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Jamaat leader held in Sylhet

Police arrested a local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami in Guaingahat upazila of the Sylhet on sonday evening. The arrestee is Dr. Mustajim Ali, Guaingahat upazila Jamaat Leader, Guaingahat police said a team of police arrested Dr. Mustajim Ali from in front of Bondor Bazar at about 5.00pm. The Jamaat leader was wanted by police in Fourteen  cases.

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Security up in Sylhet city ahead of Eid

Sylhet  Metropolitan Police (SMP) authorities have taken tight security measures for smoothly celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims across the country, likely on July 19. To ensure tight and effective security, the police department has set up Closed Circuit (CC) cameras at important places, especially near the markets, banks, railway stations and the city’s entry points. Police also ...

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50 hurt in Sylhet villagers’ clash

At least 50 people, including women, were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over collecting medicine from upazila health complex in Bishwanath upazila in the district on Saturday afternoon. Sources concerned said Hafsa Begum and two other women of Ramapasha village locked into an argument with one Shanur Ali of Kadirpur village at Upazila Health Complex at ...

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Eid shopping spree begins in Sylhet

The Eid-ul-Fitr shopping spree is peaking by mid-Ramadan, but the crowds fail to satisfy the shopkeepers. On Sunday 17 Ramadan, customers flooded Hasan  Market, Modubon, Shukria, London Mansion, Blue Water Shopping City, Al Hamra Shopping City, Sylhet City Centre, Sylhet Plaza, Sylhet Milinium and other areas in Sylhet city. In Hasan Market and Hocker Market areas, people were buying clothes ...

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Dr Zafar Iqbal quits SUST administrative posts

Eminent writer and also a teacher of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) Dr Muhammad Zafar Iqbal resigned from all administrative posts of the university amid a movement demanding the removal of the Vice-Chancellor. Dr Zafar Iqbal was performing administrative duty as head of Electrical and Electronics Department, director of Computer centre and Institute of ICT and president of ...

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bodies recovered in Sylhet

police recovered throat-slit body of a teenage boy at Sutarkhal in Kanaighat upazila on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Osman Goni Musa, 17, son of Mantaj Ali of Kandigaon village in Jaintapur upazila. Quoting family sources, police said Musa went missing after he had gone out of his house on June 30. Being informed by local people, police recovered ...

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Attack On Kamran’s Car Man held in Sylhet

Jalalabad Thana Police here on Friday arrested one parson for attacking on former Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran’s car. The arreste was identified as Siraj Khan, 40, uncle of Afsar Khan, former Ward-8 Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) president. Siraj was also a charge sheeted accused of this case. Sources said police conducted a drive at Afsar ...

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Chilli growers frustrated for price fall in Bishawanath

Despite bumper production of chilli, farmers here are worried of recouping their production as the price of their produce falls in the local markets. Most farmers are not harvesting chilli from their fields, but this may become suicidal for them if the chilli gets damaged by rain. The grown-up chilli was found in massive amount in different places of the ...

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Medicine prices mark sharp rise in Sylhet

Prices of some medicines have registered a sharp rise in the Sylhet city as elsewhere in the last couple of months as drugstores are allegedly charging higher prices for medicines than the maximum retail price (MRP). Some patients and regular users of common medicines complained that many drugstores are selling medicines at higher prices than the MRP in the Sylhet ...

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Islamic parties demand capital punishment to Latif Siddique

Leaders of different Islamic parties in Sylhet on Friday threatened to go for a tough movement unless former minister Abdul Latif Siddique is sentenced to death for his ‘derogatory’ comments on hajj and tabligh jamaat. A large number of members of Islamic parties, including Hefazat-e-Islam, Khelafat Majlish, Jamiote Olama Islam, Nejam-e-Islam Party and Islami Shasantantro Andolon, marched through the capital ...

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