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8 houses burn down in Sunamganj

Eight houses were gutted by a fire that broke out at Pashchim Hajipara in the district town on Friday night. Witnesses said the fire originated from a kitchen stove at a house in the area at about 8:00 pm and it soon engulfed the other adjoining houses. On information, two fire fighting units rushed to the spot and extinguished the ...

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Body of minor boy found in Sylhet

The body of a minor body was found hanging from the ceiling of his house at Electric Supply area of the city on Friday. The deceased was identified as Ramjan Mian, 14, son of Habil Mian of the area.  Police said a neighbour saw the hanging body of Ramjan through the window of a room at House 35 under ward ...

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15 injured in clash among villagers in Sylhet

At least 15 people, including women, were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over a trifling matter at Katlipara village in Bishwanath upazila of the district on Friday morning. The injured were identified as Kolshuma Begum, Shajna Begum, Abdul Momin, Akbar Ali, Nizam Uddin, Abddul Hekim, Abu Saeed, Ali Amzod, Mehergul Bibi, Taj Uddin, and mediator Ershad ...

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Two drug peddlers held

Police arrested two alleged drug peddlers with 25bottles of Indian contraband phensidyl in their possession on the Lamabazar and Moglabazar-Sylhet on Wednesday afternoon. The arrested are Abdul hamid and Alauddin, On a tip-off, a team of police led by Sub-Inspector S Sorkar coming from Lamabazar and Moglabazar area and arrested them.

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Tea Labour commits ‘suicide’ in Sylhet

A Tea Lobur allegedly committed suicide at Tarapur Tea Garden Gohorpur in Sylhet on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Romas bumish, 27, Son of Shitol bumish, a resident of the Tarapur Tea Garden. On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Sylhet Osmani Hospital morgue for autopsy.The reason behind the suicide could not be known yet. Officer-in-charge ...

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Sylhet life normal but the road still haunts

Life in Sylhet became normal early this month after nearly two months of violence during BNP’s indefinite blockade and general strikes but locals are still scared of making bus journeys. The Sylhet-Dhaka road connects Sylhet with several districts, but this is the road where some of the vicious petrol bomb attacks left many injured as well as killed during the ...

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Housewife commits ‘suicide’ in Chhatak

A housewife allegedly committed suicide by taking poison at Malikandi village of Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj district on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Rokeya Begum, 45, wife of Ekhlus Ali, a resident of the village. Local people said, Rokeya mother of five children, took poison in her room in the afternoon. On information, police recovered the body and sent ...

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3 minors rescued, trafficker held

Three minor boys were rescued and a human trafficker was nabbed by the law enforcers while trafficking from Taltola area in the city early Tuesday. The victims are— Arafat Hossain, 12, son of Abdul Awal, Asadul Islam, 13, son of Ferdaus Mia and Joynal Abedin, 9, son of Muktar Mia, hailed from Shantipur village of Akhaura upazila of Brahmanbaria district. ...

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Growers eye bumper jackfruit yield in Sylhet

Growers in 12 upazilas in the Sylhet district are expecting a bumper production of jackfruit this year because of the prevailing favourable weather condition. After excellent budding in the maximum number of trees, the tender jackfruit is becoming bigger in size this season, predicting an abundant yield. The jackfruit farming brought about a silent revolution in the district as many ...

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Obaidul Quader visiting the construction work of Kazirbazar Bridge in Sylhet

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said BNP’s participation in and boycotting the city corporation elections was nothing but a drama. Participating in the city corporation election was not BNP’s target. They’re trying to find out an issue to continue their movement—but they won’t succeed,” Obaidul told reporters while visiting the construction work of Kazirbazar Bridge in ...

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