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Rajon killing: Mizanur for trial of suspended cops

Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Dr Mizanur Rahman on Tuesday demanded trial of the suspended policemen under the criminal law for their negligence of duty in connection with Rajon murder. “Not only promises, I want that the government will set an example by ensuring immediate punishment of Rajon killers. It is necessary to try the suspended cops ...

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School girl ‘commits suicide’ in Sylhet

A school girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself with the ceiling of a room at Monirgati village in Chatok upazila of Sylhet on Monday. The deceased was identified as Shammi Begum, 14, a class VIII student of Monirgati High School and daughter of Zamshed Hasan of the village. Family members of the deceased said she hanged herself by using ...

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Tree fair begins in Sylhet

The fifteen-day ‘Tree Plantation Movement and Tree Fair -2015’ has started at city’s on monday. Sylhet district administration, and Agriculture Extension Department jointly arranged the fair. Divisional Commissioner jamal Uddin Ahmed formally inaugurated the fair as the chief guest. The inaugural function was presided over by conservator of forest Sylhet  circle and addressed among others by Deputy Commissioner Joinal Abedin, ...

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Businessman missing from Sylhet

A businessman was missing from Sylhet’s Subhani gahat Area from Sunday. The missing person is Kamal Ahmed, a Stone trader hailed from Jointapur village. Family members of Kamal alleged that he was abducted by unidentified criminals. A General Diary (GD) was enlisted by victim’s Brother Nojir Ahmed Katwali police station in this connection. Police said that Kamal did not back ...

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Listed criminal’ held in Sylhet

A ‘listed criminal’ was arrested at Fotepur area under Gouingahat upazila in Sylhet on Monday Mornning. The arrested was identified as Tanjir Ahmed Son of Misbah Uddin in Pancho khando in Goingat. Goingat OC Abdul Hai confirmed the matter. He said that acting on a tip-off a team of Police conducted a drive in the area around 9:30pm to arrest ...

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National Mourning Day programme in Sylhet

Local administration has taken up elaborate programme to observe the National Mourning Day on August 15, the 40th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, in the district with due respect and befitting manner. The day-long programme was adopted at a meeting in presence of leaders of Bangladesh Awami League and its front organizations, heads of ...

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Workshop on ‘Strategy to check import of fake and adulterated goods’ : Bangladesh will be poverty-free in 3 years

Finance Minister AMA Muhith here on Sunday said there will be no poor people in Bangladesh after three years. Observing that the main objective of the Awami League government is to ensure people’s welfare, “The poverty rate has slid down to 22 percent due to various development programmes taken by the government. There’ll be no poor people in the country ...

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Onion price shoot up in Sylhet

Onion prices have reached a record high of Tk 60 a kilogram on the back of a supply crunch in Sylhet, the country’s main source of the vegetable.A key cooking ingredient, it experienced a price hike of around 43 percent over the past two weeks due to heavy rainfall in the neighbouring country, which ended up destroying  the majority of ...

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Kidnapped girl rescued after 5 days in Sylhet

Police rescued a schoolgirl from Modina Market area on Sunday afternoon Five days after her abduction from Modina Market area in Sylhet. Earlier, one day after the incident, police arrested Raju Ahmed,22, son of Ikbal Hussain, a resident of Modina Market in Sylhet , in connection with the abduction. Police said Raju and one of his associates picked up Girls ...

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Charge to be framed in Kibria murder case Aug 10

A court in Sylhet on monday set August 10 for framing charges in the former finance minister Shah AMS Kibria murder case. Sylhet divisional Speedy Trial Tribunal’s judge Mokbul Ahsan  passed the order in the morning. A total of 20 accused including mayor of Habiganj municipality GK Gous and some members of the banned Harkatul Jihad were present at the ...

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