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Bumper winter vegetable yield delights Sylhet farmers

Sylhet Office : The bumper production of winter vegetables brought back smiles on farmers’ faces in the bordering Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet. Local vegetable markets have now been turned into bustling places as growers and wholesalers are busy trading newly harvested vegetables. The price is good too, they said. In the Jaflong vegetable market, farmers were waiting in long queues ...

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Father among 5 charge-sheeted in Sunamganj Tuhin murder case

Sunamganj Correspondent : Police have pressed charges against five persons, including the father of the victim, in sensational Sunamganj Tuhin murder case. Sunamganj Court Inspector Ashek Shuja said Judge Shuvodip Paul of Judicial Magistrate Court accepted the charge sheet. On October 14, the body of a five-year-old boy, Tuhin, with his throat-slit, ears and sex organ-severed, was found hanging from a ...

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SUST gears up for convocation after 12 years

  SUST Correspondent : The authorities of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology are taking all out preparations ahead of its third convocation scheduled for January 8. Its first convocation was held on April 29, 1998 and the second one on December 6, 2007. University sources said 6,750 students have registered for the next convocation. Five students will receive the ...

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Sylhet Press Club gets new committee

Sylhet Office : The election of Sylhet Press Club for two years committee (2020-2021) was held on Saturday noon. Iqbal Siddiqui of the Financial Express as President and Abdur Rashid Renu of Dainik Jugantor as General Secretary has been elected. Advocate Emad Ullah Shahidul Islam declared the result after the election as the chairman of election commission for press club ...

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Woman found dead in Habiganj

                    Habiganj Correspondent : Police recovered the body of an unidentified woman from a paddy field at Rajiura in Sadar upazila early Thursday. On information, police recovered the body around 1:30am, said Md Masuk Ali, officer-in-charge of Habiganj Sadar Police Station. Police say they initially suspect that the victim had been ...

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New train on Sylhet-Chattogram route soon: Momen

Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said new train would be launched on the Sylhet-Chattogramroute very soon. “New train will be introduced on the Sylhet-Chattogram route very soon and high quality bogies will also be added to the existing trains,” he said while inaugurating the ‘Nagar Express,’ bus services in the city here. The minister also thanked ...

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Large scale ePassport distribution from July, says FM

Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said the distribution of ePassports has already begun in a limited scale while its distribution among mass people will begin in July next year. “ePassport distribution begins. Government officials are getting it now. Common people will get it from July,” he told reporters after attending a function in the ...

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Sylhet village faces erosion threat

Sylhet Office : Residents of Bhatidihi village and some adjoining areas in Kanaighat upazila sadar union of Sylhet are at the risk of losing their homesteads as receding water level of Surma River has triggered erosion. Villagers say a number of houses will be lost to erosion if preventive measures are not taken immediately. Parts of the Umarganj Surma dyke ...

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Third foetus recovered in 45 days in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : The bodies of three immature newborns have been found in Fenchuganj in the last one and a half months. The latest one was recovered from a road near the Fenchuganj Bridge on Friday noon. Abul Basar Md Badruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Fenchuganj Police Station, said the foetus was wrapped in a piece of cloth. It is unclear who ...

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