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12 JCD men held in Sylhet over attack

Police arrested 12 leaders and activists of Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Chhatradal (JCD) from a meeting in Uposahar area of the city on Wednesday evening over an attack incident. The arrestees were identified as Sylhet district JCD leader Rumel Shah, Jahangir, Sumon, Suyed, Lokman Ahmed, Himel, Munna and others. Police said a rival group of JCD attacked another group while they were ...

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Burunga Iqbal Ahmed High School and College achieves astonishing results

Burunga Iqbal Ahmed High School of Osmani Nagar Thana in Balaganj  has already turned into an established name in the fields of education in Sylhet.  Now around 1400 pupils are studying there.  From the start, this institute has been running with limited source of income and with the help of locals. Since this institution has added higher secondary to it ...

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Risky billboard eviction drive begins in Sylhet city

Authority of the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) has begun its drive to evict risky billboards from the city corporation areas on Monday morning. On the very first day of the drive, the SCC authority evicted risky billboards installed on both sides of the main road at Kadamtoly area in the capital. The city corporation sources said that the drive was ...

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Sylhet Juba Dal leader lands in jail

A Sylhet Court here on Tuesday sent a Sylhet unit Juba Dal leader to jail in connection with three cases filed over subversive activities during countrywide hartal and blockade. The convicted was identified as Kamrul Hasan Shahin. Magistrate Akber Hossain Mirdha passed the order in the afternoon while the police produced him before his court. Sources concerned said that Airport ...

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Muhibur Murder : Case filed, one held in Sylhet

A case was lodged with Kotwali Police Station here and a youth was arrested from Baghbari area in the city in connection with the Muhibur Rahman murder case. Deceased’s son Saidur Rahman filed the case on Monday night with the police station accusing about 20 people mentioning 12 names. Police, however, in a drive arrested Kawsar Ahmed, 22, son of ...

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26 Sylhet buildings in dilapidated condition

Residents of at least 26 buildings in the Sylhet City  are living in utter danger as the buildings have become worn out over the years and have become unsuitable for living. Cracks have developed in most of the buildings, The deplorable buildings, though unbalanced, are catering commercial establishments like offices of different organisations and businesses along with residences for people. ...

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Road mishap kills one in Sylhet

A Labour was killed in a road accident at Kayestorail area Dakshin Surma of the district on Sunday midnight. The victim was Murad Ahmed, 35, son of Abdul lotif of the Khadim Nagar area. Eyewitnesses said a Truck hit at the area while he was Returning his WorkShop, leaving him dead on the spot. Officer-in-Charge of Dakshin Surma confirming the ...

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Bishwanath AL council held

The biennial council-2015 of Bishwanath Upazila AL  was held Sunday. Sylhet District AL Precident (In Charge) Lutfur Rahman formally inaugurated the council at the Upzila parished field premises at 11am. Central AL Organizing secretary Advocate  Misbah uddin Siraz, Sylhet District AL secretary Shofiqur Rahman Chowdhury,  Vice President Asfak Ahmed, Shah Farid Ahmed, Masuk uddin Ahmed were present on the occasion. ...

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Banned guides and notebooks flooded Sylhet Markets

The book markets of the port city of Sylhet and elsewhere in the district have been flooded with the illegal guides and notebooks for the students of class one to eight defying the government ban on it, Though the ban on notebook is more than three decades old, this illegal practice continues”, educationists alleged. Besides, the city market is witnessing ...

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Photojournalist remanded over murder of Blogger Ananta

A Sylhet court has granted seven-day remand to photojournalist Idris Ali, who was arrested by the CID in connection with author and blogger Ananta Bijoy Das’s murder. Metropolitan Magistrate Farzana Yasmin granted the remand after Investigation Officer Arman Ali, also inspector of CID, produced Idris Ali before the court on Monday afternoon. Airport police station OC Gousul Hossain said: “Members ...

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