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1 killed in Nor’wester at Nobigong

Romjan Ali was killed as the tree mounted on the top of his body when Nor’wester  visited at Timirpur of Nobigong municipal  under Hobigonj district. It took place at 1:30 am on yesterday night. Local people said a big tree fell on the cottage of Mr. Romjan Ali during  the storm. As a result, Ali was injured as being covered ...

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Seizing stone-loaded truck by BGB

Members of Border Gourd of Bangladesh of BOP at Companigonj under Sylhet district seized a stone-loaded truck from  a rural place Banpur around 7 am in the morning on wednesday. The number of the truck is ‘D 112222’. According to BGB 5 Battalion, a group of BGB members led by Subeder Abdul Khaleq, Naik of Uthma BOP under Companigonj Upazilla ...

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Nor’wester kills mother, son in Habiganj

A woman and her son have been killed when nor’wester swept over Nondipara village in Habiganj. The deceased are Nur Jahan, 35, wife of Fajal Miah, and her son Arian, 6, of Nandipara village. The incident took place when a branch of a tree fell on their house during the storm on Tuesday night. Banichang police OC Nirmolendo Chokroborty said: ...

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Sylhet train communication resumed after 7 hours

After seven hours of being suspended, the rail connection of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong has been restored on Wednesday. It was suspended for seven hours as at least 35 trees fell on the railtracks during a nor’wester in Mouluvibazar. The storm occurred early on Wednesday. The trees, uprooted by the storm, fell onto the rail tracks at Magurchhara and ...

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2 killed and 7 injured as lighting strike in Sunamganj

At least two people were killed and seven injured as lighting strike in different parts of the district on Tuesday noon. The deceased were identified as Ajijur Rahman (40), hailing from Mohammadpur village and Giash Uddin (22), hailing from Ashtoma village. The injured were identified as Sukor Ali (45), hailing from Mohammadpur village and Najir Hossain (22), Aftab Uddin (30), ...

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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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