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2 sisters suffer burns in Habiganj attack

Habiganj Correspondent : Two sisters sustained burn injuries as flammable chemical was hurled on them while they were sleeping at their Baghasura village house in Madhabpur upazila early Friday. The injured are college student Habiba Akhter, 20, and her school-going sister Ayesha Akhter, daughters of Ekhlas Miah of the village. Locals said miscreants threw the combustible substance after cutting the ...

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Tara Mia gets bail from HC

Sunamganj Correspondent : The High Court Division Wednesday granted a six-week bail to Tara Mia, a physically-challenged man, in a case filed for ‘attacking’ police in Jamalganj upazila of Sunamganj on December 28 last. The HC bench of Justice Md Rais Uddin and Justice Md Jahangir Hossain also granted bail to 49 other people in the case for the same ...

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Int’l Conference to be started on Friday at SUST

SUST Correspondent : A three day long International Conference on Engineering Research, Innovation and Education (lCERlE-2019) is going to be started on Friday at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet. School of Applied Sciences and Technology of SUST has arranged this conference. Professor Dr. Md Jahirul Islam, Conference Secretary and Head of Department of Computer Science and Engineering ...

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SSF Observed 35th founding anniversary at SUST

SUST Correspondent : Socialist Student Front (SSF) of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) unit has observed its 35th founding anniversary on Monday at the campus. To mark the day, SSF started a procession from the Orjontana with their leaders-activists and the procession ended with a rally at the passenger camp in the Campus. Najirul Ajam Biswash, General Secretary ...

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Govt plans to launch second satellite: Mannan

              Sylhet Office : Planning Minister M A Mannan on Thursday said the government has a plan to launch the country’s second satellite and build the third bridge over the river Jamuna. “The country has launched the country’s first satellite Bangabandhu-I. We have a plan to lunch the second satellite and build the third ...

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Atia Mahal operation: 3 placed on 5-day remand

Sylhet Office : A court here on Thursday placed three accused on a five-day remand in a case filed under the Anti-terrorism Act over the operation at a militant den, Atia Mahal, at Shibbari in South Surma in 2017. Metropolitan Magistrate Mamunur Rashid passed the order after investigation officer of the case and Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) Inspector Abdul ...

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Rickshaw puller beaten dead in Sylhet; 1 held

Sylhet Office : A rickshaw puller was beaten to death allegedly by a young man over a trifling matter at Pirojpur of Dakkhin Surma area here on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Shebul Mia alias Raza, 35, son of Karam Ali of Akilpur village in Bishwanath upazila. Khairul Fazal, officer-in-charge of Dakkhin Surma Police Station, said that Raza had ...

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Sylhet to be Bangladesh’s 1st digital city: FM

Photo: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen addresses a two-day freshers’ reception at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. SUST Correspondent : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said Sylhet will be the country’s first digital city where its residents will get free WiFi access at each and every point ...

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FM seeks effective int’l role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Photo: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen greeted with bouquets in Sylhet on Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019. Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday laid emphasis on the global community’s role in resolving the protracted Rohingya crisis saying it is an international problem. “It’s an international problem. We’ll resolve the problem working together,” he said seeking ...

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SUST student dead body recovered

SUST Correspondent : Police recovered a hanging body of a student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet on Monday afternoon. The hanging body was rescued from a resident in Kajal shah area in Sylhet City. The deceased is Saifur Rahman Prokit, 25, a former student of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (GEB) department under 2011-2012 academic sessions ...

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