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Sylhet Juba Dal leader lands in jail

A Sylhet Court here on Tuesday sent a Sylhet unit Juba Dal leader to jail in connection with three cases filed over subversive activities during countrywide hartal and blockade. The convicted was identified as Kamrul Hasan Shahin. Magistrate Akber Hossain Mirdha passed the order in the afternoon while the police produced him before his court. Sources concerned said that Airport ...

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Muhibur Murder : Case filed, one held in Sylhet

A case was lodged with Kotwali Police Station here and a youth was arrested from Baghbari area in the city in connection with the Muhibur Rahman murder case. Deceased’s son Saidur Rahman filed the case on Monday night with the police station accusing about 20 people mentioning 12 names. Police, however, in a drive arrested Kawsar Ahmed, 22, son of ...

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26 Sylhet buildings in dilapidated condition

Residents of at least 26 buildings in the Sylhet City  are living in utter danger as the buildings have become worn out over the years and have become unsuitable for living. Cracks have developed in most of the buildings, The deplorable buildings, though unbalanced, are catering commercial establishments like offices of different organisations and businesses along with residences for people. ...

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Road mishap kills one in Sylhet

A Labour was killed in a road accident at Kayestorail area Dakshin Surma of the district on Sunday midnight. The victim was Murad Ahmed, 35, son of Abdul lotif of the Khadim Nagar area. Eyewitnesses said a Truck hit at the area while he was Returning his WorkShop, leaving him dead on the spot. Officer-in-Charge of Dakshin Surma confirming the ...

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Bishwanath AL council held

The biennial council-2015 of Bishwanath Upazila AL  was held Sunday. Sylhet District AL Precident (In Charge) Lutfur Rahman formally inaugurated the council at the Upzila parished field premises at 11am. Central AL Organizing secretary Advocate  Misbah uddin Siraz, Sylhet District AL secretary Shofiqur Rahman Chowdhury,  Vice President Asfak Ahmed, Shah Farid Ahmed, Masuk uddin Ahmed were present on the occasion. ...

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Banned guides and notebooks flooded Sylhet Markets

The book markets of the port city of Sylhet and elsewhere in the district have been flooded with the illegal guides and notebooks for the students of class one to eight defying the government ban on it, Though the ban on notebook is more than three decades old, this illegal practice continues”, educationists alleged. Besides, the city market is witnessing ...

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Photojournalist remanded over murder of Blogger Ananta

A Sylhet court has granted seven-day remand to photojournalist Idris Ali, who was arrested by the CID in connection with author and blogger Ananta Bijoy Das’s murder. Metropolitan Magistrate Farzana Yasmin granted the remand after Investigation Officer Arman Ali, also inspector of CID, produced Idris Ali before the court on Monday afternoon. Airport police station OC Gousul Hossain said: “Members ...

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Man shot dead over land dispute in Sylhet

A man was shot to death by rivals over land related dispute in Baghbari area of the city on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Mohibur Rahman, 55, son of Abdul Latif, a resident of the area. Locals said Abdul Latif had long been at loggerheads with Pakhi Sohel of the area over the ownership of a piece of ...

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Historic six-point day observed in Sylhet

The historic six-point day was observed in Sylhet on sunday with a renewed call for completing the trial of the rest of the war criminals and Bangabandhu’s unfinished tasks to materialize his dreams. Awami League (AL), its associate organizations, different socio- cultural and professional bodies observed the day through daylong programmes. To mark the day, Sylhet SL arranged a Discussion ...

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Sylhet Railway Station: a safe zone for smugglers

Several strong syndicates have long been smuggling goods through Sylhet railway station as a safe route to supply drugs and others products to the southern region of the country, while the station has been getting more unsafe for the passengers. The situation has been going worsen as a section of train attendants, officials of Government Railway Police (GRP), on duty ...

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