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Capital punishment of Sayeed killers demanded in Sylhet

Residents of 10 residential areas of the Sylhet city demanded that those involved in the kidnapping and killing of schoolboy Abu Sayeed be awarded capital punishment. The demand was made from a demonstration staged by the residents of Rainagar, Darjipara, Jherjheripara, Agpara, Jharnarpar, Mirabazar, Manipuri Razbari, Shahi Eidgah, Kumarpara and Kharadipara. They brought out a procession from Rainagar point in ...

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Bangabandhu’s birthday observed in Sylhet befittingly

The 95th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children Day- 2015 was observed in Sylhet Tuesday amid huge enthusiasm and festivity with fresh vow to build Sonar Bangla. The district administration, Shishu Academy, Shilpokola Academy, Islamic Foundation, District Information Office, Awami League (AL), Bangabandhu Shikhkhya O Gobeshona Parishad, Muktijoddha Sangshad, Bangabandhu Shishu Kishore ...

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SUST BCL Came back on the campus

The pro-SUST BCL leaders and activists on Monday came back on the campus after a bloody clash on November 20 last year. The opponent faction of BCL also brought out a procession on the campus protesting against their comeback. Observers now fear of further violence as the factions of BCL have faced off again that created a tense situation here. ...

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Three day Digital Innovation Fair begins Thursday in Sylhet

The three-day-long ‘Digital Innovation Fair-2015′ will begin in Sylhet Muhammed Ali Gymnasium Thursday, 19 March 2015. Latest ICT products, multi-media classroom, mobile banking and e-learning items will be put on display in around 40 stalls at the fair. District Administration will arrange the fair in collaboration with Ministry of Science and ICT and Prime Minister’s office, A2I with a view ...

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Abducted boy’s killing: RAB source on 3-day remand

A district court has granted three-day remand to alleged source of RAB in connection with the killing of a schoolboy after abduction in Sylhet. Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court 1 Judge Shahedul Karim granted the remand after police produced the RAB source Geda Mia before the court with a 10-day remand plea on Monday afternoon. Police also sought seven-day remand for ...

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Students, teachers demand proper edn atmosphere

Students, teachers and employees of Dakshin Surma Degree College in the district have demanded bringing back the proper educational environment, which is being ruined due to ongoing nonstop blockade and hartal. They put the demand by forming a human chain in front of the college on Saturday noon. Students of the college sought security to sit in the examinations, to ...

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35 bottles of Phensedyl seized, one held

A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on a drive held one person with 35 bottles of Phensedyl from Dakkhin Surma Thana under Sylhet district on Saturday. The arrested was identified as Jamal Ahmed, 38, son of late Ashik Ali of Gaglajur area of Jakiganj Thana under the district. Source said, on a tip-toe, a team of RAB conducted a ...

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School Boy’s body recovered from Sylhet policeman’s house; 3 held

The body of a 10-year old abducted boy was recovered from the house of a police member at Kumarpara in the city on Saturday night, five days after his kidnap. The deceased was identified as Abu Sayeed, son of Motin Mia. He was a class IV student of Roynagar Govt Primary School. Police detained Constable Ebadur, district Olama League Secretary ...

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Affect of hartal and blocked on educational institutes in Sylhet, students are in despair

Due to unprecedentedly long hartal and blockade, the education and exams of the students of various educational institute in Sylhet as well as other parts of the country are hampered seriously. The first year students of MBBS course under the 2014-15 academic session of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College have demanded immediate start their classes.“We have already lagged behind for ...

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People suffering from various water-borne diseases; Garbage, wastes pollute Surma River

Unabated disposal of garbage and liquid wastes from the local industries into the water of Surma River are polluting the river water and its adjacent areas in the city. Human and domestic wastes from the nearby residential areas, industries, business centres and construction sites are being disposed into the river without any treatment that is polluting water in high scale ...

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