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Lightning kills Two in Sylhet

Two boy was killed as lighting struck them at Dakshin surma upazila of the district  Sylhet on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Ali Hossain, 25, And his Labour Raju miah of Minikpur village under Dakshin surma upazila. Nurul Islam, Daud pur union parishad chairman, confirmed the incident.  

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Teenage girl’s hanging body recovered in Sylhet

Police recovered the hanging body of a teenage girl at Goainghat Palli area of the district town on Monday morning. The dead was identified as–Julekha Begum, 17, daughter of Ansar Ali. Quoting locals, Goainghat Thana OC Abdul Hai said the victim’s mother found the body in a hanging condition with a tree in the morning and informed the police.

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No ship movement on Shela River after June: Shajahan

The government will stop movements of ships on the Shela River in the Sundarbans by June this year. Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told journalists replying to a query after laying the foundation stone of Tamabil Customs Station development work here on Friday. The minister said for the first time the experimental movement of ships on Mongla-Gushiakhali channel began on Thursday.

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Workshop on team building held at SUST

A day-long workshop on “Team Building for Self Assessment” was held at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Friday. Forestry and Environmental Engineering department of the university organized the workshop at their seminar room with the help of Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC). The workshop was started around 9:30am and continued till 4:00pm while teachers of the department ...

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Noyafoud Pry School students attend classes under open sky

Due to shortage of class rooms, teachers and other facilities, students of Noyafud Government Primary School under Kanaigahat upazila of the district have been attending classes in the school corridor and under the open sky. Some educated and philanthropists of the village built the school buildings. The school has Three rooms. One of them is being used as office room ...

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Tagore’s 154th birth anniversary observed in Sylhet

The 154th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore was observed in Sylhet city yesterday paying due respect to the great poet of Bengali literature. Jatiya Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan Parishad, Barisal unit, organised a day long programme on Sylhet Central Shohid Miner premises in the city yesterday morning. Poet Tusher kor inaugurated the programme as chief guest. The programme was addressed, among ...

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Juicy litchi starts appearing in Sylhet markets

With ten more days to appear the Bangla month of Joistha, commonly known as ‘Modhumash’ (honey month), the juicy fruit litchi has started appearing in the local markets of the region including Sylhet city in limited scale like the previous years. But due to its less quantity, the present price is beyond purchasing capacity of the commoners. Side by side ...

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Men killed in road mishap

A rickshaw polar was killed and two other were injured in a road accident on Sylhet-Sunamganj highway at Amberkhana area in the city on Friday. The deceased was identified as Direndra Babu, 45, son of late Dulak Babu of Bidigram village of Jagannathpur upazila under Sunamganj district. Witnesses and police sources said, a stone loaded truck ran a rickshaw over ...

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College student ‘commits suicide’ in Sylhet

A college student allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself with a ceiling fan in Akhalia Hawlader Para area of the city on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Hassan Ahmed, 21, son of Abdul Karim, a resident of Kazirgoan village in Bishwanath upazila and a student of the Sociology Department of Sylhet MC College. Police said Hassan committed suicide ...

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One held with 77 Pieces of Yaba in Sylhet

RAB arrested an alleged drug peddler along with 77 Pieces Yaba from Kodomtoly on the Dakshin Surma on Wednesday Night. The arrestee was identified as Mizanur Rahman, son of Abdul Hamid, a resident of Solman pur area in Chatak upazila of Sunamgong district. RAB said on a tip-off, a team of RAB conducted a drive in the area and intercepted ...

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