only the small fry, but also the big fish involved in the misdeeds. Those who got the share of the casino money, no matter whether they belong ...

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Zafar Iqbal to retire as ‘SUST teacher’

  SUST Correspondent : Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) professor and celebrated writer Dr Muhammed Zafar Iqbal on Thursday said he wouldn’t join any other university after retiring from SUST to keep his identity a teacher of the university. Dr Iqbal announced this at the 25th joining anniversary programme at SUST organised by ‘SUST Science Arena’. “Many private ...

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Cleaning drive will continue till party image restored: Qauder

Sylhet Office : Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday iterated that the ongoing cleaning drives to sternly deal with corrupt and wrongdoers would continue until the image of the party climbs up steadily. “The cleaning drive is being carried out inside the AL. The ongoing drives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will go on to give a ...

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Meteorology deptt to set up 18 AWS in Sylhet division

Sylhet Office : The Meteorology Department will complete setting up of automatic weather stations (AWS) in 18 upazilas in four districts of Sylhet division. The work will be completed by the end of the current fiscal, an official said on Wednesday. In-charge of Sylhet regional Met office, Senior Meteorologist Sayeed Ahmed Chowdhury told this correspondent that under a national project, ...

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Sunamganj boat capsize death toll climbs to 10

Sunamganj Correspondent : The bodies of five more people, who went missing in a boat capsize in Kaliakuta haor in Dirai upazila on Tuesday, were recovered on Wednesday, raising the death toll to Ten. The deceased were identified as Shanta Moni, 3, daughter of Jasad, Rahitunnesa, 35, wife of Arju Ali, Asad, 5, son of Afzal Hossain and Karima Bibi, ...

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People want govt to quit, Khaleda freed: BNP

Sylhet Office : BNP senior leaders on Tuesday called upon their party leaders and activists to get ready for a strong street movement to ‘oust’ the current ‘plunderer’ government and free Khaleda Zia from jail as per the desire of people. Speaking at a rally, they accused the government of turning the country into a ‘den of casinos’ and gamblers ...

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