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Hult prize competition held at SUST

Araf Ahmad : Hult prize competition, a competition for gathering new ideas for social business and entrepreneurship, held at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) campus on Saturday. Six teams with their new and innovative ideas participated in the final round in the campus level while a team that gave idea and show process new plastic products by recycling ...

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Shamsher Mobin quits for Nurul Islam Nahid

Sylhet Office : Former BNP leader Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury, who secured nomination from Bikalpadhara Bangladesh, has quit election race in support of the grand alliance candidate. Mobin had retired from BNP politics as its vice-chairman in 2015, only to return in the politics of Bikalpadhara on October 26, ahead of the election. Shamhser Mobin secured Bikalpadhara’s nomination from Sylhet-6 constituency. ...

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SUST teacher dismissed over sexual harassment charge

Plabon Chandra Saha. Photo: Collected SUST Correspondent : Authorities of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology on Saturday dismissed a university teacher for sexually harassing a female student. The accused teacher is Plabon Chandra Saha of Economics department. The decision was taken at the 211th syndicate meeting of the university, said an official, wising anonymity. Besides, the meeting also decided ...

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SUST winter vacation begins Dec 18

SUST Correspondent : The winter vacation of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) will begin from December 18 (Tuesday). The academic activities of the university will resume on January 1 while the administrative activities on December 26, said a press releases issued by the university.

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52 gold bars seized at Sylhet airport

Sylhet Office : Customs officials seized 52 gold bars worth around Tk 2.7 crore from an aircraft at Sylhet Osmani International Airport on Saturday morning. Ahmedur Reza Chowdhury, an assistant commissioner of customs intelligence, said the gold bars, weighing 6.32 kilograms, were concealed in a box under a seat of Biman Bangladesh Airline’s flight BG-248 that arrived here from Dubai ...

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One killed in Habiganj clash

Habiganj Correspondent : A man was killed while 20 people were injured in a clash between two groups of people at Noagaon village in Baniachang upazila on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Matiur Rahman, 42, son of Abdul Wahab of the village. Rashed Mobarak, officer-in-charge of Baniachang Police Station, said there had been a longstanding dispute between former union ...

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Dr Kamal launches Oikyafront’s election campaign in Sylhet

It’ll remain there in election race till last, he says Photo: Dr Kamal speaks to the media at the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal (R) in Sylhet on Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018. Sylhet Office : Jatiya Oikyafront, a major opposition alliance led by Dr Kamal Hossain, formally flagged off its election campaign here on Wednesday through  offering fateha at the shrine ...

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4 hunters jailed, 18 migratory birds rescued in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : A mobile court here on Wednesday awarded six months’ imprisonment to six people for hunting migratory birds in the Tanguar haor, a sanctuary, in Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj district. The convicts are Azim Uddin, son of Basir Miah, Shafique Miah, son of Shukur Ali, Yesmin Miah, son of Nurul Haque, and Sonarul Miah, son of Khairul Amin, ...

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Oikyafront to kick off polls campaign from Sylhet Wednesday

Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, is going to kick off its election campaign from Sylhet on Wednesday.BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan came up with the announcement at a press conference after a joint meeting of BNP and Oikyafront leaders at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office. “We’ll start our election campaign by offering fateha at the shrines of ...

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Cotton mill catches fire in Habiganj

Photo: Firefighting units trying to bring the fire under control. Habiganj Correspondent : A fire broke out at a cotton mill in Noyapara of Madhobpur upazila early Tuesday. The fire broke out at warehouse no. 3 of Saiham Texttile Mills around 1:30 am, according to locals. On information, four firefighting units from Fire Service and Civil Defence stations in Sayestaganj, ...

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