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Railway engineer caught in the act in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested an engineer of Bangladesh Railway’s Kulaura section while taking bribe from an employee at the Kulaura Railway Station in the district. The detainee was identified as Mohammad Erfanur Rahman, senior assistant engineer of Railway Kulaura section. Deputy Director of ACC Habiganj coordinated district office Moloy Kumar Saha said Erfanur used to ...

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Surma crosses danger level, flood feared

Sunamganj Correspondent : Water level is increasing rapidly in a number of rivers, including Surma, Dhonu, Jadukata, Rokti and Cholti rivers and haors due to incessant rainfall and onrush of water from hilly areas. Ranjan Kumar Das, sub divisional engineer of Water Development Board (WDB) in Sunamganj, said the water level of Surma river was flowing 48 cm above danger level ...

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Minor girl raped in Sylhet, 1 held

Sylhet Office :  A minor girl was raped by a youth at Nurpara village in Gopalganj upazila on Sunday night. Soon after the incident, police arrested one Sabbir Ahmed, 18, son of Nizam Uddin of the village in the upazila. Locals said Sabbir entered the girl’s bedroom last night around 3am and forcibly raped the girl. Hearing the girl’s screams, ...

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Sunamganj boat capsize kills 2

Sunamganj Correspondent : Two people, including a woman, were killed and five others injured as a boat capsized in Jorsingha haor in South Sunamganj upazila due to strong waves on  Sunday afternoon. The deceased are Hosne Ara, 26, wife of Sajidur Rahman hailing from Ukargaon village in the upazila, and Emdadul Haque, 60, son of late Furkan Ali of Jallabad ...

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Deer rescued in Sreemangal

Photo: The rescued barking deer (Maya Horeen). Moulvibazar Correspondent : A barking deer (Maya Horeen) was rescued from a pond in Bhurbhuria Tea Estate in Sreemangal of Moulvibazar on Saturday. Four youths, Pradip Pasi, Mintu Mridha, Nandalal Hazra and Santas Rikiasan, rescued the deer around 10 am while it got stuck in the mud of the pond. Later in the day, ...

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10 hurt in BCL infighting at Habiganj Brindaban College

Habiganj Correspondent : At least 10 students were injured during a factional clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) over establishing supremacy at Brindaban Government College in the district on Saturday. The injured were rushed to Sadar Modern Hospital. Witnesses said around 1:30 pm two groups of BCL men attacked each other with sticks and stones on the ...

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Man held with 22 gold bars at Sylhet airport

Sylhet Office : Customs Officials arrested a man along with 22 gold bars weighing around 2.5kg from Sylhet Osmani International Airport on Saturday morning. The arrestee is Sadikur Rahman Samu,40, hailing from Provakarpur village in Jagannathpur upazila of Sunamganj district. Mohammad Ali, an assistant commissioner of customs intelligence, said a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines BG-248 from Dubai landed at ...

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AIMS to establish super speciality hospital in Sylhet

Chairman and Managing Director of AIMS Dr N K Pandey told his in discussion meeting in Sylhet as the Chief Guest on 25th June. He said that Sylhet is a great place and due to geographical factor, Sylhet is quite close with India.  He also emphasised that The people of Sylhet and the neighbouring India often go to Delhi and South ...

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Kamran submits nomination for Sylhet city polls

Mayor Ariful Haque resigns   Photo: Badar Uddin Kamran. Sylhet Office : Awami League nominated mayoral candidate Badar Uddin Kamran on Thursday submitted the nomination paper for contesting the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Election scheduled to be held on July 30. Badar Uddin Kamran submitted his nomination paper to the Acting Returning Officer Alimuzzaman around 1 pm. Organising Secretary of ...

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Ariful wins BNP ticket to contest Sylhet polls

Ariful Haque Chowdhury. Photo; Collected Sylhet Office : BNP has finally kept trust in its incumbent mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury by nominating him as its mayoral candidate for Sylhet City Corporation polls billed for July 30. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi came up with the announcement at a press conference at the party’s Nayapaltan central office on ...

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