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BCL protests JCD strike at SUST

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST) yesterday protested 3-day long strike enforced by the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal on the campus. In favour of strike JCD leaders and activists didn’t organise any procession and rally on the campus. However, no class and examination were held at maximum department of the university due to countrywide hartal. ...

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Sylhet Transport workers face untold miseries in blockades

Around 20,000 transport workers in Sylhet district are passing days in acute misery as they have become unemployed owing to prolonged blockade and shutdown enforced by BNP led 20 party alliance. A good number of transport workers including conductors, drivers and helpers of buses, trucks and pick up vans are in severe difficulty with their family members. Many of them are ...

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Sylhet tourism industry facing unbearable loss due political unrest

Sylhet city known as city of tourism is now tourist-less in this pick season due to countrywide unbarred blockage, strikes. The region’s tourism sector is facing acute losses in its business as tourists are not coming in Sylhet area due to the ongoing political unrests. Hotel-Motels are almost vacant and counting unbearable loss and this situation remained since the beginning ...

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18 held in Sunamganj

 Police have detained 18 people including five BNP activists for carrying out violence in Sunamganj during the ongoing blockade enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance.Police Super Md Harun-or-Rashid said they were held in drives from Monday night till Tuesday morning.He said police would continue the drive in order to control the law and order situation.The BNP-led 20-party alliance has been ...

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Ambulances in Sylhet turn passenger carriers

Ambulances meant for carrying serious patients to hospitals are now often used to carry passengers of Sylhet district.The situation has arisen as road communication has turned risky due to sporadic attacks with petrol bombs and stones on vehicles plying the roads and highways, apparently to enforce the non-stop blockade called by BNP-led 20-party alliance from January 6.Solvent and even some ...

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24 detained in Sunamganj

Police have arrested 24 people, including four activists of Jamaat-e-Islami activists, from different areas of Sunamganj district.They were detained in a drive conducted from Tuesday night till Wednesday morning.Police Super Md Harun Ur Rashid said they were detained for the alleged involvement with different subversive activities during the ongoing blockade.He said the detainees are accused in several cases.

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Annual cricket tournament in Jagannathpur

Habibul Bashar Shumon, former Captain of Bangladesh Cricket team, inaugurated the Annual Cricket tournament, 2015, in Dhakhin field of Katalkhair village of Asharkandi Union in Jagannathpur Upozila.  The Cricket tournament is being organised by New Star Cricket Club. A meeting was held to discuss the inauguration of the tournament.  Miah Mohammod Ahbab, President of UK Sechcha Shebok League, presided over ...

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birth anniversary of mass 79th people’s poet Dilwar on January 1

79th observed on January 1, 2015, Thursday. on this occasion floral wreath was offered at the grave of the poet at 9-00 AM and a Dua mahfil was held at `Ro Shahitto tirtho’ at Khan Monjil jointly by his family members and Poet Dilwar Council that day. Next day a discussion meeting, recitation of dedicated poems and songs of mass ...

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Mass reception given to state minister M. A. Mannan

A mass reception was given to M. A. Mannan, State minister for finance and planning on behalf of Naya bandar Bi-lateral High School and College in Jagannathpur Upazila on January 8, 2015 Friday, Chairman of the governing body of the School and College, former up chairman and poet-researcher Dinul Islam Babul presided over the program. Flowery greetings and address of ...

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Jagannathpur Development Association, UK distributes warm clothes

Jagannathpur Development Association UK (Jagannathpur Unnayan Sangstha), an expatriate social welfare organisation, distribated 500 blankets at No. 8 Asharkandi union under Jagannathpur Upazila of Sunamgonj district on January 11, 2015, Sunday. These blankets were distributed among distressed people at a programme organised on the premises of Abdul Bari Community centre run by News UK in local Nayabaz. Earlier a list ...

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