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Commuters facing triple blow on Sylhet city roads

Most roads of the Sylhet have turned unfit for vehicular movement as numerous potholes and cracks have developed on those making commuters riding riskier as the authorities have failed to repair those ahead of the rainy season. Traffic comes to a snail’s pace on those roads every now and then creating long tailbacks for hours together, forcing the commuters, mostly ...

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Rajon murder: Arrest warrant against 3 absconding accused

A Sylhet court has issued arrest warrant against three absconding accused in the murder of teenager Rajon. Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate 1 Shahedul Karim issued the warrant after accepting the charge sheet in the murder case on Monday morning. court’s General Registrar SI Foyez told That The court ordered to confiscate the belongings of the three accused at large, Sylhet Public ...

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RAB recovered explosives in Sylhet

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Sunday seized eight petrol bombs, two hand-made bombs and five detonators here. Assistant media officer of RAB-9 Mosharraf Hossain told BSS, “Acting on a tip off, a RAB team conducted a raid in Laldighipar Mahajan Patti area in the city and recovered the explosives in an abandon condition.” No one was arrested so far, he ...

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100 women get sewing machines in Osmaninagar

A total of 100 sewing machines were distributed among women entrepreneurs in the Osmaninagar Upazilla district on Friday. Osmaninagar Welfare Association distributed the sewing machines under the women entrepreneurship development and expansion programmes. Association founder President Ruhel Ali presided over the function which was addressed by, among others, Osmaninagar UNO Md: Shawkat Ali, BNP Leader Moynul Haque Chy, Former Chairman ...

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Man found dead in Sylhet

Police recovered a body of an unidentified man from Kuri Beel at Sadipur village in Osmaninagar upazila of Sylhet district on Sunday. Locals spotted the body of the deceased, aged around 45, floating on the beel in the afternoon and informed police. Later, police recovered the body and sent it to Osmani Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy. A case ...

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SCC drains out Tk 10m for rickshaw lane

The Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) has to drain out about Tk 10 million due to decision of the local administration for removing the much-talked ‘rickshaw lane’, set at a cost of Tk 1.6 million (Tk 16 lakh) on a most important and busy road, just 17 months ago. Months after the mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury took over, the SCC decided ...

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Sylhet student commits ‘suicide’

A college student allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in Amborkhana area of the city early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Hossain Mamun, a resident of Kanchonpur village in Chattak upazila and a student of the Bussines department of Sylhet International University. Police said Mamun allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan ...

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Bank Asia’s semi-annual business

Semi-Annual Business Review Meeting-2015 for Sylhet region of Bank Asia was held at the Bank’s Institute for Training and Development in the capital city Dhaka on Saturday. A Rouf Chowdhury, Chairman of the Bank inaugurated the meeting as the chief guest. Vice Chairman AM Nurul Islam, Chairman of Board Audit Committee Mohammed Lakiotullah, immediate past Director Shah Md. Nurul Alam ...

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Huge cigarettes seized in Sylhet

Customs Department in Sylhet Airport seized 150 Cartoons cigarettes of Benson from Sylhet Airport on Saturday Morning. Mohammad Bayazid Hossain, assistant Commissioner said a team of Customs Official conducted a drive at Airport area. Sensing the presence of Customs, the smugglers fled away from the scene. Later the Customs team seized cigarettes from the spot, according to a news agency

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Only two routes out of nine Sylhet town bus service in troublewith

The town bus service in Sylhet has stumbled down with 19 minibuses plying on only 2 routes whereas 35 vehicles were pressed on 10 routes, connecting the city with suburban destinations. It may face closure any time, if more buses are not added and further attention is not given to streamline the service, The service at the beginning drew much ...

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