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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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BCL leader expelled in Sylhet

Sylhet city BCL authorities on Tuesday expelled a 22 no unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader in Sylhet. The expelled student was identified as Mushahid khan, Secretary of 22 no unit BCL in Sylhet city. Sylhet city BCL President Rahad Torofder Confermed the matter.

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2 sisters found dead in Moulvibazar

Police recovered bodies of two sisters from a pond of Bhatera Union in Kulaura Upazila of the district early Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Sakhina Begum, 18, and Arija Begum, 19, daughters of Akbar Ali of Adampur Union of Kamalganj Upazila. Locals said Sakhina and Arija worked at one Joynal Mia as housemaid Bhabanipur village of Kulaura Upazila. They ...

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157 bottles wine seized in Sylhet

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members in several drives seized 157 bottles of Indian wine from border areas in Sylhet on Monday. A press release from BGB revealed the matter. The press release said acting on tip-off BGB members conducted separate drives at Companiganj and Gowainghat upazilas of the district and Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj district and seized a total of ...

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Illegal billboards turn into death traps in Sylhet

Oversized and illegal billboards erected across the Sylhet city by government and private organisations have become a cause for concern for the city dwellers, posing as potential death-traps during storms. The haphazard billboards along with their steel support structures often fell on pedestrians or vehicles during strong wind or storm, causing untold damage, injuries and even death. Deaths from billboard ...

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Fish prices soaring in Sylhet

Prices of fish have gone up in the Sylhet city’s kitchen markets on Sunday the 2nd day of the week. The traders blamed short supply of fish due to seasonal rain and increasing flow of water in rivers, canals and other water bodies. A Haque, a retired government official said, he paid Tk 350 for 500 grams of naturally grown ...

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