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Biman to resume Dhaka-Sylhet-Dhaka flights

Biman will resume today its domestic flights from Dhaka to Sylhet and back, ending an almost three-year long suspension of the flight. A flight schedule released by Sylhet DC Md Shadiul Islam confirmed the resumption of the flights, also informing that Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon will inaugurate the flights today at 1:50 pm. Biman plans to ...

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CNG-run auto-rickshaws become bane for passengers in Sylhet city

Most CNG drivers in the Sylhet run without meters or charge extra fare from passengers, despite warnings from the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority. several commuters said most auto-rickshaw drivers now charge a minimum fare of Tk100 for any distance, and they often refuse to make short trips. The government has decided to increase the number of CNG-run auto-rickshaws in Sylhet ...

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Storm causes huge loss in Sylhet region region:2 dead

Two persons were killed during the Storm causes at different areas of the Sylhet region region yesterday afternoon. The storm also disrupted power distribution in Sylhet city areas. Local met office sources said the velocity of the wind was 65 to 70 kilometre per hour that disrupted power supply for around 10 hours. The gusty wind along with rainfall started ...

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Trader’s slaughtered body found in Sylhet

Police recovered the slaughtered body of a local trader from Rikabibazar area of the district town on Sunday. The dead was identified as–Akhter Hossain Rahul, 38. Metropolitan police (Kotwali zone) assistant commissioner Sazzadul Alam said, police recovered the body from a drain around 12:30pm. Police seized the bike of Rahul from the spot. The reason behind the killing could not ...

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Two killed, 35 hurt as storm lashes Sunamganj

A storm coupled with hailstones hit Jamalganj, Derai, Dharmapasha and Tahirpur upazilas Sunamganj districts on Friday to Sunday evening, leaving two people killed and 15 others injured. The deceased are Ambar Ali, 55, of Hotamara village in Jamalganj upazila, and Ezazul Haque, 21, son of Jaha Alam of Natun Hati village in Tahirpur. The seasonal storm damaged crops on around ...

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2 of Sylhet burn victims die at DMCH

A woman and her daughter who along another member of the family sustained burn injuries in a fire that broke out at their house in the city on Friday night died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) in the capital on Saturday evening. The deceased were identified as Monwara Begum, 45, wife of late Jakir Hossain, their daughter Jahida Akter, ...

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Sechchasebak Dal hartal Underway in Sylhet

Jatiyatabadi Sechchasebak Dal, the volunteers’ wing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), called a daylong hartal in Sylhet district for Saturday protesting police firing on the party’s procession on Thursday and arresting their three leaders and activists. A press release was signed by Maududul Haque, Joint-Convener of district unit JSD confirmed the matter on Thursday night.

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Inaugurating the renovation of Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam auditorium in Sylhet

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today said the government would finalise the next national budget giving importance to the education, health and sanitation sector. “We will ensure a total sanitation this time though the country has achieved an almost 100 per cent sanitation coverage,” he said while inaugurating the renovation of Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam auditorium and an open ...

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Fire from septic tank gas injures three in Sylhet

A mother and her two children in Sylhet have been burnt in a fire that broke out in their toilet. Fire service officials said that the gas originating from the septic tank caused the fire. The three victims —   Monowara Begum, 45, daughter Zahida Akter, 20 and son Zakir Hossain, 14 — have been admitted to the MAG Osmani Medical ...

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