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Veteran advocate Azizul Malik Chowdhury passes away

Sylhet district Bar Asociasion former president Veteran advocate Azizul Malik Chowdhury died of old age complications at city’s hospital Wednesday at the age of 75. He was under treatment at the hospital, said an release here today.He left behind wife, one daughter, two sons, relatives and admirers to mourn her death. Azizul Malik Chowdhury also worked for longtime with fortnightly ...

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2 commit suicide in Sylhet

Two youths allegedly committed suicides by hanging themselves on Wednesday at separate places in Sylhet district. The deceased were identified as Yeasin Mia, 25, son of Monjur Ali of Jaflang union of Gowinghat upazila and Sharufa Akter, 20, daughter of Abdul Hasem of Syedmugni area in the city.

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Two Jamaat activist held in Sylhet

Members of Joint Force arrested two Jamaat activist from Kaistorail village in Dakshin Surma upazila here on Wednesday midnight. The arrested person is identified as Jahangir Kobir Shipon, 30, and Alomgir Kobir Lemon son of M.A Mosobbir of Kaistorail village here. Mohammad Jalaluddin Ahammad, assistant director of RAB-9 (media), confirmed the matter

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Jamal Uddin Ahmed exchanges views with Sylhet Journalists

Sylhet divisional commissioner Jamal Uddin Ahmed sought role of  media in attaining national progress as Bangladesh is now on the way to development and making its endeavor towards flourishing democratic process. ‘It is our sacred responsibility to nourish and foster this development process through concerted efforts so that a happy and prosperous country is established,’ he while talking to Journalists ...

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Sylhet People celebrate Tigers’ unforgettable triumph

Bangladesh yesterday burst into celebration of its ‘unforgettable” victory over England in the ICC World Cup in Australia, sailing the Tigers into the quarter-finals of the biggest cricketing event on earth. It was chanting, blaring, drumming, singing, dancing and romping all around in the Sylhet and across the country, with students, politicians, educationists, businessmen, sports personalities and cultural activists all ...

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Independence Day progs in Sylhet taken

The district administration has chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the 44th Independence and National Day on March 26 in the district in a befitting manner. The programmes have been planned at a meeting held on Sunday with Deputy Commissioner (DC) Md. Shohidul Islam in the chair. Concerned officials, local Awami League leaders, representatives of other public and private organisations, ...

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Journalists stage demo in Sylhet

Journalists here yesterday staged demonstrations after assaulted a Photographer and snatched his camera on Tuesday on the court premiers when he was taking photos of an agitation program organized by the Advocates. Journalists of national and local dailies here brought out a procession, formed a human chain and observed sit-in program in Sylhet centrel Shohid Minar protesting the attack and ...

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Advocates assault Sylhet photojournalist

Advocates of Sylhet Judge Court allegedly assaulted a Photographer and snatched his camera on Tuesday on the court premiers when he was taking photos of an agitation program organized by the Advocates. Injured Nurul Islam, Photographer of Daily Uttarpurba, a local newspaper of Sylhet, was rushed to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital at 11:30am after the incident. Witnesses said ...

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BCL rival factions rise in SUST

BCL rival factions rise in SUSTDespite a ban on political activities, two rival factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of the ruling Awami League, yesterday flexed their muscles at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet. Officer in-Charge of Jalalabad police station Akhter Hossain said This has created tension at the campus leading to deployment ...

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Arms, ammo smuggling rise in Sylhet

Amid ongoing political unrest, smuggling of small firearms, high-powered explosives and ammunition into Sylhet are on the increase, which is posing a serious threat to security of life. On average, 30 illegal firearms are being seized by law enforcers from different parts of the district last two month, RAB sources said. Illegal firearms, including pistols, revolvers and short-gun, are being ...

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