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BNP leader held in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police arrested a local BNP leader from Goalabazar area in Osmaninagar upazila on Saturday night in a case filed under Special Power Act. The arrestee was identified as Goyas Mia, son of Safiq Ullah of Brahmangram in Goalabazar union and also vice-chairman of Osmaninagar Upazila Parishad. A team of police arrested Goyas, assistant general secretary of upazila ...

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SUST adds Bangabandhu’s autobiography in Bangla department’s syllabus

SUST Correspondent :  The Bangla department of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) is going to introduce the autobiography of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to one of its courses titled BNG-226. Confirming it on Friday noon, Professor Dr Md Ashraful Karim, head of Bangla Department, said that the committee is waiting for the final approval from the academic council. ...

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2 brothers get life for murder in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : A district court has sentenced life term imprisonment to two brothers for killing their uncle Rafiz Mia in Sunamganj. Sunamganj additional district and sessions judge Mohammad Abdullah Al Mamun passed the order on Wednesday (October 31). The convicts are- Kanan Mia and Abdul Aziz, sons of one Mizan Ali of Jahirpur village in Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj. ...

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Sylhet Wildlife Conservation Centre gets first batch of animals

Photo: A pair of zebras find their new home at Sylhet Wildlife Conservation Centre in Tilagarh Eco Park. They were among the first batch of 58 animals brought from Bangabandhu Safari Park of Gazipur on Tuesday. Also included in the batch were these peacocks, bellow. Sylhet Office : Sylhet Wildlife Conservation Centre at Tilagarh Eco Park has received a batch ...

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Newborn dies in ambulance as transport workers halt it twice

Photo: Courtesy Moulvibazar Correspondent : Ambulances are usually kept out of the purview of any strike, but transport workers in the district were not ready to accept that. They halted an ambulance here twice on Sunday, leading to the death of a 7-day-old girl. Family members alleged that the victim, daughter of Kuton Miah of Ajmir village under Sadar union ...

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Bus plunge kills two in Sylhet

Sylhet Office :  Two passengers were killed as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Osmaninagar upazila on Sunday morning. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. The accident took place around 6 am when a bus of ‘Ena Paribahan’ plunged into a roadside ditch after its driver lost his control over the steering, leaving the ...

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Motorcyclist killed in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : A college boy was killed and his two pillion riders were severely injured as the motorcycle they were riding collided head on with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Gazi Borhanuddin road at Gazbaribazar in Kanaighat upazila on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Ashraf Shamim, 19, son of Nasir Ahmed, and the injured are Moudud Ahmed, 19, son ...

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5 held with sharp weapons in Sylhet

Photo: Police arrested five young men along with five sharp weapons from Laladighirpar in Sylhet on Thursday. Sylhet Office : Police arrested five young men along with five sharp weapons from Laladighirpar in the city on Thursday. The arrestees were identified as Mainul Islam Rana, 24, son of Fakhrul Mia, Manir Hossain, 18, son of Mustafa Hazi, Solaiman Ahmed, 19, ...

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BCL activist stabbed dead in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activist was stabbed to death in Upashahar area of the city on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Jahid Hossain, 18, son of Abul Kalam of Tero Ratan area and Class-X student of a local school. He was an activist belonging to Humayun Rashid Sumon group. Akhter Hossain, officer-in-charge of Shahparan Police ...

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Khaleda’s adviser arrested after rally in Sylhet

Sylhet Office :  An hour after the maiden rally of Jatiya Oikyafront, Detective Branch (DB) of Police arrested BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s adviser Khandaker Abdul Muktadir here on Wednesday. A team of DB police picked Muktadir up from in front of Rose Valley Hotel in the city around 6:30pm as he went there to meet the party’s senior leaders, said ...

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