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People guilty of negligence will be punished: Minister

Photo : Five people were killed and 67 people injured when six coaches of Dhaka-bound ‘Upaban Express’ from Sylhet veered off the tracks at Baramchal in Kulaura upazila on Sunday. Sylhet Office : Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan on Tuesday said that if investigation into Kulaura accident finds anyone guilty of negligence, then strict action will be taken against ...

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Minister M A Mannan at Jagannathpur’ s Shaharpara Jubo Shongo scholarship ceremony

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   Honourable Planning Minister of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, M. A Mannan MP said, the government of Bangladesh led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is the government of development working towards an educated friendly vibrant Bangladesh. Sheikh Hasina is working for establishing a beautiful Bangladesh for the next generation. The Minister said that ...

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Death toll from Moulvibazar train crash rises to 5

BGB deployed in rescue operation Photo : Six coaches of Dhaka-bound ‘Upaban Express’ from Sylhet veered off the tracks 200 yards off Baramchal Railway Station in Kulaura of Moulvibazar. Moulvibazar Correspondent : The death toll from Sunday night’s train crash at Baramchal in Kulaura upazila here rose to 5 while the number of injured to over 200, police said. The ...

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The tales of five successful Beanibazar women

  Sylhet Office : Five inspirational women in Beanibazar, an upazila of Sylhet district, have struggled and grown beyond financial hardship to stand as examples for others of their gender in an otherwise conservative society – through their professional achievement, or raising families. These are the stories of the five joyeetas (victorious) of Beanibazar: Parul Begum, wife of Abdul Hannan ...

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Beanibazar youths risking life, forsaking law in pursuit of European dream

At least 1,200 people of Sylhet are still waiting in Libya to migrate to Italy, a source said Photo: Refugees and migrants wait to be rescued by members of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, after leaving Libya trying to reach European soil aboard an overcrowded rubber boat, north of Libyan coast, May 6, 2018. Sylhet Office : In recent ...

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22 years of Magurchara tragedy: Quest for compensation still falters

Photo: On June 14, 1997 a destructive gas well blowout occurred close to midnight at the Magurchhara gas field in Kamalganj, Moulvibazar. Moulvibazar Correspondent : Today marks the 22nd anniversary of possibly the first real man-made disaster affecting the environment to occur in Bangladesh, as a consequence of contracts signed between the government and the powerful set international oil companies, ...

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Secchasebok League activist lynched in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A youth was, suspected as a robber, lynched to death at Bonkola Para area of the city on Wednesday (June 13). The deceased was, identified as Dudu Miah, 38, an activist of Secchasebok League and a resident of the abovementioned area. According to locals, Dudu Miah had been carrying out terror activities for long at Bonkola Para ...

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Tk 5.6 crore drug items destroyed in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) destroyed illegal narcotics items worth Tk 5.67 crore here Wednesday (June 12) morning.The drugs were seized in drives carried out in Sylhet bordering areas in last two years. The items include Indian liquor, Bangla liquor, Beer, Phesedyl, yaba, hemps and Indian bidi. BGB 48 Commanding Officer Lt Col Ahmed Yusuf Jamil, Sylhet district ...

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Huge Indian tea leaf seized in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Members of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) seized 1,400 kg tea leaf illegally imported from India through Chunarughat bordering area of Habiganj. BGB 55 Battalion Commander Lt Col M Jahidur Rashid confirmed the matter to Banglanews Monday (June 10) noon. On tip-off, BGB Nayek Subedar Mirza Rashed led a drive and seized the tea leaves from Satchhari Tea ...

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