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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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Man in Sylhet found dead

The hanging body of a drug company’s employee was recovered on Wednesday from Pathantula area in the city. The deceased was identified as Atikur Rahman, 38, son of Azam Uddin, hailed from Kurigram district. Airport Police sources said, on information, they recovered the hanging body of Atikur. The body was hanging from ceiling fan of the man’s room around 2:30pm. ...

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Mobile banking gaining popularity in Sylhet

Various payments through mobile banking is gaining popularity in Bangladesh Including Sylhet area as more organisations from grocery shop to hospital to airlines to utility service providers are accepting mobile payment for its easy, convenient and hassle free nature. Industry insiders said though sending and receiving money is still dominating the overall mobile money transaction, the mobile financial service providers ...

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Teachers training workshop held

A Two day Long workshop on` teachers training ‘was held at Captain Academy Conference Room on Monday. It was jointly organized by EHDS and U.S Embassy . EHDS Chair parson presided over the programme while ADC AZM Nurul Huque inaugurated the workshop as Chief Guest. Cristina Tores,Magi Ispiono,Calcy Ivean and Natasha Abdullah was the Facilitator at the workshop. The Workshop ...

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District community report published in Sylhet

The district community report of ‘Population and Housing Census 2011’ was published in a programme held at DC conference room of Sylhet deputy commissioner’s office Thursday. Sylhet district statistics office organised the programme while Sylhet deputy commissioner MD Shohidul Islam presided over it. ADC Sebera Akter and deputy director of Gazipur statistic office SM Anisujjaman among others addressed the meeting. ...

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Intl Day of Midwife observed in Sylhet

International Day of the Midwife was observed in the Sylhet like elsewhere in the globe in a befitting manner as part of an ongoing campaign to highlight the needs for midwives. This year’s theme of the day is “The World Needs Midwives Today More Than Ever”. Marking the day, organizers arranged workshop, seminars, concert, singing contest, karaoke, rally, street parade, ...

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March toward Sylhet on May 7, 8

People’s march towards Sylhet on May 7 and 8 has been declared demanding immediate arrest and exemplary punishment of the people, including BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia, on charges of killing people and destroying properties. Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan announced the program as President of Sramik-Karmachari-Peshajibi-Muktijoddha Samannay Parishad from a press conference held at VIP lounge of Jatiya Press Club ...

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Student found dead in Biswanath

Police recovered the bodies of A female Student at Lamakazi in Biswanath upazila early Tuesday. One of the deceased was identified as Rina Begum, 16, Daughter of Abdul karim, a resident of Atapur village. Locals spotted the bodies in the area early Tuesday. On information, a team of police rushed to the spot, recovered the bodies and sent the bodies ...

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Sylhet landfill to become pollution-free

A Tk30 crore project is going to bring the landfill of Sylhet City Corporation under scientific waste management system as early as possible. Consequently, people in the nearby areas would be relieved from foul stenches from the landfill. Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the SCC are jointly implementing the project on 10-acre area at Lalmatia in Dakkhin Surma, which is ...

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