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Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust hands in the cheque for financial help

Chairman of Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust, President of Kamalganj Associaiton UK, Advisor of Aid Bangladesh Community Forum and Chief Advisor of Shamsul Haque Saleha Chowdhury Red Crescent Maternity Hospital  Faruque Ahmed and his family friend Dr Protiva Chakrabarti has handed in a cheque to Sahnto Shobdokor to help him with the expenses of his studies. The 21,000Tk cheque was handed ...

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BCL meddles in SUST teachers’ protest

A group of Chhatra League activists yesterday broke the locks of the administrative building of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) which was besieged by protesting teachers. In the morning, the teachers who are on protest demanding resignation of Vice-Chancellor Prof Aminul Haque Bhuiyan locked the building as part of their protest remained continued for second consecutive day. Besides, ...

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Three held with fake notes worth Tk10 lakh

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have detained Three man with fake notes worth Tk10 lakh from Humayun Rashid Squre of Sylhet on Wednesday. The detainee is Nur Hossain, son of Moyna Miha, of Mohispur village, Emdad Ullha son of Osman Miha of Shibnogor, Gita Rani Malakar Wife of Ratna Malakar of Dalayorchor of Khanaigat upazila in the district. RAB ...

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2 killed in clash over building bridge in Sunamganj

Two people were killed and 15 others injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over building a bridge at Basiakhauri village in South Sunamganj upazila on Monday. The deceased were identified as Arju Miah,65, and Abul Kalam,45, of the village. Sub-inspector of South Sunamganj Police Station Mukit Chowdhury said a quarrel took place at about 4:00 pm between ...

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Sylhet Footpath trade booms, pedestrians suffer

Encroachers these days seem to care less about the inconvenience that they create for pedestrians by occupying footpaths in the Sylhet and causing thousands of lost hours of commuters in intractable traffic jams on streets.Hawkers and vendors run a range of businesses on footpaths, blocking pedestrian movement. Furthermore, parked cars, rickshaws and carts, makeshift shops and messy bus stands have ...

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SUST protest enters second day; no headway appears

The teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) who are on protest demanding resignation of Vice-Chancellor Prof Aminul Haque Bhuiyan have kept their programme for second consecutive day on Tuesday. As part of their move, they locked the administrative building and the VC office around 8am. However, the VC has been staying in his bunglaw to shun any ...

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Suspect Idris Ali denied bail again over blogger Ananta murder

Press photographer Idris Ali, arrested for his suspected involvement in the murder of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das, has been denied bail for second time. Defence counsel Abdul Gaffar said Sylhet’s Second Metropolitan Magistrate Farhana Yasmin rejected his petition and set July 20 for the next hearing. On Jun 17, the same court had refused bail for Ali, who was arrested ...

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Four traders fined in Sylhet

A mobile court fined four traders in Sylhet city for not hanging price list in front of shops and hiking prices on Sunday. Magistrate Ziaul Islam Choudhury conducted the mobile court while Sylhet district Marketing Officer Morshed Kader assisted him. Razan Mia, a beef trader of Lalabazar was fined Tk 2,000, while fruits traders at Madina Market, Nanu Mia, Sahab ...

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SUST teachers continue movement against VC

A faction of pro-Awami League teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Sunday continued their movement demanding immediate removal of its Vice Chancellor (VC) Professor Aminul Haque Bhuyan. They staged a sit-in programme on campus in front of VC’s office under the banner of ‘Mohan Muktijuddher Chetonay Udbuddho Shikkhakbrindo’. The agitated teachers said that the VC is ...

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SUST VC confined

Teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) have besieged the office of vice chancellor, demanding his resignation. Around 50 teachers who are members of Muktijudder Chetonay Udbudho Shikhok Forum besieged the office of VC Aminul Haque around 8:30am Monday. Earlier in the day, the VC resumed his office after a two-month leave. On Monday, he appointed Professor Md ...

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