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Man killed in rival attack in Sylhet

A man was killed in an attack by his rivals over previous enmity at Chotodesh village in Kanaighat upazila on Friday. The deceased was identified as Tota Mia, 46, a tractor driver and son of late Tajul Ali of the village. Witnesses said Tota Mia and his neighbour Shahidur Rahman had been at loggerheads over the ownership of land of ...

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SCC Drive begins to remove illegal structures from Jallarpar

Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) on Tuesday began a drive to remove illegal structures built on Jallarpar Chhara, a water stream flowing across the city. During the drive, led by chief executive officer of the city corporation Enamul Habib, a portion of a shop was demolished to free the water stream. Enamul Habib said the SCC has undertaken a plan to ...

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Six suspected robbers held in Sylhet

RAB 9, Osmaninogor and Fenchugong police last night detained Six suspected robbers from the District’s area on Wednesday night. A team of the RAB nabbed Suhel, Sobuj, Ripon, Layek  from the Bypass bridge, said ASP of RAB 9. RAB claimed that they were the members of an organised robber-gang. Osmaninogor Police detained Listed Robber  Salik from the Bishanath area on ...

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Pistol, bullets recovered in Moulvibazar

Police recovered a pistol and six rounds of bullets, which were allegedly looted from the house of a businessman in Gazipur a few days ago, from Bachhirpur village in Juri upazila early Tuesday. A group of robbers looted the pistol and six rounds of bullets from the house of a businessman in Tongi area of Gazipur district a few days ...

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Mobile court fines 3 restaurants,5 shops

A mobile court of Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institute (BSTI) on Wednesday fined three restaurants and Five other shops for selling substandard food and Medicine items in violation of food safety acts. BSTI conducted anti-adulterated drive at Madushohid, Medical area in cooperation with district administration and police administration as part of anti-adulteration campaign in Sylhet City during the holy month ...

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Sylhet Tailors busy ahead of Eid

With Eid al Fitr hardly Two Weeks away, tailoring shops in the Sylhet District  are having a robust business. Throughout the month of Ramadhan, tailors remained busy like bees most of the time, enjoying brisk business in every small and large scale market and the people are also keen to get their suits sewn for the Eid al Fitr. Ladies ...

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4 held in city over snatching Tk5 lakh

Police  on Tuesday arrested Four people from Alampur of the city in connection with incidents of snatching Tk5 lakh at Alampur in the city. The arrestees are Sumon Ahmed 29, Shahriar Emon 32, Atik 29, Ruhul Amin 28. Police  on Tuesday arrested Four people from Alampur of the city in connection with incidents of snatching Tk5 lakh at Alampur area ...

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SUST teachers, BCL men take face off over VC’s removal Nahid urges end to impasse

A faction of pro-Awami League (AL) teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of the university unit took face-to-face position on Tuesday on the campus over its Vice-Chancellor’s (VC) removal. The teacher’s faction continued their sit-in programme in front of the VC office for ninth consecutive days demanding immediate removal of VC Prof ...

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Villagers clash in Sunamganj, one killed

One Babul Pal ,35, son of late Lal Chand Pal was killed in a clash between two groups of villagers of Took Dhirai village under Dhirai upazila of the district Tuesday. The clash originated between Babul Pal group and Akteruddin group over a land dispute this morning. Both the groups attacked each others with country made lethal weapons. At one ...

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No progress in probe into bloggers’ Ananta Bijoy Das murders

There is no visible progress in the investigation into the killings of bloggers Ganajagaran Mancha activist Ananta Bijoy Das. Blogger Ananta Bijoy Das, also an activist of Sylhet Ganajagaran Mancha, was hacked to death by a group of assailants in broad daylight at Subidbazar Bankalapara in the city on May 12. On May 13, Rateshwar Das, elder brother of Ananta, ...

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