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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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Youth found dead in Sylhet

Police recovered the floating body of a young man from a pond in Raikdara area of Osmaninagar upazila on Sunday evening. The deceased could not be identified immediately. Locals spotted the body of the young man of nearly 25 in the pond, owned by one Mokaddes Ali of the locality, around 7:30pm and informed police. Later, police recovered the body ...

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Protest against VC continues at SUST

A section of teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) under the banner of ‘Mohan Muktijuddher Chetonay Udbuddho Shikshokbrindo’ brought out a procession on the campus yesterday demanding removal of Vice-Chancellor Professor Aminul Haque Bhuiyan. Meanwhile, Awami League Sylhet city and district unit leaders sat in a meeting with agitating teachers in Amborkhana area aimed at resolving the ...

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Chevron gives scholarships to 1,668 students

A total of 1,668 students from 41 educational institutions in Sylhet region were awarded scholarship by Chevron Bangladesh as a part of its ongoing yearly scholarship distribution programme. Those educational institutions are situated near Chevron’s Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulavibazar natural gas fields, says a press release. After Ramadan, scholarships will also be distributed among 49 students who achieved excellent grades ...

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Sylhet mayor Ariful Haque denied bail

A court here on Sunday rejected the bail petition of suspended Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful HaqueChowdhury in an explosion case filed in connection with the killing of ex-Finance Minister SAMS Kibria.District and Session Judge M Atabullah passed the order after hearing on a bail petition submitted by the lawyer of Ariful Haque.However, on November 13 last year CID submitted ...

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