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Old man commits suicide in Sylhet

A 50 year old unemployed man committed suicide at his residence in Kanaighat upazila on Monday morning. Boshir Uddin 50, had been jobless for almost a month due to which there were regular arguments between the couple. On Monday morning. neighbours saw the body hanging from a Kalbart piller. On being informed, the Kanaighat police reached the spot and initiated ...

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International flight service now at Sylhet airport

From now on international airlines will be making a stopover at M A G Osmani Int Airport in Sylhet. Sources said that an aircraft of ‘fly dubai’ with 132 passengers on board landed at Osmani Airport around 5:20pm on Wednesday for refueling. Later, it departed the airport at 6:00pm with 160 people on board. Through this flight services began at ...

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Mohammedpur School prize giving ceremony held

The annual cultural programme and prize distributing ceremony-2015 of Mohammedpur Primary School was held atthe school playground Sunday. GM of Sylhet Sonali Bank Md. Forhad Hossain graced the ceremony as the chief guest. He distributed Merit Awards among the meritorious students of Mohammedpur Primary School and prizes among the winners of Annual Cultural Competition. On this occasion, the chief guest ...

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Business makes cautious comeback as political violence eases in Sylhet

Business got back its rhythm amid cautious mood as the violence eased but the political turmoil continues to deepen, according to people involved with the supply chain. Suppliers and traders opined that supply of food grains and industrial raw materials across the Sylhet area was restored but fear of return of violence still hunted them due to the rolling transport ...

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Preparedness key to reduce disaster risks, say speakers

Speakers at a discussion meeting in the city yesterday underlined the need for preparedness to reduce the risks of natural disaster. They also laid importance on public awareness and modernised training to protect lives, livelihood and resources of millions of people across the country during natural calamity. The discussion on ‘National Disaster Preparedness Day-2015′ was held at the conference room ...

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Man hacked to death by brothers, The deceased is Harunur Rashid

A man has been hacked to death by his younger brothers over land dispute in the Sadar upazila. The deceased, Harunur Rashid, 30, died at Habiganj Sadar Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. Locals said Harun, also a member of the upazila unit BNP, had a long- standing dispute with his younger brothers over ownership of a land. On Tuesday afternoon, Harun ...

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2 juveniles missing from Habiganj jail

‘They were supposed to be sent to Gazipur Juvenile Correction Centre in the Tuesday afternoon’ Two juveniles, who were detained on charge of stealing, have reportedly gone missing from the district Jail on Tuesday. The missing teenagers, Antor and Nayan, were picked up by the police on Saturday on charge of stealing valuables from a house in Sreemangal upazila of ...

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Thunderstorm kills 1 in Sunamganj

A person has been killed in a thunderstorm at South Ura village in Modhonogor of Sunamganj district. Ali Hossain, 18 died when he took his cattle to a field around 9am on Sunday. He was the son of Ramjan Ali. Meanwhile, a child was also injured in the incident. South Bongshikundo UP Chairman Rasel Ahmed confirmed about the death to ...

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One worker killed in Sylhet landslide

One worker were killed and two injoured in a landslide while extracting stones from Jaflong in Goainghat upazila on Monday night. The deceased were identified as Ali Ahmed, 40, son of Ershad Ullah, alompur village in Duara upazila. Officer-in-charge of Goainghat police station Abdul Hai said the incident took place in between 8pm and 9 pm, leaving them dead on ...

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AL backed candidate Mily wins Juri Upazila election

Awami League backed candidate Gulshanara Mily became the elected Chairman of the newly formed Juri Upazila in the peaceful and fair poll held Sunday. Mily defeated his nearest candidate Bodrul Hussain by a margin of 10,692 votes. Mily secured 22455 votes while Bodrul secured 11763 votes. According to official sources, about 86 percent votes were cast in the election held ...

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