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3 killed by lightning strikes in Sunamganj, Sylhet

Three people, including two children, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike in Sunamganj and Sylhet on Saturday. In Sunamganj, two children were killed by a lightning strike in Sunamganj municipality area and Dharmapasha upazila on Saturday evening. The deceased were identified as Afjal Miah,12, a class VI student of JoynagarBazarHajiganiBoxHigh School and son of Ayub Ali, a resident ...

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Two held with Yaba tablets

Members of Rapid Action Battalion-9 (RAB) in a drive arrested two alleged drug peddlers along with 100 pieces of Yaba tablets from Dakkhin Surma upazila of the city early Friday. The arrestees were identified as Firoz Mia, 25, son of Islam Mia of Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar district and Jabed Ahmed, 22, son of late Makhan Mia of Moglabazar Thana ...

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JCD leader held in Sylhet

Police in a drive arrested a local leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) from Chandbhoranj village in Biswanath upazila on Friday. The arrestee was identified as Sohel Samad, a leader of Dashghar union unit JCD and son of Anwar Hossain of the village. Tipped off, a team of police conducted a raid at the village around 6:30 pm and arrested ...

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World Environment Day observed in Sylhet

The World Environment Day was observed in the Sylhet district on Friday. Sylhet district administration chalked out an elaborate programme in observance of the day. As a part of the programme, a colorful rally was brought out in the district town here in the morning. A large number of local people including students, NGO workers, officials and youths joined the ...

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Heatwave makes Sylhet life miserable

A heatwave sweeping across the country for the last couple of days made public life miserable in Sylhet city and elsewhere in the country. The high temperature that soars up over the last few days is aggravating the plight of the commoners. However, the heat wave might continue for two more days, says Met office. People are feeling 3 to ...

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3 killed in Moulvibazar road crash

At least three people have killed as a private hit a road side tree in district`s Sirajnagar area on Thursday midnight. According to sources, a private car hit a road side tree in Sirajnagar area under Srimangal upazila around 1.45am as the driver lost the control over it, leaving two dead on the spot and four injured. Another died on ...

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One electrocuted in Sylhet

One people were electrocuted at Sadar upazila in Sylhet early Wednesday. The victims were Abdulmannan, son of Insan Ali of Pirer gown area,. The police, quoting local people, said the victim was electrocuted after coming in touch with an electric wire while they Was Coming  Home at Pirer Gown area. Airport police officer-in-charge said the police recovered the bodies and ...

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School boy drown in Sylhet

  A School boy drowned in a canal of PTI  at AmbarKana in Sylhet City on Wednesday afternoon, The deceased were identified as Al-Amin, 2, sons of Nur Islam of the BoroBazar area in Ambor Kahana And Student of Class Five in Dorgha gate Primary School. Quoting Rajwan Ahmed, Councilor of SCC, said the A children fell into the canal ...

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1 killed in Habiganj road accident

A person has been killed and five others injured as tempo turned turtle in Chunarughat area in Habiganj. The deceased is Nayem Mia, 16, son of Abdullah Mia of Hatua village. Chunarughat OC Amulya Kumar Chowdhury said: “The tempo turned turtle when its drive lost control over the steering in Chunarughat area on Thursday afternoon.” “Six injured passengers of the ...

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Two held with1040pieces Yaba tablets in Sylhet

RAB in a drive arrested Two young man along with 1,040pieces of Yaba tablet from Shadipur  area of the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway early Tuesday. The arrestee was identified as Munsur , 35, son of Abdulwahid of Sumaray village. Being tipped off, RAB conducted a drive in the area and arrested Munsur along with the Yaba tablets. ASP of Moinuddin RAB,confirmed the ...

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