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Sylhet-Dhaka flight inaugural Osmani Airport after 3 years

Biman, Bangladesh Airlines resumed its full-blown domestic operation after three years with its newly-procured Dash8 Q400s aircraft on Dhaka-Sylhet  -Dhaka route. The Finance  Minister opened the two aircraft through a colourful function at Sylhet Osmani International Airport Monday. Finance Minister Abul Maal Adul Muhith,Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon.Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali and State Minister for ...

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Security beefed up in Sylhet over Kamaruzzaman’s verdict

Security in the Sylhet city has been beefed up following the Supreme Court’s verdict rejecting Kamaruzzaman’s review petition against its previous verdict in favour of his death penalty awarded by the International Crimes Tribunal-2 (ICT-2). Nearly 2,000 additional policemen have been deployed in over 100 spots of the city to thwart any unpleasant incident, said additional deputy commissioner of Metropolitan ...

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HSC exams begin; 515 absent on 2nd day In Sylhet

A total of 515 students were absent while 3 others expelled for taking unfair means on the first day of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations that began on Wednesday. The examinations began simultaneously under Sylhet education boards, Some 515 examinees were absent under Board while 256 under Sylhet , 78 under Hobigong , 106  under Moulobi ...

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Sylhet prepares to celebrate ‘Pahela Baishakh’

All kinds of preparations are being taken in the sylhet city and its surroundings areas to bid farewell to the outgoing Bangla year 1421 and welcome the Bangla New Year 1422 in a befitting manner, shedding off all tensions for the country’s ongoing political impasse.    Various programmes have been chalked out to mark the occasions  on April 13 and 14 ...

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Dhaka-Sylhet-Chittagong rail service resumes

Rail communication of Dhaka with Chittagong and Sylhet halted following a train derailment in Kaliganj upazila on Monday morning. Sources said, two bogies of the Chittagong-bound freight train from Dhaka veered off the tracks at Nalchhata area near Arikhola station around 6:00 am, halting the train movement of the Dhaka-Chittagong and Dhaka-Sylhet routes. A salvage train from Dhaka went to ...

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Farmer killed in lighting in Sylhet

A farmer was killed in lighting in Gowainghat upazila of the district on Sunday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Motaher Hossain, 45, resident of the Bogaiya Hawor village of the area. Officer -in-charge of Gowainghat Police Station Abdul Hye confirm the incident.

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Tornado lashes 200 houses in sylhet

About 100 houses at twenty villages under sylhet district were destroyed, and at least 20 people were injured as tornado lashed those areas on Saturday night. On Saturday at about 10pm, a strong tornado hit sylhet division and destroyed the houses, uprooted numerous fruit trees and damaged Boro fields. During that time, at least 20 people were injured. They were ...

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Biman to resume Dhaka-Sylhet-Dhaka flights

Biman will resume today its domestic flights from Dhaka to Sylhet and back, ending an almost three-year long suspension of the flight. A flight schedule released by Sylhet DC Md Shadiul Islam confirmed the resumption of the flights, also informing that Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon will inaugurate the flights today at 1:50 pm. Biman plans to ...

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CNG-run auto-rickshaws become bane for passengers in Sylhet city

Most CNG drivers in the Sylhet run without meters or charge extra fare from passengers, despite warnings from the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority. several commuters said most auto-rickshaw drivers now charge a minimum fare of Tk100 for any distance, and they often refuse to make short trips. The government has decided to increase the number of CNG-run auto-rickshaws in Sylhet ...

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Storm causes huge loss in Sylhet region region:2 dead

Two persons were killed during the Storm causes at different areas of the Sylhet region region yesterday afternoon. The storm also disrupted power distribution in Sylhet city areas. Local met office sources said the velocity of the wind was 65 to 70 kilometre per hour that disrupted power supply for around 10 hours. The gusty wind along with rainfall started ...

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