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Sylhet city polls: BNP gets 90,496 votes, AL 85,870 in 132 centres

BNP mayoral candidate in Sylhet city polls Ariful Haque Chowdhury, left, and Awami League’s mayoral runner Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran  The BNP mayoral candidate takes lead as vote count nears end Sylhet Office : The unofficial results of vote counting in Sylhet City Corporation polls are coming in and BNP has bagged 90,496 votes in 132 polling centres. Awami League ...

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Mother, 2 daughters found dead in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A young woman and her two daughters were found dead at their house in the city’s Dakkhin Surma area on Monday. The deceased were identified as Jony Begum Sheuli, 32, wife of Hasan Munshi of Kamalapur village in Maksudpur upazila of Gopanganj district, and their daughters — Mim, 15, and Sima, 12. Smelling bad odour coming from ...

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Sylhet BNP mayoral candidate demands reelection

Sylhet Office : Accusing the ruling party of capturing many polling stations and rigging votes, BNP mayoral candidate Ariful Haque Chowdhury on Monday demanded reelection to Sylhet City Corporation. Ariful made the demand in an application submitted to the returning officer. Talking to reporters, he said leaders and activists of Awami League and its associate bodies captured most polling stations ...

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BNP polling agents kicked out, alleges Ariful

Photo: BNP mayoral candidate Ariful Haque Chowdhury alleged that his agents have been kicked out from two polling centres. Sylhet Office : BNP mayoral candidate Ariful Haque Chowdhury alleged that his agents have been kicked out from two polling centres. He came up with the allegation after visiting Chandu Shah Centre around 9:45 am. The two polling centres are- Chandu ...

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EC taking final prep for Sylhet city polls

Photo: Delivery of ballot boxes, ballot papers, permanent ink and other necessary equipment at the 134 centres in Sylhet City Corporation begins on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Sylhet Office : Preparations for holding the Sylhet City Corporation election tomorrow are nearly complete. The Election Commission has begun sending ballot boxes, ballot papers, permanent ink and other necessary equipment at the 134 ...

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National Campus Journalism Fest ends at SUST

SUST Correspondent : The two-day long ‘National Campus Journalism Fest’concluded at the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet on Saturday afternoon. Renowned writer and educationist Prof Dr Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, who has long taught at SUST, inaugurated the program started at 9:30 am on Friday. After the inaugural ceremony, the first day’s program includes sequences of learning session, views-exchanging, documentary ...

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3 killed Sunamganj road crash

Sunamganj Correspondent :  At least three people were killed and three others wounded following a head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw in Govindaganj town of Chhatak upazil The accident happened around 3 pm on Saturday (July 28). The deceased were identified as Mozammel Haque, 60, of Mullickpur area under Chhatak municipal town, and Shamsul Islam, 45, of Govindaganj. The ...

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80 sued for crude bomb blast at Kamran’s electioneering office

Sylhet Office : A case has been filed in connection with crude bomb blast at electioneering office of Awami League candidate BadarUddin Kamran. Jubo League leader Faruk Ahmed filed the case with the Airport Police Station on Friday night against 60 leaders and activists of BNP and 20 other unnamed people, said Gousul Hossain, officer-in-charge of Airport Police Station. The ...

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Jatiya Party backs AL’s Kamran in Sylhet

Now AL gets JP support in all 3 city polls   Photo: A Jatiya Party press conference in Sylhet city. Sylhet Office : Just two days before the balloting, Jatiya Party on Saturday extended its support for Awami League mayoral candidate Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran in Sylhet city polls. The party came up with the announcement at a press conference ...

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Truck-microbus collision leaves 4 dead in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Four people were killed and seven others injured as a truck collided head-on with a microbus at Ilashpur in Osmaninagar upazila in the district. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. Officer-in-charge of Osmaninagar Police Station Ali Mahmud said the Sylhet-bound truck collided with Dhaka-bound microbus, leaving four people dead on the spot and ...

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