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2 held with 193 pieces Yaba in Sylhet

Police arrested two Young man from Bus tarminal in the Sylhet city’s Kodomtoly area in the early hours of Sunday and seized 193 pieces of Yaba from the possession of the arrestees. The arrestees Milon khan, 40, and Ali hossin, 28 were sued under the Dakshin Surma Police Station of Sylhet, police said. After being tipped off, police raided on ...

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Preparation complete for Vitamin A Plus Campaign in Sylhet City

The City health administration has completed preparations to make the National Vitamin A Plus and de-worming Campaign 25 April-2015 for the 60,000 under five babies successful in the Sylhet City on April 25 next. Chief Health Officer of SCC Dr Sudamoy mojumdar disclosed the information at a press briefing arranged at his conference room in Vinodini City Hospital the city ...

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Thirty-five SUST teachers resign from administrative posts amid VC removal agitation

Thirty-five teachers of Sylhet’s Shahjajlal University of Science and Technology (SUST) have quit from their administrative posts on Monday. The resignation comes amid a movement by pro-Awami League teachers’ panel demanding removal of vice chancellor (VC) Aminul Haque Bhuiyan. The teachers, who belong to the pro-AL panel, announced their decision around 10.30am during a demonstration in front of the VC’s ...

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One dies in Sunamganj boat capsize

A man died as a boat capsized in the Kalni River under Dirai upazila of Sunamganj district yesterday. The deceased was identified as Abdur Rahman, 60, of Ujandhal village in the upazila. Police said the boat was carrying six passengers from Dhal area to Ujandhal in the upazila. It was caught in a storm at around 9:00am and sank into ...

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Sylhet house robbed of valuables injuring 6

Robbers looted valuables from a house after injuring six people at Silam village in South Surma upazila early Sunday. Witnesses said a gang of armed robbers stormed the house of Alfu, a member of Silam Union Parishad, at about 2:00 am by breaking open the door and held the house inmates hostage at gunpoint. They looted gold ornaments, cash Tk5 ...

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Lightning strike kills one in Sylhet

A man was killed by a lightning strike at Adarsha village in Companiganj upazila of Sylhet on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Sarai Miah, 55, a resident of the same village. Witnesses said Sarai was hit and instantly killed by a thunderbolt when he was bringing his cattle home during nor’wester at 8:00 pm, according to a news ...

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1 killed in Sylhet road accident

One person was killed in a auto-rickshaw collided with a pick-up van today in Sylhet-Sunamgonj Highway’s Tukerbazar area. The deceased was Sunafor ali of Kalarukha under the Sylhet sadar Upazila.   Jakir Hossain, sub-inspector of Jalalabad Police Station, said the accident occurred on morning 11.00 pm leaving him dead on the spot.  

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2 killed, 3 injured road accident in Habiganj

Rakil Hussain, Habigonj : At least Two people were killed road accidents in Habiganj districts on Friday. two men were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between a CNG-run auto-rickshaw and a truck on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Olipur in Sadar upazila on Friday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Shohel Miah, 28, hailing from Sribaur village in ...

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Lightning kills 6 in Sunamganj

At least six people, mostly farmers, have been killed and three others injured in Sunamganj after being struck by lightning during a nor’wester, police say, reports sylhetmirror.com Five of them died, in separate incidents, while working in paddy fields at Dirai Upazila on Friday afternoon. They are – labourer Milad Mia, 30, and farmers Jamshed Ali, 45, Gyanendra Das, 50, ...

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Sylhet-Ctg train link resumes

Train communications of Dhaka with Chittagong, Sylhet and Kishoreganj were restored after one hour of suspension following derailment of the engine of a train at Bhairab Rail Station on Friday. Khalilur Rahman, station master of Bhairab Rail Station, said two wheels of the Kishoreganj-bound ‘Egaro Sindhu’ train from Dhaka veered off the track around 11:00am when it reached the station, ...

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