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Sylhet afoot to celebrate Independence and National Day

Sylhet district administration and City Corporation together with various political, social and cultural organizations and educational institutions including SUST chalked out elaborate programmes to celebrate the Independence and National Day here tomorrow with much enthusiasm and patriotic zeal. The day’s programmes will begin with heralding of 31 gun salutes at Sylhet District administration hill and placing of floral wreath at ...

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World TB Day observed in Sylhet districts

The World Tuberculosis Day-2015 was observed in Sylhet districts as elsewhere in the globe on Tuesday with much enthusiasm and in a befitting manner. This year the theme was “Reach the 3 Million: Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone”. A colourful rally and a discussion meeting, in this connection, were arranged here on Tuesday. The rally was brought out from the civil ...

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Human chain formed in Sylhet

Teachers and students here formed a human chain on Tuesday demanding speedy trial and exemplary punishment to the killers of Abu Sayeed, a student of class four of Shah Mir Government Primary School in city. Madani Kafela Bangladesh formed the human chain at 5:30pm at in front of the Sylhet court point in city where several hundred took part. Speakers ...

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Robber held with arms, ammo in Sylhet

Police have detained the chief of a district robber gang in possession with two firearms and ammunition from his his residence in South Kolabari under Companyganj upazila in Sylhet. A police team from Companyganj besieged the house and detained him around 3:30am Wednesday. Companyganj OC Delwar Hossain said: “Twelve rounds of ammunition and two firearms were recovered from his possession. ...

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Chhatak is famous for Litchi

 Chhatak should not be confined to be an Industrial City.There are many kinds of delicious summer fruits also grown here. Litchi is one of them. Thousands of families have been cultivating the mouth watering delicious fruit for hundred years. It is grown in the border side of India. Manikpur,Godabari,Chanpur are famous for the art. These villages have really name and ...

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Two suspects held in Sylhet

Two persons, who have been suspecting to involve with Ataur Rahman Shajahan killing, were held on Sunday night. The arrestees were identified as divorced Jarina Begum, 50, daughter of late Rifath Ullah of Hatkhola village of Jalalabad Thana under Sylhet district and Abdur Jahir Badai, 26, son of Abdul Khalek of the same village. They confessed at Thana that they ...

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New bridge on Surma River inauguration after next month

Construction work of the four-lane reinforced concrete (RCC) Kazirbazar Bridge over Surma River in the city is waiting for its inauguration after the next month. The four-lane bridge with 391 metres length and 18.4 metres width was inaugurated by late Finance Minister M Saifur Rahman on February 5, 2006, with the planned length of 366 metres and width 19 metres ...

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Aftab wins SCC by-polls

Organizing Secretary of Sylhet Mahanagar Sechchasebak League Aftab Hossain Khan won in the by-election of Ward No. 7 of Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) on Sunday getting 3,907 votes beating nearest competitor Sayeed Mohammad Abdullah, who got 2552 votes. According to unofficial results of the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) 7 no word polls, Aftab bagged 3,967 votes while his nearest candidate ...

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Sylheti British Visa aspirants urged to bring back visa processing procedure to Bangladesh from Delhi

Bangladeshi people especially residents of expat-dominated Sylhet region have urged the government of Bangladesh to put diplomatic pressure on the British government to bring back the visa processing procedure to Dhaka from Delhi. Various organizations including expats welfare organization Bangladesh Overseas Centre in Sylhet has submitted a memorandum to the minister of state for finance and planning MA Mannan MP ...

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Two ordered death, one life in prison for murder in Sylhet

A court in Sylhet has sentenced two persons to death and another to life imprisonment for the murder of Suruj Ali at South Surma Upazila in 2009. The Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Iftekhar Bin Aziz pronounced the verdict on Monday. Ten others were acquitted. The two who received death sentences are Fazar Ali and Bashir Ali. Both were present in ...

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