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Terrorist held with firearms in Sylhet

Police in a drive arrested an alleged terrorist along with a pipe-gun and two rounds of bullet from Doudik village of Jaintapur upazila on Wednesday night, reports UNB. The arrestee was identified as Mohammad Ali, 40, son of Abdur Rahman, a resident of the village. Being tipped off, police conducted a drive at the village around 8pm and arrested Ali ...

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Minor boy electrocuted in Sylhet

A minor boy died from electrocution in Baluchar area of the city on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Sumon,3 son of Amir Ali, a resident of Bashir Miah Colony of the area. Family sources said Sumon was electrocuted as he touched a multi-plug unknowingly while playing in the room around 7:30pm. He died on the spot.

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Advance train ticket sale begins in Sylhet

Thousands of ticket-seekers thronged Sylhet Railway Station from early Thursday as advance ticket sale ahead of Eid-ul Fitr has started there. Some are enjoying after getting much-desired tickets to travel sweet home for celebrating Eid-ul Fitr with dear and near ones while some are disappointed getting no ticket. Bangladesh Railway started selling advance tickets for July 13 and will continue ...

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2 killed in Sylhet road crash

Two people were killed in a road crash at Bager Sorak in Tamabil Road area early Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Al- Amin, 18, a businessman and a resident of Purna nogor Village in Goingate Upazila and Shuhel Ahmed, 25, of Titarai Village in Goingate Upazila Sylhet district. Highway police sources said a Vagetable -laden Ven from the Bager ...

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Four dacoits arrested in Sylhet

Companigong Poilce arrested Four alleged dacoits from Sosankula area on Wednesday night. Police recovered different weapons including handcuffs, signal lights, daggers and choppers from them. the Arrested are Abu Musa, Ali Hossain, Shipon Miah, Monir Hossain, On the basis of his information, police arrested A Group of Listed Inter District Dacoits in Sosankula area Companigong Upazila areas and recovered different ...

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Teenagers humming towards silk shops, showrooms in Sylhet

On the eve of holy Eid-ul-Fitr, largest religious festival of the Muslims, shopping in the silk shops and showrooms has gained momentum as Eid of Sylhet people is interlinked with silk dress. Since time immemorial, the people use silk wears as their heritage of Eid festival in this region which is famous for quality silk production. Silk fabrics, weaved and ...

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Roadside mango stalls do brisk business in Sylhet

With summer, mangoes—popularly known as the king of fruits in the country—are now being showcased at several temporary stalls in the Sylhet, such as the Kodomtoly, Puler Muck, Bondor, Court point, Zinda bazar and other locations. Almost all the popular varieties of mangoes, such as Langra, Gopalbhog, Himsagar, Aam Rupali, Guti Aam and Harivanga, can be found at these mini ...

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Traffic situation worsening in Sylhet

Terrible tailbacks continued to frustrate the Sylhet city dwellers as valuable hours are being lost on the journey throughout the day. Traffic movement in the city streets almost came to a halt also on Wednesday. As a result, commuters’ valuable times and energy are being wasted and making their lives miserable. It has also great economic impact on production and ...

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Movement against SUST VC continues for 16th day

A faction of pro-Awami League (AL) teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) continued their movement demanding immediate removal of its Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Aminul Haque Bhuyan from his post. The teachers were continuing the agitation for the fifteenth consecutive day on Monday. They also kept the VC’s office under lock and key and held a sit-in programme ...

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Water crisis hits Sylhet city life

Sylhet city dwellers are in extreme woes as water crisis is going from bad to worse here with the onset of summer.Scarcity of pure drinking water amid extreme heat is making life of the townspeople unbearable and the situation is getting worse gradually, the residents experienced serious water crisis in different areas including at Mirabazar, Kumarpara, Upashahar, Dargah Mohalla, Darshan ...

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