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Prime Minister offers ziarat at shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal

Sylhet Office : Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina offered ziarat at the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal (RA) in Sylhet today.  She will later offer ziarat at the shrines of Hazrat Shah Paran (RA) and Hazrat Gazi Borhanuddin (RA) on the outskirts of the holy city.The Premier arrived here this morning in the second leg of her election ...

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PM Sheikh Hasina visit to Sylhet today for poll campaign

Sylhet Office : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to visit Sylhet today (Saturday) to reinforce election campaign in favour of “Boat”, the electoral symbol of Awami League. The premier will address a public gathering on the premises of Sylhet Government Alia Madrasa at around 3pm, said a press release. The AL president will also visit the shrines of Hazrat ...

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Train services on Dhaka-Sylhet routes restored after 6 hrs

Photo: A group of miscreants uproot rail slipper at Shahpur Bazar in Madhabpur upazila on Friday, Dec 21, 2018. Habiganj Correspondend :  Train services of Sylhet with Dhaka and other parts of the country remained suspended for six hours as a group of miscreants uprooted rail slipper at Shahpur Bazar in Madhabpur upazila on Friday. Sub-inspector Sajibur Rahman of Shayestaganj ...

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Reza Kibria’s motorcade comes under attack in Habiganj

Jatiya Oikya Front candidate for Habiganj-1 Dr Reza Kibria gives speech while campaigning in Habiganj on Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018. Photo: Courtesy Habiganj Correspondent : The motorcade of the Jatiya Oikya Front candidate for Habiganj-1 Dr Reza Kibria, came under attack while he was campaigning at Banderbazar area in Nabiganj upazila on Thursday. Former assistant organizing secretary of Sylhet Metropolitan ...

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Hult prize competition held at SUST

Araf Ahmad : Hult prize competition, a competition for gathering new ideas for social business and entrepreneurship, held at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) campus on Saturday. Six teams with their new and innovative ideas participated in the final round in the campus level while a team that gave idea and show process new plastic products by recycling ...

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Shamsher Mobin quits for Nurul Islam Nahid

Sylhet Office : Former BNP leader Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury, who secured nomination from Bikalpadhara Bangladesh, has quit election race in support of the grand alliance candidate. Mobin had retired from BNP politics as its vice-chairman in 2015, only to return in the politics of Bikalpadhara on October 26, ahead of the election. Shamhser Mobin secured Bikalpadhara’s nomination from Sylhet-6 constituency. ...

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SUST teacher dismissed over sexual harassment charge

Plabon Chandra Saha. Photo: Collected SUST Correspondent : Authorities of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology on Saturday dismissed a university teacher for sexually harassing a female student. The accused teacher is Plabon Chandra Saha of Economics department. The decision was taken at the 211th syndicate meeting of the university, said an official, wising anonymity. Besides, the meeting also decided ...

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SUST winter vacation begins Dec 18

SUST Correspondent : The winter vacation of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) will begin from December 18 (Tuesday). The academic activities of the university will resume on January 1 while the administrative activities on December 26, said a press releases issued by the university.

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52 gold bars seized at Sylhet airport

Sylhet Office : Customs officials seized 52 gold bars worth around Tk 2.7 crore from an aircraft at Sylhet Osmani International Airport on Saturday morning. Ahmedur Reza Chowdhury, an assistant commissioner of customs intelligence, said the gold bars, weighing 6.32 kilograms, were concealed in a box under a seat of Biman Bangladesh Airline’s flight BG-248 that arrived here from Dubai ...

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One killed in Habiganj clash

Habiganj Correspondent : A man was killed while 20 people were injured in a clash between two groups of people at Noagaon village in Baniachang upazila on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Matiur Rahman, 42, son of Abdul Wahab of the village. Rashed Mobarak, officer-in-charge of Baniachang Police Station, said there had been a longstanding dispute between former union ...

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