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Protest meeting held in Badhgaow in Chatok

Thousands of protesters from all works of life held a protest meeting at Shadarai, under Jawa Union of Chattak Upazilla. The meeting was chaired by the Badhgaow Union Parisad Chairman Awlad Ali Master and conducted by Mr Abul Kashem Khan Kajol. Guest speakers in the meeting included foremer Chairman of Durgapasha Union Mr Rowshan Khan Sagor and leading members of ...

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Digital Innovation Fair begins in Sylhet

The three-day ‘Digital Innovation Fair 2015′ kicked off at Sylhet Muhammed Ali Gymnasium in the city Thursday in a bid to make people aware about e-services to engage them in the digital activities. In collaboration with ICT ministry and Access to Information (A2I) project of Prime Minister’s Office, District Administration organised the fair. Latest ICT products, multi-media classroom, mobile banking ...

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Housewife ‘commits suicide’ in Sylhet

sylhet-map1A newlywed housewife allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at Bibidoil village in Dakhshin Surma upazila on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Pinki Rani Das, 22, wife of Gobindo Chando Nath, a resident of the village. Locals said Pinki had got married with Gobindo, a nightgiard, six months ago. Police said Pinki committed suicide by ...

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Burden of books on kids irks guardians in Sylhet

Burden of books on children in kindergarten (KG) schools has created resentments among guardians in Sylhet district. Allegations are there that the school authorities and teachers are allegedly receiving commissions from publishers for prescribing a large number of books that a child will not require at the elementary level. Sources said many KG schools have sprouted in 12 upazilas of ...

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District Olama League Secretary statement Sylhet court Plan made at a Zinda Bazar restaurant on March 10

Five people hatched a plan at a restaurant in Zinda Bazar in Sylhet city on March 10 to kidnap schoolboy Abu Sayeed, says Abdur Rakib, district Olama League Secretary, while depositing a statement before a Sylhet court yesterday. Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court 1 Judge Shahedul Karim recorded the statement from 12:30pm to 4pm. Abdur said: ‘Geda phone me on March ...

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Capital punishment of Sayeed killers demanded in Sylhet

Residents of 10 residential areas of the Sylhet city demanded that those involved in the kidnapping and killing of schoolboy Abu Sayeed be awarded capital punishment. The demand was made from a demonstration staged by the residents of Rainagar, Darjipara, Jherjheripara, Agpara, Jharnarpar, Mirabazar, Manipuri Razbari, Shahi Eidgah, Kumarpara and Kharadipara. They brought out a procession from Rainagar point in ...

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Bangabandhu’s birthday observed in Sylhet befittingly

The 95th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children Day- 2015 was observed in Sylhet Tuesday amid huge enthusiasm and festivity with fresh vow to build Sonar Bangla. The district administration, Shishu Academy, Shilpokola Academy, Islamic Foundation, District Information Office, Awami League (AL), Bangabandhu Shikhkhya O Gobeshona Parishad, Muktijoddha Sangshad, Bangabandhu Shishu Kishore ...

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SUST BCL Came back on the campus

The pro-SUST BCL leaders and activists on Monday came back on the campus after a bloody clash on November 20 last year. The opponent faction of BCL also brought out a procession on the campus protesting against their comeback. Observers now fear of further violence as the factions of BCL have faced off again that created a tense situation here. ...

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Three day Digital Innovation Fair begins Thursday in Sylhet

The three-day-long ‘Digital Innovation Fair-2015′ will begin in Sylhet Muhammed Ali Gymnasium Thursday, 19 March 2015. Latest ICT products, multi-media classroom, mobile banking and e-learning items will be put on display in around 40 stalls at the fair. District Administration will arrange the fair in collaboration with Ministry of Science and ICT and Prime Minister’s office, A2I with a view ...

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Abducted boy’s killing: RAB source on 3-day remand

A district court has granted three-day remand to alleged source of RAB in connection with the killing of a schoolboy after abduction in Sylhet. Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court 1 Judge Shahedul Karim granted the remand after police produced the RAB source Geda Mia before the court with a 10-day remand plea on Monday afternoon. Police also sought seven-day remand for ...

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