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Shwechchhasebak Dal leader Houses attacked in Sylhet

Miscreants attacked two houses and a business establishment of a local leader of Shwechchhasebak Dal in Baluchar area of the city on Friday night. Shwechchhasebak Dal leader Lahin Ahmed said a gang of miscreants, numbering 20/25, stormed his two houses and a business establishment in the area at night and looted valuables worth about Tk 13 lakh. Officer-in-charge of Shahparan ...

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Inaugurating a two-day Divisional Science and Technology Fair in Sylhet

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said information technology has been brought at the doorsteps of the people and the country is moving ahead in all fields overcoming the difficulties. “We are adopting new technologies as development is impossible without science and technology,” he said while inaugurating a two-day Divisional Science and Technology Fair at the Mohammad Ali Gymnasium. The ...

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5 women awarded for success

Five women have been awarded as Joyita, the victor, for their success in various fields as part of Sylhet on Friday, jointly organized by Divisional administration and Women and Children Affairs Department. Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith handed over the award to Ruksana Chy.Hajera Khatun., Husne Ara Begum, Jahanara Begum and Shafali Rani Das.

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Man gets life in jail for killing wife in Sylhet

A court here on Wednesday convicted a man and sentenced him to life term imprisonment for killing his wife in 2009. The convict was identified as Kawsar Ahmed,30, son of Mokhlesur Rahman, a resident of Barochatul village in Kanaighat upazila. The court also fined him Tk one lakh, in default, to suffer one year more in jail. According to the ...

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Unapproved plot, flat businesses thriving in Sylhet

Housing projects and apartment businesses without any approval are flourishing in different areas of Sylhet city. Customers are being attracted through flashy advertisements and colourful signboards to buy plots and flats of these projects. Experts say such unplanned housing projects would affect civic amenities, cause environmental disaster and create various problems, including public security. more than 50 housing companies and ...

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Dhk-Ctg-Sylhet rail links disrupted

Rail communications on Dhaka-Chittagong and Dhaka-Sylhet routes have come to normalcy after three hours halt since three bogies of a mail train derailed near Akhaura Rail Station early Thursday. Akhaura Railway Station Lokoshed in-charge Enamul Haque confirmed the matter. He said the rail link became normal around 9:00am as a relief train rushed to the spot and rescued the train. ...

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Ibrahim murder in Sylhet : First wife confesses to murder

Fateha Mashruka, wife of slain Ibrahim Abu Khalil, made statement before a court here on Tuesday reportedly confessing to her involvement in the killing of her husband, police sources said. Magistrate Mohammad Sahedul Karim of Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court recorded the statement of detained Fateha under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kotwali Police Station ...

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Young girl commits suicide over love in Sylhet

A young girl committed suicide following breach in relationship of love at Hawapara in the city on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Mariam Begum, 23, hailing from Maijdihi in Srimangal upazila. She used to work as a housemaid at the house of Mahfuz Miah at Hawapara. Locals said Mariam had a relationship of love with a man. On ...

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Two held with liquor in Sunamganj

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two young men in possession of five sacks of liquor from Narayantala village in Sadar upazila on Tuesday night. The arrestees were identified as Dulal Miah,25, and Yunus Miah,24, residents of the same village.Rab-9 commanding officer Abdullah Al Mamun said on a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in ...

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