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Seminar on study in Japan held in SUST

SUST Correspondent : The Embassy of Japan and Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Tuesday jointly organised a seminar on higher study in Japan. The seminar, ‘Study in Japan Seminar 2019’, provided useful information on the opportunities of higher education in Japan, including the Japanese government scholarship, study and life in Japan as well as its advantages and ...

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Sylhet farmers upbeat about Jara Lemon farming amid growing export

Sylhet, Aug 16 : Jara Lemon, a special kind of lemon grown by farmers in Jaintapur and Goainghat upazilas, appeares to be a profit-making fruit as it is being exported after meeting the local demand. Its cultivation is gaining popularity among farmers as more than 200 families in the two upazilas have become self-reliant by cultivating the fruit. Chiknagul, Haripur, ...

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Sylhet AL leader ANM Shafiqul Haque passes away

Photo: ANM Shafiqul Haque. Sylhet Office : The former president of Sylhet Awami League (AL), ANM Shafiqul Haque passed away on Wednesday. He was 74 at his death. He died at 3:38 pm while undergoing treatment at Al Harmain Hospital in Sylhet town. Shafiqul left his wife, three daughters, two sons and well-wishers to mourn his death. The body of ...

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Cop falls to death from building roof in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A police officer has died after falling from the roof of his residence in Sylhet on Sunday afternoon while he was flying kite, police sources said. The deceased cop was Juber Ahmed, 48, Assistant Commissioner of the city’s intelligence department. He was hailed from Moulvibazar district. Confirming the matter, Md. Zedan Al Musa, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Media) ...

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8 houses gutted in Sylhet fire

Sylhet Office : Eight houses were gutted as a fire broke out at Mahajan Polly in city’s Bandar Bazar on Wednesday noon. On information, two fire fighter units rushed in and doused the fire after one hour of frantic effort, said the fire fighter members. The fire broke out from an electric short circuit around 2pm and engulfed its nearby ...

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College student among 2 killed in Habiganj road crash

Habiganj Correspondent : Two people, including a college student, were killed and seven others injured when a motorcycle hit an auto-rickshaw at Atukura in Baniachang upazila on Tuesday night. The deceased were identified as Mukhles Mia, son of Abdul Jabbar of Puranbagh village, and Shakil Mia, son of Afroz Mia. Shakil is a student of Brindaban Government College in Habiganj. ...

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Ensure congenial atmosphere at universities: President

Photo: Vice-chancellor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) Prof Farid Uddin Ahmed meets President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Sunday, Aug 4, 2019. SUST Correspondent : President Abdul Hamid on Sunday asked universities to take necessary measures to ensure congenial atmosphere on their campuses. He made the remarks when Vice-chancellor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) ...

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Massive improvement of people’s living standards in last 10-yr: Mannan

Sylhet Office : Planning Minister MA Mannan today said the living standards of the country’s people have improved a lot over the past 10 years under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “The government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, does not want the uplift of a single community, rather it’s working to change the fate ...

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Two killed in Sylhet road accident

Sylhet Office : At two people were killed as a pick-up van fell into a road side ditch at Tetli area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Daskhin Surma of Sylhet on Tuesday morning. The deceased were identified as Shamir Uddin, 30, owner of pick-up van, son of Anshab Ullah, hailing from Patli union of Jagannathpur upazila and pick-up van driver Mithu ...

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Momen suggests list of extremely poor people to help

Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen urged the rich and leaders and activists of Awami League to come forward to help people who are extremely poor. He suggested listing of extremely poor people. Foreign Minister was distributing cheques– of monetary donations from his voluntary fund– at Sylhet Deputy Commissioner’s office on Friday (July 26); ministry of foreign ...

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